Danica Roem is a first openly transgender to create history when she became a lawmaker in 13th District of Virginia’s House of Delegates for the Democrats and broke the deadlock that went to the Republican Party since 1992. She is also known as a former journalist and worked as a reporter and editor for numerous newspaper, Gainesville Times, and Montgomery County Sentinel.
How Did Danica Roem Garner Net Worth?
Danica Roem garnered her net worth as being a journalist and a politician of the Democratic Party. She was elected to Virginia House of Delegates and won the Democratic primary for the 13th district in 2017. The annual salary for delegates is $17,640 per year.
She then started working as conservative lawmakers. As per the report, full-time elected lawmakers have a salary of an average of $81,079. Before Danica entered politics, she worked as a Journalist and became a reporter and editor for the Gainesville Times newspaper in Virginia which helped her to generate income. Later, she went to Montgomery County Sentinel and started working as a news editor.
Danica has involved in the numerous campaign. She raised nearly $500,000 in donations from the supporters of LGBT advocates and other national allies.
Danica volunteering on Danica Roem’s campaign representing Virginia’s District 13 (Photo: hrc.org)
Alongside her career in politics, she was a lead vocalist in a heavy metal band named Cab Ride Home.
Danica Is TransGender; Has A Boyfriend
Danica Roem physically changed her gender from a man to trans-woman in 2012. She came out openly as being a transgender in 2013. Before she transitioned to a transwoman, her name was Dan. Then, she changed her name to Danica legally in 2015. During her college day, she struggled with gender dysphoria. After her transition, she said that she never ran away from her identity.
But, yet she has not disclosed details about her partner yet. She didn't open about her married life. In an interview with Cosmopolitan, she avoided the question in September 2017 and said,
“I don't want to expose my family to this shit.”
She is reportedly dating boyfriend for two years. Her boyfriend has a 9-year-old daughter and Danica considers her as her stepdaughter. She is yet to reveal about plans of settled with husband.
She has shed the personal life away from the limelight and loves to keep it a low-key. As of now, she lives with her daughter lives in Manassas, Virginia.
Danica Roem was born to parents Marian and John Paul Roem on 30 September 1984 in Manassas, Virginia, the U.S. She was three years old when her dad committed suicide. Her maternal grandfather raised Danica giving love as like a father. She is currently of age 33 and belongs to American nationality.
She completed her elementary schooling from Loch Lomond Elementary School and All Saints School. Later, She went to St. Bonaventure University where she completed her BA degree as per wiki.