Keith Ellison Bio

(Politician, Lawyer)

Relationship Statistics of Keith Ellison

What is Keith Ellison marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Divorce
How many children does Keith Ellison have ? (name):Four(Elijah, Jeremiah, Isaiah and Amirah)
Is Keith Ellison having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Keith Ellison gay ?: No

More about the relationship

In discussing his relationship status, he is a divorced man. He had tied a knot with his high school sweetheart named Kim in 1987 after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in economics. The couple has been blessed with four children named Jeremiah, Isaiah, Elijah, and Amirah. He has raised his children in the Muslim faith.

However, their marriage relationship could not last long and got separated. Ellison in 2010 filed for a legal separation from Kim and their divorce was finalized on May 2, 2012.

He also had an ex-girlfriend named Karen Monahan.

Currently, he possibly might be single.


Who is Keith Ellison?

Keith Ellison is a lawyer, a member of the Minnesota state Democratic Party affiliate, the Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), and politician belonging to America. Also, since 2007 he is the  U.S. Representative of Minnesota’s 5th congressional district and since 2017 he is the titular Deputy Chair of the Democratic National Committee.

Keith Ellison: Birth facts, family, and Childhood

A lawyer was born to his parents Leonard Ellison and Clida (Martinez) Ellison on 4th August 1963 in Detroit, Michigan, the U.S.

His father is a psychiatrist and social worker. He has got four other brothers among which two are Leonard Ellison Jr. and Brian Ellison. Besides, his three brothers are lawyers while his other brother is a doctor. Another, one of his brothers also has become the pastor in Detroit of the Baptist “Church of the New Covenant”.

His parents raised him along with his brothers in Detroit, Michigan. The details of his childhood have currently been unknown as he has been keeping it personal.

Keith Ellison: Education History

In discussing his educational background, he had joined the University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy and graduated from there in 1981. Other, he joined  Wayne State University located in Detroit at the age of 19 and converted to Islam from Catholicism. There he graduated in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts in economics.

However, he migrated to join the University of Minnesota Law School in Minneapolis. He then passed the college in 1990 with a Juris Doctor.

Keith Ellison: Early Life Profession and Career

On talking about his career, Ellison served at the firm of Lindquist & Vennum for three years as an employment, litigator specializing in civil rights, and criminal defense law after law school. Further, he then served in Minneapolis for the nonprofit Legal Rights Center as an executive director. Another, a politician headed to a private practice with the law firm Hassan & Reed Ltd, specializing in trial practice upon moving out of the Legal Rights Center.

Moreover, he has been observed in the community service regularly. Additionally, he had worked for a public affairs talk program as the unpaid host at KMOJ radio. Also, he had volunteered often for different organizations as a track coach. In addition, Ellison had been elected as a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives to his first public office, serving House District 58B in November 2002. Merely, he worked on the Public Safety Policy & Finance Committee and the Civil Law & Elections Committee during the 84th session.

Similarly, both incoming Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senator Bernie Sanders endorsed him in the autumn of 2016.

Keith Ellison: Lifetime Achievements and Awards

In discussing his lifetime achievements and awards, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee had chosen  Ellison for its Trailblazer Award. Another, in 2011, he was entitled as a Utne Reader visionary.

Keith Ellison: Rumors and Controversy

The Attorney General of Minnesota fined Ellison repeatedly for late filings and sued him twice as well as warned about incomplete disclosures or absent.

Keith Ellison: Salary and the Net worth

He earns a decent amount of salary from his successful career but has not disclosed to the media yet. Besides, he has an estimated net worth of $36.5 billion that he earns from his profession.

Another, Ellison declared that he would be using the Muslim holy book, the Koran instead of the traditional Bible before his swearing-in ceremony. He found himself receiving criticism in the middle of a religious firestorm from conservative journalists and politicians as well as several other American citizens.

However, he didn’t let his plans be disrupted through the controversy.

Keith Ellison: Body Measurement

Currently, his body measurement is unknown. He possesses black hair color and black eyes.

Keith Ellison: Social Media

A politician is active on Twitter with 371K followers, Instagram with more than 4K followers, and Facebook with more than 181K followers.

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