Known for being American political scientist and diplomat, she is none other than Condoleezza Rice (age 63 as of now) is best known for being the 66th United States Secretary of State. She is the first Afro-American female person to become the secretary of state. She also holds the record being the second African-American Secretary of State (Colin Powell is the first). The diplomat also worked as the National Security Advisor for President Bush and Rice is the first woman to be at such prestigious position. American political diplomat Condoleezza Rice is not married yet and therefore she has no husband and not even any boyfriend as of now.
What is the Meaning of the Name Condoleezza?
The name Condoleezza is derived from the Italian word “con dolcezza” meaning “with sweetness” that really matches her personality.
Political scientist Rice was born on November 14, 1954, and that makes Condoleezza Rice age be 63 at present. Her birthplace is Birmingham, Alabama. Talking about Condoleezza Rice parents, she is the only daughter (only child as well) of John Wesley Rice (father) and Angelena Rice (mother). Her father was a Presbyterian minister and a guidance counselor at a high school whereas her mother Angelena was a teacher by profession where she used to teach the subjects like music and science. The success of Condoleezza Rice fully depends upon the support of her family members who put their entire effort to make her achieve education and all other requirements.
You might be surprised to know that the political diplomat Rice developed interest in music and figure sketching by the time she was just three years old. Her early life was spent in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She later developed her interest in becoming the concert pianist and for that purpose, she started taking piano classes too.
Condoleezza Rice Education
When Rice was 13 years old, Condoleezza Rice family migrated to Denver, Colorado and there she started being enrolled at St. Mary’s Academy. The academy was all-girls Catholic high school located in Cherry Hills Village. From there she completed her graduation in 1971 and later attended the University of Denver. It was the University where her father John Wesley Rice was contributing as an assistant dean. Rice majored in music but later she found other students with great music skills with extreme potentialities more than she bears. Therefore, she doubted her music career as a pianist and therefore as an alternative Rice took International Politics course which was given by Josef Korbel.
What is Condoleezza Rice Ethnicity?
Talking about Condoleezza Rice ethnicity, it was discovered that she carries 51% African, 40% European and rest 9% Asian/ Native American descent characteristics. But overall, Rice is considered as African-American by nationality.
How Much is Condoleezza Rice Net worth?
According to some wiki sites, the estimated net worth accumulated by Condoleezza Rice is $215 million. She topped the list of highest-paid politician for 2017 being at No. 1 where her yearly total earnings were supposed to be $75 million. Apart from her political career, Rice owns numerous restaurants in Washington, a football team named Birmingham Angels and has also contributed the economy by manufacturing Pure Wonderice – US, a Vodka. She is perfect as a businesswoman and female entrepreneur as well from where Rice has accumulated such a jaw-dropping net worth.
Moving to her personal life, Condoleezza Rice is not married yet and therefore no one is her husband and children. Earlier in 1970’s, she was having an affair with Rick Upchurch who was a professional American football star. Their relationship was not going well and therefore Rice left him and quit her romantic love life.
Her mother Angelena died in 1985 because of breast cancer and her father John died in 2000 at the age of 77. Now there is no one so close to her except her work, duty and responsibilities.
Wiki and Facts
The political scientist, diplomat and entrepreneur, Condoleezza Rice biography has been presented by many of the websites including Wikipedia. Moving to her social networking sites, you can find Rice on Instagram @condoleezzarice. With more than 212k retained followers Rice is available on Twitter @condoleezzarice. To get connected with her on Facebook, Like/Follow Condoleezza Rice Official Facebook Page. Rice recently released her book titled “Democracy” that was published on May 2, 2017. Mentioning her other creation, Rice has published the books like U.S. Education Reform and National Security (2012), No Higher Honour (2011), Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family (2010), Germany Unified and Europe Transformed (1995), The Gorbachev Era (1986) and much more.