Who is Marco Rubio’s Wife?
Jeanette Dousdebes Rubio is the wife of Senator Marco Rubio. Marco Rubio is a household name in American politics. Rubio is a senator from Florida, he rose into popularity after running for the republican nominee in the 2016 presidential election which he backed out after a few months into the campaign.
Marco’s wife Jeanette had a diverse career before her marriage. She was the member of Miami Dolphins cheerleaders and also worked as a bank teller.
Personal Information about Marco Rubio’s spouse Jeanette
Birth Name: Jeanette Christina Dousdebes
Date of Birth: December 5, 1973
Age: 43 years old (as of 2017)
Birth Place: Florida, United States
Education: South Miami High School
Alma mater: Miami Dade College
Religion: Roman Catholicism
Interesting Facts about Marco Rubio’s sweetheart Jeanette Dousdebes
Cheerleader for the Dolphins
Marco Rubio’s wife worked as cheerleader for the NFL team Miami Dolphins. She was involved with Miami Dolphins in the mid 1990s. Her sister, Adriana Dousdebes, was also a cheerleader for the Dolphins. She still remains a huge fan of dolphins and watches their every game.
Jeanette was also featured in Miami Dolphin’s First Swimsuit Calendar
Her Political Career did not go down well
In an interview with Tampabay in 2012, Jeanette revealed that she was more focused on her family life and children than in her husband’s political campaigns. She was given the job to manage the political action committees Marco used to support his travel and consultants. The decision which he later regretted it as a ‘disaster.
According to Marco, his decision resulted in confusion on financial transactions related to travel and expenses, due to “inexperience, sloppiness and a blur of paperwork“.
She is a part time philanthropist
She devotes a part of her time Braman Family Foundation, a charity organization funded by one of her husband’s main donor Norman Braman with whom he has an up close personal and professional relationship.
Her heritage was of help to her husband’s campaign.
Jeanette’s parents were originally Colombians. They split when she was only six years. Her heritage actually helped Marco staying true to his immigration stance. But on the long run, it proved to be of little help as he eventually backed out of the campaign.
She is an wonderful mother
Jeanette enrolled herself to study fashion design at When the Rubios were first married, International Fine Arts College, but thwarted her studies in favor of parenting four children which she has described is similar to “like being a single mom.”
How did Marco Rubio meet his wife?
Marco Rubio met Jeanette when she was a a cheerleader for Miami Dolphins. They were only slightly acquinted in high school but soon developed a chemistry and started dating. Rubio himself started college on a Football scholarship so he is no stranger to NFL.
“I always wanted to be an NFL player,” Marco Rubio told the Tampa Bay Times. “And now I’m going to have to tell my kids that the only one of her two parents that ever touched an NFL field was her mom.”, Rubio rues.
After meeting as teenagers, Marco went off to college at the University of Florida which prompted a long distance relationship. The couple would communicate via letter exchanges.
“It was harder and harder for me even to stay up there on the weekends, just because I wanted to be back here. So I would write these really long letters,” Marco Rubio told in an interview with Tampa Bay times.
“One of the letters that he wrote to me, I still have it. It was about how we were building a foundation and we were going through the steps. And he wrote all the steps in comparison to where we were in our relationship.”, Jeanette remembers her relationship.
Who has Marco Rubio’s Wife dated so far?
Jeanette has not been involved with any celebrity other than her husband Marko.