Who is Matt Cartwright?
Matt Cartwright is an American politician and certified lawyer serving as the co-chair of the House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, a position he has occupied since January 3, 2019. Matt Cartwright is a U.S. Congressman who represents Pennsylvania’s 8th Congressional District at the United States Representatives.
In this post, I will be writing about Matt Cartwright biography, age, career, net worth, wife, family, and other information available on Matt. First, let’s look at his profile.
|Name||Matthew Alton Cartwright|
|Date of Birth||1 May 1961|
|Parents||Adelaide (Igoe) Cartwright and Alton S. Cartwright|
|Wife||Marion K. Munley|
|Children||Jack Cartwright and Matthew Cartwright|
|Net Worth||est. $4 million|
Matt Cartwright Biography
Matt Cartwright was born on 1 May 1961 in the United State of America. He grew up in Erie, Pennsylvania, with his parents Adelaide (Igoe) Cartwright and Alton S. Cartwright.
Matt Cartwright is currently 59 years old. As of 2021, he is 60 years old. He celebrates his birthday on 1 May and is going to celebrate the 60th birthday on that day.
Matt Cartwright graduated from Upper Canada College in Toronto in 1979. He also attended Hamilton College in 1979, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History in 1983.
Also, Matt attended The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 1981 and graduated in 1982.
He studied Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and graduated in 1986. Also, he served as the editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review for 2 years. In the same year, he earned his Juris Doctor degree, the highest law degree in the United States.
Matt Cartwright is married to Marion K. Munley. They got married in Archbald, Pennsylvania, on August 10, 1985, and their union is blessed with two sons, Jack Cartwright and Matthew Cartwright.
Matt and Marion live in Moosic, Pennsylvania, with their family.
Matt and Marion met when they were in the London School of Economics, and after graduating, they joined Marion’s family’s law firm in Scranton and the rest is history.
Matt Cartwright Career
Matt Cartwright began his career as a lawyer in 1988 at Munley, Munley & Cartwright Law firm as a partner and attorney. He worked there for 25 years and left in 2012. He also worked as an associate attorney in the litigation department in Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP for 2 years, September 1986 to June 1988.
Matt Cartwright worked as an On-Air Legal Analyst for WYOU-TV and WBRE-TV from March 2005 to August 2011, 6 years. He was also a member of the Board of Governors at American Association for Justice from July 2009 to July 2012.
In 2012, Matt Cartwright won the election of Pennsylvania’s 17th Congressional District against Tim Holden.
He has been the United States Representative from Pennsylvania’s 8th congressional district since 2013.
Matt Cartwright’s political party is Democratic.
He is quite interactive on social media. He joined Twitter in August 2012 and has more than 17.1k followers on his verified Twitter account @RepCartwright. His verified Instagram @repmattcartwright account has more than 1700 followers.
Matt Cartwright Net Worth
Matt Cartwright’s net worth runs in millions and it’s estimated to be about $4 million.
As of 2018, his net worth was $3.31m according to opensecrets.org. He saw a 65% decrease in his net worth of $2.8m from 2011 to 2012, but it steadily rose to more than $6 million in 2017, a 140% increase.
Matt Cartwright’s salary is $174k, according to Ballotpedia. In 2012, he was the 199th richest US representative.