Tulsi Gabbard: Wiki, Bio, Age, Politics, Religion, Husband, Net Worth

Tulsi Gabbard: Wiki, Bio, Age, Politics, US House, Religion, Husband, Net Worth, Birthday, Birthplace, Zodiac, Children, Presidential Campaign, Parents, Party, Tenure: Tulsi Gabbard is an American Politician, United States Army Reserve officer, and political commentator who served as the U.S. representative for Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional district from 2013 to 2021. She is widely known as the first Hindu member of Congress and also the first Samoan-American voting member of Congress. Recently she has appeared in the headlines as she slams congressman-elect George Santos for lying about his background, education, and job extensively. Keep reading this article to know more about her life and other personal details.

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Tulsi Gabbard Birthday, Age, Zodiac, Birthplace

Tulsi Gabbard was born on 12th April in the year 1981. She is currently 41 years old and still looks very young. She was born in Leloaloa, American Samoa on the island of Tutuila, and later brought up in Hawaii. Born on 12th April, her Sun sign or Zodiac sign is Aries.

Tulsi Gabbard Parents, Siblings

Tulsi Gabbard was born to multicultural parents who lived in American Samoan’s main island of Tutuila. Her mother was Carol Gabbard and her father was Mike Gabbard. Together, they had 5 children and Tulsi was the 4th among them. When she was 2 years old her family moved to Hawaii. Her mother was born in Indiana while her father was born in American Samoa hence she had a mixed ethnicity. The name of her siblings is not known.

Tulsi Gabbard Education, School, University

Tulsi was homeschooled for most of her childhood and only attended an all-girls SIF boarding school in the Philippines for 2 years. She was trained in Martial Arts. She pursued higher studies at Leeward Community College where she was studying television Production to successfully run for election at the Hawaii House of Representatives but she dropped out in between to work as a self-employed Martial Arts instructor. Tulsi later graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Hawaii Pacific University and concentrated on international business.

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Tulsi Gabbard Military Service, Rank

She enlisted in the Hawaiian Army National Guard in 2003 while she was serving in the Hawaiian State Legislature. In 2004 she was deployed in Iraq for 12 months and she served at Logistical Support Area Anaconda. Tulsi later graduated from the accelerated Officer Candidate School at the Alabama Military Academy and was commissioned as a second lieutenant when she served as an Army Military Police Officer. At that time she was stationed in Kuwait and was one of the first women to enter a Kuwaiti military facility and also received the Kuwait National Guard Award. Tulsi was promoted from the rank of Captain to that of Major at a ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. She served as a Major in the Hawaiian Army National Guard until she was transferred to the United States Army Reserve unit.

She was later faced with a controversy when a video of her in Army uniform was posted on her Facebook page “VoteTulsi” and became a part of the Election Propaganda. The Hawaii Army National Guard instructed her to remove the video as it is against military ethics. She immediately removed the video from her page. Gabbard left the Hawaii Army National Guard and joined the Army Reserves with a California-based unit and was later promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel.

Tulsi Gabbard Politics, Hawaii House, Honolulu City Council

Tulsi Gabbard became a member of the Hawaii House of Representatives from her Democratic standing after defeating Republican Alfonso Jimenez. She became the youngest legislator and youngest woman to be ever elected in Hawaii’s history. During her tenure, she successfully led opposition to same-sex civil unions. In 2004 during her re-election, she was already volunteering for Army National Guard from Iraq and as such was unable to represent her district from Iraq and didn’t win that term.

While she was deployed in the Middle East in 2009, Gabbard ran for a seat on the Honolulu City Council but didn’t win the elections. She finally won the elections in 2011 and had a 1-year tenure. During that time, she took measures for Food Truck vendors by loosening parking rules for them. She also successfully passed Bill 54 which stated that city workers can confiscate personal belongings stored in public property within 24 hrs’ notice to its owner.

Tulsi Gabbard US House, Tenure, Committees, Caucus Membership

Tulsi won the 2012 United States House of Representatives elections in Hawai and District 2 and became the first voting Samoan-American and first Hindu member of Congress. During her first term, she introduced Helping Heroes Fly Act to improve airport security measures for severely wounded Veterans and also introduced the House version of the Military Justice Improvement Act. Gabbard won the second term elections against a Libertarian candidate and passed a bill to award Congressional Gold Medal to Filipinos and Filipino American Veterans who fought in World War 2. The bill was passed and signed by President Obama. She also introduced Talia’s Law which sought to prevent child abuse and neglect on military bases.

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During her 3rd term, she introduced the Off Fossil Fuels Act in order to reduce the use of Fossil Fuels completely and use clean energy resources instead. She also introduced Securing America’s Election Act which would require the use of paper ballots in all districts. During her 4th term, she introduced a bill with Matt Gaetz to drop criminal charges against Edward Snowden and another bill with Kentucky Republic Thomas Massie, to release Julian Assange from prison.

Committee Assignments

  • Committee of Homeland Security
  • Committee on Armed Forces
  • Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • Committee on Financial Services

Caucus Membership

  • Congressional Progressive Caucus
  • Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus
  • Congressional NextGen 9-1-1 Caucus
  • Medicare for All Caucus
  • U.S.- Japan Caucus

Tulsi Gabbard Democratic National Committee, Presidential Campaign

Tulsi became a vice chair of the Democratic National Committee in 2013. During that time, she criticized the debate system held by Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman, where she only held 6 debates compared to 26 debates in the previous examples, and also excluded candidates who participated in any non-DNC debate events. Her Criticism went public by the New York Times and she spoke of the unhealthy atmosphere in DNC. She launched a petition to end the Democratic Party Process of appointing superdelegates in the nomination process.

In 2020, she launched her Presidential Campaign and was the first female combat veteran to run for president. However, she didn’t meet the polling threshold for the third presidential debate and called DNC’s qualification criteria unfair. Hillary Clinton once commented that she was a Russian asset and was prepared to run as a 3rd party candidate, but she was defended by fellow Democratic Presidential Candidates, and even Donald Trump defended her. Even though she received endorsements from David Duke and Richard B. Spencer for her Presidential Campaign she didn’t accept them.

As of 2020, Tulsi earned two delegates and was the first woman of color, first Asian-American, and first Pacific Islander to earn primary delegates but she dropped out of the 2020 election and was the only candidate with primary delegates not to be invited to the 2020 Democratic National Convention. After her Presidential Campaign and congressional career, she independently fought for several causes and started her own podcast called “This is Tulsi Gabbard”. She had taken extraordinary measures for Drug Policy, Criminal Justice Reform, Immigration, Environment, Foreign Affairs, Healthcare, GMO labeling, and against LGBT issues. She actively opposes same-sex marriage.

Tulsi Gabbard  Husband, Children

Tulsi was first married to Eduardo Tamayo in 2002. At that time she was involved in the military, and the couple divorced in 2006. She stated that they were unable to continue the relationship due to the stress of war. Later, in 2015 she married Freelance cinematographer and editor Abraham Williams, the son of her Honolulu Office Manager. They got married in a traditional Vedic Wedding Ceremony. She doesn’t have any children.

Tulsi Gabbard Religion, Awards

Tulsi Gabbard was raised in accordance with the teachings of the SIF religious community and its spiritual leader, Chris Butler whom she considers her Guru Dev. When she was a teenager she embraced the Hindu religion and has worked for several organizations run by her father such as The Alliance for Traditional Marriage and Values, and Stand Up For America. She is a vegan and follows Gaudiya Vaishnavism as a Hindu. She believes in worship by Karma and considers the Bhagavad Gita as her spiritual guide. Gabbard was awarded John F. Kennedy New Frontier Award at a ceremony at the Institute of Politics at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. She was listed by Elle magazine in the “Woman in Washington Power List”. She was awarded the National Association of Counties Award, Friends of the National Park Award, Ho’ola Na Pua Advocacy Award, and many more.

Tulsi Gabbard Height, Weight, Nationality, Net Worth

Tulsi Gabbard is 5 feet 8 inches tall which is equivalent to 1.73 meters or 173 centimeters. She weighs 60 kg or 132 lbs. About her body measurements, her bust measures 35 inches, her waist measures 24 inches, and her hip measures 35 inches. She has black hair and eyes and looks very beautiful. Her Net Worth is around 5 million dollars.

Here is a full bio of Tulsi Gabbard, her age, birthday, birthplace, zodiac, nationality, ethnicity, religion, caste, address, parents, father, mother, siblings, sister, brother, relationship status, boyfriend, husband, children, career, hobbies, height, weight, body measurements, eye color, hair color, nickname, net worth and more.

Tulsi Gabbard Information Table

Name Tulsi Gabbard
Nickname N/A
Gender Female
Profession Politician, Soldier
Height (approx.) in centimeters – 173cm

meters – 1.73m

feet inches – 5ft 8in

Weight (approx.) in kilograms – 60kg

in pounds – 132lbs

Figure Measurements Bust: 35 in

Waist: 24 in

Hip: 35 in

Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Date of Birth 12th April 1981
Age (as of 2022) 41 years
Birth Place Island of Tutuila, Leloaloa, American Samoa
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Aries
Nationality American
Hometown Leloaloa, American Samoa
School Homeschooled
College/University Leeward Community College

Hawaii Pacific University

Educational Qualification Graduate
Religion Hinduism
Ethnicity Mixed
Caste Not Available
Address United States
Hobbies/Interests Surfing
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Not Available
Sexuality Straight
Parents Father: Mike Gabbard

Mother: Carol Gabbard

Siblings  4 siblings
Husband/Wife/Spouse Eduardo Tamayo(divorced)

Abraham Williams(current)

Children N/A
Net Worth $5 million

Social Media Accounts of the ex-Congresswoman

Instagram

Twitter

Facebook

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Lesser Known Facts About The Politician

  • Her oath, she took the oath of office using her personal copy which she gave to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he visited the United States in 2014.
  • After her congressional career, she appeared in several shows on Fox News where she criticized other U.S. Representative members.
  • She left the Democratic Party in 2022, accusing its leadership of having a “cowardly wokeness, anti-white racism, hostile to people of faith and spirituality, and dragging us closer to nuclear war”.
  • In 2019 she was the only Presidential Candidate to visit Puerto Rico and join protests urging governor Ricardo Rossello to resign.
  • She filed a defamation lawsuit against Hillary Clinton in 2020 but later dropped it.
  • She supported Florida’s Parental Rights in Education Act and was a featured speaker at the 2022 Conservative Political Action conference.

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FAQs on Tulsi

1) What position is she in?

She is currently in the United States Army Reserve and is an ex-congresswoman.

2)How old is she?

She is 41 years old.

3)Who is she currently married to?

She is currently married to Abraham Williams.

4)Did she win the Presidential Elections of 2020?

No, she dropped out of the presidential elections of 2020.

5)Is she Hindu?

Yes, she is a Hindu.

6) Is she anti-LGBT?

She is not totally anti-LGBT but she actively opposed same-sex marriage.

 

Also Read: George Santos: Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Religion, Elections, False Claims

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