Nikki Haley (full name is Nimrata Nikki Haley) is an American diplomat and politician (Republican party). She was the 116th governor and first woman in South Carolina, serving from 2011 to 2017. In addition to being the 29th ambassador of the United States to the United Nations during January 2017-2018, Nikki Haley also served as the 29th United States diplomat to the United Nations. She was the first Indian American Governor in South Carolina after Bobby Jindal of Louisiana.
Quick Info Nikki Haley
|Full name:||Nimrata Nikki Haley|
|Political Party:||Republican Party|
|Years of Active:||11 January 2005 — Present|
|Date of Birth:||20 January 1972|
|Age Now:||50 –Years (Update as of January 2022)|
|Birthplace:||Bamberg, South Carolina|
Before becoming governor, she represented Lexington County in the South Carolina House of Representatives for seven years. In 2004, she ran in the South Carolina House of Representatives for a seat, and she won the heart, making her the first Indian American to hold office here. She was a prominent politician who achieved her stated lowering taxes and managing public education funds.
Due to her position on these issues, she quickly has been elected again and again. She ran for the South Carolina Governor’s Seat in 2010 and won, and she assumed office in 2011, and Haley was elected again in 2014, and she had re-elected in 2014.
Height Weight & Body Facts
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|Bra Size:||Not Known|
|Waist Size:||Not Known|
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|Body Shape:||Will Update|
|Height (Approx.):||In inches- 5 feet 6”|
In meters- 1.68 m
In centimeters- 168 cm
|Weight (Approx.):||In Kilogram- 60 kg|
In pounds- 132 lbs
|Dress Size:||6 (U.S.)|
|Shoe Size:||10 (U.S.)|
Nikki Haley (Nimrata Nikki Haley) was born on 20 January 1972 in Bamberg, South Carolina, and her birth name is Nimrata Nikki Randhawa. Nikki Haley is the daughter of Indian Punjabi Sikh immigrant parents. Her father’s name is Ajit Sar Randhawa, and her mother’s name is Raj Kaur Randhawa, who came from India’s Amritsar District. Nimrata Nikki Haley’s father was a professor at Punjab Agricultural University, and her mother got her law degree in Delhi. Haley was growing up in Punjabi, and her middle name was Haley.
Haley was born in Canada to parents who moved there after her father got a scholarship offer at the University of British Columbia. After receiving her father’s Ph.D. in 1969 and accepting a position at Voorhees College (a historically black college), he moved from Canada to South Carolina. Raj Randhawa, her mother, earned a master’s degree in education. She taught for seven-year in Bamberg’s public schools. Exotica International, her clothing boutique, was founded by her in 1976. It closed in 2008
Haley has two brothers and one sister. Simran, her Canadian-born sister, is now a radio host and Fashion Institute of Technology alumni. Her brother Mitti was a U.S. Army Chemical Corps soldier who died in Desert Storm, and Charan, her other brother, is a web designer. Haley began working as a bookkeeper in her mother’s ladies’ clothing shop, Exotica International, at age 12. In 1989, Haley graduated from Orangeburg Preparatory Schools, and she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Clemson.
Family & Relatives
|Father’s name:||Ajit Singh Randhawa|
|Mother’s name:||Raj Kaur Randhawa|
|Husband’s name:||Michael Haley|
|Marriage date:||September 1996|
Nikki Randhawa was married to Michael Haley on 8 September 1996. They celebrated with both Sikh- and Methodist ceremonies. The couple has two children: Rena (born 8 June 1998) and Nalin (born 6 September 2001). Haley converted in 1997 to Christianity, and she and her husband are regular attendees at the United Methodist Church. She also attends Sikh worship services occasionally once or twice per year.
During her 2014 India trip, she visited Harmandir Shib with her partner. Haley said that she hopes her parents become Christians during a Christianity Today interview. Her husband is an Army National Guard soldier. During her term as governor, she sent him in January 2013 for a one-year-long deployment to Afghanistan.
Education & Contact
|Academic Qualifications:||(B.S.) Bachelor of Science, an academic degree|
|School:||Orangeburg Preparatory Schools|
|Collage / University:||Clemson University|
|Phone number:||Not Published|
|Email Address:||Will Update|
|Home Town:||Bamberg, South Carolina, USA|
|Official Website:||Will Update|
Nikki Haley Net Worth
I do not know the exact amount of Nikki Haley’s net worth. However, according to information from various websites on the Internet, Nikki Haley’s net worth is estimated. Nikki Haley is an American politician and diplomat, businessperson, and writer with an estimated Net worth of $2.5 million. Her most well-known accomplishment is her time as the Governor in South Carolina.
Social Media Profiles
In January 2022, Nikki Haley had more than 700.1K Twitter followers, 672K Instagram followers, and 695k followers on Facebook.
After finishing her studies, Nikki Haley took a job with FCR Corporation, waste management, and recycling firm. In the end, Nimrata Nikki Haley joined her family’s company, Exotica International, a premium clothing business, in 1994. The company soon went and grew into a lucrative multimillion-dollar enterprise. Wed to Michael Haley by now, Nimrata was referred to in the media as Nikki Haley. The year 1998 saw her appointed as the Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce board of directors.
She was named a member of the directors’ board for the Lexington Chamber of Commerce in 2003. That same year she was named an official treasurer for the National Association of Women Business Owners. Nikki Haley decided to pursue a professional career as a politician in 2004 when she was an aspirant for the South Carolina House of Representatives. She was up against the primary by the incumbent Republican Larry Koon but prevailed in the primary.
Nikki Haley ran unopposed in the general election and was the first Indian-American elected to the office of South Carolina. She was elected the head of the South Carolina House of Representatives from District 87 in January of 2005. In addition, she has done appointed chair of the caucus for first-year students and the majority whip of the South Carolina General Assembly. She was able to win re-election in 2006 and 2008.
As a Republican, she took a fiscally conservative view of taxes. She supported a bill that exempted sales tax from non-prepared food products like canned foods, and she voted against a measure to override the governor’s plans to impose a surtax on cigarettes produced. Being a child born to immigrants, she is convinced immigration laws should be forcible. Nikki Haley supports implementing legislative changes to tackle issues related to illegal immigration.
Pro-life activist, she has consistently voted for laws that ban abortions and safeguard unborn fetuses. In 2006 she was voted for the Penalties for Harming an unborn child/fetus law and voted in favor of legislation to ban Pre-Abortion Ultrasound law in 2007. Her political ambitions grew as time passed. She announced her plans in the year 2009 to announce that she was contesting to be the Republican party(“Grand Old Party“) nomination for the office of Governor in South Carolina in 2010.
Nikki Haley defeated the Democratic candidate, Vincent Sheheen, to become the third person of the color elected governor of the Southern state, following L. Douglas Wilder and Bobby Jindal. Haley took office in January of 2011. As governor, she favored lower taxes and signed an ordinance targeting illegal immigration in June 2011.
Her popularity as a political figure continues to rise, and she took office for the second time in 2015. Nikki Haley has done touted as a possible vice-presidential candidate to her part on the Republican ticket.
Favorite Things of Nikki Haley
|Favorite Actress:||Milla Jovovich, Angelina Jolie, Isabella Acres, and Allisyn Ashley Arm|
|Favorite Foods:||Apple Pie, Drop Biscuits & Sausage Gravy, Deep-Dish Pizza, and Clam Chowder.|
|Favorite Actors:||Tom Cruise, Jim Carrey, and Michael Pena|
|Favorite Sports:||Cricket, Football, Rugby, Tennis, and Chess|
|Favorite Perfume:||Guerlain Shalimar, Marc Jacobs Daisy, Le Labo Santal, and Clinique Aromatics Elixir|
|Favorite Animals:||London, California, Los Angeles, New York, Washington, UK, Canada, and the USA.|
|Favorite Place:||Dog & Horse|
Awards and Major Works
As governor in South Carolina, Nikki Haley offered tax relief for small-scale businesses and brought about Medicaid reform and the legalization of immigration. More than 58,000 jobs were have created in the 46 counties of 45 announced during her term, and more than 25,000 people in South Carolina could go from welfare to work. Another noteworthy accomplishment was that the state completed the most extensive infrastructure investment in the last generation under her direction without increasing taxes.
|Years:||Awards Title:||Authority & Organization:|
|2005||Friend of the Taxpayer Award||S.C. Association of Taxpayers|
|2005||Leader in Liberty Award||ABATE of South Carolina|
|2005||Legislator of the Year Award||Centennial Foundation|
|2005||Indian American Pride Award||Indian American Friendship Council|
|2006||Palmetto Leadership Award||South Carolina Policy Council|
|2006||Strom Thurmond Excellence in Public Service and Government Award||South Carolina Federation of Republican Women|
|2007||Champion of Housing Award||Home Builders Association of S.C.|
|2007||W. Mack Chamblee Quality of Life Award||S.C. Association of Realtors|
|2013||State Leadership Award||Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association|
|2013||Roger Milliken Defender Of Manufacturing Award||South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance|
|2015||Award of Appreciation||Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations|
|2015||David H. Wilkins Awards for Excellence||The Riley Institute at Furman University|
|2016||First Lady’s Visionary Award||Claflin University|
|2016||Hyman Rubin Award||Greater Columbia Community Relations Council|
|2016||WDN “10 for 10” award||International Republican Institute|
|2016||Global Vision Award||Columbia World Affairs Council|
|2018||Freedom award||International Republican Institute|
|2018||FDD’s Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Statesmanship Award||Foundation for Defense of Democracies|
|2018||Global Leadership Award||Hudson Institute|
|2018||Barbara K. Olson Woman of Valor Award||Independent Women’s Forum|
|2018||Excellence in Diplomacy Award||B’nai B’rith International|
|2018||Citizen of the Carolinas Award||….|
|2019||Ralph Hauenstein Fellowship Award||Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies|
|2019||Friend of Israel Humanitarian Award||Miami Jewish Federation|
|2019||JCCM King David Award||….|
|2019||U.N. Watch’s Eleanor Roosevelt Award||U.N. Watch|
|2019||Humanitarian Laureate Award||The Simon Wiesenthal Center|
|2019||Irving Kristol Award||American Enterprise Institute|
|2019||World Jewish Congress Theodor Herzl Award||….|
|2020||Woman of Courage, College of Charleston’s School of Business Award|