Who is Deb Haaland?
Debra Anne Haaland most commonly known as Deb Haaland is an American politician and attorney. Deb Haaland currently serves as the United States House of Representatives for New Mexico’s 1st congressional district. Moreover, she is the former chair of the Democratic Party of New Mexico. Haaland is one of the first Native American women in the United States Congress.
Deb Haaland Personal Details
|Full Name||Debra Anne Haaland|
|Nick Name||Deb Haaland|
|Birth Date||December 2, 1960|
|Age||60 years old|
|Birth Place||Winslow, Arizona, U.S.|
|Current Residence||New Mexico, U.S.|
|Education||University of New Mexico (B.A, J.D)University of California, Los Angeles|
|Net Worth||$2 Million to $4 Million|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|
Deb Haaland Age, Birthday
Deb Haaland was born on 2nd December 1960. She is sixty years old as of 2020. She celebrates her birthday on the 2nd of December, each year.
Deb Haaland Physical Status
Eye color: Brown
Hair color: Black
Deb Haaland Family
Deb Haaland was born to J.D. Haaland and Mary Toya in Winslow, Arizona. Her mother Mary Toya is a Native American who served in the United States Navy. Her father, J.D. Haaland, a Norwegian American was an officer of the United States Marine Corps. He was also the recipient of the Silver Star for his actions in Vietnam. Haaland has four siblings, three sisters and a brother.
Deb Haaland Education
Deb Haaland earned a Bachelor’s degree in Arts majoring in English in 1994 from the University of New Mexico. And in 2006, she earned a Juris Doctor in Indian Law from the University of New Mexico School of Law. From January 2013 to November 2015, she served for the San Felipe Pueblo as the tribal administrator.
Deb Haaland Career
Deb Haaland began her political career as the state’s vote director in 2012 Barack Obama’s presidential reelection campaign. In 2014, Deb ran for Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico. Haaland was elected as the Chair of the Democratic Party for a two-year term of New Mexico in April 2015. Democrats of New Mexico regained control of the New Mexico House of Representatives during her tenure.
Deb Haaland announced her intention after the expiration of her term to run for New Mexico’s 1st congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in the 2018 elections. She won the Democratic primary election in June 2018, receiving 40.5% of the vote. Haaland won the general election on November 6 receiving 59.1% of the vote. She wore a traditional Pueblo dress during the swearing-in ceremony.
Deb Haaland was named a candidate for Secretary of the Interior in the Biden Administration in November 2020.
Deb Haaland Children
Deb Haaland has a daughter named Somah whom she adopted and raised. Deb’s hobbies are gourmet cooking and marathon running.
Deb Haaland Net Worth
Deb Haaland’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 Million as of 2020. Her income source is from being a successful politician and an attorney.
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