Bakari Sellers Biography

    Published On Mar 09, 2017
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    Date of Birth: 1984 , September-18
    Birth Nation: United States
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    Bakari Sellers is a married man and he got married to his girlfriend Ellen Rucker in 2015. His wife Ellen Rucker is a chiropractor in Lancaster, South Carolina and has been the practicing business there for 11 years. The couple is together since their marriage but they didn’t have any children till now. His wife was previously married to Vince Carter.

    Bakari Sellers is an American journalist who worked as a political investigator for CNN where he mainly highlights at one end to the other part of the presidential rule.  He is currently involved in the Democratic party and he also supported Hillary Clinton for the administration. He was also involved in Charleston with Clinton for a vow drive in the Democratic presidential attempt. 

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    Born in Bamberg Country, South Carolina, United State

    1984

    Bakari Sellers is a famous American journalist who was born in the mid-1980s in Bamberg Country, South Carolina, United States. He was born as Bakari T. Sellers to his parents Gwendolyn Sellers and Cleveland Sellers, a professor and civil right activist.

    Married with Ellen Rucker

    2015

    Bakari Sellers got married to his girlfriend Ellen Rucker in 2015. His wife Ellen Rucker is a chiropractor in Lancaster, South Carolina and has been the practicising business there for 11 years. He is the second husband of her wife, before Vince Carter.

    Graduated from Morehouse College

    2005

    Bakari Sellers joined Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School and completed his high schooling from there. After then he joined Morehouse College for his higher studies and graduated from there with a Bachelor degree in African-American Studies in tye year 2005.

    Graduated from University of South Carolina School of Law

    2008

    After getting his bachelor degree from Morehouse College he joined University of South Carolina  School of Law for higher studies. He graduated from there with a Juris doctorate in 2008. After his graduation he worked for James Clyburn and Shirley Franklin.

    Became Attorney the Storm Law Firm, L.L.C.

    2007

    Bakari Sellers became the attorney for the Storm Law Firm, L.L.C. in Columbia, South Carolina in 2007. Since then he has been working as an attorney for that state and he is also an analyst on CNN and currently involved in the Democratic party.

    Represented South Carolina’s 90th district

    2006

    Bakari Sellers represented South Carolina’s 90th district in the house of legislature in 2006. He represented the South Carolina’s 90th district for 8 years and lest it in 2014, to run for the Lieutenant Governer of that year.

    Featured in Time magazine

    2011

    Bakari Sellers was featured by Time magazine on its 40 Under 40 list in the year 2010. His work in politics also got him featured by  Politico on its: 50 politicos to watch” and he was also named by HBCU Top 30 Under 30.

    Supported Hillary Clinton

    2016

    Bakari Sellers has been involved with the Democratic party and he was also supporting Hillary Clinton in 2016 during the US President battle between Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton. He was also in Charleston along with Clinton in the Democratic presidential effort.