Hillary Clinton, the name might have ring the bell, yes, she is the wife of former president Bill Clinton. Besides that, she has made her own designated role as a politician, diplomat, and author. Further, she is also recognized as a lawyer and public speaker who has worked in the field of child care and abuse unit. In addition, she became the first woman to be nominated in the 2016 US presidential election against Donald Trump.
Previously, she had been the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Nevertheless, she has worked under former President Obama’s presidency as the US senator. Moreover, during 2018, when she had to reaffirmed the commitment of her marital relations during the Lewinsky scandal. However, she denies affair with the Monica Lewinsky and quoted as an abuse of power, according to USA Today on 15 October 2018,
The National Law Journal has listed her twice as one of the ‘100 most influential Lawyers in America’ in 1988 and 1991 respectively.
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Caption: The politician and author, Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton: Bio, Family, Education
The politician was born on 26 October 1947, in Chicago, Illinois, as Hilary Diane Rodham Clinton. When she was three years old, her family moved to the Chicago suburb of Park Ridge. Her father, Hugh Rodham (English and Welsh descent) owned and managed a small but successful textile business. Her mother, Dorothy Howell, was a homemaker and had an ethnicity of Dutch, English, French Canadian, Scottish, and Welsh. In addition, she has two younger brothers; Hugh and Tony.
For her education, she attended public school in Park Ridge as a kid where had earned numerous badges as a Brownie and Girl Scout. Later, she joined Maine East Hig School, where she participated in the student council and school newspaper. Then she again transferred to Maine South High School and graduated in 1965 in the top five from the class.
As growing up, her mother always wanted Clinton to be independent and have a professional career. Her authentic father also felt the same and said that she should not be bounded by gender only. However, she grew up in a politically conservative environment, helping canvass Chicago’s South Side at the age of 13.
College Education & Works:
In 1965, Rodham joined Wellesley College and majored in political science. During her days in college, she was elected as president of the Wellesley College Government Association. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1969 and also became the first student to address in commencement speaker who received a standing ovation of seven minutes. Later, she entered Yale Law School and become the editorial board of the Yale Review of Law School and Social Action. Also, while she was in her second year, she began to work for the Yale Child Study Centre and took the cases of Child abuse from Yale-New Haven Hospital.
During her university days, in the summer, she has interned at the law firm of Treuhaft, Walker, and Burnstein in Oakland, California. In addition, she was also honored by Juris Doctor degree in 1973 from Yale. Then she began a year of postgraduate education at Yale Child Study Center on children and medicine.
Hillary Clinton: Career & Life Achievement
She already started her career as a politician and a speaker, from her high school days. She used to participate in debates and politics activities. Later she published her first scholarly article ‘Children Under the Law’ as an author in 1973. She joined the impeachment inquiry staff as a member of Washington, D.C. in 1974. In the same year in August, she moved to Fayetteville, Arkansas to work in the School of Law at the University of Arkansas and taught criminal law.
Meantime, she became the first director of a new legal aid clinic at the school. In 1977, she co-founded firm ‘Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families’. Then she also appointed to the board of directors of the Legal Services Corporation under President Jimmy Carter from 1978-1981.
First Lady and After Works:
Upon the 1978 election, she became the first lady of that state after her husband elected as governor of Arkansas. A year later, she set off as a first woman in Rose Law Firm as a full partner. Additionally, she has been named as the Woman of the Year in 1983 and Arkansas Mother of the Year in 1984.
Also, she became the board of directors on the ‘New World Foundation’ from 1982 to 1988. Meanwhile, she served as chairman of the board of Children’s Defense Fund as well as in Arkansas Children’s Hospital’s Legal Services from 1988 to 1992. From 1993 to 2001, she became the first lady after her husband took the presidency.
By focusing on raising incomes, establishing preschool and colleges, and the affordable care act, she entered the 2016 presidential election as one of the candidates. Later, she formally nominated at the 2016 Democratic NationalConvention becoming the first woman for president by a major U.S. political party. However, her opponent included Donal Trump who defeated her and won the 2016 presidential election.
As an author, she has published over a hundred books including 1998 ‘Dear Socks, Dear Buddy: Kid’s Letters to the First Pets’ and 2016 ‘Stronger Together’.
Hillary Clinton: Personal Life & Husband
Hillary first met Bill Clinton when she was studying at Yale University. Soon afterward they started to date from the spring of 1971. Following graduation, Bill proposed her for marriage but she declined because of the uncertainty of her decision to be together with him in the future. In 1974, after losing an Arkansas congressional race, the couple jointly bought a house in 1975. Afterward, he again proposes and now this time she agreed. Therefore, on 11 October 1975, their wedding took place in a Methodist ceremony in their living room.
The couple together had only welcomed their only child, daughter Chelsea Clinton on 27 February 1980. Furthermore, she involved in an email controversy in March 2015. According to Politico, the email scandal of her’s was dragged into the court.
Caption: Hillary and husband, Bill Clinton.
Source: Nbc news
Hillary Clinton: Net worth & Social Media Profiles
According to Forbes, The Clinton couple has earned more than $240 million in the fifteen years of time since they left the White House. Nevertheless, she has not earned much serving as the US senator(2001-2009) or secretary of state under President Obama’s cabinet(2009 to 2013). However, she has buckled up and made $9 million as speaking fees in 2013 and 2014. Moreover, she had collected a huge amount from her writing and releasing a book as well. Therefore, Hillary’s net worth has an estimation of around $45 million.
The public speaker also raised her voice and thinking through her personal and verified accounts on different social media platforms. On Instagram, she goes by the handle @hillaryclinton with 4.5 m followers. On Twitter, she has the account @HillaryClinton with 26.2m followers. Also, she has a Facebook account @hillaryclinton with over 9.5m followers.
Hillary Clinton: Body Measurements
The writer and public speaker have a well-maintained body that stands to a height of 5 feet 6 inches or 1.67 meters and weighs around 65 kg. Her body has a measurement of 37-28-38 inches. She has a hazel blue eye with short blonde hair color.