Nadine Arslanian Biography

Nadine Arslanian is the wife of Democratic Senator Bob Menendez and she is also a businesswoman. A native of New Jersey, she is of Armenian descent. Nadine recently came into the spotlight after killing a pedestrian Richard Koop in a fatal car crash. She is currently facing legal issues due to her possible indictment in a bribery scandal as well. 

Early Life

Nadine Arslanian was born on March 7, 1971, in Beirut, Lebanon. Her parents are both Armenian. Her family left Lebanon during the civil war. They moved to Greece then to London and finally settled in the USA. She spent a short span of her childhood in Europe.

The family is now based in New Jersey, USA. Nadine graduated from New York University. She received a degree in International Politics and French culture and civilization. She grew up in a traditional Armenian family.

Her father would take her to the local Armenian church every Sunday. Nadine’s mother made sure that her family remained connected to their roots and followed all the Armenian traditions. She taught the family fluent Armenian.

Nadine Arslanian Career

Nadine is a licensed real estate agent in New Jersey. She has been working in the industry for more than two decades. Nadine has great experience working in the healthcare industry. She has also worked in marketing and sales for various companies. Nadine has always supported her husband’s political career.

She has a prominent role in passing the Armenian Genocide bill in the United States. She influenced the passage of the bill a lot and has also been involved in fundraising events for her husband’s campaigns. Nadine has served as the chairwoman of the New Jersey Armenian Heritage Commission. It is a state-funded organization that works to promote and preserve the Armenian Heritage.


In 2022, Nadine came under highlight when she was accused of accepting gifts in exchange for political favors from her husband. She was investigated by federal prosecutors. Further reports on the investigation are not made public.

Nadine Arslanian Biography

Real Name Nadine Arslanian
Birth Date March 7, 1967
Age (as of 2023) 56 Years
Birth Place Lebanon
Profession Businesswoman
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 60 kg  –  in Pounds –  132 lbs
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Brown



Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Bob Menendez
Children Not Known

Personal Life

Nadine married Senator Bob Menendez. She met her husband in the late 1990s when he was still a congressman. They met at IHOP in Union City. They engaged in October 2019 and a year later they tied the knot.

The couple shares their common interests in politics, traveling, and being close to their cultural roots. Nadine has two kids, a daughter Sabin and a son Andre. Sabin graduated from NYU on the dean’s list. Andre is still in college.

Nadine Arslanian Net worth

Nadine Arslanian has a successful real estate career. She has been working in the industry for the last twenty years. She has amassed a huge sum of money in that time. Her estimated net worth is $5 million.


  • Nadine can speak fluent Armenian, French, English, and Arabic.
  • Bob proposed to Nadine in front of the Taj Mahal, in India

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