Politician

Pramila Jayapal

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Age 58
Birthday September 211965
Birth Sign Virgo
City Chennai
Country India
Profession Politician

Pramila Jayapal is a famous Politician, born on September 21, 1965 in India. As of December 2022, Pramila Jayapal’s net worth is $5 Million. She became the first Indian-American woman to serve in the House of Representatives.

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Spouse Steve Williamson
Children(s) Janak Preston

Pramila Jayapal Biography

Politician and member of the Democratic Party who began her term as the U.S. Representative from Washington’s 7th congressional district in 2017. Previously, she was the executive director of the pro-immigrant advocacy group OneAmerica. Pramila Jayapal (/p r ə ˈ m ɪ l ə ˈ dʒ aɪ ə p ɑː l / ; born September 21, 1965) is an American politician and activist who currently serves as the U.S. Representative from Washington’s 7th congressional district , which includes most of Seattle as well as suburban areas of King County. As a member of the Democratic Party, she represented the 37th legislative district in the Washington State Senate from 2015 to 2017. She is the first Indian-American woman to serve in the House of Representatives. The district’s first female member of Congress, she is also the first Asian-American to represent Washington in Congress..

Her husband’s name is Steve Williamson. She has a son from a previous marriage named Janak.

Jayapal was born in Madras (since renamed Chennai), India to Maya Jayapal, a writer, and her father MP Jayapal, a marketing professional. She spent most of her childhood in Indonesia and Singapore. She immigrated to the United States in 1982, at the age of 16, to attend college. She earned a baccalaureate from Georgetown University and an MBA from Northwestern University.

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Jayapal worked with PaineWebber as a financial analyst after graduation from Northwestern. While at PaineWebber she began to work on development projects from Chicago to Thailand. Later, she briefly worked in sales and marketing for a medical company before moving into the public sector in 1991.

Pramila Jayapal Net Worth

Pramila Jayapal is one of the richest Politician & listed on most popular Politician. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Pramila Jayapal‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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She received her bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and her MBA from Northwestern.

Jayapal worked with PaineWebber as a financial analyst after graduation from Northwestern. While at PaineWebber she began to work on development projects from Chicago to Thailand. Later, she briefly worked in sales and marketing for a medical company before moving into the public sector in 1991.

Jayapal became a U.S. citizen in 2000. She is the author of Pilgrimage: One Woman’s Return to a Changing India, published in March 2000.

Jayapal founded Hate Free Zone after the 2001 September 11 attacks as an advocacy group for immigrant groups. Hate Free Zone registered new American citizens to vote and lobbied on immigration reform and related issues. They successfully sued the Bush Administration’s Immigration and Naturalization Services to prevent the deportation of over 4,000 Somalis across the country. The group changed its name to OneAmerica in 2008. Jayapal stepped down from her leadership position in May 2012. In 2013 she was recognized by the White House as a “Champion of Change.”

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In January 2016, Jayapal declared her candidacy for Congress in Washington’s 7th congressional district, after Congressman Jim McDermott announced his retirement. In April, she received an endorsement from Bernie Sanders. On August 2, 2016, Jayapal finished first in the top-two primary, alongside state representative Brady Walkinshaw, also a Democrat. This was the first time in the state’s history that a federal seat was contested by two Democrats. In the final weeks of the race, Jayapal and her supporters contested claims from Walkinshaw that she had not advanced enough legislation. Jayapal won the general election with 56 percent of the vote.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Politician. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in India. Pramila Jayapal celebrates birthday on September 21 of every year.

After State Senator Adam Kline announced his retirement in early 2014, Jayapal entered the race to succeed him. She was endorsed by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and won more than 51% of the vote in the August 5 primary, out of a field of six candidates. She went on to defeat fellow Democrat Louis Watanabe in November 2014.

Jayapal endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders for President of the United States in the 2016 Democratic primaries.

On April 25, 2018, 57 members of the House of Representatives, including Jayapal, released a condemnation of Holocaust distortion in Ukraine and Poland. They criticized Poland’s new Holocaust law, which would criminalize accusing Poles of complicity in the Holocaust, and Ukraine’s 2015 memory laws glorifying Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) and its pro-Nazi leaders, such as Roman Shukhevych.

Jayapal is a co-sponsor of legislation intended to make public colleges and universities tuition-free for most families and to significantly reduce student debt. She and Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) introduced the Trump Transparency Package, a series of bills aimed at promoting transparency and eliminating conflicts of interest in the Trump White House. Jayapal and her fellow co-chairs of the United for Climate and Environmental Justice Task Force also introduced a package of environmental justice bills to fight the impact of climate change on frontline communities. Jayapal is a supporter of universal healthcare and co-sponsor of Expanded and Improved Medicare For All Act. On April 16, 2018, Jayapal joined Justice Democrats.

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