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Andrew Mark Cuomo

Birthplace: Queens, Queens, NY, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Mario Cuomo and Matilda Cuomo
Ex-husband of Kerry Kennedy
Partner of Private
Father of Cara Ethel Cuomo, Twin; Mariah Matilda Kennedy Cuomo, Twin and Michaela Andrea Kennedy Cuomo
Brother of Private; Private; Private and Chris Cuomo

Occupation: Governor of New York
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About Andrew Cuomo, 56th Governor of New York

Andrew Mark Cuomo was born on 6 December 1957 in Queens, New York, United States of America.

He is the 56th and current Governor of New York, having assumed office on January 1, 2011. He was the 64th New York State Attorney General, and was the 11th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.


  1. the eldest son of Mario Cuomo (b. 15 June 1932) and Matilda Raffa. [1] Mario Cuomo was the 52nd Governor of New York (1983–1994).


  1. in 1991 to Kerry Kennedy (b. 8 September 1959). She is the seventh child of Robert F. Kennedy (1925-1968) and Ethel Skakel Kennedy (1928-). The marriage ended in divorce in 2005 after three children together.
  2. as of 2008, dating Sandra Lee Christiansen (b. 3 July 1966) She uses the professional name of Sandra Lee. [2]

Children of Kerry Kennedy and Andrew Cuomo:

  1. Cara Ethel Kennedy Cuomo (twin)
  2. Mariah Matilda Kennedy Cuomo (twin)
  3. Michaela Andrea Kennedy Cuomo

the quotable Governor

After same-sex marriage legislation passed the New York State Senate on 24 June 2011, Governor Cuomo's press release included:

"New York has finally torn down the barrier that has prevented same-sex couples from exercising the freedom to marry and from receiving the fundamental protections that so many couples and families take for granted... With the world watching, the Legislature, by a bipartisan vote, has said that all New Yorkers are equal under the law .... " [3]


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