• Nayyera Haq is a 38-year-old journalist, political adviser and radio show host.
• She has a net worth of over $3 million and a salary of around $100,000 a year.
• She is a Muslim of Pakistani and American descent and is fluent in English, Spanish, Urdu and Hindi.
• She is the managing director of her own public affairs consulting firm and has her own radio show.
• She is married to an African American veterinarian and has a son named Idris.
Who is Nayyera Haq?
Nayyera Haq was born on the 1st October 1981 under the sign of Libra, in Staten Island, New York USA. She is a 38-year-old journalist, political adviser and radio show host, best known for serving as the White House’s Senior Director of Cabinet Affairs and for hosting her own show on Sirrus XFM Radio.
How rich is she, as of now? Net worth and assets of Nayyera Haq
Nayyera Haq’s net worth is over $3 million while her salary is reputed to be close to $100,000 a year, stemming from her involvement in government service, her career as a radio talk show host and business, since she runs her own business.
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Youth, Family, Nationality, Ethnic origin
Nayyera Haq’s parents are Pakistani immigrants, who moved to the United States in 1980 and settled in Staten Island, New York, where she grew up. Both of his parents were hired by the civil service – his father worked as a teacher in a public school, while his mother was a scientist specializing in physics. She has a brother named Tom Kofie, who works as a doctor. She is Muslim. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is mixed.
School background and polyglot
Nayyera attended Stuyvesant High School and after matriculation enrolled at the University of Michigan to study history. Subsequently, she continued her studies at the Law Center of Georgetown University, where she obtained her MA degree in Law and Journalism in 2008. Nayyera is fluent in English, Spanish, Urdu and Hindi.
In 2002, Nayyera Haq began her professional career when she was hired to serve as media advisor to Nancy Pelosi, a Democratic Party politician who is currently Speaker of the United States House of Representatives.
Between 2004 and 2006, Nayyera worked for Congressman John Salazar as communications director and spokesperson, during which time Nayyera ran into trouble due to her views on Muslims living in the United States. In 2006, Nayyera Haq joined the government-controlled department and began serving the Children’s Defense Fund as a national spokesperson.
Nayyera Haq as Senior White House Director
In 2008, Nayyera rose to prominence as Director of Communications during US President Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, when she was in charge of communications strategy, stakeholder outreach and public relations.
Between 2009 and 2010, Nayera served as a senior adviser for the State Department of the Treasury, where she developed and implemented a communications plan for the federal government just at the time of the economic crisis, then worked as a senior adviser on public affairs , and Spokesperson for Foreign Languages, and spent four years there under Secretary John Kerry and Secretary Hillary Clinton. In 2014, she was promoted to Senior Director of Cabinet Affairs at the White House, helping them drive the President’s economic policy and national security agenda.
Entrepreneurship, radio animation and articles
According his LinkedIn accountNayyera Haq decided to start her own business in January 2015, creating the public affairs consultancy Avicenna Strategy Company, and has since served as its managing director.
She has also appeared on various political shows to discuss hot topics in the world of politics. In May 2017, Nayyera went a step further and started her own radio talk show on Sirrus XFM radio station.
Besides, she has authored several articles for magazines and online platforms such as Bustle, CNN, Huffington Post, etc. One of her articles that grabbed attention was published in February 2017 on The Root, titled “Giving Birth to My Half-Black, Half-Pakistani, All-Muslim Son in the Age of Trump.”
Appearance and Vital Stats
- dark brown hair
- Dark brown eyes
- Height – 5 feet 4 inches (1.62m)
- Weight – 123 lbs (56 kg)
- Vital Statistics – 34-29-35
- Shoe Size – 7 (US)
Personal life: husband, son, residence
Nayyera Haq is married to an unnamed man. He comes from Oakland, California and is of African American descent. Her husband enrolled after enrolling at Tuskegee University in Alabama, from which he graduated and now works as a veterinarian. It is also known that he and his parents converted to Islam. They got married on the 29the April, but the year of their marriage is still unknown. Nayyera gave birth to their first child, a son named Idris, in November 2016. The family’s current residence is in Maryland.
Hobbies, favorites and charity work
In her spare time, Nayyera enjoys cooking, scuba diving and hiking. Her favorite actors and actresses are Matt Damon and Emma Watson. She also loves to travel and one of her favorite destinations is Los Angeles. Nayyera is also known for her charity work and collaborations with various charities, as she was involved in the charity run organized by Historical Black College University (HBCU).