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American Politician Maxine Waters' Married Life with Husband Sid Williams; Facts About Her and Details About Her Children
Updated On 02 Jun, 2019 Published On 19 Mar, 2018
Maxine Waters is living a happy married life with her husband Sid Williams. They are having a great time with their two kids.
Maxine Waters has made quite a name being the elderly woman among the 12 black women currently serving in the United States Congress.
Not only Waters, her second husband Sid Williams is also a well-known personality in the field of sports. He was a former professional football; also contributed as the US Ambassador for several years. After divorcing his first husband, Waters finally found 'the one' in her life. The couple who married in 1977, is living a blessed life together. For details about their family life keep reading down below!
Maxine Waters' Married Life With Former NFL Player Sid Williams
Maxine Waters married a former American football linebacker, Sid Williams. Williams is also known for his contribution to teams like Baltimore Colts, Pittsburgh Steelers, Washington Redskins, and Cleveland Browns.
He also worked as the US Ambassador to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.
Maxine Waters attending an event with her husband Sid Williams
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The couple who tied the knot in 1977, is living a happy life together.
They have been together for as long as 41 years. Like many other celebrity couples, their married life too is filled with controversies.
Maxine Waters and Sid Williams on The Human Rights Campaign Los Angeles Gala Dinner 2018
Some sources say that Waters and Williams faced some disturbances in their relationship. She stunned everyone when she made an announcement that she'd be divorcing her husband because of his 'collusion with another woman' back in June 2017.
Here's an interview with Waters explaining the story behind her successful political career:
Despite the controversies, Williams strongly denied any wrongdoing. He asked his wife to provide strong evidence to which she said:
"There were several private investigators looking into it. That is what is taking place at this place and time and this is what is necessary to pursue this to its proper conclusion state."
The congresswoman further explained,
"I have strong instinctual feelings in my guts that he’s been conjugating with a Russian woman, possibly in Korea."
She later clarified that she wasn't actually filing for a divorce. Their divorce news too has not been surfaced in the media yet, hence it seems the two have definitely settled their disputes.
Maxine Waters' Past Affairs and Relationship
Waters has been married twice in her life. She was previously married to Edward Waters in the year 1956 after graduating from high school.
The former couple shares two kids together, a son Edward Waters and a daughter Karen Waters.
Though their family life went on a smooth pace, in the beginning, the former couple couldn't sustain their marriage for long. Due to irreconcilable differences, they decided to part ways and got divorced in 1972.
Maxine Waters: Quick Facts
Born on 15 August 1938 in St. Louis, Missouri to the family of Remus Carr and Velma Lee.
The birth sign is Leo.
She was just two when her father left the family.
She completed her graduation from Vashon High School in St. Louis, Missouri.
She received a Bachelor's degree in sociology from Los Angeles State College (now called California State University).
Initially, she worked in a garment factory and as a telephone operator before working as an assistant teacher at Watts in 1966.
Worked as a chief deputy to City Councilman David S. Cunningham, Jr.
She served as the U.S. Representative for California's 35th and 29th district.
She has been working as the US Representative for California's 43rd congressional district since 2013.
She is the most senior of the 12 black women currently serving in the United States Congress.
She is a huge critic of President Donald Trump and George W. Bush.
She has an estimated net worth of $438k with her homes valued between $1 million to $5 million.