Nikki Haley was the US ambassador to the United Nations but resigned on 9 October 2018. She is an American politician and was the first female governor of South Carolina and was the second Indian in the US to become the governor in the US.
Nikki Haley talks about President Donald Trump
There was an anonymous letter in the New York Times about the resistance of one of the officials of Trump administration to the ways the President does the things. Nikki Haley had written an article in Washington Post in which she responded to this op-ed post of NYT. She said:
“I, too, am a senior Trump administration official. I proudly serve in this administration, and I enthusiastically support most of its decisions and the direction it is taking the country. But I don’t agree with the president on everything. When there is disagreement, there is a right way and a wrong way to address it. I pick up the phone and call him or meet with him in person.”
Nikki Haley and her childhood
Nikki Haley’s full name is Nimrata Nikki Haley-Randhawa and she is an Indian Sikh in ethnicity. She has an American nationality. She was born on 20 January 1972 in Bamberg in South Carolina. Her parents are Ajit Singh Randhawa and Raj Kaur Randhawa and they had migrated to the US from Amritsar. Her mother is a qualified lawyer for DU and her father was a Professor at the Punjab Agricultural University. Her mother later was a school teacher at the local school and later became an entrepreneur while her father was a Professor at Voorhees College.
She has two brothers-Mitti and Charan. Her sister is Simran and in 1989, Nikki graduated from Orangeburg Preparatory Schools. She obtained her degree in accounting from Clemson University.
Nikki Haley and her career and net worth
Nikki worked first for FCR Corporation which is a waster management and recycling company. She then joined her family’s clothing business.
In the year 1998, Nikki was named as a member of the board of directors of the Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce and in 2003 was elected to the Board of directors of the Lexington Chamber of Commerce in the year 2003. She took up the position of the treasurer of National Association of Women Business Owners the same year. The next year she was chosen the President of the Association. She did a lot for the improvement of the healthcare services of her county.
Nikki Haley and her representation in House of South Carolina
She stood for the elections and became the elected member of the South Carolina House. She again won in 2006 and 2008. She has been part of various laws passed in the US in the last few years. She as Governor of South Carolina in 2010 and has fought for several issues of the people. In January 2017, she was sent as the US Ambassador to the UN. But on 9 October 2018, she has submitted her resignation from the post. Her net worth is $ 1.6 million.
Nikki Haley and her relationship
Nikki Haley is a married woman. She has married Michael Haley who is a Christian. When people questioned her on whether her parents would change to Christianity, she replied:
“What I hope is that my parents do what’s right for them.”
Her husband is with South Carolina Army National Guard and the couple has two children-daughter Rena and son Nalin. She has two honorary degrees.
Nikki is 5 feet and 8 inches tall and her weight is 60 kg. She has figure stats of 34-24-33 inches and her hair is black and eyes are brown. She has a dress size of 4 US and shoe size of 8 US. Her Twitter account is followed by 1.66 m fans. She has 236.6 fans on Instagram. Her Facebook has 544.4k likes.
Reference: en.wikipedia.org, edition.cnn.com