Who is Huma Abedin
Huma Mahmood Abedin is an American political staffer who was vice chair of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign for President of the United States. Prior to that, Abedin was deputy chief of staff to Clinton, who was U.S. Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013.
About Huma Abedin
Political staffer Huma Abedin worked as a vice chairwoman of the Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in 2016. She was also in the media spotlight regarding her marriage with Anthony Weiner, a congressman from 1999 to 2011.
As of 2020, Abedin’s total net worth is estimated to be about $4 million.
Huma was born July 28, 1976, in Kalamazoo, Michigan to an immigrant family from Saudi Arabia (they have Indian and Pakistani ancestry). She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from George Washington University. While still at college, Abedin worked as an intern in the White House serving the first Lady then.
In 2000, during Clinton’s campaign as a senator for New York, Huma became a full aide to Clinton, having been back-up for several years prior to 2000. Following Hillary Clinton’s career path, Abedin served under her in the State Department and the Clinton Foundation. When Hillary Clinton decided to run for the presidential office in 2016, Abedin was appointed vice chairwoman of her campaign.
In 2010, Huma married Congressman Anthony Weiner who became infamous for his multiple sexting scandals. He ran unsuccessfully for Mayor of New York in 2013. As of today, Huma and Anthony are still legally married but live separately. They have one son together, Jordan Zain Weiner.