Is Roxane Gay married? Yes, she is. She is married to artist and writer Debbie Millman (born on November 2, 1962). However, it might be interesting to our audience to explore that Roxane is bisexual. She and Millman celebrated their engagement in October 2019. They tied the knot in August 2020. The same year, the couple welcomed a puppy whom they named Maximus Toretto Blueberry Millman Gay.
Who is Roxane Gay?
Born as Roxane Gay, she is an American writer, professor, social commentator and editor. Most of people recognize her through her The New York Times best-selling essay collection Bad Feminist which was published in 2014. Her 2011’s short story collection Ayiti, 2014’s novel An Untamed State, 2017’s short story collection Difficult Women and memoir Hunger are also very popular.
Previously, she worked at Eastern Illinois University as an assistant professor where she spent four years. Later, she joined Purdue University as an associate professor of English. She joined Yale University in 2018 as a visiting professor.
She also works at The New York Times serving as a contributing opinion writer, Her professional portfolio states her to be the founder of Tiny Hardcore Press. She is also known for her works as co-editor of the nonprofit literary arts collective PANK and essays editor for The Rumpus. Further, she has contributed as the editor for Gay Mag.
Early Life and Education
Roxane Gay was born in 1974 and her place of birth is in Omaha, Nebraska. Talking about her family background, she was born to parents named Michael Gay (father) and Nicole Gay (mother).
For her high school, she went to New Hampshire-based Phillips Exeter Academy and later joined Yale University for her undergraduate studies. However, she dropped her university education in her junior year so that she could allocate time to pursue a relationship in Arizona. From Vermont College of Norwich University, she obtained her undergraduate degree. For her higher education, she went to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln where she obtained a master’s degree with an emphasis in creative writing.
She joined Michigan Technological University to complete her Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Technical Communication in the year 2010. In the same year, she initiated her new career in academic teaching by joining the Eastern Illinois University. From August 2014 until 2018, she served Purdue University in the Master of Fine Arts program as an associate professor of creative writing.
Who is Roxane Gay’s wife?
Roxane Gay’s wife Debbie Millman is a writer, artist, educator and designer, She is mostly known for hosting the podcast Design Matters. She has also authored six books.
Roxane Gay’s Net worth
Roxane Gay has an estimated net worth of US$2 million. She has gained global recognition and her works have been always inspiring young people.
Wikipedia and Facts
The biography of Roxane Gay is prepared by various wiki sites including Wikipedia. Her Twitter profile is reachable @rgay where she has garnered over 890k followers. Likewise, her Instagram’s profile is reachable @roxanegay74 where she has amassed over 320k followers.