Who is Keisha Lance Bottoms?
Keisha Lance Bottoms is an American political leader and lawyer. She is the 60th Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to becoming mayor, Keisha was a member of the Atlanta City Council in Georgia, representing District 11 from 2010 to 2017.
Keisha Lance Bottoms Personal Details
|Full Name||Keisha Lance Bottoms|
|Birth Date||January 18, 1970|
|Birth Place||Atlanta, Georgia|
|Current Residence||New York City|
|Education||Florida A&M University (BA)Georgia State University (JD)|
|Husband||Derek W. Bottoms|
|Net Worth||$100,000 – $5 Million|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|
|Height||5 feet 5 inches|
Keisha Lance Bottoms Age, Birthday
Keisha Lance Bottoms was born on January 18, 1970, in Georgia. She is fifty years old as of November 2020. She celebrates her birthday on the 18th of January, each year.
Keisha Lance Bottoms Height, Weight, Physical Status
Height: 5 feet 5 inches
Weight: 59 kg
Eye Color: Hazle
Hair Color: Black
Keisha Lance Bottoms Family
Keisha Lance was born to Major Lance and Sylvia Robinson in Atlanta, Georgia. Her father, Major Lance was a singer and songwriter. She was raised in Atlanta. She has two siblings.
Keisha Lance Bottoms Education
Keisha Lance Bottoms graduated from Frederick Douglass High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in communication focusing on broadcast journalism from Florida A&M University. She earned a Juris Doctor in 1994 from Georgia State University College of Law.
Keisha Lance Bottoms Career
Keisha Lance Bottoms began her professional career as a prosecutor. She also represented children in juvenile court. Bottoms became a magistrate judge in Atlanta in 2002. In 2008, she ran for a judgeship on the Fulton Superior Court but became unsuccessful. In 2009, Keisha was elected to the Atlanta City Council where she represented District 11 in southwest Atlanta. She was re-elected for a second term in 2013. Keisha Lance also became the executive director of the Atlanta Fulton Country Recreation Authority starting in 2015.
Keisha Lance Bottoms ran for Mayor of Atlanta in 2017. She won the runoff election and became the 60th Mayor of Atlanta. She signed an executive order forbidding the city jail to hold ICE detainees in 2018.
Keisha Lance Bottoms declared her support for Joe Biden in the 2020 Democratic primary election for the presidential race. She was also given the name of permanent co-chair of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
After the announcement of the reopening of business in Georgia during the coronavirus pandemic by Brian Kemp, Georgia Governor; she disagreed with his decisions in April 2020. Bottoms issued an executive order in July 2020, reopening measures from Phase 2 to Phase 1 and making it compulsory to wear face covers. Brian kemp declared an order suspending all local mask mandates in his city. On July 16, he filed a case against Keisha in Supreme Court to invalidate her order and prevent her from talking about it.
Keisha Lance Bottoms Husband, Children
Keisha Lance married Derek W. Bottoms at Atlanta’s Ben Hill United Methodist Church, in October 1994. Derek Bottoms serves as the vice president of employment practices and associate relations for The Home Depot. They first met at Georgia State University College of Law. They married after dating for three years.
Keisha and Derek had unsuccessful attempts to conceive biologically. And later they adopted four children, Lincoln, Langston, Lennox, and Lance.
Keisha Lance Bottoms Net Worth
Keisha Lance Bottoms net worth is estimated to be around $1 million as of 2020. Her income source is from being a successful politician and an attorney. And currently, she serves as the 60th Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia. So, she makes a huge income.
- Keisha Lance Bottoms announced that she tested positive for COVID-19 on July 6, 2020. She ended her quarantine on July 22.
- Keisha Lance Bottoms was named a candidate for U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in November 2020, in the Biden Administration.
- Keisha Lance Bottoms is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
- Keisha Lance was considered as one of the top choices for possible vice-presidential pick for Biden.
Social Media Accounts
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