Many times not only the political figure gains the media spotlight, but their whole family also faces media scrutiny. Catherine Christiane Cruz is also in the media spotlight because of her father, Ted Cruz, who is a US senator from Texas.
Catherine Christiane Cruz is the Daughter of the Ted Cruz
Catherine Christiane Cruz is one of the two children of Ted Cruz and his wife, Heidi Cruz. Catherine was born in October 2010 and, as of this article's writing, is 10-years old. She also has a sister Caroline Camille Cruz who is two years older than her.
Catherine was often seen in public events during her father's presidential campaign in 2016. However, after that, she has been mostly off the spotlight until 2021.
In February 2021, Catherine and the whole Cruz family became the talk of the town when news revealed that Catherine and her whole family went to Cancun, Mexico, for a vacation during the historic storm in Texas. People all over the nation criticized the family for leaving the state during a tough time and ignoring COVID regulations during the pandemic.
Catherine Christiane Cruz Wants to Be a Senator Just Like her Father?
In an interview in 2013, Ted Cruz revealed that when Catherine was just two years old, she expressed the wish that she wants to work in the US Senate with her daddy when she grows up.
It is not clear if Catherine still harbors this wish. Nonetheless, if she does become a senator, just like her father, she will join a long list of politician children who have followed their politician parent's footsteps.
Catherine Christiane Cruz: Quick Facts
- Catherine Christiane Cruz lives in Houston, Texas.
- She studies at St John's School, a private school.
- She has Irish, Cuban, Italian ancestry from her father's side.
- Her paternal grandparents are Eleanor Elizabeth Wilson and Rafael Cruz.
- Her maternal grandparents are Suzanne Jane Nelson and Peter Christian Nelson.
- Catherine has Danish, Irish, and Finnish heritage from her mother's side.
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