- Neera Tanden is an American-Indian political consultant and the president of the Center for American Progress. Recently, the new U.S. president Joe Biden nominated her for the run of the Office of Management and Budget. As a former government official, she has served for several Democratic presidential campaigns.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Married, Husband, and Children
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Neera Tanden is an American-Indian political consultant and the president of the Center for American Progress. Recently, the new U.S. president Joe Biden nominated her for the run of the Office of Management and Budget. As a former government official, she has served for several Democratic presidential campaigns.
Originally from Bedford, Massachusetts, the 50-year-old Neera Tanden was born on 10 September 1970. Her birth sign is Virgo. She is American by nationality, but she has an Indian root. Additionally, Tanden attended the University of California, L.A. and completed Bachelor of Arts degree in 1992. Later, she graduated with a Juris Doctor from Yale Law School in 1996.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Tanden is the CEO of the Center for American Progress Action Fund and the president and CEO of the Center for American Progress. The newly elected President Joe Biden nominated her as the next director of the Office of Management and Budget on 29 November 2020.
Previously, Tanden worked at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services where she served as senior adviser for health reform. She has also served for several Democratic presidential campaigns, including those of Michael Dukakis, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama.
Elle magazine has named Tanden in “Women in Washington Power List”, and the Politico Magazine named her in “Politico 50,” an annual list of the great visionaries and doers in American politics.
As of 2020, Tanden lives a luxurious lifestyle with her family. As the president of CAP, her salary is quite remarkable. She has an estimated net worth of around $1.5 million.
Married, Husband, and Children
Tanden is a happily married woman. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband, Benjamin Edwards and their two children.
Tanden met her future husband, artist Benjamin Edwards, while she was a freshman at the University of California, Los Angeles. The two eloped and got engaged in 1989. Ten years later, the pair tied the knot in 1999. Hillary Clinton had held a wedding party for them in East Wing’s Yellow Oval Room at the White House.
Tanden and her husband welcomed their first kid, daughter Ilina in 2002. Three years later, she gave birth to their second child, son Jaden in 2005.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
Tanden was born to immigrant parents from India. Her father graduated with a Master degree from Harvard Law School in Cambridge. She has a brother named Raj Tanden who was born in 1966.
Her parents divorced in 1975 when she was only five. After the divorce, her father went back to India, leaving behind the two children with their mother Maya Tanden in Bedford.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Belonging to the Asian root, Tanden isn’t blessed with a tall height. She has a short height of 5 feet 2 inches. She has an average body build, and she weighs around 60 kg.