Harry Reid Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Harry Reid

Real NameHarry Mason Reid
NicknameDingy Harry
PartyDemocratic Party
Political Journey • In 1968, Harry Reid was elected to Nevada Assembly.
• In 1970, when Harry was 30 years old, O'Callaghan chose him as his running mate for Lieutenant Governor of Nevada.
• From 1971 to 1974, Harry Reid served as the Lieutenant Governor of Nevada.
• In 1974, he ran for US Senate Seat but lost to former Governor Paul Laxalt by fewer than 700 votes.
• He ran for mayor of Las Vegas in 1975 and lost to Bill Briare.
• From 1977 to 1981, he served as Chairman of the Nevada Gaming Commission.
• In 1982, he won the Democratic Nomination for the 1st District, base in Las Vegas and served two terms in the house from 1983 to 1987.
• In 1986, Reid won the Democratic nomination again.
• He gained endorsement of several Republican by winning reelection in 2004 with 61 % of the vote.
• On March 27, 2015, Reid announced not to seek reelection in November 2016.
Biggest RivalMitt Romney
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weightin Kilograms- 68 kg
in Pounds- 150 lbs
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourWhite
Personal Life
Date of BirthDecember 2, 1939
Age (as in 2016)77 Years
Birth PlaceEdgewater Hospital in Chicago, Illinois
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
HometownSearchlight, Nevada, USA
SchoolBasic High School, Henderson, Nevada, USA
CollegeSouthern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah, USA, Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Logan, Utah, USA, George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C
Educational QualificationsDouble majored in political science and history, Minored in economics, Juris Doctor Degree (Doctor of Law)
FamilyFather- Harry Vincent Reid (a miner)
Mother- Inez Orena (Jaynes) Reid (a laundress)
Brother- Larry Reid
Sister(s)- None
Address333 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Suite 8016
Lloyd D. George Building
Las Vegas , NV 89101
HobbiesBoxing, Football, Workouts, Grocery shopping
Controversies• He was criticized by liberal critics for not doing enough to end the presence of American Military in Iraq.
• Reid was criticized by Conservatives to use extensively his procedural tactic known as "Filling the tree" to inhibit amendments on important bills.
• In 2005. he earmarked a bill for building a bridge between Arizona and Nevada due to which a land owned by him would become more valuable and it gained a lot of criticism for him.
• He was criticized for introducing legislation in the interest of his close friend Harvey Whittemore.
• In 2006, Reid was said to be associated with the Jack Abramoff Indian lobbying scandal.
• On January 9, 2010, Reid apologized for racial comments when Obama was campaigning for Presidential Election.
Favourite Things
Favorite PoliticianMike O'Callaghan, Susan Collins
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeLandra Gould (married 1959)
Harry Reid with his wife Landra Gould

ChildrenSon- Rory Reid (born July 11, 1963, American Politician), Leif Reid, Key Reid, Josh Reid
Daughter- Lana Reid
Lana Reid

Money Factor
Net Worth10 million USD

Harry Reid

Some Lesser Known Facts About Harry Reid

  • Does Harry Reid smoke?: No
  • Does Harry Reid drink alcohol?: No
  • His childhood spent in a house which did not has a toilet.
  • His father was an alcoholic who eventually shot and killed himself.
  • When he was at Basic High School, he met future Nevada Governor Mike O’Callaghan who served as Reid’s boxing coach.
  • He became the Governor of Nevada when he was just 30 years old.
  • It is said that once he punched his future father-in-law in the face.
  • In 1978, Reid choked a briber when he was Nevada Gaming Commissioner.
  • He survived a car bomb attack which was set up by a mafia.