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Maxine Waters Biography

Maxine Waters
Maxine Waters
Full Name/Real Name: Maxine Moore Waters
Age: 81 years
Birth Date: 15 August 1938
Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 1.65 m
Weight: 55 kg
Nationality: American
Spouse: Sid Williams (m. 1977), Edward Waters (m. 1956–1972)
Children: Karen Waters, Edward Waters
Dating: N/A
Profession: Politician
Net Worth in 2020: $2.5 million

Maxine Waters is an American politician who is the member of the Democratic Party. She is also one of the most senior black women serving the United States Congress. Maxine is a member of the Congressional Black Caucus and has also served as its former chairperson.

But do you know how much is Maxine Waters’s net worth in 2020 and how old is she? If you do not know, we have prepared the following article in which you can find everything that interests you about Maxine Waters’s life and career. We have prepared this article for you not only about details of Maxine Waters’s career, professional life and personal life, but also about her net worth, age, height, weight and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

As of 2020, Maxine Waters has a net worth of $2.5 million.

Early Life & Biography

Maxine Moore Waters was born on August 15, 1938, in St. Louis, Missouri, the United States to Remus Carr and Velma Lee. When Maxine was two years old, her father left the family and Maxine was raised by her mother. Maxine attended the Vashon High School in Missouri and moved to Los Angeles along with her family in 1961. Before joining the Head Start in Watts as an assistant teacher in 1966, Maxine was employed in a garment factory and also worked as a telephone operator. She later completed her BA in sociology at the Los Angeles State College.

Maxine Waters’s Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Maxine Waters was born on 15 August 1938 and currently as of 2020, she is 81 years old. Statistics put Maxine Waters height as 1.65 m. and weight 55 kg.

Maxine Waters Personal Life: Affair, Dating, Boyfriend, Husband, Family & Children

Relationship Statistics of Maxine Waters

What is Maxine Waters marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
Is Maxine Waters having any relationship affair? N/A
Is Maxine Waters Lesbian/Gay? No
Who is Maxine Waters’s Spouse? (name): Sid Williams (m. 1977), Edward Waters (m. 1956–1972)
Does Maxine Waters Have Any Kids? Karen Waters, Edward Waters

Maxine married Edward Waters in 1956 and the couple has two children Karen Waters and Edward Waters. After her divorce from Edward in 1972, she married former NFL player Sid Williams in 1977. Sid was the former U.S. Ambassador to the Bahamas.

Career, Awards & Nominations

Maxine began her career in 1973, by working as the chief deputy to City Councilman David S. Cinningham, Jr. In 1976, Maxine Waters stepped foot into the California State Assembly and later acquired the position of Democratic Caucus Chair for the Assembly.

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Maxine was elected to the US House of Representatives for California in its 29th congressional district with 79% of votes in 1990. She went on to represent the 35th district in 1992 and the 43rd district in 2012, all with over 70% of votes.

She has served various posts in the Caucus including Chief Deputy Whip, Founding member of the out of Iraq Caucus, Member of the congressional progressive caucus, and past chair of the congressional progressive caucus.

She has actively voiced against the Iraq war and has criticised former US President George Bush for it. She is also an avid supporter of Fidel Castro for her democratic movements and has often visited Cuba.

In 2011, she voiced against Barack Obama for not sufficiently supporting the black community and has always expressed her displeasure towards Donald Trump. Maxine was a key member of the Tea Party Movement calling for the reduction of the debts of the United States.

Maxine Waters is the co-founder of the Community Build and the Black Women’s Forum. In 1992, Maxine was honored with the Candace Award by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women and had also received the Bruce F. Vento Award for her work in the betterment of the poor and homeless. Maxine also has a water preparation center named after her in Watts, California.

Maxine Waters Net Worth & Earnings in 2020

Maxine Waters Net Worth
Maxine Waters Net Worth

Her recent wealth disclosure says that she has $1.5 million worth assets and $1.4 million worth of liabilities. The value of her 6000 square feet mansion is estimated to be ranging from $1 to $4 million depending upon the real estate value in correspondence with time. As of 2020, Her estimated net worth is $2.5 million.

In 2004, several controversies rose about her saying that she is misusing her position to help her relatives earn money. The Citizens of Responsibility and Ethics in Washington has included her name in the list of corrupt congress members in the years 2005, 2006, 2009, and 2011. Never minding these allegations, Maxine still continues to work for the public and the black community and serves as an inspiration to many young women who aspire to become a politician.


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