Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley

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Nikki Haley is a renowned American Republican politician and diplomat. Nikki Haley is also known as the second Indian American governor in the United States.

Early Life and Childhood

Nikki Haley was born Nimrata Nikki Haley on January 20, 1972, in Bamberg, South Carolina, United States. At represent, she is 49 years old. Likewise, she is from a Punjabi Sikh family. Being born on January 20, her birth sign is Capricorn.

Moving towards her family members, she was born to her father Ajit Singh, and her mother Raj Kaur Randhawa. Her parents immigrated to the US from Punjab, India. Her father Ajit was a former professor and her mother completed her graduation from Delhi University. Moreover, she has two brothers and a sister. Her brother Mitti Sign is a former member of the US Army Chemical Corps while her next brother Charan Sign is a web designer. Similarly, her sister Simran Singh is a radio host.


Talking about her educational status, she did her schooling at Orangeburg Preparatory Schools in 1989. Likewise, after completing school, she joined Clemson University and graduated from there with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

Professional Life and Career

After completing her studies, she joined waste management, and recycling company named FCR Corporation. Ultimately, in 1994, she entered her mother’s business, Exotica International. It is an upscale clothing firm. Furthermore, in 1998, she became one of the board of directors of the Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce and that of the Lexington Chamber of Commerce in 2003. In the same year, she became the treasurer of the National Association of Women Business Owners.

Moving on, in 2004, she stood up for a seat in the South Carolina House of Representatives. Successfully, she won the election, becoming the first Indian-American person to hold office in South Carolina. Since she is a daughter of immigrants, she assumes that immigration laws should be implemented. She recommends enforcing parliamentary reforms to address problems of unauthorized immigration.

In 2010, she ran for the Republican nomination for Governor of South Carolina. Defeating Vincent Sheheen, she became the third non-white person, elected as governor of a Southern state. As a governor, she helped to lower the taxes and approved a law-breaking down on unauthorized immigration in June 2011. She gains huge popularity as a political figure.

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Caption: Nikki with Modi for a meeting (source: Reuters)

Relationship Status

Nikki Haley is currently in a married relationship with Michael Haley. Being born a Sikh, she married a Christian guy. The wedding ceremony took place in September 1996 in both Methodist church ceremonies and Sikh gurdwara. However, she changed her religion to Christianity in 1997. Moreover, Michael is a captain in US Army National Guard. Likewise, the duo has two children named Rena and Nalin.

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Caption: Nikki with her family (source: Hindustan Times)

In 2007, she faced a rumor that she was dating a political blogger, Will Folks. Though, she denied the allegation.

Body Measurements

Nikki Haley is in her late 40s and has well maintained her body. As for her height, she stands tall at 5 feet 8 inches or 1.73 meters and weighs 60 kg or 132 pounds. Furthermore, her body measurements (Chest-waist-hips) are not available. The politician has black hair and a pair of shimmery dark brown eyes.

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Caption: Nikki posing for a photo (source: Glamour)

Social Media and Net Worth

Regarding her social media availability, Nikki is highly active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Firstly, she uses Facebook which has a huge 697k followers. Furthermore, her @nikkihaley official Instagram page has over 666k followers. She has nearly 3k posts on Instagram including pictures and videos related to her professional and personal life. Moreover, she joined Twitter in December 2018 and has already gained more than 695.8k followers.

The respected politician has earned a decent amount of money throughout her career. According to the online resources, she currently has an estimated net worth of $2 million US dollars. She made this huge amount of money from her political career.