Michelle Wu : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children, Education and Salary
Michelle Wu is an American lawyer and politician know all about her in this article as like her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children, Education and Salary
|Birthdate ( Age)||14 January 1985|
|Place of Birth||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Parents||Name not Known|
|Education||Harvard Law School (2012), Barrington High School|
|Political Party||Democratic Party|
|Profession||American lawyer and politician|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
|Last Update||September 2021|
Michelle Wu is an American lawyer and politician who is a member of the Boston City Council. She is the first Asian American woman to serve on the council. First elected in 2013, Wu has served on the Boston City Council since January 2014.
Michelle Wu with Family
From January 2016 to January 2018, she served as council president—the first woman of color to hold that position. In September 2020, Wu announced her candidacy for the 2021 Boston mayoral election.
Early Life and Family
Wu was born on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois, to parents who had emigrated to the United States from Taiwan and is the oldest of four children.Her first language was Mandarin Chinese.Wu's parents eventually divorced.Wu graduated from Barrington High School in 2003, where she was valedictorian.In 2003, she was selected as a U.S. Presidential Scholar from the state of Illinois.
During the 2002–2003 school year, Wu was also the President of the National Junior Classical League.Wu moved to the Boston area to attend college at Harvard University, where she concentrated on economics and graduated in 2007.She later graduated from Harvard Law School in 2012.
Michelle Wu Husband
Wu became engaged to longtime boyfriend Conor Pewarski in December 2011. He proposed in the Cambridge Common, across from Harvard Law School, and they married in September 2012.They live in Boston's Roslindale neighborhood with their two sons, Blaise (born 2014) and Cass (born 2017), and with her mother.
Michelle Wu Net Worth
Michelle Wu is an American lawyer and politician who is a member of the Boston City Council has an estimated Net Worth arround $2 Million in 2021.
After college, Wu worked as a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group.However, she had to leave this job after her mother became ill, moving back to Chicago to care for her mother and her two youngest siblings.She started a teahouse business in order to financially support her family.
In 2010, Wu worked in Boston City Hall for Mayor Thomas M. Menino in the Office of Administration and Finance, and later as a Rappaport Fellow in Law and Public Policy under Menino's Chief of Staff Mitch Weiss.As a fellow, Wu created the Restaurant Roadmap guide to opening a restaurant in Boston,as well as spearheaded the Boston Food Truck Challenge which resulted in three foodtrucks opening on City Hall Plaza.
In 2010, Wu also graduated from Emerge Massachusetts, an intensive training program for women who aspire to seek elected office.The following year, Wu worked at the Boston Medical Center-based Medical Legal Partnership, providing legal services to low-income patients.Wu has been a member of the Boston City Council since January 2014, having been first elected in November 2013 and re-elected three times, most recently in November 2019.
Since at least 2019, local news sources had speculated that Wu might challenge Boston incumbent mayor Marty Walsh, if he sought reelection in 2021. On September 7, 2020, The Boston Globe reported that, per his account, Walsh had been informed by Wu of her intent to run in 2021.On September 15, Wu posted a video on Twitter announcing her entrance into the 2021 Boston mayoral election.
Upon her entrance into the race, Wu declared that she was running a "people-powered campaign to bring new leadership to Boston's executive office".In polling, by early September, Wu was regarded to have established herself as the nonpartisan primary election's front-runner.Lisa Kashinsky of Politico decsribed Wu's polling lead as, "commanding"