Neera Tanden

Neera Tanden

Neera Tanden
Quick Facts About Neera Tanden
Celebrated Name Neera Tanden
Age 50 years old
Nick Name N/A
Birth Name Neera Tanden
Birth Date 1970-09-10
Gender Female
Profession American political consultant
Birth Nation United States of America
Place of Birth Bedford, Massachusetts, U.S.
Nationality Indian-American
Ethnicity South-Asian
Horoscope Virgo
Religion N/A
College University of California
University Yale Law School
Education Qualification Degree in Junior Doctor
Marital Status Married
Husband Benjamin Edwards
Children Two
Daughter Alina Edwards
Son Jaden Edwards
Father N/A
Mother Maya Tanden
Siblings One
Brother Raj Tanden
Height N/A
Weight N/A
Body Build/Type Average
Body Measurement N/A
Net Worth $100K - $1M
Salary Under Review
Source of Wealth Political Career
Sexual Orientation Straight
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Neera Tanden is an American political consultant and former government official who currently served in New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy's Restart and Recovery Commission. During her career, She has worked on several Democratic presidential campaigns including Bill Clinton (1992), Michael Dukakis (1998), Barack Obama (2008), Hillary Clinton (2016), etc. Recently, she was nominated by the current U.S. elected President Joe Biden as the next director of the Office of Management and Budget but did not get a green signal from the Senate. 

Also, she had a central role in the founding of the Center for American Progress (CAP) and was worked in different posts since 2003. For her hardworking, she was named one of the 25 "Most Influential Women in Washington" by National Journal in 2012 and honored by Elle magazine in 2014 during its annual "Women in Washington Power List" as one of the ten most powerful women in Washington, D.C. Presently, she is active n the social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Let's explore more about her through this article.

  • Worked for several Democratic presidential campaigns including Bill Clinton, Michael Dukakis, Barack Obama, and Hillary Clinton.
  • Nominated for the next director of the Office of Management and Budget in 2020.


Early Life and Ethnic Background

Neera Tanden came into the earth through her parents in the year 1970 under the birth sign of Virgo. Currently, she is aged 50 years old. She is a native of Bedford, Massachusetts, the U.S. Her parents are immigrants from India. Her mother's name is Maya Tanden while her father's details are currently missing. Also, She has a brother named Raj Tanden. Sadly, her parents were divorced when she was just five years old. After that, she was raised along with her brother by her single mother. She holds dual nationality i.e. Indian-American and belongs to South-Asian ethnicity. 

For education, she did her schooling from her hometown. Later, she enrolled at the University of California in Los Angeles where she got a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1992. Then, she went to Yale Law School where she got a Juris Doctor degree in 1996 and started working in a political environment.

Personal Life and Family


Neera Tanden was married to her long-term boyfriend named Benjamin Edwards who is a visual artist and writer by profession. The couple first met in college while they are studying at the University of California at started dating each other. After a couple of years, the pair exchanged their wedding vows in 1999. Also, they both volunteered on Michael Dukakis's Presidential campaign in 1998. Together, the couple blessed two beautiful kids named Alina and Jaden Edwards. Presently, the couple living a blissful life and spends quality time during a pandemic COVID-19.

Income, Wealth, Salary

Neera Tanden is a government employee by profession. She had worked on several presidential campaigns during her career and was involved in several political figures since her college days. So, she probably earned the sum of a good amount of money and fame through her profession to date. Presently, she has estimated between $100K-$1M net worth but her salary and assets details are yet to be disclosed.

Body Measurements

Neera Tanden has an average body with a decent height and weight. She has a pair of dark brown eyes and her hair color is also dark brown. Her further body information is yet to be disclosed. In the case of disclosure, we will let you know.

Facts About Neera Tanden

  • #1She is Democrat.
  • #2She is a political analyst.
  • #3She is a personal friend of Hillary Clinton.
  • #4She had a central role in the founding of the Center for American Progress (CAP).
  • #5She had revealed the first name of a CAP employee complaining of sexual harassment in 2018.
  • #6She was named one of the 25 "Most Influential Women in Washington" by National Journal in 2012.
  • #7She was a submission editor for the Yale Law & Policy Review.
  • #8She was raised by her single mother along with her brother.
  • #9She frequently describes herself as a progressive.
  • #10She has written on Indian-American issues.
  • #11Elle magazine in 2014 during its annual "Women in Washington Power List" as one of the ten most powerful women in Washington, D.C in 2014.
  • #12In 2020, She was nominated by the current U.S. elected President Joe Biden as the next director of the Office of Management and Budget.

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