Hydeia Broadbent is famously known as the United States-based HIV/AIDS activist. Prominently, Hydeia Broadbent travels countries across the world to educate people of all ages about the risks and dangers of AIDS. Not only this, but she also makes people aware of the ways to protect themselves from contracting the disease, AIDS.
Table of Biography
Hydeia Broadbent was born on 14 June 1984. His birthplace is in Las Vegas, Nevada. She was adopted when she was an infant, that is six weeks old. The name of her adoptive parents is Loren and Patricia Broadbent.
She is a professional contractor. Patricia was a veteran social worker by profession. Later on, Patricia left that stressful line of work intending to become a supervisor for a printing plant. After three years of her adoption, it was found that she had HIV.
Her biological mother has left her at a Las Vegas Hospital. Surprisingly, the hospital called Hydeia’s adoptive parents. And they inform them that her birth mother gave birth to another child. Again, she left the baby there.
Ultimately, when tested, both the mother and daughter were resulted positive for HIV.
Besides, other information regarding her family, education, and upbringing is not disclosed through any sources of information. However, she is 37 years old now. And, her zodiac sign is Gemini according to astrology.
Regarding her relationships, Broadbent has never announced or spoken about her matter and relationship. However, she might have been involved in a few relationships before.
Once, in a show, she mentioned that she had dated a guy but the guy could not accept her for who she was. Nevertheless, she did not decide to reveal the name of the guy. Other than this, the activist has kept private the details of her personal life.
Talking about Broadbent’s body measurement, there is not much information regarding it. Exact body measurements such as her height, weight, dress size, and shoe size are not available. But, her eyes are light brown. On the other hand, she has curly hair which is black colored.
As mentioned above, Hydeia was born with HIV and got adopted soon after. So, Broadbent initiated her career as a speaker and AIDS activist when she was just 6 years old. She had started speaking about living with HIV/AIDS.
Now, she speaks about it to educate people about AIDS, raise awareness, and fight discrimination against those living with HIV/AIDS.
Initially, she first spoke on the subject through Elizabeth Glaser. Elizabeth Glaser is the creator of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. They both met each other she Hydeia was undergoing treatment at the National Institutes of Health.
Eventually, Hydeia went on to speak at various events. These events include AIDS benefit concerts, documentaries, college campus education events, and talk shows. She then appeared on Oprah’s “Where are they now”.
Not only this, she has her appearances in Nickelodeon special along with Magic Johnson. After two years, she then established the Hydeia L. Broadbent Foundation. Amazingly, she received a Black Achievement Award from Jet magazine.
Additionally, her further appearance was in Essence, on “The Maury Povich Show, Good Morning America, and at the 1996 Republican National Convention. In the year 2002, her family released a book entitled, “You Get Past The Tears”.
The family then appeared in 2004 on “Extreme Home Makeover”. Currently, Hydeia speaks on behalf of the “Magic Johnson Foundation” and other AIDS activist organizations.
According to the latest research as of 2021, the estimated net worth of the activist is in between the range of $1 million and $5 million. However, other information such as her annual salary and personal belongings are unavailable.
As an activist, Hydeia is super active on social media platforms. She owns her account on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter as well. On Instagram, she has verified an account with the username @hydeiabroadbent.
The well-known activist has around 117k followers on it. Similarly, she has around 200-300 followers on Twitter with the username @HydeiaBroadbent. On Facebook, she has around 3.2k followers on her account.