|77th United States Secretary of the Treasury|
February 13, 2017 – January 20, 2021
|Preceded by||Jack Lew|
|Succeeded by||Janet Yellen (nominee)|
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 was the 77th United States Secretary of the Treasury, under the Trump Administration from February 13, 2017 to January 20, 2021.
Early life[change | change source]
Career[change | change source]
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.
Political activity[change | change source]
Donald Trump 2016 presidential campaign[change | change source]
United States Secretary of the Treasury (2017–2021)[change | change source]
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.
Personal life[change | change source]
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..
References[change | change source]
- "WEDDINGS; Heather Crosby, Steven Mnuchin". The New York Times. September 26, 1999. Retrieved May 10, 2016.
- Trump Names Jewish Financier, Fixer to Major Campaign Positions Nathan Guttman, Jewish Dail Forward, May 2016
- Sorkin, Andrew Ross (May 10, 2016). "Unlikely Fund-Raiser for Trump and Party (hardcopy)". The New York Times. Retrieved May 10, 2016.
- "Former US banker Steve Mnuchin confirms he will be US treasury secretary". BBC News. November 30, 2016. Retrieved November 30, 2016.
- Pramuk, Jacob (February 13, 2017). "Watch Steven Mnuchin Senate confirmation vote". www.cnbc.com.
- "CNBC Transcript: Steven Mnuchin and Wilbur Ross Speak with CNBC's "Squawk Box" Today". CNBC. November 30, 2016. Archived from the original on March 28, 2017. Retrieved March 28, 2017.
- Sorkin, Andrew Ross (November 30, 2016). "Steven Mnuchin, Expected Treasury Pick, Is an Outsider to Public Policy". The New York Times. Archived from the original on December 8, 2016. Retrieved December 10, 2016.
- Harwell, Drew (August 31, 2017). "Treasury inspector general to review Mnuchin's flight to Fort Knox". The Washington Post. Archived from the original on September 15, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
- Price, Greg (September 11, 2017). "Mnuchin and Linton's solar eclipse trip got the Treasury sued". Newsweek. Archived from the original on September 26, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
- "Steven Mnuchin Businessweek Profile - Bloomberg Politics". Bloomberg.com. August 31, 2016. Retrieved November 12, 2016.
- "Film financier and Wall Street executive Steven Mnuchin a leading candidate for Treasury secretary". Los Angeles Times. February 2, 2015. Retrieved November 12, 2016.