Is Chelsea Clinton married? Yes, she is. Her husband is none other than American investor/ investment banker and former vice chairman at Social Capital, Marc Mezvinsky. The couple started dating since 2005 and got engaged in 2009. The duo has been a family friend from a long time.
The couple tied their knot on July 31, 2010, in Rhinebeck, New York and their wedding program was an interfaith ceremony. Clinton is Methodist whereas her husband is Jewish by religion. Both the Clinton and Mezvinsky family were very close to each other since when Chelsea and Marc were children.
The couple resided in New York City’s Gramercy Park for three years after their wedding. Later, they acquired a condominium in the NoMad district of Manhattan for more than 10 million USD.
From their conjugal life, the duo welcomed their first child as a daughter named Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky in September 2014 which makes her be five years old now. Their happiness increased when Clinton became pregnant for the second time and welcomed a son named Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky in June 2016.
After being the family of four with two kids, they moved to the nearby Flatiron District. In January 2019, Clinton revealed that she is pregnant again and is expecting her third child. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Clinton below:
Who is Chelsea Clinton?
Born as Chelsea Victoria Clinton, she landed the planet on February 27, 1980, which makes her age be 40 years old as of 2020. By profession, she is an American author who has also played a significant role as a global health advocate.
Moreover, she is widely recognized for being the only daughter to former U.S. President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary Clinton who was the 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Chelsea has served for NBC News as a special correspondent and currently is contributing the Clinton Foundation and Clinton Global Initiative.
Clinton as an author has published four children’s books. Her next upcoming book is set to be published in April 2019. She has earned multiple honors and awards in her name from her authored books. Clinton has also served McKinsey & Company, New York University, Avenue Capital Group and much more.
Early Life and Education
Clinton was born in 1980 and her place of birth is in Little Rock, Arkansas. As per her bio, her name was inspired by London’s neighborhood Chelsea where Hilary and Bill made a vacation back in 1978. At the age of two, she joined the campaign of her father’s gubernatorial race moving throughout Arkansas.
Clinton learned to read and write earlier than an average child. By the age of three, she is said to have been able to read the newspaper. When she was five years old, she wrote a letter to President Ronald Reagan and the copy of the letter was preserved by her father. In the letter, she requested the President not to visit West Germany in a military cemetery.
Talking about her education and academic achievements, Clinton was enrolled at Forest Park Elementary School and has also attended Booker Arts and Science Magnet Elementary School as well as Horace Mann Junior High School. She was a quick learner which made her capable to skip her third grade.
Discussing more her childhood facts, Clinton was first raised in her father’s Southern Baptist faith and later joined the United Methodist church.
Career and Professional Life
At the age of 13, Chelsea moved to the White House with her parents on January 20, 1993, which was the day of Bill’s first inauguration. In the White House, Chelsea was provided a Secret Service codename “Energy”. Her parents tried to skip her away from the media as they wanted her to spend a normal child life.
On the advice of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, her mother asked the media to limit coverage of Chelsea. She was also supported by former president Harry S. Truman’s daughter Margaret Truman who wrote a letter to the editor of The New York Times about the adverse effect that could possibly happen if the media made Chelsea as a part of intense coverage.
Her privacy was often a matter of debate for the journalists at that time. Later, her parents decided Chelsea to remove her from joining public schools and therefore send her to Washington, D.C. in a private school called Sidwell Friends School. This decision brought them into a controversy.
However, Bill explained that the decision was made to protect Chelsea’s privacy and there’s nothing wrong in the public schools. From Sidwell Friends, Clinton finished her graduation in 1997 and her father Bill has spoken during her graduation ceremony.
The media was focused on covering news about Chelsea regarding her choice of college after her high school graduation. Chelsea decided to join Stanford University. Till that period, she has been covered by The New York Times in 32 stories. Being presidential children, her early life was completely different from a normal child.
Chelsea earned her Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in history at Stanford in 2001 with highest honors. After the advice of Jack Rakove, she made her senior thesis on the topic related to the 1998 Good Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland.
An announcement made by President Clinton in July 2001 revealed that Chelsea was going to attend the University of Oxford for her master’s degree. Even Bill was the former student of the University of Oxford where he studied politics.
She also completed her MPH degree in 2010 from the Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University. From 2012, she started teaching there for the graduate classes.
Career and Professional Life
Chelsea started working for the Global Network University of New York University as Assistant Vice-Provost in 2010 where she served mainly for international recruitment strategies. Chelsea has also co-founded Of Many Institute for Multifaith Leadership and has been contributing as its co-chair.
Chelsea earned an award from the Temple of Understanding in 2012 sharing with Rabbi Yehuda Sarna and Imam Khalid Latif. Previously, she has worked for New York City-based consulting firm McKinsey & Company in 2003 and has also garnered the experience of working for Avenue Capital Group.
Bill Clinton’s daughter has also been contributing the School of American Ballet on its board as well as on IAC’s board of directors. She also turned as a member of Expedia Group’s Board of Directors in March 2017.
Clinton was hired by NBC in November 2011 as a special correspondent. Among her various roles, she reported for NBC Nightly News. She made her first appearance on December 12, 2011. Her annual salary on NBC was 600,000 USD.
As an author, Clinton has written three children’s books out of which, two have been able to recognize as bestselling books. In addition to her published books, Clinton has also written for multiple articles in various media outlets including Time Magazine, Refinery 29, CNN.com and so on.
Clinton has been regularly supporting and working for the family’s Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation, since 2011. Being a board member of the Foundation, she has been directly raising fees through her paid speeches using it for the foundation.
The objective of the Foundation is to improve global health and promoting economic growth. Whatever, she receives from her speech roles, the fees directly goes into the account of the Clinton Foundation.
Chelsea has also involved in political activities where she has served for Hillary Clinton 2008 and 2016 presidential campaigns. She had spoken in more than 100 colleges during the Hillary Clinton 2008 presidential campaign to make her mother’s candidacy successful. She answered several audience questions during the campaigns.
Chelsea called her mother as her hero during the 2008 Democratic National Convention and tribute her with a long video. Chelsea also contributed to her mother’s presidential campaign in 2016. She attended more than 200 public events. She also introduced her mother Hillary during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in July 2016.
Chelsea talked about her mother’s work on behalf of women and children and also discussed several issues like reduction of student debt, affordable college tuition, climate change, immigration reform, women’s reproductive rights and gun violence. She has also criticized Donald Trump for being islamophobia, racism and sexism.
Clinton is married to investment banker Marc Mezvinsky (born on December 10, 1977). The couple has an age gap of three years. They belong from different faith but share a deep love and affection. The couple first met each other a 1993 Democratic political retreat in Hilton Head at the time when they were teens.
The news about their relationship first came out in 2005 and finally got engaged in 2009 over Thanksgiving weekend. From their happy conjugal life, the couple is now parents of two children and their third child is soon going to step in this world soon. Clinton has announced her third pregnancy on January 22, 2019.
Moving to her body measurements, Chelsea stands at a tall height of 5 feet and 9 inches. Her weight is said to be 67 kilograms but now she must be weighing more because of her pregnancy. As per some wiki sites, her body stats are 37-27-37 inches (94-69-94) cm. Clinton’s eye color in gray whereas her natural hair color is dark brown but she prefers to dye her hair in ‘blonde’ color.
Salary and Net worth
The Vice-Chair of the Clinton Foundation, Chelsea Clinton has an estimated net worth of 5 million USD. She is the only daughter of Clintons which has made her appearance into the spotlight from her early days. She has been able to use her limelight for social cause and thus has earned both name and fame in her life.
Her net worth is also contributed by her authored books like She persisted (May 2017), Don’t let them disappear: (April 2019) and much more. She has earned multiple awards including Emery S. Hetrick Award, 2013, City Harvest Award for Commitment, 2017, Glamour Woman of the Year, 2014, AJC Interfaith Leadership Award, 2014, Mother’s Day Council Outstanding Mother Award, 2018, Children’s Defense Fund Children’s Champion Award, 2019 and so on.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Chelsea Clinton is prepared by various wiki sites including Wikipedia and IMDb. One can also find her on social networking sites where her Facebook profile is reachable @chelseaclinton where he has been followed by more than 1.3 million followers.
She is also active on Twitter @ChelseaClinton where she is being followed by over 2.5 million people. Clinton currently resides in New York as per her Twitter profile.