Maxine Waters Net Worth: U.S. Representative for California’s 43rd Congressional district, Maxine Waters net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
Maxine was born in 1938 in Missouri as the fifth out of thirteen children to Velma Lee and Remus Carr. She was mostly raised by her mother after his father left the family when she was two years old. She attended Vashon High School and then worked in a garment factory and also as a telephone operator before she was hired as an assistant teacher at Watts in 1966. Waters later graduated with a degree in sociology from Angeles State College in Los Angeles.
Waters started her political career in 1973 working as chief deputy to Councilman David S. Cunninngham Jr. However, her political career gathered pace when she was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for California’s 29th congressional district with over 79% of the popular vote. She was again re-elected in the California’s 35th congressional district. During her work, she has worked mostly large part of south-central Los Angeles as well as cities of Torrance, Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood and Lawndale.
Waters is a strong personality in Democratic party, she is the most senior of the 12 black women currently serving in the United states Congress and is also a member of former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus. In Congress, she is an outspoken opponent of the Iraq war and Donald Trump.
Maxine Waters is found several times criticizing President Trump, In an interview she said that Trump’s friends and advisors who have ties to Russia are a bunch of scumbags. She also added Trump was leading himself to possible impeachment because of his conflicts and creating so much chaos and division. Waters also said “I’ve said over and over again that he did not deserve the presidency and I’ve said over and over again I do not honor him, I do not respect him”.
Waters is married two times. Her first marriage was with Edward Waters in 1956 but they got divorced in 1972. Her second husband Sid Williams, was a professional football player in NFL. Sid is also active in politics having worked before as U.S. Ambassador to the Bahamas under Bill Clinton Administration.
Maxine Waters Net Worth Timeline
According to several sources, Waters has an estimated net worth of $438,005 as of 2014 making her less wealthy than the average member of Congress and among all members from California. As of 2017, Waters’ net worth is estimated around $1 million
|Maxine Waters Net Worth in 2014||$438,005|
|Maxine Waters Net Worth in 2015||$0.6 million|
|Maxine Waters Net Worth in 2016||$0.8 million|
|Maxine Waters Net Worth in 2017||$1 million|