|Celebrated Name:||Cecile Richards|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Cecile Richards|
|Age:||63 years old|
|Birth Date:||15 July 1957|
|Birth Place:||Waco, Texas|
|Height:||5 feet 4 Inches|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Kirk Adams|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Daniel, Lily, Hannah|
|Is Cecile Richards Lesbian?||N/A|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$6 million|
|Last Updated:||June 2021|
Cecile Richards is a well-known activist having been the president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America since early 2006. She is also a registered Democrat, where she has served in various political capacities. She has been one of the most successful activists, having appeared on the list of the most famous people born on her time.
She served as deputy chief of staff to United States Representative Nancy Pelosi.
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Early Life & Biography
Cecile Richards was born in Waco, Texas, to Ann Richards, a former Texas governor, and David Richards. She initially attended a public school but later attended the progressive St. Stephen’s Episcopal School in her ninth grade. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in History in 1980 at Brown University.
Her father David practiced law specializing in civil rights plaintiffs, labor, and newspaper unions. He won several landmark cases, which included a voting-rights lawsuit that went to the Supreme Court.
Cecile Richards is married to Kirk Adams. Both have three children, the eldest being Lily Adams. Kirk Adams is a labor organizer with the Service Employees International Union. Lily Adams served as press secretary for Tim Kaine and later a communications adviser for Hillary Clinton’s Democratic Campaign.
Cecile lives in New York City together with her husband.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 15 July 1957, Cecile Richards is 63 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2021. Her height is 5’ 4’’ tall, and her weight is 65 kg.
Richard’s parents were deeply involved in political activism from her young hood. She helped her mother campaign for Sarah Weddington at age 16, who won in her bid for the Texas state legislature.
After her graduation, Richards became a labor organizer for workers across several states with campaigns for garment workers, janitors, and nursing home workers. At 30, she moved to Texas to help her mother Ann campaign for Governor, which she won.
Awards & Achievements
Cecile Richards is one of the founders of America Votes, an organization that aims to coordinate and promote progressive issues and to serve as president. She has had a notable trace within various political activities within the Democratic Party’s politics. She worked as deputy chief of staff to Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leader in the U.S House of Representatives.
In 2006, Richards served as the president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America until 2018, where she stepped down to Leana Wen.
In 2010, she won the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship, an American award that honors artists and others for socially responsible work and challenges to authority. It is an award that earns $100,000 to the recipients.
In 2012, Richards featured in Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the world.
She also founded the Texas Freedom Net-work in 1996 intended to counter the Christian right. She has also served at ‘Let America Vote,’ in the board of advisers, an organization that was aimed at ending voter suppression.
She is also a co-founder of a new political action group since April 2019, known as Supermajority. It was aimed at educating and training women to progress the women’s political agenda for the 2020 U.S elections. Together with activists Alicia Garza and Ai-Jen Poo, the group hopes to deal with issues like voting rights, gun control, paid family leaves, equal pay.
Supermajority claims 54 percent of voters are women, and they would insert to America the issues that women care about and elect a president who is committed to them too.
Net Worth & Salary of Cecile Richards in 2021
Cecile Richards earns the most out of engaging in professional activism. In the fiscal year 2014, Richards pocketed $957,952 in annual take-home. In 2013, Richards had received a $67,000 salary increase gaining up from$353,000 to $600,000.
In the 2015-2016 fiscal year, Richards made nearly $700,000 according to the tax documents from Planned Parenthood.
Therefore, within a few short years, Cecile Richards’s salary has grown from below $500,000 to nearly $1 million.
As of June 2021, Cecile Richards’s net worth is around $6 Million.
Being an abortion activist has once indicated in 2019 that she went through abortion since she had three kids already. He, however, indicates that accessing abortion was not a nightmare then as it has been later. Planned Parenthood has, however, been America’s largest abortion vendor. According to its annual report, 321,384 lives are ended annually through what it calls ‘abortion services.’ During Richards’ leadership, the organization ended more than 3 million children’s lives, increasing its market share of abortion by more than 10 percent. Richards promotes the idea that children are disposable.