It is indeed intriguing for a practicing Muslim to marry a Jew. But this was the case of Huma Abedin with her former US congressman spouse Anthony Weiner. Huma Abedin is a consultant for Zain Endearvor LLC, prominently known as Hilary Clinton’s protege and adviser/aide with dual racial background.
No doubt, Huma Abedin long association with the Clintons since 1996 has also exposed this ambitious woman to the scrutiny of the media and the general public. Here’s is how Hilary’s silent weapon (as Abedin is known in some quarters) built her career, her bio, husband and all other interesting facts about her.
Huma Abedin’s Bio
Huma Mahmood Abedin was born on July 28, 1976, in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Both of her parents are erudite scholars. Her father, Syed Zainul Abedin (1928-1993), was a Ph.D. holder from the University of Pennsylvania, and her mother, Saleha Mahmood Abedin, got her Ph.D. from the same school as her husband, and is currently an Associate Professor of Sociology and Dean, at Dar Al-Hekma College in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
When she was two, her parents moved herself and her two siblings – a brother named Hassan Abedin, and a sister named Heba Abedin – to Jeddah, in Saudi Arabia. It was there she grew up and had her basic education until they finally moved back to the United States.
Huma’s father, Syed Abedin founded the Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs (IMMA) and the Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs (JMMA), all in a bid to enable or introduce the study of Islam in non-Islamic nations. On her return to the United States, Huma Abedin enrolled in British girls’ school, where she had her high school education before finishing her college education at George Washington University when she was eighteen years. She graduated with a B.A in Journalism as a major and political science as a minor.
While she was in George Washington University, in 1996, she was posted as an intern student to the office of the First Lady in White House. That was how she came in contact with Hillary Clinton, who is the wife of the then President of the United States of America, Bill Clinton.
Since then, she became a close friend and Personal assistant to Hillary Clinton. She has served in various capacities both as deputy chief of staff while Hillary was the Secretary of State, and as the deputy Chairwoman of Hillary’s unsuccessful presidential outing in 2016. She has even served as a Consultant in Clinton’s Foundation.
Huma Abedin’s Son – Jordan
Huma Abedin was the wife of the embattled and disgraced former US Congressman, Anthony Weiner. Their union was legalized in July 2010 with the former President Bill Clinton serving as the officiating minister. The union produced one son – Jordan Zain Weiner who was born sometime in December 2011, at the period his father was battling with his sex scandals. Their union met hit the rocks when Anthony Weiner, then-husband pleaded guilty to sexting a minor in 2017.
Anthony Weiner was birthed sometime in 1964, in New York City, to Jewish parents, and himself also a practicing Jew, was a US Congressman from 1999 till 2001. He resigned when he was indicted with a sexting scandal where he tweeted sexually explicit images with his public handle. And he has also been involved in many other sexual related scandals that involve sexting other women.
After he pleaded guilty to the sexual offense, Huma Abedin filed for divorce and full custody of their only child.
This Asian slender woman stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75m) with her frame balanced by a weight of 57 kilograms (126lb). While her other body parts are listed as 33-24-33 of breast, waist, and hip respectively.
Other Facts About Huma Abedin – Anthony Weiner’s Wife
1. She Is A Fashion Enthusiast
Huma Abedin has an impeccable fashion sense, no wonder why she was featured in notable fashion magazine like Vogues and an issue of Times Magazine in 2007 and 2010 respectively. She is known for adorning trendy outfits made by designers like Chanel and Prada. Her other favorite Fashion label is Oscar de la Renta and Alexander McQueen.
2. Her Net Worth
This dual racial fashionista has accrued a good measure of fortune for herself. She is estimated to worth about $2 million which she has made as an aide to Hillary Clinton, Clinton’s Foundation and from her private consultancy practice in her Zain Endeavor LLC establishment.
3. Exposed To a Series of Investigations
This Kalamazoo native has been investigated severally by the FBI during and after the course of her work as Clinton’s deputy chief of staff. This has involved numerous emails found in her possession as Clinton was being investigated for hosting and sending work emails on a private server.
4. Huma Abedin is very close to Hillary’s Heart
The former assistant editor of the Journal of Moslem Minority Affair was once described as Hillary Clinton’s shadow. Some media has even referred to her as Hillary’s secret weapon. Of course, Hillary herself once said that if she’ll have another child asides, Chelsea, the child will unarguably be Huma.
Aside from being a very intelligent woman, Abedin also has a flair for languages. She can fluently communicate in Hindu, Uru, Arabic, and English languages.