Anna Maria Bligh

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Birthday
14, 1960
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
14, 1960 (age 58)
Birthplace
Australia

About

Australian Labor Party politician who served as Premier of Queensland from 2007 to 2012. She was the first woman to hold that position.

Before Fame

She attended the University of Queensland and was inspired to pursue a career in politics after attending a rally that grew violent once the police became involved.

Trivia

As a member of the Queensland Parliament, she served on sub-committees that advocated for rights for families and the disabled and for educational and arts programs.

Family Life

She married Greg Withers; they had two sons together.

Associated With

She and vocalist Alex Lloyd both competed on television's Celebrity MasterChef Australia.