Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley
Quick Facts About Nikki Haley
Celebrated Name Nikki Haley
Age 52 years old
Nick Name Nikki
Birth Name Nimrata Nikki Haley
Birth Date 1972-01-20
Gender Female
Profession American politician
Nationality American
Place of Birth Bamberg, South Carolina
Ethnicity Asian (Punjabi-Indian)
Horoscope Aquarius
Religion Christianity
Father Ajit Singh Randhawa
Mother Raj Kaur Randhawa
Sister Simran
Brother Mitti and Charan
University Clemson University
Sexualorientation staright
Marital Status married
Husband Michael Haley
Daughter Rena Haley
Son Nalin Haley
Height 5 ft 6 inches
Weight 58 Kg
Body Measurement 35-25-36 inches
Net Worth $2 million
Salary $180K per year

Nikki Haley, an American politician, is well-known as the 116th governor of South Carolina, and her a political relationship with Donald Trump. Recently, she is gaining major attention due to her candidacy for the president of the United States in the 2024 U.S. presidential election. If elected, Haley would become the first female president of the United States and would be the first Asian American president. 

Who is Nikki Haley?

Nikki Haley is an American politician and a former governor of South Carolina who served from 2011 to 2017. She is a candidate in the 2024 Republican Party presidential primaries for president of the United States in the 2024 U.S. presidential election. She announced her campaign in February 2023. She is among the 100 most influential people in the world. 

Nikki Haley was born on 20th January 1972 in Bamberg, a city in South Carolina, the US. Her name was registered as Nimarata Nikki Randhawa on her birth certificate. She holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. Haley was raised Sikh and has been baptized in the Methodist Church. Her father, Ajit Singh Randhawa, and her mother, Raj Kaur Randhawa, emigrated to the United States from Amritsar District, Punjab, India.

Her father was formerly a professor at Punjab Agricultural University, and her mother received her law degree from the University of Delhi. Haley has a sister and two brothers. Her sister, Simran, born in Canada, became a radio host and Fashion Institute of Technology alumna. Her brother, Mitti, retired as a member of the United States Army Chemical Corps having served in Desert Storm; her second brother, Charan, is a web designer. She graduated from Clemson University in 1994 with a bachelor's degree in accounting. 

Haley began her career as a civic helper.  In 1998, she was named to the board of directors of the Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce. was elected chair of the freshman caucus in 2005 and majority whip in the South Carolina General Assembly.  In 2017, Haley became the first Indian American member of a presidential cabinet. 

On 24th January 2017, Haley become the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, a position she held until December 2018. In 2019, Haley created a new policy group called Stand for America. In October 2021, Haley was selected to replace David Wilkins for a lifetime position on the Clemson University Board of Trustees. On 14th February 2023, she officially announced her candidacy for the 2024 presidential campaign. 

Is Nikki Haley still married?

Nikki has been married to a handsome gentleman Michael Haley since September 1996. Michael Haley is a commissioned officer in the South Carolina Army National Guard who served as the First Gentleman of South Carolina from 2011 to 2017. Nikki and Michael met in 1988 while attending the same college and have been married for 26 years. The couple has two children, a daughter Rena Haley born in 1998, and a son, Nalin Haley born on 6th September 2001 who is currently in his third year at Villanova University.

What is Nikki Haley's net worth?

Nikki Haley has accumulated her wealth from her political career working for around 15 years. Working as a Governor of South Carolina, she used to earn $106,078 per year. She reportedly earned $180,000 annually serving as a UN Ambassador. As of February 2023, the net worth of Nikki Haley is estimated to be $2 million. Meanwhile, her car collection includes Mercedes, Chevrolet, and Range Rover. In 2019, she bought a home in her home state of South Carolina for $2.4 million. 

How tall is Nikki Haley?

Looking at her physique, Nikki Haley has a slim body type. Her body measurements are 35-25-36 inches including bust, waist, and hip sizes. Her Bra size is 34C and she wears an 8.5 (US) size shoe and a 6 (US) size dress. Similarly, she has a pair of dark brown eyes and black hair color. Furthermore, she stands at a perfect height of 5 feet 6 inches and weighs around 58 kg.

5 Facts about Nikki Haley you don't know

1. Nikki Haley was the first female governor of South Carolina. 

Haley was the first female governor of South Carolina, the youngest governor in the country, and the second governor of Indian descent (after fellow Republican Bobby Jindal of Louisiana). She was the first female governor of Asian American heritage. 

2. Nikki Haley is against Abortion. 

Haley describes herself as pro-life and has supported legislation to restrict abortion. She has stated, "I'm not pro-life because the Republican Party tells me, I'm pro-life because all of us have had experiences of what it means to have one of these special little ones in our life." In 2016, she re-signed a new state law that bans abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancy.

3. Nikki Haley is a strong supporter of the state of Israel. 

Haley has been described by South Carolina senator Lindsey Graham as a "strong supporter of the State of Israel." As governor of South Carolina, she signed into law a bill to stop efforts of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement. Haley also stated that "nowhere has the UN's failure been more consistent and more outrageous than in its bias against our close ally Israel". 

4. Nikki Haley could read and write cursive by the time she was 4.

Nikki Haley could read and write cursive by the time she was 4. She skipped most of the second grade. Every time she brought home a report card, in her recollection, her mother always did the same thing: put on her glasses, look down at the grades, look up at her, and say, in a serious tone, “Well, if you’re happy with this, then I am.”

5. Nikki Haley started doing the accounting for her mother’s business when she was 13.

Nikki started doing the accounting for her mother’s business when she was 13. She was very intelligent since her childhood. Mathematics and accounting were her favorite subjects. She was very fond of doing numerical calculations.