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List of current United States Senators by age

This is a list of current U.S. Senators sorted by age. The United States Constitution requires Senators to be at least 30 years of age. Age does not determine seniority in the Senate.

As of January 25, 2015, 6 senators are in their 80s, 19 are in their 70s, 35 are in their 60s, 30 are in their 50s, and 10 are in their 40s.

  • The median age of currently serving Senators is 63 years, 227 days.
  • The median age of taking office for currently serving Senators is 50 years, 315 days.
Rank
by age
Senator
State
Date of birth
Date of
taking office
Age at
taking office
Length of Senate
term to date
Current age
Party
1 Feinstein, DianneDianne Feinstein California June 22, 1933 November 10, 1992 59 years, 141 days 22 years, 76 days 81 years, 217 days Democratic
2 Grassley, ChuckChuck Grassley Iowa September 17, 1933 January 3, 1981 47 years, 108 days 34 years, 22 days 81 years, 130 days Republican
3 Hatch, OrrinOrrin Hatch Utah March 22, 1934 January 3, 1977 42 years, 287 days 38 years, 22 days 80 years, 309 days Republican
4 Shelby, RichardRichard Shelby Alabama May 6, 1934 January 3, 1987 52 years, 242 days 28 years, 22 days 80 years, 264 days Republican
5 Levin, CarlCarl Levin Michigan June 28, 1934 January 3, 1979 44 years, 189 days 36 years, 22 days 80 years, 211 days Democratic
6 Inhofe, JimJim Inhofe Oklahoma November 17, 1934 November 17, 1994 60 years, 0 days 20 years, 69 days 80 years, 69 days Republican
7 Roberts, PatPat Roberts Kansas April 20, 1936 January 3, 1997 60 years, 258 days 18 years, 22 days 78 years, 280 days Republican
8 Mikulski, BarbaraBarbara Mikulski Maryland July 20, 1936 January 3, 1987 50 years, 167 days 28 years, 22 days 78 years, 189 days Democratic
9 McCain, JohnJohn McCain Arizona August 29, 1936 January 3, 1987 50 years, 127 days 28 years, 22 days 78 years, 149 days Republican
10 Rockefeller, JayJay Rockefeller West Virginia June 18, 1937 January 15, 1985 47 years, 211 days 30 years, 10 days 77 years, 221 days Democratic
11 Cochran, ThadThad Cochran Mississippi December 7, 1937 December 27, 1978 41 years, 20 days 36 years, 29 days 77 years, 49 days Republican
12 Harkin, TomTom Harkin Iowa November 19, 1939 January 3, 1985 45 years, 45 days 30 years, 22 days 75 years, 67 days Democratic
13 Reid, HarryHarry Reid Nevada December 2, 1939 January 3, 1987 47 years, 32 days 28 years, 22 days 75 years, 54 days Democratic
14 Leahy, PatrickPatrick Leahy Vermont March 31, 1940 January 3, 1975 34 years, 278 days 40 years, 22 days 74 years, 300 days Democratic
15 Alexander, LamarLamar Alexander Tennessee July 3, 1940 January 3, 2003 62 years, 184 days 12 years, 22 days 74 years, 206 days Republican
16 Boxer, BarbaraBarbara Boxer California November 11, 1940 January 3, 1993 52 years, 53 days 22 years, 22 days 74 years, 75 days Democratic
17 Sanders, BernieBernie Sanders Vermont September 8, 1941 January 3, 2007 65 years, 117 days 8 years, 22 days 73 years, 139 days Independent[1]
18 McConnell, MitchMitch McConnell Kentucky February 20, 1942 January 3, 1985 42 years, 318 days 30 years, 22 days 72 years, 339 days Republican
19 Nelson, BillBill Nelson Florida September 29, 1942 January 3, 2001 58 years, 96 days 14 years, 22 days 72 years, 118 days Democratic
20 Risch, JimJim Risch Idaho May 3, 1943 January 3, 2009 65 years, 245 days 6 years, 22 days 71 years, 267 days Republican
21 Coats, DanDan Coats Indiana May 16, 1943 January 3, 2011 67 years, 232 days 4 years, 22 days 71 years, 254 days Republican
22 Cardin, BenBen Cardin Maryland October 5, 1943 January 3, 2007 63 years, 90 days 8 years, 22 days 71 years, 112 days Democratic
23 Chambliss, SaxbySaxby Chambliss Georgia November 10, 1943 January 3, 2003 59 years, 54 days 12 years, 22 days 71 years, 76 days Republican
24 Enzi, MikeMike Enzi Wyoming February 1, 1944 January 3, 1997 52 years, 337 days 18 years, 22 days 70 years, 358 days Republican
25 King, AngusAngus King Maine March 31, 1944 January 3, 2013 68 years, 278 days 2 years, 22 days 70 years, 300 days Independent[1]
26 Durbin, DickDick Durbin Illinois November 21, 1944 January 3, 1997 52 years, 43 days 18 years, 22 days 70 years, 65 days Democratic
27 Isakson, JohnnyJohnny Isakson Georgia December 28, 1944 January 3, 2005 60 years, 6 days 10 years, 22 days 70 years, 28 days Republican
28 Blumenthal, RichardRichard Blumenthal Connecticut February 13, 1946 January 3, 2011 64 years, 324 days 4 years, 22 days 68 years, 346 days Democratic
29 Markey, EdEd Markey Massachusetts July 11, 1946 July 16, 2013 67 years, 5 days 1 year, 193 days 68 years, 198 days Democratic
30 Sessions, JeffJeff Sessions Alabama December 24, 1946 January 3, 1997 50 years, 10 days 18 years, 22 days 68 years, 32 days Republican
31 Johnson, TimTim Johnson South Dakota December 28, 1946 January 3, 1997 50 years, 6 days 18 years, 22 days 68 years, 28 days Democratic
32 Carper, TomTom Carper Delaware January 23, 1947 January 3, 2001 53 years, 346 days 14 years, 22 days 68 years, 2 days Democratic
33 Shaheen, JeanneJeanne Shaheen New Hampshire January 28, 1947 January 3, 2009 61 years, 341 days 6 years, 22 days 67 years, 362 days Democratic
34 Manchin, JoeJoe Manchin West Virginia August 24, 1947 November 15, 2010 63 years, 83 days 4 years, 71 days 67 years, 154 days Democratic
35 Hirono, MazieMazie Hirono Hawaii November 3, 1947 January 3, 2013 65 years, 61 days 2 years, 22 days 67 years, 83 days Democratic
36 Coburn, TomTom Coburn Oklahoma March 14, 1948 January 3, 2005 56 years, 295 days 10 years, 22 days 66 years, 317 days Republican
37 Udall, TomTom Udall New Mexico May 18, 1948 January 3, 2009 60 years, 230 days 6 years, 22 days 66 years, 252 days Democratic
38 Wyden, RonRon Wyden Oregon May 3, 1949 February 6, 1996 46 years, 279 days 18 years, 353 days 65 years, 267 days Democratic
39 Warren, ElizabethElizabeth Warren Massachusetts June 22, 1949 January 3, 2013 63 years, 195 days 2 years, 22 days 65 years, 217 days Democratic
40 Reed, JackJack Reed Rhode Island November 12, 1949 January 3, 1997 47 years, 52 days 18 years, 22 days 65 years, 74 days Democratic
41 Blunt, RoyRoy Blunt Missouri January 10, 1950 January 3, 2011 60 years, 358 days 4 years, 22 days 65 years, 15 days Republican
42 Stabenow, DebbieDebbie Stabenow Michigan April 29, 1950 January 3, 2001 50 years, 249 days 14 years, 22 days 64 years, 271 days Democratic
43 Johanns, MikeMike Johanns Nebraska June 18, 1950 January 3, 2009 58 years, 199 days 6 years, 22 days 64 years, 221 days Republican
44 Udall, MarkMark Udall Colorado July 18, 1950 January 3, 2009 58 years, 169 days 6 years, 22 days 64 years, 191 days Democratic
45 Murray, PattyPatty Murray Washington October 11, 1950 January 3, 1993 42 years, 84 days 22 years, 22 days 64 years, 106 days Democratic
46 Schumer, ChuckChuck Schumer New York November 23, 1950 January 3, 1999 48 years, 41 days 16 years, 22 days 64 years, 63 days Democratic
47 Boozman, JohnJohn Boozman Arkansas December 10, 1950 January 3, 2011 60 years, 24 days 4 years, 22 days 64 years, 46 days Republican
48 Fischer, DebDeb Fischer Nebraska March 1, 1951 January 3, 2013 61 years, 308 days 2 years, 22 days 63 years, 330 days Republican
49 Crapo, MikeMike Crapo Idaho May 20, 1951 January 3, 1999 47 years, 228 days 16 years, 22 days 63 years, 250 days Republican
50 Franken, AlAl Franken Minnesota May 21, 1951 July 7, 2009 58 years, 47 days 5 years, 202 days 63 years, 249 days Democratic
51 Wicker, RogerRoger Wicker Mississippi July 5, 1951 December 31, 2007 56 years, 179 days 7 years, 25 days 63 years, 204 days Republican
52 Cornyn, JohnJohn Cornyn Texas February 2, 1952 December 1, 2002 50 years, 302 days 12 years, 55 days 62 years, 357 days Republican
53 Barrasso, JohnJohn Barrasso Wyoming July 21, 1952 June 25, 2007 54 years, 339 days 7 years, 214 days 62 years, 188 days Republican
54 Corker, BobBob Corker Tennessee August 24, 1952 January 3, 2007 54 years, 132 days 8 years, 22 days 62 years, 154 days Republican
55 Brown, SherrodSherrod Brown Ohio November 9, 1952 January 3, 2007 54 years, 55 days 8 years, 22 days 62 years, 77 days Democratic
56 Collins, SusanSusan Collins Maine December 7, 1952 January 3, 1997 44 years, 27 days 18 years, 22 days 62 years, 49 days Republican
57 Hagan, KayKay Hagan North Carolina May 26, 1953 January 3, 2009 55 years, 222 days 6 years, 22 days 61 years, 244 days Democratic
58 McCaskill, ClaireClaire McCaskill Missouri July 24, 1953 January 3, 2007 53 years, 163 days 8 years, 22 days 61 years, 185 days Democratic
59 Menendez, BobBob Menendez New Jersey January 1, 1954 January 18, 2006 52 years, 17 days 9 years, 7 days 61 years, 24 days Democratic
60 Moran, JerryJerry Moran Kansas May 29, 1954 January 3, 2011 56 years, 219 days 4 years, 22 days 60 years, 241 days Republican
61 Warner, MarkMark Warner Virginia December 15, 1954 January 3, 2009 54 years, 19 days 6 years, 22 days 60 years, 41 days Democratic
62 Johnson, RonRon Johnson Wisconsin April 8, 1955 January 3, 2011 55 years, 270 days 4 years, 22 days 59 years, 292 days Republican
63 Graham, LindseyLindsey Graham South Carolina July 9, 1955 January 3, 2003 47 years, 178 days 12 years, 22 days 59 years, 200 days Republican
64 Donnelly, JoeJoe Donnelly Indiana September 29, 1955 January 3, 2013 57 years, 96 days 2 years, 22 days 59 years, 118 days Democratic
65 Whitehouse, SheldonSheldon Whitehouse Rhode Island October 20, 1955 January 3, 2007 51 years, 75 days 8 years, 22 days 59 years, 97 days Democratic
66 Heitkamp, HeidiHeidi Heitkamp North Dakota October 30, 1955 January 3, 2013 57 years, 65 days 2 years, 22 days 59 years, 87 days Democratic
67 Landrieu, MaryMary Landrieu Louisiana November 23, 1955 January 3, 1997 41 years, 41 days 18 years, 22 days 59 years, 63 days Democratic
68 Burr, RichardRichard Burr North Carolina November 30, 1955 January 3, 2005 49 years, 34 days 10 years, 22 days 59 years, 56 days Republican
69 Portman, RobRob Portman Ohio December 19, 1955 January 3, 2011 55 years, 15 days 4 years, 22 days 59 years, 37 days Republican
70 Tester, JonJon Tester Montana August 21, 1956 January 3, 2007 50 years, 135 days 8 years, 22 days 58 years, 157 days Democratic
71 Merkley, JeffJeff Merkley Oregon October 24, 1956 January 3, 2009 52 years, 71 days 6 years, 22 days 58 years, 93 days Democratic
72 Hoeven, JohnJohn Hoeven North Dakota March 13, 1957 January 3, 2011 53 years, 296 days 4 years, 22 days 57 years, 318 days Republican
73 Murkowski, LisaLisa Murkowski Alaska May 22, 1957 December 20, 2002 45 years, 212 days 12 years, 36 days 57 years, 248 days Republican
74 Kaine, TimTim Kaine Virginia February 26, 1958 January 3, 2013 54 years, 312 days 2 years, 22 days 56 years, 333 days Democratic
75 Cantwell, MariaMaria Cantwell Washington October 13, 1958 January 3, 2001 42 years, 82 days 14 years, 22 days 56 years, 104 days Democratic
76 Kirk, MarkMark Kirk Illinois September 15, 1959 November 29, 2010 51 years, 75 days 4 years, 57 days 55 years, 132 days Republican
77 Casey, Jr., BobBob Casey, Jr. Pennsylvania April 13, 1960 January 3, 2007 46 years, 265 days 8 years, 22 days 54 years, 287 days Democratic
78 Heller, DeanDean Heller Nevada May 10, 1960 May 9, 2011 50 years, 364 days 3 years, 261 days 54 years, 260 days Republican
79 Klobuchar, AmyAmy Klobuchar Minnesota May 25, 1960 January 3, 2007 46 years, 223 days 8 years, 22 days 54 years, 245 days Democratic
80 Walsh, JohnJohn Walsh Montana November 3, 1960 February 9, 2014 53 years, 98 days 0 years, 350 days 54 years, 83 days Democratic
81 Thune, JohnJohn Thune South Dakota January 7, 1961 January 3, 2005 43 years, 362 days 10 years, 22 days 54 years, 18 days Republican
82 Vitter, DavidDavid Vitter Louisiana May 3, 1961 January 3, 2005 43 years, 245 days 10 years, 22 days 53 years, 267 days Republican
83 Toomey, PatPat Toomey Pennsylvania November 17, 1961 January 3, 2011 49 years, 47 days 4 years, 22 days 53 years, 69 days Republican
84 Baldwin, TammyTammy Baldwin Wisconsin February 11, 1962 January 3, 2013 50 years, 327 days 2 years, 22 days 52 years, 348 days Democratic
85 Begich, MarkMark Begich Alaska March 30, 1962 January 3, 2009 46 years, 279 days 6 years, 22 days 52 years, 301 days Democratic
86 Flake, JeffJeff Flake Arizona December 31, 1962 January 3, 2013 50 years, 3 days 2 years, 22 days 52 years, 25 days Republican
87 Paul, RandRand Paul Kentucky January 7, 1963 January 3, 2011 47 years, 361 days 4 years, 22 days 52 years, 18 days Republican
88 Pryor, MarkMark Pryor Arkansas January 10, 1963 January 3, 2003 39 years, 358 days 12 years, 22 days 52 years, 15 days Democratic
89 Coons, ChrisChris Coons Delaware September 9, 1963 November 15, 2010 47 years, 67 days 4 years, 71 days 51 years, 138 days Democratic
90 Bennet, MichaelMichael Bennet Colorado November 28, 1964 January 21, 2009 44 years, 54 days 6 years, 4 days 50 years, 58 days Democratic
91 Scott, TimTim Scott South Carolina September 19, 1965 January 2, 2013 47 years, 105 days 2 years, 23 days 49 years, 128 days Republican
92 Gillibrand, KirstenKirsten Gillibrand New York December 9, 1966 January 26, 2009 42 years, 48 days 5 years, 364 days 48 years, 47 days Democratic
93 Ayotte, KellyKelly Ayotte New Hampshire June 27, 1968 January 3, 2011 42 years, 190 days 4 years, 22 days 46 years, 212 days Republican
94 Booker, CoryCory Booker New Jersey April 27, 1969 October 31, 2013 44 years, 187 days 1 year, 86 days 45 years, 273 days Democratic
95 Cruz, TedTed Cruz Texas December 22, 1970 January 3, 2013 42 years, 12 days 2 years, 22 days 44 years, 34 days Republican
96 Rubio, MarcoMarco Rubio Florida May 28, 1971 January 3, 2011 39 years, 220 days 4 years, 22 days 43 years, 242 days Republican
97 Lee, MikeMike Lee Utah June 4, 1971 January 3, 2011 39 years, 213 days 4 years, 22 days 43 years, 235 days Republican
98 Heinrich, MartinMartin Heinrich New Mexico October 17, 1971 January 3, 2013 41 years, 78 days 2 years, 22 days 43 years, 100 days Democratic
99 Schatz, BrianBrian Schatz Hawaii October 20, 1972 December 26, 2012 40 years, 67 days 2 years, 30 days 42 years, 97 days Democratic
100 Murphy, ChrisChris Murphy Connecticut August 3, 1973 January 3, 2013 39 years, 153 days 2 years, 22 days 41 years, 175 days Democratic
Rank
by age
Senator State Date of birth Date of
taking office
Age at
taking office
Length of Senate
term to date
Current age Party

Notes

  1. ^ a b Caucuses with the Democratic Party.
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