Nikki Haley Biography, Birth, Age, Family, Career, Husband, Children, Net Worth & More

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Indian-origin Republican leader Nikki Haley said on Wednesday (15/02/2023) that as a brown girl growing up in a black-and-white world, she saw "the promise of America" unfold before her as she Proudly flaunted her Indian heritage in her first public appearance. White House as optimistic.
Nikki Haley Biography, Birth, Age, Family, Career, Husband, Children, Net Worth & More


Nikki Haley, 51, is a two-time governor of South Carolina and former US ambassador to the United Nations. Nikki will join the race for the President of America in 2024. The next presidential election in America will be held on 5 November 2024.

Nikki Haley, whose original name is Nimrata Nikki Randhawa. Nikki was born on January 20, 1972, in Bamberg, South Carolina, US. She is an American politician who United States in the United States (2017–18) under the administration of President Donald Trump Served as ambassador. She was the first woman to serve as the governor of South Carolina (2011–17). Haley later sought the Republican nomination for the 2024 presidential nomination.

Nikki Haley's early life and family

Randhawa's parents were Indian immigrants who owned a small exotic goods store, which grew into a highly successful clothing and gift enterprise. She began working there as a teenager, and after studying accounting at Clemson University (B.S., 1994), she continued the family business.

Name Nikki Haley
Full Name Nimrata Nikki Randhawa
Born Born January 20, 1972
Birthplace South Carolina US
Age age 51
Father's Name Ajit Singh Randhawa
Mother's Nam Raj Kaur Randhawa
Marital Status Married
Husband's Name Michael Haley
Children Daughter-Rena Helly, Son-Nalin Helly
Profession Politics, Writer
Political party Republican party
In discussion  2024 Republican presidential candidate
Net worth $2 million


Nikki Haley's personal life

In 1996, Nikki married Michael Haley, who later served in the National Guard and was deployed during the Afghanistan War. Nikki won a seat in the state House of Representatives in 2004, campaigning on a traditional Republican platform that included tax cuts, immigration controls, and abortion restrictions. She took office the following year and was re-elected in 2008.

Race for Governor of South Carolina

Haley ran for governor of South Carolina in 2010, earning the support of the Tea Party movement, particularly Sarah Palin. It was a bitter campaign—in which Haley faced racial slurs and allegations of infidelity—but she defeated more experienced candidates in the primary and won the general election.

When she took office in 2011, she made history as the first woman and the first person from an ethnic minority to hold the office of governor. During her first term, South Carolina's economy grew rapidly as the unemployment rate fell. Haley easily won re-election in 2014.

In 2015, Haley attracted national attention when Dylann Roof, a white man, opened fire during a Bible study meeting at Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, killing nine African Americans. Roof later claimed that he expected to start a race war, and in the coming week pressure mounted to remove the Confederate flag—perceived by some as a symbol of racism—from the state capitol. Although she had previously rejected calls to take it down, in the wake of the tragedy, Haley successfully led an effort to take down the flag.

Emerging as a prominent Republican leader

Her status among Republicans continued to rise in 2016 as she was chosen to respond on behalf of the party to the US President.

Barack Obama's State of the Union Address. During that year's presidential election, Haley supported U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and criticized eventual Republican winner Trump, specifically condemning his call for a ban on Muslims.

However, in November 2016, President-elect Trump selected her to serve as the US Ambassador to the United Nations. Despite having limited foreign-policy experience, she was easily confirmed by the Senate in January 2017 with a vote of 96 to 4. She resigned as governor of South Carolina shortly thereafter.

Nikki's career as a United Nations ambassador

As ambassador to the United Nations, Haley developed a reputation for being outspoken, particularly with regard to Iran and North Korea, which both had nuclear programs. In 2018 it supported Trump's decision to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, although the other signatories (China, France, Russia, Germany, and the United Kingdom) indicated they remained committed to the accord. Haley also said that the United States would "never accept a nuclear North Korea" and that the North Korean regime would be "completely destroyed" in the event of war.

  Haley, who has told Trump she plans to speak her mind, has also at times contradicted the president and others in his administration. She was particularly highly critical of Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election, calling it a "war". In October 2018, Haley announced that she was resigning as ambassador to the United Nations, and she left the office in December.

Haley joined Boeing's board of directors in 2019, but resigned the following year, seeking help from the federal government during the company's COVID-19 pandemic. Objecting to the decision to demand. During this, she remained active in politics. Although she continued to support Trump, Haley was critical of his response to the January 2021 attack on the US Capitol.

  Two years later she announced that she was running for president in 2024, saying it was "time for a new generation". Haley became the first Republican to challenge Trump, who announced her candidacy in 2022.

Haley's writing

Haley authored the autobiographies Can't Is an Option: My American Story (2012) and All Due Respect: Defending America with Grit and Grace (2019); In the latter, she served her term as ambassador to the United Nations. In 2022 she published If You Want Something Done: Leadership Lessons from Bold Women.

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