Kirstjen Nielsen

Kirstjen Nielsen

Who is Kirstjen Nielsen?

Kirstjen Michele Nielsen is an American attorney who serves as the sixth United States Secretary of Homeland Security. She is a former Principal Deputy White House Chief of Staff to President Donald Trump and chief of staff to John F. Kelly during his term as Secretary of Homeland Security. 

What is Kirstjen Nielsen Famous for?

Kirstjen Nielsen urging of the Trump Administration, She implemented a controversial practice of separating parents and children accused of crossing over the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. She resigned on April 7, 2019, and Kevin MvAleenan, the then U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner, became Acting Secretary.

Where did Kirstjen Nielsen grow up?

Kirstjen Nielsen was born on May 14, 1972, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She holds American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. She attended the Georgetown School of Foreign Service, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree. Later, she attended the University of Virginia School of Law, receiving her Juris Doctor in 1999. She studied Japanese studies at Nanzan University, in Nagoya, Japan.

Who are Kirstjen Nielsen's Family?

Kirstjen Nielsen was born to Phyllis Michele Nielsen and James McHenry Nielsen. Her parents are United States Army physicians. Her father is of Danish ancestry and her mother is of Italian descent. She has two siblings a sister named Ashley and a brother named Fletcher.

Is Kirstjen Nielsen Married?

Kirstjen Nielsen has found a way to keep her private life very private which for a public officer is a feat itself. There is no information about her marriage and boyfriend but it will update soon.

How much is Kirstjen Nielsen's Net Worth?

There is no information about her net worth and salary.

How many Awards has Kirstjen Nielsen won?

President Donald Trump nominated Nielsen to be the new United States Secretary of Homeland Security, replacing acting Secretary Elaine Duke on October 11, 2017.

Kirstjen Nielsen
Quick Facts of Kirstjen Nielsen
Celebrated Name Kirstjen Nielsen
Age 48 years old
Nick Name Kirstjen Nielsen
Birth Name Kirstjen Michele Nielsen
Birth Date 1972-05-14
Gender Female
Profession Secretary of Homeland Security
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Place of Birth Colorado Springs, Colorado
Education University of Virginia
Horoscope Taurus
Ethnicity Caucasian
Father James McHenry Nielsen
Mother Phyllis Michele Nielsen
Siblings 2
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
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