On 3rd March 2019, Chicago made history by electing their first black woman Mayor, Lori Lightfoot. After her historic win, she became the first black woman as well as the first openly LGBT Person to become Chicago’s mayor. Previously, she worked as an Assistant US Attorney and Chief Administrator of the Chicago Police Department Office. She also worked at Mayer Brown, a private legal practice.
Here is everything about Lori Lightfoot bio, including her age, height, family, net worth, husband, children, and wiki.
|Birth Name||Lori Lightfoot|
|Birthday||August 4, 1962|
|Birthplace||Massillon, Ohio, USA|
|Net Worth||Under review|
Lori Lightfoot Elected the Mayor of Chicago
Lori announced about her run for Mayor Candidacy on 10th May 2018. In summer 2018, she had the highest funded campaign to challenge the incumbent Rahm Emmanuel. She was in the race with high profile candidates like Bill Daley, Toni Preckwinkle, Gery Chico, and Susana Mendoza.
Thank you, Chicago! pic.twitter.com/IimreRoBff
— Lori Lightfoot (@LightfootForChi) April 3, 2019
Lori defeated Toni Preckwinkle after a runoff election to decide the Mayor of Chicago. She made history in Chicago politics after she became the first Black woman to be the Chicago Mayor. She will replace the two time Mayor, Rahm Emmanuel to hold the position in the city.
Lori Lightfoot Net Worth
Lori started her career as a practicing attorney at Mayer Brown after finishing law school. She entered the public sector becoming an Assistant US Attorney. During her time as an attorney, she assisted Operation Silver Shovel for investigation of Chicago corruption and defended Police Officer against charges of physical assault.
Later in 2002, the Chicago Police Department Office appointed Lori as the Chief Administrator. During that time, he faced two controversial cases like the firing of Officer Alex Weens after shooting an unarmed man, and the other case also included the shooting of 17-year-old boy.
In 2015, Mayor Emmanuel replaced 19-year-old Demetrius Carney for the Presidency of Chicago Police Board. Also, she got appointed as Chair of a Special Police Accountability Task Force to investigate the murder of Laquan McDonald. She became the first LGBT Person and black woman to become the Mayor of Chicago.
Lori hasn’t disclosed her income details. Hence, her net worth is still unknown.
Lori Lightfoot Wiki – Bio: Age, Education, Ethnicity, Daughter
Lori was born in Massillon, Ohio, the USA in the year 1962, which makes her current age 56. She belongs to African-American ethnicity. She completed her high schooling from Washington High School and graduated from the University of Michigan.
Lori celebrates her birthday on 4th August, and her birth sign is Leo. In 1989, she completed her law school and started her career as an attorney. She is married to her wife, Amy Eshleman. She adopted a daughter named, Vivian when she was 11.