Abby Finkenauer Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Supriya Jain
Jan 30, 2024 By Supriya Jain
Originally Published on Aug 23, 2022
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Abby Finkenauer Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Abby Finkenauer's net worth?

Abby Finkenauer's net worth is almost $2 million as of August 2022.

How much does Abby Finkenauer earn per year?

Abby Finkenauer earns upto $174,000 per year as a politician.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Abby Finkenauer?

Abby Finkenauer is 5 ft 5 in (165 cm) tall.

How old is Abby Finkenauer?

Abby Finkenauer will be 34 years old as of December 2022. She was born on December 27, 1988.

Childhood And Education

Abby Finkenauer was born in Sherrill, Iowa, US. She belongs to a family of three, as nothing is known about siblings. Her mother works at a public school, and her father is a welder.

Abby Finkenauer completed her graduation degree from Hempstead High School. It was situated in Dubuque. Then, Abby Finkenauer went for higher studies in public relations.

In 2011, Finkenauer graduated from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. She received her Bachelor's degree in public relations there.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Abby Finkenauer’s partner?

Abby Finkenauer got married to Daniel Wasta in August 2020.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Abby Finkenauer is a famous American politician. She is one of the popular members of American democracy. In 2018, Abby became the first female, along with fellow Democrat Cindy Axne, to be elected from Iowa as a US House Representative. She is also the second youngest woman elected to the US house.

In 2022, unfortunately, Abby lost the primary election for the US states Senate.

In 2006, Abby was the page for US Representative Jim Nussle. Nussle was a Representative of North-East Iowa in congress.

In 2007, she was also a part of the Joe Biden Presidential campaign. In 2014, Abby ran for Murphy's old seat as the Democratic speaker of the Iowa state house of representatives, which he gave up and won. She received 57.8% of the vote in the general election and defeated Steve Drahozal.

Charity Work

Abby is the founder of the Congressional Endometriosis Caucus.

Abby Finkenauer raised many important issues like fixing student debt for a better future.

What awards has Abby Finkenauer won?

Abby Finkenauer has not been presented with any official award for her great feat in US politics.

Abby Finkenauer’s Hobbies And Interests

Abby Finkenauer has not revealed any particular details about her hobbies.

Other Interesting Abby Finkenauer Facts And Trivia

  • Abby Finkenauer is the first woman elected from Iowa to the US House.
  • She worked for the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque.
  • Abby Finkenauer's YouTube channel has 199 subscribers as of August 2022.
  • In 2018, Barack Obama endorsed Abby.
  • Ashley Hinson succeeded her.
  • Abby Finkenauer is married to Daniel Wasta. Daniel was the Iowa Political Director for the 2020 presidential campaign of Elizabeth Warren.
  • Abby Finkenauer won the Democratic primary in June 2018 by defeating the former congress staffer Thomas Heckroth and Courtey Rowe, an engineer.
  • Abby Finkenauer worked as a page for the US representative for Northeast Iowa, Jim Nussle, who was a Republican.
  • Abby Finkenauer once stated that while her parents could not give her debt-free college, they taught her essential values like respecting people and never considering yourself better than others.
  • Abby Finkenauer sought the Democratic Party's nomination for a seat in the US Senate in 2022.

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Abby Finkenauer Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Abby Lea Finkenauer

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Place of Birth




165 cm




Hempstead High School, Drake University

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Daniel Wasta

Annual Earnings

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Written by Supriya Jain

Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing

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Supriya JainBachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing

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