Steven Mnuchin facts for kids
|77th United States Secretary of the Treasury|
February 13, 2017
|Preceded by||Jack Lew|
Steven Terner Mnuchin
December 21, 1962
New York City, New York, U.S.
Louise Linton (m. 2017)
|Domestic partner||Heather deForest Crosby
|Education||Yale University (BA)|
Steven Terner Mnuchin (born December 21, 1962) is an American banker, movie producer and political fundraiser. He is the 77th and current United States Secretary of the Treasury, under the Trump Administration since February 13, 2017.
Mnuchin had a fortune estimated at over $40 million while working for Goldman Sachs. In 2002, Mnuchin left Goldman and worked briefly for his Yale roommate Edward Lampert, chief executive of Sears. He also briefly worked for Soros Fund Management.
In Hollywood, Mnuchin, along with movie producer Brett Ratner and financier James Packer, working with RatPac-Dune Entertainment, produced American Sniper and Mad Max: Fury Road.
Donald Trump 2016 presidential campaign
United States Secretary of the Treasury (since 2017)
On February 13, 2017, Mnuchin was confirmed by a 53–47 vote in the U.S. Senate. He was sworn-in by Vice President Mike Pence the same day.
As Secretary of the Treasury, Mnuchin has been a supporter of proposed tax reform, and for reducing corporate tax rates. Mnuchin supports a partial repeal of Dodd-Frank. Mnuchin's use of government aircraft for personal usage has come under fire from watchdog groups.
In 1999, he married Heather deForest Crosby, who was his second wife, and they had three children together. They divorced in 2014. He married actress Louise Linton in 2017. They lived in Los Angeles, California and currently lives in Washington, D.C..
Mnuchin being sworn in at the Oval Office.
Mnuchin led the U.S. delegation to Israel in May 2017 for the inauguration of the newly-relocated U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem
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