This article presents an insight into the life and political career of current NYC mayor Eric Adams and also delves into details regarding the sources of his wealth, Eric Adams’s net worth, and more.
Eric Leroy Adams is a famous politician of the Democratic Party in America as well as the 110th Mayor of New York City. He was elected as the 18th Brooklyn Borough President in 2013.
Adams was elected as the Mayor of New York City in 2021 in a landslide victory against Curtis Silwa. He is a former police officer who has served for over two decades in the New York City Transit Police and the New York City Police Department.
Eric Adams’s net worth
Eric Adams’s net worth is estimated between 5 – 10 million dollars according to reliable sources such as Forbes and Google. The main source of income for Adams is salary as the New York Mayor. He receives a biweekly payment of about 5900 dollars which results in an annual salary of 258,750 dollars.
Adams announced last year that he would receive the first three paychecks of his salary in bitcoin as he intends to turn his city into the “center of the cryptocurrency industry“.
Adams owns a multi-unit townhouse in the Bedford – Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. He also owns a co-op with his partner in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Adams also earns royalty off of a number of books he has authored which include Healthy at Last – A Plant-Based Approach to Preventing and Reversing Diabetes and other Chronic Illnesses, Horsemanship Through Life, Plot Twist, and Birdland.
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Eric Adams Personal info
Eric Adams is 61 years of age and has never been married. He has a son named Jordan Coleman with Christina Coleman, his former girlfriend. Jordan graduated from the University of America and is currently a filmmaker and television actor. Adams is currently in a relationship with the Senior Youth Development Director of the NYC Department of Education, Tracey Collins. Adams has been following a vegan diet since 2016 after being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
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Eric Adams career
Adams started his career as a police officer and served for 22 years in the NYC Transit Police as well as the NYC Police Department. He states the reason for him wanting to become a police officer as a reaction to an incident in his youth where he was abused by the NYPD. A local pastor motivated him to join the police force in order to initiate reforms from the inside in the racist police culture.
Adams began to eye a career in politics in the 1990s. He sought guidance from William Lynch Jr (advisor to Mayor David Dinkins) in the initial years. He was elected when he ran for the New York State Senate in 2006 and served four terms. Adams was elected as the Brooklyn Borough President in 2013, with 90.8 percent of the total vote. He was elected again in 2017 with 83 percent of the vote. He worked to bring reforms in a number of areas including health, public safety, community boards, land use, education, etc.
Adams had been eyeing the position of Mayor of NYC since the beginning of his political career. He announced his candidacy for Mayor of NYC on 17th November 2020 for the upcoming elections in 2021. Adams’ campaigns were mainly focused on crime and public safety. The economy and public health were listed among the other top priorities of his campaigns. He also opposed NYPD’s “stop and frisk policy” during his 2021 mayoral campaign. On 2nd November 2021, Adams won the 2021 Mayoral Elections with a landslide victory against Curtis Silwa.
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