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Tulsi Gabbard Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Tulsi Gabbard

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Bio/Wiki
ProfessionPolitician, US Army Personnel
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 130 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-30-36
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Army
Service/BranchUnited States Army
RankMajor
UnitHawaii Army National Guard
Battles/warsIraq War
Awards, Honors, Achievements July 15, 2015: Received the Friend of the National Parks Award from the National Parks Conservation Association
February 25, 2015: Awarded the NACo County Alumni Award for her "steadfast commitment to the nation's counties" by the National Association of Counties
March 26, 2014: Honored with "Women in Washington Power List" by Elle (French Worldwide Lifestyle Magazine) at the Italian Embassy in the United States
November 25, 2013: Received the John F. Kennedy New Frontier Award for her efforts on behalf of veterans at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government
• Meritorious Service Medal
• Army Commendation Medal
• Army Achievement Medal
Politics
Political PartyDemocratic Party
Tulsi Political Party, Democratic Party
Political Journey2002: Won the elections of 42nd House District of the Hawaii House of Representatives
2012: Won the United States House of Representatives elections in Hawaii
2012: Won the General Elections defeating Republican Kawika Crowley
2016: Re-elected to the House by defeating, Angela Kaaihue
Personal Life
Date of BirthApril 12, 1981
Age (as in 2018) 37 Years
BirthplaceLeloaloa, American Samoa
Zodiac sign/Sun signAries
SignatureTulsi Gabbard Signature
NationalityAmerican
HometownLeloaloa, American Samoa
SchoolGirls-only Missionary Academy, Philippines.
College/UniversityHawaii Pacific University
Educational QualificationBachelor of Science degree in Business Administration
ReligionHinduism
EthnicityAmerican Samoan and European (Mixed)
Food HabitVegetarian
HobbiesReading, Writing, Travelling, Surfing
Relationships & More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateApril 9, 2015
Family
Husband/Spouse• Eduardo Tamayo (2002-2006)
• Abraham Williams (2015-Present)
Tulsi Gabbard with her husband
ChildrenNone
ParentsFather- Mike Gabbard
Tulsi Gabbard with her father
Mother- Carol Porter
Tulsi Gabbard with her mother-compressed
SiblingsBrother(s)- Jai, Narayan
Sister(s)- Vrindavan, Bhakti
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)Not Known

Tulsi Gabbard

Some Lesser Known Facts About Tulsi Gabbard

  • She was born to a father of American Samoan and European descent and her mother was from Decatur, Indiana, she moved along with her family to Hawaii when she was just 2-year-old.

    Tulsi Gabbard with her Parents

    Tulsi Gabbard with her Parents

  • Tulsi claims to have been brought up in a multireligious and multicultural ambiance since her father is a lector at a Catholic church and her mother, a European and is a practicing Hindu. Tulsi chose to follow Gaudiya Vaishnavism when she was a child.
  • Her name, Tulsi is a sacred holy plant to Hindus.
  • She was homeschooled and did not attend school except for 2 years; in a girls-only missionary academy in the Philippines.
  • She considers ‘Bhagavad Gita’ her spiritual guide and administered oath from it when she was appointed to the House of Representatives.
  • At the age of 21, she won the elections of 42nd House District of the Hawaii House of Representatives (2002) as “Gabbard Tamayo.” She became the youngest women and the youngest legislator elected to the State office in the nation.
  • In 2004, Gabbard volunteered for ‘Army National Guard service’ in Iraq.

    Tulsi Gabbard during deployment in Iraq

    Tulsi Gabbard during deployment in Iraq

  • After she returned from Iraq in 2006, she worked for Daniel Akaka (former U.S Senator).

    Tulsi Gabbard with Daniel Akaka

    Tulsi Gabbard with Daniel Akaka

  • In 2009, she again volunteered for a deployment to the Middle East.
  • She won a seat for Honolulu City Council after she returned from the Middle East.
  • On April 30, 2011, Tulsi announced to her constituents that she would reuse her birth name, Tulsi Gabbard.
  • On August 16, 2012, Gabbard resigned from the council so to concentrate on her congressional campaign.
  • In 2012, Tulsi won the United States House of Representatives elections in Hawaii, in which she was endorsed by the Sierra Club, by 55% majority of the votes defeating Mufi Hannemann.

    Tulsi Gabbard after winning the United States House of Representatives elections in Hawaii

    Tulsi Gabbard after winning the United States House of Representatives elections in Hawaii

  • In 2013, because of her efforts, the legislation to assist victims of ‘military sexual trauma’ was passed.
  • She opposed former President Obama’s decision of executing military strikes in Syria in 2013, claiming that it would go against America’s national security, economic interest, international credibility, and moral centre.
  • At a ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, she was promoted to the post of major from Captain on October 12, 2015.

    Tulsi Gabbard promoted to the post of Major at a ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

    Tulsi Gabbard promoted to the post of Major at a ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

  • on 9 April 2015, she got to Abraham Williams in a Vedic-style wedding.

  • The ‘Filipino Veterans of WWII Congressional Gold Medal Act’ was introduced by Tulsi in 2015 for those who fought World War II. The bill was passed in 2016 after the consensus of both, the Senate and the House, and signed by President Obama.
  • With reference to Uri Attack 2016, India, Tulsi criticized elements that support terrorism within the Pakistani government,

     “People within the Pakistani government continue to provide tacit and overt support for terrorism. This is not new; this pattern of attacks has been occurring now for the past 15 years, and it must end. That’s why I’ve continued working in Congress to cut back US assistance for Pakistan and increase pressure on Pakistan to stop this violence. In the past, the US government took steps to increase pressure on Pakistan, and it’s time to revisit that approach.”

  • Similarly, she introduced a law to prevent child abuse and neglect on military bases known as ‘Talia’s Law.’
  • Tulsi did not support the Trans-Pacific Partnership and strongly opposed it by leading protests against it.
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