Andrew Yang dropped out of the presidential race on February 11, 2020. This page is no longer being updated.
Yang wants to give Americans a universal basic income of $1,000 a month to address economic inequality. The son of immigrants from Taiwan briefly worked as a lawyer before entering the world of startups.
B.A., Brown University, 1996; Columbia University School of Law, J.D., 1999
January 13, 1975
Founder, Venture for America, 2011-2017; Managing director, then CEO, of Manhattan Prep, 2006-2011; Vice president of a health care startup, 2002-2005