Ayanna Pressley Wiki, Age, Bio, Husband, Net Worth, Education, Salary (Wins Primary for Massachusetts) Biography, Wikipedia Family, Profile, Ethnicity, Body Statistics, Spouse, Siblings, Wealth, Personal Life & Facts to Know About the 44-year-old Boston City Councilor.
Who is Ayanna Pressley?
She is an American politician serving as an at-large member of the Boston City Council in Boston, Massachusetts. She is the first woman of color to be elected to the council in its 108-year history. In the 2018 7th congressional district in the Democratic primary for Massachusetts’s Pressley challenged incumbent Michael Capuano. She defeated him on 4 September 2018, in the Democratic primary.
Capuano called Pressley to concede defeat even before the Associated Press called the race. There is no Republican running for election for that seat, which is traditionally a Democratic stronghold. Pressley is now poised to become the first African American elected to the House of Representatives from Massachusetts. Pressley will be running unopposed in the general election, since there is no Republican candidate for Congress for the district.
Ayanna Pressley Wikipedia Age Biography
Ayanna S. Pressley was born on 3 February 1974 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. to her mother, Sandra Pressley who worked multiple jobs to support the family and also worked as a community organizer for the Chicago Urban League advocating for tenant’s rights, and father, Martin Pressley, who struggled with addiction throughout Pressley’s childhood, but eventually became a college professor. Her parent’s marriage ended in divorce. Pressley grew up on the north side of Chicago.
Pressley and her mother later moved to Brooklyn, where her mother worked as an executive assistant and then remarried. When Pressley was elected to the Boston City Council, her mother would often attend the public meetings, wearing a hat that said “Mama Pressley.”
Ayanna Pressley Educational Background
From 1992 to 1994, Pressley went to school at the College of General Studies at Boston University but left school to take a full-time job at the Boston Marriott Copley Place to support her mother, who had lost her job. She took further courses at Boston University Metropolitan College, also known as MET.
|Highest Qualification||Graduate from Boston University Metropolitan College.|
|College/ University||Boston University.|
Ayanna Pressley Husband Conan Harris
Pressley married Conan Harris in 2014, when she was 40. Harris was a strong and vocal supporter of his wife’s campaign, posting on Facebook about how proud he was to vote for his wife. Harris was arrested for the first time when he was in the seventh grade. He got in trouble because he and some friends beat up a boy who lived in a rival neighborhood.
He Spent Ten Years in Jail on Drug Charges — And Then Vowed to Make a Difference in His Community. Harris and Pressley Both Work at City Hall — Although Not For Long. Harris Has a 9 Year Old Daughter From a Previous Relationship Who Lives With Him and Pressley in Dorchester.
Ayanna Pressley Honors and awards
- 2012: Aspen-Rodel Fellow in Public Leadership, Class of 2012
- 2012: Truman National Security Project Partner
- 2014: Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, 10 Outstanding Young Leaders
- 2014: Victim Rights Law Center, Leadership Award
- 2015: Boston magazine, 50 Most Powerful People
- 2015: EMILY’s List, Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star Award
- 2016: The New York Times, 14 Young Democrats to Watch
- 2018: Boston magazine, 100 Most Influential People in Boston, #20[2
Ayanna Pressley Net Worth & Salary
Ayanna Pressley estimated net worth is$700,000 USD as appeared in financial magazines such as Forbes and Bloomberg 2018. Pressley is now poised to become the first African American elected to the House of Representatives from Massachusetts.
|Nicole Maines Net worth|
|Net Asset||$700,000 USD (As of 2018).|
|Salary||$150,500 pa as from 2018.|