NewsPolitics Andrew Cuomo: What to know about the New York governor By Nicole Brown firstname.lastname@example.org Updated December 6, 2016 8:18 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Andrew Cuomo is a New Yorker through and through: He was born in Queens, went to local undergrad and law schools, and he has served as the state's 56th governor since 2011. He has also appeared on a number of lists naming him a potential candidate in the 2020 presidential election, though he hasn't publicly expressed interest in running. Scroll down for eight fast facts about Cuomo, who turned 59 on Dec. 6, 2016. He graduated from Fordham University and Albany Law School Photo Credit: Getty Images / Chip Somodevilla Cuomo stayed in his home state for both undergraduate and graduate school. He attended Fordham University in the city and later earned a law degree at Albany Law School. His father, Mario, was governor from 1983 to 1994 Photo Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Kena Betancur Andrew Cuomo would ultimately follow in his father's footsteps by becoming New York governor. Mario Cuomo served for three terms from 1983 to 1994. Andrew had worked as his father's campaign manager in the 1982 election. He took a salary of $1 for a year Photo Credit: Charles Eckert After his father was elected as governor, Cuomo worked as one of his advisers for a year and was paid $1, according to a biography on him. His brother is a CNN anchor Photo Credit: Getty Images / Andrew H. Walker; Slaven Vlasic Cuomo's younger brother, Chris Cuomo, is an anchor on CNN's "New Day." Andrew Cuomo has been interviewed a number of times on the show, which has resulted in some awkward exchanges -- enough to warrant a Daily Show segment in 2015 called "The Hurt Brother." He served in the Clinton administration Photo Credit: Getty Images / Andrew Burton Cuomo was part of former President Bill Clinton's administration from 1992 to 2001. He was first assistant secretary for community planning and development and then became secretary of housing and urban development in 1997. At the time, Clinton said Cuomo was "the best person in this country who is today suited to lead HUD into the 21st century." He had an unsuccessful run for governor in 2002 Photo Credit: Getty Images / Spencer Platt Cuomo first ran for governor of New York in 2002. He withdrew from consideration at the state convention, and State Comptroller Carl McCall became the Democratic candidate. McCall later lost to incumbent George Pataki. Pataki had previously won against Cuomo's father in 1994. Cuomo would later win the gubernatorial election against Republican Carl Paladino in 2010. He was attorney general of New York Photo Credit: Getty Images / Aaron P. Bernstein Cuomo became New York State attorney general in 2006. During his tenure as attorney general, his office put out a report that said then-Gov. Eliot Spitzer's staff was using the state police for political purposes. He has three daughters Photo Credit: Getty Images / Spencer Platt Cuomo married Kerry Kennedy, daughter of Robert F. Kennedy, in 1990, and they had three daughters: Cara, Mariah and Michaela. pictured above with Cuomo. The couple divorced in 2005, and Cuomo began dating Food Network host Sandra Lee, who he has been with ever since. By Nicole Brown email@example.com Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic What to know about Sen. Chuck SchumerDid you know Schumer lived in an "Animal House" of sorts? Cuomo revives Legislature pay raise, at priceNeither the Senate nor the Assembly has agreed to return to Albany though. Hillary Clinton's family treeThe candidate's parents, Dorothy and Hugh E. Rodham, married in 1942. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.