Lauren Underwood Bio, Age, Education, Husband, Kids, Congresswoman, Net Worth

Lauren Underwood

Lauren Underwood Biography

Lauren Underwood is an American politician and registered nurse who is a U.S. representative from Illinois’s 14th congressional district as a member of the Democratic Party. In 2018, Congresswoman Underwood was the first person of color, first woman, and first millennial elected to represent her district. She became the youngest Black woman to ever serve in Congress.

Lauren Underwood Age

Lauren Ashley Underwood was born on 4th October, 1986, Mayfield Heights, Ohio, U.S.

Lauren Underwood Height

Lauren  stand at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches tall.

Lauren Underwood Education

Underwood received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and two master’s degrees from Johns Hopkins University.

Lauren Underwood Nationality

Lauren  is an American Nationality

Lauren Underwood Parents

Underwood seems to keep her personal life and her professional life apart, because of that, she has not disclosed her parents’ names.

Lauren Underwood Siblings

Lauren  lives a low profile life. Due to that, she has not revealed her siblings’ details.

Lauren Underwood Husband

Underwood keeps her private life away from the media. As a result, the name of her husband is not known.

Lauren Underwood Children

Underwood is quite secretive when it comes to her personal life because of that there’s not a whole of information regarding her children.

Lauren Underwood Congresswoman

Lauren Underwood represents Illinois’ 14th Congressional District, a suburban, exurban, and rural district in northern Illinois. She flipped this seat from red to blue in a historic fashion in 2018, defeating a four-term Republican incumbent, and in 2020 became the first Democrat to ever be re-elected in IL-14.

Lauren  currently serves on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and the House Committee on Appropriations. As only a sophomore member of Congress, Lauren has had eight pieces of legislation enacted into law by both Democratic and Republican administrations.

Underwood became a senior advisor at the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in 2014, where she worked to implement the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. She was the Senior Director of Strategy and Regulatory Affairs at Next Level Health in 2017. She also served as an adjunct instructor at the Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies.

Lauren is a registered nurse and public health expert, she brings a critical perspective to Congress. She has made access to high-quality, affordable health care one of her signature issues. Her bill, the Healthcare Affordability Act, was included in President Biden’s American Rescue Plan.

Underwood co-founded the Black Maternal Health Caucus to combat the historic health disparities and unacceptably high death rates among Black mothers. Alongside colleagues in the House and Senate, she introduced a package of 12 bills to save moms’ lives: the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021. She is also a member of the Congressional Black Caucus.

Lauren  worked to implement the Affordable Care Act as a career civil servant at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). She was later appointed by President Obama to serve as a Senior Advisor at HHS, where she helped communities prevent, prepare for, and respond to public health emergencies, bio terror threats, and other disasters.

Lauren Underwood Salary

Lauren earns an estimated annual salary of USD 200,000.

Lauren Underwood Net Worth

Lauren net worth is estimated to be USD 1 million.

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