American journalist and politician Danica Roem created history in Virginia by becoming the first openly transgender person to get elected to the House of Delegates in 2017. She won the Democratic primary for the 13th district on 13 June 2017 and the general election on 7 November 2017.
Danica got interested in politics when president George W. Bush proposed to add a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage. She wanted to bring change in the way the government operated.
So, the journalist began her journey as a politician as soon as she got recruited for the Virginia House of Delegates by her local Democratic Party.
Danica Roem Married To Partner / Spouse?
Danica first came out as a transgender in 2013. Ever since her transition, she faced discrimination and didn’t want her partner and family to go through the same. So, she kept her personal life out of the limelight.
Although she tries her best to keep her love life to herself even as of now, her popularity brings a lot of attention to her life.
So, pieces of information spreading around is something that’s bound to happen. For example, there is a widespread rumor that Danica lives with her partner, who has a daughter.
The public is curious if her partner is her spouse or not as she considers his daughter as her step-daughter. But she has yet to confirm the rumors and reveal whether she ever plans to get married and settle down with her husband.
Danica Roem’s Net Worth
Danica Roem earns her net worth through her profession as a journalist and a politician of the Democratic Party. She got elected to Virginia House of Delegates and won the Democratic primary for the 13th district in 2017.
Danica Roem at the Annual Human Rights Campaign National Dinner at Walter E with Nelson Araujo on 15 September 2018 (Photo: gettyimages)
In 2018, with her rise in fame as the Democratic Party, she gathered the interest of many through her donation of $500K for the LGBTQ+ community. Her exact net worth is not estimated, but she must earn a hefty amount of salary as she is actively involved in donation programs and campaigns.
Short Bio: Age & Family
Danica Roem was born on 30 September 1984 in Manassas, Virginia, US. At age 34, she has a good height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 meters).
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Danica spent her childhood in Prince William County, Virginia and attended Paul VI Catholic High School in Fairfax, Virginia. Later, she completed her education as a Journalism major at St. Bonaventure University in Allegany, New York.
Knowing about her family, she was born to Marian Roem and John Paul Roem. Danica’s father, committed suicide when she was young, and her maternal grandfather, Anthony Oliveto, raised her.
She also has a 9-year-old step-daughter and seems to have a sister as Danica mentioned about her in her tweet on 11 September 2018.