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Frederica Wilson

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Frederica Wilson’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Frederica Wilson

Place Of Birth

Miami, USA

Age

79 years old

Birth Date

November 04, 1942

Star Sign

Libra

Frederica Wilson Facts

Child Star?

No

Occupation

United States Representative

Education & Qualifications

University of Miami

Net Worth

$1.5 million

Current Partner

Paul Wilson

Children

Lakesha Wilson, Nicole Wilson, Paul Wilson

Parents

Thirlee Smith, Beulah Finley

Height

1.6m (5'3"")

Nationality

American

Chinese Year

Year of the Horse

About Frederica Wilson

Frederica Wilson is a 79-year-old American Politician as of 2022, born on November 5, 1942, in Miami, Florida, USA.

She has been a member of the United States House of Representatives since 2011 and also a representative of Florida’s 24th Congressional District. During her first term, her congressional district stood in 17th number, which covered a large swath of sliver of southern Broward County and eastern Miami-Dade county.

Moreover, the nation's attention was focused on her in 2012 regarding her comment on the death of Trayvon Martin.

She ardently supported Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign by voting for Obama and Joe Biden in 2008 as one of Florida’s presidential electors.

Frederica Wilson Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Frederica Wilson’s net worth?

Frederica Wilson’s net worth is $1.5 million.

How much does Frederica Wilson earn per year?

Frederica Wilson earns $174,000 per year as her income.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Frederica Wilson?

Frederica Wilson is 5 ft 4 in (163 cm) tall.

How old is Frederica Wilson?

Frederica Wilson is 79 years old as of 2022 and she was born on November 5, 1942.

Childhood And Education

On November 5, 1942, Frederica Wilson was born in Miami, Florida. She was born to Beulah (nee Finley), the father, and Thirlee Smith, the mother. She graduated with a bachelor's degree from Fisk University in 1963 and graduated with a Master's degree from the University of Miami in 1972.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Frederica Wilson’s partner?

Frederica Wilson was married to Paul Wilson in 1963. Unfortunately, Paul died later in 1963 and left her widowed. She has three children named Lakesha Wilson, Nicole Wilson, and Paul Wilson.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Frederica Wilson was known for her efforts to convince Congress to lift a ban on head covering during house sessions, which dates to 1837.

Frederica Wilson is a well-known politician and a member of the US House of Representatives. She is known to bring multiple reforms to the country's education system. Before her stint as a politician, Wilson served as the Principal of Skyway Elementary School from 1980-1992.

She is also a member of the democratic party. Furthermore, she represents the 104th district in the Florida House of Representatives from 1998-2002. 33rd district in the Florida Senate was represented by her, from 2002 until her being elected to Congress in 2010, when the term limits prevented her from running again.

She is well known for her eccentric hats collection that includes hundreds of hats in distinct varieties. Out of a hundred, she is known to wear one each day. Her collection of hats is indeed extravagant.

Charity Work

She is the founder of the 5,000 Role Model of Excellence Project founded in 1993. It is a mentoring program that aims at grooming more than 8,000  boys of color belonging to the grades 3-12 in the Miami-dade county Public School system. Wilson is also a founding member of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Advisory Board.

She has worked in the prevention of child trafficking and child slavery in Haiti, which was considered to be a hotspot.

Frederica Wilson’s Hobbies And Interests

She loves collecting colorful hats and wears them on every possible occasion.

Other Interesting Frederica Wilson Facts And Trivia

  • Frederica Wilson is well-known for 'Wing Week' (2010), 'A.M joy' (2016), and 'Worn Stories' (2021).
  • 1998 was the year of her first election, and she was elected as a Florida state representative. Later became a state senator in 2002.
  • She was a Principal at Skyway Elementary in North Dade, Miami, before she became a politician.
  • She is an ardent hat lover and an avid wearer of cowboy hats.
  • She is a massive supporter and an apostle for BlackLivesMatter.
  • She strongly opposes Tea Party and has taken steps to combat hazing and bullying.

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