Who is Maxine Waters?

Maxine Moore Waters is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for California's 43rd congressional district. She is a member of the Democratic Party. She is currently in her 15th term in the House, having served since 1991. She previously represented the state's 29th district and 35th district. She is the most senior of the twelve black women currently serving in Congress; she chaired the Congressional Black Caucus from  1997 to 1999.

What is Maxine Waters Famous for?

Maxine Waters served in the California State Assembly, to which she was first elected in 1976. She received 79% of the popular vote to get elected to the United States House of Representatives for California's 29th congressional district. She served as chair of the Congressional Black Caucus from 1997 to 1999. She garnered more fame after she criticized President Barack Obama in August 2011 and again in October 2011.

Where did Maxine Waters grow up?

Maxine Waters was born on August 15, 1938, in St.Louis, Missouri. She holds American nationality and belongs to African-American ethnicity. She was raised by her single mother once her father left the family when Maxine was two. She graduated from Vashon High School in St. Louis, Missouri. Later, Maxine and her family moved to Los Angeles, California in 1961. In 1966, She worked in a garment factory and as a telephone operator before being hired as an assistant teacher with the Head Start program in Watts. Later, she enrolled at Los Angeles States College. She received a bachelor's degree in sociology in 1971.

Who are Maxine Waters's Family?

Maxine Waters was born to a father named Remus Carr and a mother named Velma Lee. She was born as the fifth out of thirteen children. When she was two, her father left the family.

What is Maxine Waters Body Features?

There is no detailed information available regarding her body features. Her hair color is dark brown and eye color is black.

Is Maxine Waters Married?

Maxine Waters is married twice in her life. She was previously married to Edward Waters from 1956 to 1972. They have two children named Karen waters, and Edward Waters. She is married to Sid Willams who played professional football in the NFL. The couple married in 1977. He is also a former U.S. Ambassador to the Bahamas under the Clinton Administration.

How much is Maxine Waters's Net Worth?

There is no information regarding her net worth and salary but will update soon.

How many Awards has Maxine Waters won?

Maxine Waters received the Bruce F. Vento Award from the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty. She is also a proud recipient of Candace Award, National Coalition of 100 Black Women.