Maxine Waters

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Birthday
15, 1938
Birthplace
Missouri
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
15, 1938 (age 80)
Birthplace
Missouri

About

Democrat who became a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California in 1991. She holds four Caucus memberships and is involved in three subcommittees under the United States House Committee on Financial Services.

Before Fame

She worked in a garment factory and as a telephone operator and later served in the California State Assembly from 1976 to 1991.

Trivia

She was the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus from 1997 to 1999.

Family Life

Her second husband is Sid Williams who played professional football in the NFL, and was the former U.S. Ambassador to the Bahamas under the Clinton Administration. She has two children.

Associated With

She became the ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee in 2012 when Barney Frank retired.