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Elections in Germany: Who is Olaf Scholz? All you need to know on the famous Vice Chancellor: biography, size, income, age, height, children, career, relationship

Elections in Germany: Olaf Scholz is a German politician and the current candidate for Chancellor of Germany of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) who might just take over from Angela Merkel.

Since 14 March 2018, he has been serving as Vice Chancellor of Germany and Federal Minister of Finance. He previously served as First Mayor of Hamburg from 2011 to 2018 and was Deputy Leader of the Social Democratic Party from 2009 to 2019.

Here are a few answers to questions about Olaf Scholz like: biography, children, size, income, age; how old is he? how much does he weigh? What is his net worth and what are his chances for the position of chancellor?

Who is Olaf Scholz? Personal Life?

  • Full name : Olaf Scholz
  • Date of birth: 14 June 1958
  • Place of Birth: Osnabrück, West Germany
  • Height: 5 ft 7 in (170.2 cm). 1.7m
  • Weight:
  • Occupation: German politician and the current candidate for Chancellor of Germany of the Social Democratic Party (SPD)

Olaf was born on the 14th of June 1958 and is 63 years old in Osnabrück, West Germany but grew up Hamburg’s Rahlstedt district.

His partner is Britta Ernst (born 1961) and they have been married since 1998. She is a fellow SPD politician. they have no children

The couple lived in Hamburg’s Altona district before moving to Potsdam in 2018.

He went to the University of Hamburg and is a lawyer by profession.

He has two younger brothers, Jens Scholz, an anaesthesiologist and CEO of the University Medical Center Schleswig Holstein; and Ingo Scholz, a tech entrepreneur.

He attended the Bekassinenau elementary school in Oldenfelde but then switched to the Großlohering elementary school in Großlohe. After graduating from high school in 1977, he began studying law at the University of Hamburg in 1978 as part of a one-stage legal training course.

He later found employment as a lawyer specialising in labour and employment law. Scholz joined the Social Democratic Party aged 17.

Scholz’ family is traditionally Lutheran and he was baptised in the Evangelical Church in Germany; he holds largely secular views and left the Church in adulthood, but has called for appreciation of the country’s Christian heritage and culture.

Elections in Germany: Olaf Scholz to be next Chancellor ending the era of Angela Merkel

Olaf’s career in politics and law:

Since 14 March 2018, he has been serving as the vice-chancellor of Germany and the minister of Finance. He previously served as the first mayor of Hamburg from 2011 to 2018 and was the deputy leader of the Social Democratic Party from 2009 to 2019.

Scholz is a lawyer and was called to the bar in 1985, specialising in labour and employment law. He became a member of the SPD in the 1970s and was a member of the Bundestag from 1998 to 2011.

He was the first mayor of Hamburg.

Olaf Scholz Net Worth

Olaf is one of the richest Politician & listed on most popular Politician. According to our Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Olaf Scholz net worth is approximately $1.5 Million

Random facts about Olaf Scholz

His wife, Britta Ernst is also a fellow SPD member.

He served as First Mayor of Hamburg from 7 March 2011 to 13 March 2018 and Acting Leader of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) from 13 February to 22 April 2018.

Scholz is a Gemini.