Huma Abedin Biography

Published On Mar 08, 2018
Facts of Huma Abedin
Date of Birth: 1976 , July-28
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
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Abedin was born on July 28, 1976, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the United States to father, Syed Zainul Abedin, and mother, Saleha Mahmood Abedin. At the age of two, she moved to Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) along with her family. She was raised by her parents along with her sister and brother. She joined the British Girls' School, where she completed her school.

Abedin attended George Washington University after completing her school, where she completed her Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Journalism. Her minor was in political science. During her teenage years, she was inspired to be a journalist and wanted to work in the White House press office like her role model Christiane Amanpour

While she was studying at George Washington University, Abedin started working as an intern in the White House in 1996 and she made a contract with the then First Lady Hillary Clinton. She also worked as an assistant editor of the Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs. She also worked as a back-up to Clinton's personal aide.

According to a number of Clinton associates, Abedin is also a trusted advisor to Clinton, particularly on the Middle East, and has been known for her expertise regarding issues surrounding the region. "She is a person of enormous intellect with in-depth knowledge on a number of issues—especially issues pertaining to the Middle East", said Senator John McCain about Abedin.

Abedin is of American nationality and belongs to South Asian ethnicity. She married her longtime boyfriend Anthony Weiner in 2010. Her husband has worked as a U.S. Representative from New York. The couple blessed with a son Jordan Zain Weiner. However, her marriage has not been free from controversy. She filed for divorce from her husband Weiner the same day he pleaded guilty to transferring obscene material to a minor only to withdraw the divorce case at the beginning of 2018. nothing is known about her past affair and relationship. 

Abedin, often considered to be the shadow of Hillary Clinton, has earned hundreds of thousands of dollars working under the former first lady. According to some sources, Abedin's net worth is estimated to be $2 million. Her annual salary is estimated around $300,000 thousand, which comes to the monthly income of  $25,000. Similarly, as a Representative of the 9th Congressional District of New York, Weiner earned a little more than $68,059, which is the national average salary for district representatives. 

Abedin and Weiner own a three-bedroom 1,500-square-foot apartment on the 14th and 15th floors of 1 Irving Place, near Union Square in New York City. The average rental charge of such an apartment in the building is $11,900.

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Born in United States

July 28 , 1976

Huma Abedin was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the United States to parents Syed Zainul Abedin and Saleha Mahmood Abedin. She was raised by her parents along with his sister and brother. 

Her Email Became part of FBI investigation

2015

Abedin emails became part of the FBI investigation and the controversy concerning Hillary Clinton's private email account while Clinton was working as Secretary of State, resulting in various allegations by Republicans of violations of State Department regulations. 

 

Married Anthony Weiner

July 10 , 2010

Abedin married her longtime boyfriend, Anthony Weiner, after dating him for some time. Her husband has worked as a U.S. Representative from New York. The couple is blessed with a son Jordan Zain Weiner.

Divorced Anthony Weiner

May 19 , 2017

Abedin filed for divorce, unable to carry on her married life with her husband, Anthony Weiner. She filed for divorce from him on the same day that he pleaded guilty to transferring obscene material to a minor. However, as of January 2018, she has withdrawn the divorce case.

Net worth of $2 million

2018

Abedin is considered to be the shadow of Hillary Clinton, who earns a huge amount of money from her professional career. According to some source, Abedin net worth is estimated to be $2 million.