Cory Booker is an American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from New Jersey since 2013 and the member of the Democratic Party. The first African American U.S Senator from New Jersey he was previously the 36th Mayor of Newark from 2006 to 2013. Before that, Booker served on the Municipal Council of Newark for the Central Ward from 1998 to 2002.
Booker was born in Washington, D.C and raised in Harrington Park, New Jersey. He attended Stanford University, where he received a BA in 1991 and then Master’s degree a year later.
Girlfriend of Cory Bookers
Cory Booker’s girlfriend, Rosario Dawson, met the presidential candidate after the two met at a fundraiser for politician Ben Jealous in October 2017, according to Page Six. Jealous is a former president for the NAACP.
During a CNN Town Hall in March, Booker explained the circumstances around the start of his relationship to Dawson, an actress with a teenage daughter named Lola.
He added, “She is an incredible girlfriend. I’m very lucky to be in a relationship with someone who is just so incredibly special, but more importantly has taught me so much in a very short period of time”