|Celebrated Name:||Ilhan Omar|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Ilhan Abdullahi Omar|
|Age:||37 years old|
|Birth Date:||4 October 1982|
|Birth Place:||Mogadishu, Somalia|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Ahmed Nur Said Elmi (m. 2009; div 2017), Ahmed Abdisalan Hirsi (m. 2018; div 2019), Tim Mynett (m. 2020)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (three)|
|Is Ilhan Omar Lesbian?||No|
|Net Worth in August 2020:||$3 million|
|Last Updated:||August 2020|
Ilhan is a politician in America. In 2019, Omar became the U.S. Representative for Minnesota’s 5th congressional district. This district includes the full area of Minneapolis. Ilhan is the 1st naturalized citizen from Africa, the 1st Somali-American, and also the first non-white woman ever elected from Minnesota.
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Early Life & Biography
Ilhan Omar is a Somalian woman, as she was born in Mogadishu, Somalia, and during childhood, she grew up in Baidoa, Somalia. Her mother died when Omar was 2, so her father and grandfather raised her. To escape the war, Omar and her family stayed in a Dadaab refugee camp in Garissa County, Kenya, for four years. They arrived in New York, America, in 1992, and lived for a while in Virginia before moving to and settling in Minneapolis.
Omar attended Edison High School, where she had a tough time because she was bullied for her physical appearance and her hijab. In 2011, She completed her graduation with a major in Political Science and International Studies from North Dakota State University, United States.
Omar’s married Ahmed Abdisalan Hirsi, and the couple applied for a marriage license, but their application was completed. They had a faith-based wedding. After two children together, they got divorced within their tradition in 2008.
Following year she married a British citizen Ahmed Nur Said Elmi, and got a faith-based divorce from him in 2011.
That year she again got back with her first husband, Hirsi, with whom she had her third child in 2012. Omar’s youngest daughter Isra Hirsi is an activist in the USA. She filed for divorce from Hirsi in 2019, which was finalized on 5th November 2019.
Recently Omar married Tim Mynett, a politician consultant in March 2020.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 4 October 1982, Ilhan Omar is 37 years old as of today’s date 5th August 2020. Her height is 1.67m tall, and her weight is 52 kg.
Omar started her career at the University of Minnesota, America, as a nutrition educator. Ilhan always wanted to be a politician and to change the world. In 2016, she ran on the Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) for the Minnesota House of Representatives, and she won, and her term began on 3rd January 2017, she became the first Somali-American legislator in the United States.
Despite so many controversies in her career, she always excelled with her hard work and determination. On 5th June 2018, she ran for United States House of Representatives from Minnesota, and she won becoming the first woman of color to serve as a US representative from Minnesota and also being the first Muslim woman elected to the Congress.
Following her election, specific rules in the US house were modified, like the ban on head coverings, and Omar is the first woman to wear a hijab on the House floor. Omar has supported various initiatives such as free education for college students belonging to lower financial strata, medicare for all, and she high opposes Donald Trump‘s border wall plan calling it “racial and sinful.” She has even stood up for various countries and also advocated their human rights.
Awards & Achievements
Omar has won the Community Leadership Award from a media company Mshale in 2015, which based in Minneapolis, America. In 2017, By Time Magazine, Ilhan was named among its “Firsts: Women who are changing the world,” the magazine also featured 46 women who have broken the barriers of their lives.
Net Worth & Salary of Ilhan Omar in 2020
Omar’s annual salary is $125,000, her vocal and fierce criticism of the Israeli government has helped her establish a secure place in the Muslim community. Her net worth is an estimated $3 million as of August 2020. If she kept doing her good work, her earning would surely increase in the future.
Breaking so many stereotypes and traditions, Omar has made a successful career despite being a woman of color. She has been a voice to the ones in need in different aspects of life. Her fierceness has made her win people’s hearts around the world. Many youths look upon her as their idol.