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Born in 1941 September 8th, Bernie sanders is now 77 years old and is a presidential candidate for the election in 2020. On February 19th 2019 Sanders announced that he was running for the 2020 presidential election of the United States. His wife Jane O”Meara Sanders is very supportive of her husband Bernie.

Candidate Bernie Sanders first marriage, girlfriend and wife Jane O’Meara Sanders

Bernie Sanders and Jane O'Meara Sanders met in 1981 and got married after seven years of relationship in 1988.
Bernie Sanders and Jane O’Meara Sanders met in 1981 and got married after seven years of relationship in 1988.


Bernie Sanders is currently married to Jane O’Meara Sanders since 1988 after his first wedding with Deborah Shilling ended with a divorce in 1964. They don’t have any children together. However, in 1969, his son Levi Sanders was born with his then-girlfriend Susan Campbell Mott.

Nearly two decades later, in 1981 Sanders met his second wife Jane O’Meara Driscoll. The couple wed in 1988. The couple has no children together but he has three stepchildren from Jane’s first marriage with David Driscoll.

Bernie Sanders and Jane have no children together but he has three stepchildren from Jane’s first marriage with David Driscoll.
Bernie Sanders and Jane have no children together but he has three stepchildren from Jane’s first marriage with David Driscoll.

David Driscoll and Jane O’Meara Sanders

Bernie Sanders and wife Jane with their children and grandchildren. These are his step children and the couple doesn't have any child together.
Bernie Sanders and wife Jane with their children and grandchildren. These are his step children and the couple doesn’t have any child together.


Jane was married to David Driscoll before marrying Sanders. Dave Driscoll worked for the IBM and the couple got divorced after Dave had to transfer to different cities. David Driscoll went on to get married after divorce and had a child named Nicole with that marriage. He died with lung cancer.Sanders considers Jane’s three children—Dave Driscoll (born 1975), Carina Driscoll (born 1974), and Heather Titus (née Driscoll; 1971)—to be his own. He also has seven grandchildren.

Who is Jane O’Meara Sanders?


Jane O’Meara Sanders; a catholic was born on 1950 January 3rd in New York Brooklyn. Her name before marrying anyone was Mary Jane O’Meara. She is the second wife of Senator and Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

Jane O’Meara Sanders second wife of Senator and Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
Jane O’Meara Sanders second wife of Senator and Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

O’Meara finished her college degree at the Goddard College with a degree in Social Work. In 1996, she earned a doctorate in leadership studies in politics and education from Union Institute and University in Ohio.

Jane O’Meara Sanders Burlington college and FBI

Jane O'Meara Sanders is very supportive of her husband's Bernie's decisions and is his strength of support.
Jane O’Meara Sanders is very supportive of her husband’s Bernie’s decisions and is his strength of support.


Jane was the president of Burlington College from 2004 till 2011. The institution shut down after it had endured many financial difficulties. Although there is no proof, it is believed that Jane Sanders had something to do with it.

Jane O’Meara Sanders net worth


She was earning $160,000 as the president of Burlington. In 2017 her net worth was estimated to be between $194,000 and $700,000. Currently her net worth is estimated to be over $1.5 million.

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