Deval Patrick Bio

(Politician)

Relationship Statistics of Deval Patrick

What is Deval Patrick marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce): Married
When did Deval Patrick get married ? (married date): , 1984
How many children does Deval Patrick have ? (name): two daughters, Sarah and Katherine
Is Deval Patrick having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Deval Patrick gay ?: No
Who is Deval Patrick wife ? (name): Diane Patrick

More about the relationship

Deval Patrick is a married man. He married Diane Patrick in 1984. His wife Diane is a lawyer specializing in labor and employment law. The couple has two daughters named Sarah and Katherine. The family lives in Milton, Massachusetts.

Their second daughter, Katherine is a lesbian as she had publicly announced about it in July 2008. She had also mentioned that her father had no idea about it while he was fighting against a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would have banned same-sex marriage. Later in an interview, Patrick mentioned that he was proud of his daughter and would support her.

In September 2011, His daughter Sarah is married Marco Morgese since September 2011. He became a grandfather in 2013 when his daughter gave birth to her child, Gianluca Noah Patrick Morgese.

Who is Deval Patrick?

Deval Patrick is an American politician and is a former 71st governor of Massachusetts. He is the first African-American to be elected as the governor of Massachusetts.

Likewise, he is also the only third African-American to be elected of any state in the US. Moreover, he was briefly a candidate for the President of the United States in the 2020 presidential election.

Deval Patrick – Age, Parents, Family, Childhood, Ethnicity, Education

Deval Patrick was born on July 31, 1956, in Chicago, Illinois. His current age is 64 and his ethnicity is African-American. His father Pat Patrick was a musician who left the family leaving Patrick and his mother. So, he was raised by his mother Emily Mae Patrick.

He has a brother Bernard Sigh and two sisters: Rhonda Sigh and La’Shon Anthony.

While he was in 8th grade, he earned a scholarship to Milton Academy. Furthermore, he attended Harvard University from where he graduated in 1978 with his A.B. degree in English and American literature.

Deval Patrick – Professional Career

Patrick’s career started after his graduation. He was working for the United Nations, traveling and living in Sudan. Again in 1979, he came back to the US and was studying at Harvard Law School and graduated in 1982 with his J.D degree. He then started practicing law with the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Later, he was able to join the Boston law firm and was named a partner at age 34. In 1994, he got appointed as the United States assistant attorney general for the civil rights division of the United States Department of Justice by President Bill Clinton. He worked on different issues like racial profiling and police misconduct.

In 1997, he was able to join the firm of Day, Berry & Howard by returning to Boston. He was then appointed as the Chairman of Texaco’s Equality and Fairness Task Force by the federal district. His work was to oversee the implementation of the terms of a race discrimination settlement. He examined and reformed Texaco’s complex corporate employment culture, and also created a model for fostering an equitable workplace.

Business

In 2001, he became the Executive Vice-President, General Counsel and Secretary at The Coca-Cola Company and left Texaco. Then, from 2004, he started working on the board of directors of ACC Capital Holdings. He left the company in 2006. He then joined the private equity firm Bain Capital in 2015, where he is currently acting as a Managing Director.

Trivia

  • While Patrick was in middle school, one of his teachers referred him to A Better Chance, which is a national non-profit organization.
  • Patrick has personally contributed tens of thousands of dollars to various Democratic candidates and causes in recent years.
  • Members of his own inner circle and Barack Obama’s inner circle encouraged Patrick to run for president in 2020.

Rumors and Controversies

Deval Patrick has been through various controversies. In 2007, while in the early months of Patrick’s administration, a series of decisions were called ‘missteps’ by the governor which brought controversies and substantial unfavorable press.

Likewise, in the same month, Patrick again became a part of controversy for contacting Citigroup Executive Committee chair and former Clinton Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin on behalf of the financially beleaguered mortgage company Ameriquest which was accused of predatory lending practices.

Deval Patrick – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth is at around $4 million. Most of his income comes from being a businessman and a politician. His salary when he was a governor was around $151,800.

Body Measurements – Height, Weight

He has grey hair with black eyes. His further body measurements such as his height is 5 feet 8 inches and weighs 75 kg.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

He is active on social media. He has a Facebook account with 53k followers. Similarly, he has an Instagram account with 3.9k followers and a Twitter account with 55.9k followers.

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