Deb Haaland

Birth Day December 2nd, 1960
Birth Place Winslow, Arizona, U.S
Age 60 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius

About Deb Haaland

An American politician, Deb Haaland has been the U.S. Representative from New Mexico's 1st congressional district since 2019. She is a former chairwoman of the Democratic Party of New Mexico. She is one of the first two Native American women elected to the U.S. Congress as well as a member of the Laguna Pueblo people and a 35th-generation New Mexican. Previously she worked at a local bakery after graduating from Highland High School. She also served as the tribal administrator for the San Felipe Pueblo from January 2013 to November 2015. Haaland became the first Chairwoman elected to the Laguna Development Corporation Board of Directors, a Laguna-owned business created to strengthen the Laguna Community and its economy. It was reported on 17th December 2020 that President-elect Joe Biden would nominate Haaland to serve as United States Secretary of the Interior in the incoming Biden administration. If confirmed, Congresswoman Deb Haaland will be the first indigenous person to lead the department, which also plays a key role in Native American affairs. She will also be the first Native American in a cabinet secretary role.

Famous For

  • Being an American politician.
  • For being the U.S. Representative from New Mexico's 1st congressional district.

Deb Haaland, a famous American politician

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Early Life of Deb Haaland

Deb Haaland took birth on 2nd December 1960 with the real name or full name of Debra Anne Haaland in Winslow, Arizona, U.S. She holds an American nationality and American-white ethnicity. Analogously, she is from the Catholic religion and her race is white. She happily celebrates her birthday on 2nd December of every year and she has celebrated her 60th birthday as of 2020 though as her birthdate, her star sign is Sagittarius. Her mother, Mary Toya, a Native American woman, served in the United States Navy whereas her father, Major J. D. "Dutch" Haaland, a Norwegian American, was an officer in the United States Marine Corps and recipient of the Silver Star for his actions in Vietnam; he was buried with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery in 2005. She has three sisters and a brother. As a child in a military family, Haaland moved frequently. She attended 13 public schools across the United States before the family settled in Albuquerque, New Mexico as she graduated from Highland High School in Albuquerque. As well, she has earned her Juris Doctor in Indian law from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2006 but is not a member of the New Mexico State Bar.

Career of Deb Haaland

  • Deb Haaland commenced her political career as the state's vote director for Native Americans in Barack Obama's 2012 presidential reelection campaign 2012 whereas she also served as the chair of the Democratic Party of New Mexico Native American Caucus from 2012 to 2013.
  • She then was elected to a two-year term as the chair of the Democratic Party of New Mexico in April 2015 as she had announced her intention to run for the United States House of Representatives in New Mexico's 1st congressional district in the 2018 elections after the expiration of her term as state party chair.
  • Haaland defeated Damon Martinez and Antoinette Sedillo Lopez to win the Democratic Party nomination in June 2018, receiving 40.5% of the vote and winning every county in the district.
  • As well, she defeated former New Mexico State Representative Janice Arnold-Jones, receiving 59.1% of the vote and winning three of the district's five counties in the November 6 general election.
  • Haaland is one of the first two Native American women elected to the United States Congress though she also became the first Native American woman to preside over the U.S. House of Representatives during a debate on voting rights and campaign finance on 7th March 2019.
  • In addition, she was selected as the candidate for Secretary of the Interior in the Biden administration on 17th December 2020, with many Native American, environmentalist, and progressive groups urging for her appointment. If confirmed, Congresswoman Deb Haaland will be the first indigenous person to lead the department, which also plays a key role in Native American affairs. She will also be the first Native American in a cabinet secretary role.
  • "It would be an honor to move the Biden-Harris climate agenda forward, help repair the government to government relationship with Tribes that the Trump Administration has ruined, and serve as the first Native American cabinet secretary in our nation's history," Ms. Haaland said in a statement quoted in the New York Times.
  • Moreover, she has brought a commitment to climate and justice to the position, and the historic weight of having a Native woman, no less a progressive one, in charge of federal lands is enormous.
  •  As Secretary of the Interior, Ms. Haaland would play a key role in implementing the administration's environmental policies. In all, she would oversee 500 million acres of federal lands, 62 national parks and work with 1.9 million Indigenous Americans from 574 federally recognized tribes.

Committee assignments

Committee on Armed Services

  • Subcommittee on Military Personnel
  • Subcommittee on Readiness

Committee on Natural Resources (Vice-Chair)

  • Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States
  • Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands (Chair)

Committee on Oversight and Reform

  • Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Caucus memberships

  • Congressional Native American Caucus (Co-Chair)
  • Congressional Progressive Caucus

Personal Life of Deb Haaland

Reflecting on Deb Haaland's personal life, there is no information on whether she is married, single, or in a relationship. She is a very secretive kind of person when matters come to the topic of her personal life as she's strictly kept her personal and professional life separate.  She has a daughter, Somah, whom she raised on her own. Besides her love life, she loves to spend her time with her daughter and her family. She's as beautiful in her real life as she appears in her pictures. Furthermore, talking about her sexual orientation, she is straight.

Deb Haaland with her daughter Somah

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Net Worth of Deb Haaland

Being an experienced attorney, Deb Haaland probably earns a hefty sum of money through her successful career. Deb's net worth is around $3 million worth as of 2020 whereas she has also a handsome amount of salary too which is also in millions of dollars per year. Her net worth is sure to rise in the coming days as she is still active in her professional career as her major source of income is from her political career. Additionally, she has also previously started a salsa company to support herself and her daughter but she did not earn enough money to afford to house and had to rely on friends for shelter and relied on food stamps at times.

Body Measurement of Deb Haaland

Versatile as well as beautiful politician, Deb Haaland has a perfect body figure with a strong personality. Unfortunately, there is no information about her actual height, weight, and body measurements as her body build type is average. She definitely has a pretty face and a magnetic personality which has cast a spell over her viewers over the years. Furthermore, she has brown eyes and black hair. She has kept her body maintained fit and fine at this age too which is so outstanding.

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