Hillary Clinton Biography

Hillary Clinton

Quick Facts Of Hillary Clinton

Celebrated Name Hillary Clinton
Age 72 Years
Nick Name Hill
Birth Name Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton
Birth Date 1947-10-26
Gender Female
Profession Political Pundit
Birth Nation USA
Place Of Birth Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Father Hugh Rodham
Mother Dorothy Howell
Siblings 2; Hugh and Tony
High School Maine East High School
College / University Wellesley College, Yale Law College
Religion Christian
Horoscope Scorpio
Body Measurement 37-28-38 inches
Hair Color Blonde
Height 5 ft 6 in
Eye Color Blue
Weight 60 Kg
Marital Status Married
Husband Bill Clinton
Children Chelsea
Net Worth $45 As of 2015
Salary In Millions
Source of Wealth Politician career

Hillary Diane Rodham famed as Hillary Clinton is an American politician, diplomat, lawyer, writer as well as a public speaker. Moreover, she served as First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, as a United States senator from New York from 2001 to 2009, and as the 67th United States secretary of state from 2009 until 2013. She was the first woman to win the popular vote i. n an American presidential election. She ran for president but was defeated by eventual winner Barack Obama in the Democratic primaries in the year 2008. She was harshly criticized by Republicans for the failure to prevent or adequately respond to the 2012 Benghazi attack. She then made a second presidential run in 2016. Overall, she is a very talented woman. 

Hillary Clinton 'under enormous pressure' to run in 2020

Hillary Clinton has said she is "under enormous pressure" to challenge US President Donald Trump in next year's White House election. The former Democratic presidential nominee refused to rule it out, telling the BBC: "Never say never." She said she thinks "all the time" about what kind of president she would have been if she had beaten Mr. Trump in 2016. Seventeen Democrats are already vying to lead the party in 2020. Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live's Emma Barnett while in the UK on a book tour, Mrs. Clinton was asked whether she would run again. She replied: "I think all the time about what kind of president I would have been and what I would have done differently and what I think it would have meant to our country and the world. Mrs. Clinton did not elaborate on who was pressuring her to mount what would be her third White House campaign.

From which College/University did Hillary Clinton graduate?

Hillary Clinton was born on 26th October 1947 as Hillary Diane Rodham. Her birthplace is in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. She belongs to American nationality whereas her ethnicity is White. She was born to her parents, Hugh Rodham (Father) and Dorothy Howell (Mother). She was raised in a United Methodist family who first lived in Chicago. When she was three years old, her family moved to the Chicago suburb of Park Ridge. Her father ran a successful textile business. She also has two siblings named Hugh and Tony. She attended Maine East High School, where she participated in the student council and school newspaper and was selected for the National Honor Society. She graduated in 1965 in the top five percent of her class. She enrolled at Wellesley College in the year 1965 where she majored in political science. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in the year 1969. She then joined the Yale Law College. Hillary completed her studies at Yale in 1973 and got her Juris degree. She stayed at Yale for one more year to work on her postgraduate study at the Yale Child Study Center on children and medicine. She is Christian by religion and her horoscope sign is Scorpio. As of 2019, she celebrated her 72nd birthday. 

How tall is Hillary Clinton?

Being at the age of seventy-two, Hillary Clinton still looks very young and beautiful. She has an attractive body that every lady wishes to have. Her smiling face and charming personality have helped her to gain the attention of all the viewers. She also gets attention for her sexy and hot figure which she frequently exposes. She carries a seductive body measurement size of 37-28-38 inches. The blonde hair beauty stands tall at five feet and six inches. She’s got a great height. She has sexy eyes and irresistible looks. She works out and eats healthy. She’s conscious of her food intakes. Her body measures 60 Kg. Her eye color is Blue. Overall, she has got a healthy body with an average body build. 

How was the political career of Hillary Clinton?

  • At her postgraduate studies, Hillary Clinton was a staff attorney for Edelman's newly founded Children's Defense Fund in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • She was a member of the impeachment inquiry staff in Washington, D.C., and advised the House Committee on the Judiciary during the Watergate scandal in the year 1974. 
  • Later, she moved to Fayetteville, Arkansas, and became one of only two female faculty members in the School of Law at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville in August 1974. 
  • She then taught classes in criminal law at the university and she also became the first director of a new legal aid clinic at the school, where she secured support from the local bar association and gained federal funding.
  • As a court-appointed lawyer, she was required to act as defense counsel to a man accused of raping a 12-year-old girl but she failed. 
  • She then used an effective defense and counseled her client to plead guilty to a lesser charge. 
  • She temporarily relocated to Indianapolis to work as an Indiana state campaign organizer for the presidential campaign of Jimmy Carter in the year 1976. 
  • She joined the venerable Rose Law Firm in February 1977. 
  • She specialized in patent infringement and intellectual property law while working pro bono in child advocacy.
  • She also co-founded Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families in the year 1977. 
  • She held that position from 1978 until the end of 1981.
  • Moreover, she successfully fought President Ronald Reagan's attempts to reduce the funding and change the nature of the organization. 
  • She became that state's first lady in January 1979.
  • In addition to this, her husband, Bill appointed his wife to be the chair of the Rural Health Advisory Committee the same year.
  • She then became the first woman to be made a full partner in Rose Law Firm in 1979. 
  • She was named the chair of the Arkansas Education Standards Committee in 1983.
  • She was named Arkansas Woman of the Year in 1983 and Arkansas Mother of the Year in 1984.
  • She was on the board of directors, sometimes as chair, of the New World Foundation from the year 1982 to 1988. 
  • She was the first chair of the American Bar Association's Commission on Women in the Profession, created to address gender bias in the legal profession and induce the association to adopt measures to combat it from the year 1987 to 1991. 
  • She became the first lady when Bill Clinton took office as president in January 1993.
  • She was the first in this role to have a postgraduate degree and her own professional career up to the time of entering the White House. 
  • President Clinton named Hillary to chair a task force on National Health Care Reform in January 1993. 
  • She initiated and shepherded the Adoption and Safe Families Act, which she regarded as her greatest accomplishment as the first lady in 1997. 
  • She was instrumental in the passage of the Foster Care Independence Act, which doubled federal monies for teenagers aging out of foster care in the year 1999. 
  • She became the first spouse of a U.S. president to be subpoenaed to testify before a federal grand jury on 26th January 1996. 
  • She presented a vision for American children in the book It Takes a Village: And Other Lessons Children Teach Us in 1996. 
  • By 2000, it had sold 450,000 copies in hardcover and another 200,000 in paperback.
  • She received the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album in 1997 for the book's audio recording and she was the first president's wife to win a Grammy Award.
  • She wrote an afterword to the children's book Beatrice's Goat in 2001. 
  • Her other books include Dear Socks, Dear Buddy: Kids' Letters to the First Pets (1998) and An Invitation to the White House: At Home with History (2000). 
  • The Clintons' private concerns became the subject of much speculation when investigations revealed the president had engaged in an extramarital affair with 22-year-old White House intern Monica Lewinsky in 1998. 
  • In her 2003 memoir, she would attribute her decision to stay married to "a love that has persisted for decades".
  • She was the founding chair of Save America's Treasures. 
  • She was head of the White House Millennium Council and hosted Millennium Evenings. 
  • When U.S. senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan announced his retirement in November 1998, several prominent Democratic figures, including Representative Charles Rangel of New York, urged Clinton to run for his open seat in the Senate election of 2000.
  • he became the first wife of the president of the United States to be a candidate for elected office.
  • She faced Rudy Giuliani; the mayor of New York City; as her Republican opponent in the election and later Rick Lazio. 
  • She won the election on 7th  November 2000, with 55 percent of the vote to Lazio's 43 percent.
  • She maintained a low public profile and built relationships with senators from both parties by entering the Senate. 
  • She was also a member of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (2001-2009).
  • She voted for the USA Patriot Act in October 2001. 
  • She voted in favor of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 that had gained large majority support in March 2006. 
  • She strongly supported the 2001 U.S. military action in Afghanistan. 
  • She voted in favor of the October 2002 Iraq War Resolution, which authorized President George W. Bush to use military force against Iraq.
  • She then voted against President Bush's two major tax cut packages, the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 and the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003.
  • She also voted against the 2005 confirmation of John Roberts as chief justice of the United States and the 2006 confirmation of Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court, filibustering the latter.
  • She called for the Federal Trade Commission to investigate how hidden sex scenes showed up in the controversial video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas in the year 2005. 
  • She voted against the Federal Marriage Amendment that sought to prohibit same-sex marriage in the years 2004 and 2006. 
  • She successfully pushed new Democratic Senate leader Harry Reid to create a Senate war room to handle daily political messaging following the 2004 Senate elections. 
  • She announced she would seek a second Senate term in November 2004. 
  • She won the election on 7th November 2006, with 67 percent of the vote to Spencer's 31 percent. 
  • She opposed the Iraq War troop surge of 2007. 
  • Clinton and Virginia Senator Jim Webb called for an investigation into whether the body armor issued to soldiers in Iraq was adequate in 2007. 
  • She had been preparing for a potential candidacy for U.S. president since at least early 2003.
  • She announced via her website the formation of a presidential exploratory committee for the United States presidential election of 2008, stating: "I'm in and I'm in to win" on 20th January 2007. 
  • She led candidates competing for the Democratic presidential nomination in opinion polls for the election throughout the first half of 2007. 
  • She placed third in the January 3 Iowa Democratic caucus behind Obama and Edwards in the first vote of 2008.
  • She lost by a two-to-one margin to Obama in the January 26 South Carolina primary.
  • Later, Clinton and Obama each received over 17 million votes during the nomination process with both breaking the previous record where Clinton was the first woman to run in the primary or caucus of every state and she eclipsed, by a very wide margin, Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm's 1972 marks for most votes garnered and delegates won by a woman.
  • President-elect Obama and Clinton discussed the possibility of her serving as secretary of state in his administration in Mid-November 2008. 
  • She was confirmed in the full Senate by a vote of 94-2 on 21st January 2009. 
  • She became the first former first lady to be a member of the United States Cabinet.
  • She spent her initial days as secretary of state telephoning dozens of world leaders and indicating that U.S. foreign policy would change direction. 
  • In a 2009 internal debate regarding the War in Afghanistan, she sided with the military's recommendations for a maximal "Afghanistan surge", recommending 40,000 troops and no public deadline for withdrawal. 
  • She presented Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov with a "reset button" symbolizing U.S. attempts to rebuild ties with that country under its new president, Dmitry Medvedev in March 2009. 
  • She drew analogies between the Iron Curtain and the free and unfree Internet in January 2010. 
  • She traveled to Haiti in order to help pave the way for the election of Michel Martelly in January 2011. 
  • She said, "Gay rights are human rights", and that the U.S. would advocate for gay rights and legal protections of gays abroad. It was said in a speech before the United Nations Human Rights Council in December 2011.
  • She was hospitalized for a few days for treatment of a blood clot in her right transverse venous sinus in December 2012. 
  • On 23rd January 2013, she gave testimony to two congressional foreign affairs committees regarding the Benghazi attack.
  • The House Intelligence Committee issued a report that concluded there had been no wrongdoing in the administration's response to the attack in November 2014. 
  • The House Select Committee on Benghazi was created in May 2014 and conducted a two-year investigation related to the 2012 attack.
  • She testified at an all-day and nighttime session before the committee on 22nd October 2015. 
  • The committee issued competing for final reports in June 2016 that broke along partisan lines.
  • She was formally nominated at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on 26th July 2016, becoming the first woman to be nominated for president by a major U.S. political party.
  • She was defeated by Donald Trump on the 8th November 2016, presidential election.
  • She called on President Trump to address the shooting of two Indian men by Adam Purinton on 27th February 2017. 
  • In March 2015, her controversy arose when the State Department's inspector general revealed that Clinton had used personal email accounts on a non-government, privately maintained server exclusively; instead of email accounts maintained on federal government servers; when conducting official business during her tenure as secretary of state. 
  • The New York Times reported in February 2016 that nearly 2,100 emails stored on Clinton's server were retroactively marked classified by the State Department.
  • Three emails, out of 30,000, were found to be marked as classified, although they lacked classified headers and were marked only with a small "c" in parentheses, described as "portion markings" by Comey.
  • The State Department finished its internal review into 33,000 emails that Clinton had turned over in September 2019. 
  • In an interview with CBS News Sunday Morning, Clinton described Trump as a "threat" to the country's standing in the world, an "illegitimate president", and a "corrupt human tornado" on 29th September 2019. 
  • She announced on 4th March 2019 that she would not run for president in 2020.
  • In October 2019, Trump tweeted that Clinton should run for a third time, prompting her response of "don't tempt me".

Who is the husband of Hillary Clinton? (Bill Clinton)

Hillary Clinton is a married woman. She was married to Bill Clinton. They met for the first time at the Yale University library, when Hillary found him staring at her and, their first date of sorts was a walk down at an art museum in 1971. joined a law firm in Oakland as an intern and in order to spend time with her, Bill canceled his vacation plans. She spent an extra year at Yale just in order to be with Bill. She had turned down Clinton’s marriage proposal as she thought her identity would be lost. Later, she agreed to marry him and their intimate wedding took place on 11th October 1975. On 27th February 1980, she gave birth to her only daughter Chelsea. Their relationship suffered the most difficult time in 1998 when Bill was found having extramarital affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. He is always there to support her. Both of them are living a happy married life. 

How much is Hillary Clinton's Net Worth?

The net worth of Hillary Clinton is estimated to have $45 Million as of 2015 according to sources. As of 2019, the exact net worth of Hillary Clinton is still to get revealed yet but there is no doubt that her net worth will be more than $45 Million. In 2015, Forbes noted that in federal filings that the couple was "worth somewhere between $11 million and $53 million." While Hillary Clinton was running for the White House in 2016, tax returns showed that the couple had pulled in $240 million since 2001. The Clintons paid $95 million in taxes from 2001 to 2014. In 2013 and 2014, Hillary Clinton earned $9 million a year by giving speeches and from 2013 to 2015, she was paid $14 million by Simon and Schuster for her book " Hard Choices ." During her tenure in the Senate from 2001 to 2009, and on President Obama’s cabinet from 2009 to 2013, her income from outside pursuits was relatively small. Hillary Clinton earned $186,600 per year as Secretary of State. Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign cost the couple $13 million. Her exact salary as of 2019 is still to get unfold yet. However, she is living a luxurious lifestyle from her earnings. She is satisfied with her earnings. 

Did You Know?

  • She served as First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001
  • She was the first woman to win the popular vote in an American presidential election.
  • She was born to her parents, Hugh Rodham (Father) and Dorothy Howell (Mother).
  • She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in the year 1969.
  • Her horoscope sign is Scorpio.

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