Maxine Waters Biography
A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Maxine Waters who was born Maxine Moore Waters is an American politician. Waters is serving as the U.S. Representative for California’s 43rd congressional district since 1991.
The district numbered as the 29th district from 1991 to 1993 and as the 35th district from 1993 to 2013, includes much of southern Los Angeles, as well as portions of Gardena, Inglewood, and Torrance. Maxine is currently in her 15th term as a member of the Democratic Party.
Maxine Waters Age and Birthday
American politician, Maxine Moore Waters, was born on August 15th, 1938 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Maxine is 82 years old as of 2020. She celebrates her birthday on August 15th every year.
Maxine Waters Height and Weight
Maxine who is an American politician measures a standing height of 5 feet 5 inches tall which is equivalent to 1.69 meters. She also weighs 65 kilograms which is equivalent to 143 lbs. She has dark brown hair and black eyes.
Maxine Waters Family, Parents, and Siblings
Maxine is the daughter of Remus Carr, her father, and Velma Lee, her mother. She is also the fifth of 13 children. She was raised by a single mother after her father left the family when she was two.
Maxine Waters Dating, Husband and Children
Maxine is a married woman. She is married to Sidney Williams. Sidney is a former professional football in the NFL. The two got married in 1977. Her husband was also U.S. Ambassador to the Bahamas under the Clinton Administration. She has two children named Karen Water and Edwards Water.
Maxine Waters Education and Career
In 1961, the American politician, Maxine, graduated from Vashon High School in St. Louis before her family moved to Los Angeles, California. Waters worked in a garment factory and as a telephone operator before being hired as an assistant teacher with the Head Start program in Watts in 1966. She later enrolled at Los Angeles State College which is now called California State University, Los Angeles. While at the college she received a bachelor’s degree in sociology in 1971.
Waters is serving as the U.S. Representative for California’s 43rd congressional district since 1991. The district numbered as the 29th district from 1991 to 1993 and as the 35th district from 1993 to 2013, includes much of southern Los Angeles, as well as portions of Gardena, Inglewood, and Torrance. Maxine is currently in her 15th term as a member of the Democratic Party.
Maxine is also the most senior of the twelve black women currently serving in Congress. From 1997 to 1999, she chaired the Congressional Black Caucus. She is the second most senior member of the California congressional delegation after Nancy Pelosi. Moore Waters is currently the chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee.
Prior to becoming a U.S. Representative, she served in the California State Assembly. She was elected to the position in 1976. While she was an assemblywoman, she advocated divestment from South Africa’s apartheid regime. n Congress, she was an outspoken opponent of the Iraq War and has sharply criticized Republican Presidents George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, and Donald Trump, as well as Democratic President Barack Obama. Waters was included in Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2018.
Maxine Waters Net Worth and Salary
Moore Waters who is an American politician has earned a great fortune from her career. She has an estimated net worth of $3 million. Her annual salary is currently under review and will soon be updated.
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