Huma Abedin
Huma Abedin

Huma Abedin is a political staffer from America.  She was the vice-chair of Hillary Clinton for the presidential campaign in the 2016 presidential elections of the United States of America. Before that, Abedin was the deputy chief of staff to Hillary, who served as the U.S. Secretary of State between 2009 and 2013.

Quick Biography

Huma was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the U.S. Her parents are Saleha Mahmood and Syed Zainul Abedin (1928-1993), and they were both educators.  She was born in a family of three children she had a brother called Hassan and a sister by the name of Heba. Abedin was raised in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, since she was two years old. She returned to the United States when she started her college education. When Huma was a teenager, she aspired to become a journalist.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Huma Mahmood Abedin
Age: 43 years old
Birth Date: 28 July 1976
Birth Place: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Nationality: American
Religion: Muslim
Parents: Saleha Mahmood Abedin, Syed Zainul Abedin
Spouse: Anthony Weiner (m. 2010)
Children: Jordan Zain Weiner
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 57 kg
Profession: Political Staffer
Net Worth in 2020: $4 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Huma Abedin was born on 28 July 1976, and that makes her 43 years old. The famous political staffer has managed to look young over the years despite her age. She weighs 57 kg and has a height of 1.75 m.

Education, School/College University

Although Huma grew up in Jeddah, she used to travel a lot, and she attended the British Girls’ School for her early education. At the age of 18, Huma returned to the United States, and she enrolled at George Washington University. She majored in journalism and also had political science as a minor. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Huma is the daughter of Saleha Abedin and the late Zainul Abedin. They were both of the Indian ancestries. Abedin is not the only child as they have another daughter and a son.  Although Huma was born in the United States, she is of Asian Ethnicity. About her religion, Huma practices Islam, and so does her family. Huma is known to be a die-hard democrat, and she has worked for Hillary Clinton for over two decades.

Married, Affair, Dating, Relationship, Boyfriend, Husband, Children

Huma Abedin With Husband Anthony Weiner
Huma Abedin With Husband Anthony Weiner

Huma is currently not married. That has not always been the case as she was married to Congressman Anthony Weiner. The two took their wedding vows on 10th July 2010, but unfortunately, they divorced in 2017. The couple had a son who was born in December 201. He is called Jordan Zain Weiner.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Divorced
When did she get married? (married date) July 10, 2010
Does she have any relationship affair? No
Is Huma Abedin Lesbian? No
Husband/Spouse? (name): Anthony Weiner (m. 2010)
Kids: Jordan Zain Weiner

Professional Life and Career

When she was a teenager, Huma’s aspiration was to become a journalist.  She got an opportunity to work as an intern for Hillary Clinton, who was then the First Lady. She got that opportunity at the White House in 2006..it was in the same year that Huma became the assistant editor of a journal by the name of the Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, a post she held until 2008.

For many years, Huma was the personal aide to Hillary Clinton. She was credited for successfully leading Clinton during the 2000 U.S. Senate campaign in New York. Huma was appointed chief of travelling staff for Hillary during the 2008 Democratic presidential nominations.

For many years, Huma served as Hillary Clinton’s advisor, where she is known to use her expertise, particularly in the Middle East.  Abedin was appointed the deputy chief of staff of the State Department. Following the appointment, she became a consultant for Teneo, which was a strategic consulting firm. In addition, Huma was also a consultant in the Clinton Foundation.

There was no stopping this ambitious lady, and in 2013, she was made the director of Clinton’s transition team. Later the same year, Huma formed her own private consulting firm, which went by the name of Zain Endeavours LLC. Another prominent post she has held was the chairwoman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaigns in 2016.

Awards & Nominations

Huma might not have won any awards so far, but the most valuable career achievement is being the force behind Hillary Clinton. She has worked for her since she was an intern, and that can be seen as an achievement. Abedin was listed in the “40 under 40” in The Rising Stars of American Politics. The list was compiled by Time Magazine.

Huma Abedin Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

Huma Abedin Net Worth
Huma Abedin Net Worth

As of March 2020, The famous political staffer has accumulated a net worth of $4 million. Most of this wealth came as part of working for Hillary Clinton at different posts. That is not all, Huma started her own consulting firm in 2013, and it seems to be doing well. Her effort seems to be paying off well.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

In June 2012, Huma was accused by five members of the Republican Congress of having family members who were connected to the Muslim Brotherhood organizations. It was said that her late father, mother, and brother were all members. The accusations were later withdrawn.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Her Facebook page has around 1.5m fan likes, and her Twitter account has around 2m followers. On Instagram account, she has around 8k followers.

Huma Abedin is known by almost everybody who has an interest in politics. She is a popular staffer whose efforts in her work are evident. She aspired to be a journalist when she was young, and instead, she became a political staffer. She is known to be the one behind Hillary’s political achievements and some decisions. We will just have to wait and see their next move in American politics.

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