Muriel Bowser is serving as Washington, DC’s seventh elected Mayor since 2 January 2015. She has vowed to cultivate a new beginning to D.C., where she aims to make a new way for those in the middle class and bring about new opportunities to live a better life for themselves and their families.
Before her time as Mayor, she worked as the Ward 4 council member of the D.C. Council. Muriel was first elected in a special election in 2007 and then re-elected in 2008 and 2012.
Married, Husband, Or Gay?
To this date, Muriel Bowser is not a married woman. There have never been any rumors regarding a possible affair with anyone. Nor has she ever been seen with significant other spark speculation about a possible relationship with a man.
Her low-key relationship has speculated her sexuality as gay. But Muriel herself has not felt the need to answer such baseless rumors.
Although Muriel is not a married woman, she is a single mother to a one-year-old baby girl Miranda Elizabeth. She adopted Miranda in 2018. At first, she kept the news regarding her adoption a deep secret but later on felt it was the right time to reveal to the world the happy story.
Muriel with her daughter Miranda (Photo: wamu.org)
As of now, Muriel is enjoying a happy life with her daughter.
Salary & Net Worth
Muriel Bowser currently serves as eight elected Mayor of Washington, DC. She made history on the 6 November 2018, when she became the first woman ever re-elected as the Mayor of Washington, DC, and the first mayor to earn a second term in over 16 years.
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During her first term, she went to great lengths to expand employment opportunities, build a health care system that is affordable by every resident of D.C., and reduce the issue of homelessness. Likewise, Bowser is very strongly committed to creating affordable housing for everyone. She is committed to making sure every Washingtonian gets a fair shot.
Before her time as Mayor, she served as the Ward 4 council member of the D.C. Council. She was first elected in a special election in 2007 and then re-elected in 2008 and 2012. She defeated mayor Vincent C. Gray in the Democratic primary; won the general election against three Independent and two-party candidates. As a council member, Bowser served as the Chairwoman of the Committee on Economic Development.
After Sharon Pratt, she is the second female Mayor of the District of Columbia and the first to be re-elected to that position. By 2020, she has set a goal to reduce the number of HIV/AIDS cases by fifty percent. And the number is decreasing by 13 and 5 each of the respective previous two years.
From her career as an American politician, Muriel has likely collected a decent amount of net worth, which is currently under the review. Apart from that, she owns an $843K home in the Colonial Village neighborhood, that she bought in late 2015.
An interesting fact about Muriel is that she thought that she would be an agency administrator one day. Being a mayor or a politician was never om her list.
Wiki & Bio
Muriel Bowser was born on 2 August 1972, in Washington, DC, to parents Joe and Joan Bowser. She was raised in North Michigan Park in northeast D.C. She is the youngest among six siblings. She holds an American nationality and is of the African-American ethnicity.
When it comes to her education, she attended the Elizabeth Seton High School, a private girl Catholic high school in Bladensburg, Maryland. She had received a college scholarship because of her above-average grades. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History from Chatham College in Pittsburgh and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the American University School of Public Affairs.
She had lived in Riggs Park duplex since 2000.