Terri Sewell Biography and Wiki
Terri Sewell (b. Jan 1, 1965) is an American lawyer and politician. She is a member of the Democratic Party. She has served as the U.S. Representative since 2011 for Alabama’s 7th congressional district, which includes most of the Black Belt, as well as most of the predominantly black portions of Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, and Montgomery.
Terri Sewell (Democratic Party) is a member of the U.S. House, representing Alabama’s 7th Congressional District. She assumed office on January 5, 2011. Her current term ends on January 3, 2023.
Terri Sewell Age and Birthday
The U.S. Representative was born on January 1, 1965 in Huntsville, Alabama, United States. She is 56 years old asof 2021.
Terri Sewell Parents
Sewell was born in Huntsville, Alabama, the daughter of Andrew A. Sewell, a retired high school basketball coach, and Nancy Gardner Sewell, a former high school librarian and reitired City Councilwoman in Selma. Her mom was the first black woman elected to the Selma City Council.
Terri Sewell Husband
Terri was married to Theodore Dixie of Huntsville, Alabama. The couple got married in 1988 but later got a divorce.
Terri Sewell Congress
Terri is the first African-American woman to have been elected to Congress from Alabama and, along with Republican Martha Roby, was one of the first women elected to Congress from Alabama in a regular election Sewell has been the single Democrat in Alabama’s house delegation during her whole term in office, and other than Doug Jones’ term as a senator from 2018 to 2021, has been the state’s only congressional Democrat.
Sewell has a score of “85” out of 100 for her voting on pro-LGBTQ laws from the Human Rights Campaign. Terri co-sponsored the Student Non-Discrimination Act in 2013 which, if approved, would have protected LGBT students from anti-gay bullying and discrimination in public schools.
Terri Sewell Salary
Sewelll recieves an annual base compensation of $174,000.
Terri Sewell Net Worth
Sewell has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million as of 2021. This amount is from her extensive career as a politician among other investments.