Bakari Sellers Biography

Bakari Sellers Sellers
( 1984 - )
October 23, 2017
First published on:October 23, 2017

Facts of Bakari Sellers Biography

Date of Birth: 1984 September 18
Age: 34 years old
occupation American politician, lawyer, vice chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party
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ethnicity Black
nationality American
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spouse Ellen Rucker Carter (m. 2015)
education University of South Carolina School of Law University of South Carolina, Morehouse College
place_of_birth United States of America
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Bakari Sellers is an American politician and lawyer. He is well known for being the youngest member of the South Carolina General Assembly. Moreover, Sellers represented South Carolina’s 90th district in the lower house of the state legislature for eight years. Besides that, he is also an analyst on CNN.

Bakari Sellers Early Life & Education

Bakari T. Sellers was born on September 18, 1984, in the United States. He is the son of Cleveland Sellers and Gwen Sellers. His father was a civil rights activist and professor, whereas his mother is a housewife. Bakari Sellers grew up in Bamberg County, South Carolina along with his two siblings.

During his teenager: Twitter

https://twitter.com/Bakari_Sellers/status/828274387182821381

Bakari attended  Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Moreover, he graduated in African-American Studies from Morehouse College. Furthermore, Bakari Sellers received a Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

During his graduation: Instagram

https://www.instagram.com/p/BWVfsr9jIzg/?taken-by=bakarisellers

Bakari Sellers Career

Bakari started his career as a lawyer for James Clyburn and then Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin. At the age of 22, he became the youngest member of the South Carolina General Assembly.

During the South Carolina General Assembly: Twitter

https://twitter.com/Bakari_Sellers/status/890977821602054144

He is one of the youngest State Representatives and the youngest black elected official in the United States. Bakari had excellent leadership experience serving as the Democratic Leadership Council, and Obama for America. He is a member of the South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus since 2006.

Moreover, he has been an attorney with the Strom Law Firm, L.L.C. in Columbia, South Carolina since 2007. Apart from that, he is also an analyst on CNN. Initially, Bakari appeared at the annual AIPAC conference while working as a student body president at Morehouse College. Later, he became an outstanding African-American Zionist.

Bakari Sellers on CNN Studio
Source: Grabien

Moreover, Bakari listed on the Politico’s “50 politicos to watch”. Similarly, his name was on the list of HBCU Top 30 Under 30 in July 2014.

Holding the AKA trailblazer award: Twitter

https://twitter.com/Bakari_Sellers/status/834566544608882688

Bakari Sellers Personal Life

Bakari got married to Ellen Rucker on  29 August 2015. His wife, Ellen Ruckey Sellers is a licensed doctor in Chiropractic medicine and the co-founder of the hair treatment product Rucker Roots. The couple met in the mid-2000s, and they both converted their love into marriage later.

During his wedding ceremony with his family: Twitter

https://twitter.com/Bakari_Sellers/status/832659895342096384

His wife, Ellen Rucker was previously married to NBA player, Vince Carter. He has a step-daughter, who lives with them. The couple celebrated their second anniversary on August 29, 2017, and he tweeted a sweet message with the picture of them:

Have a look: Twitter

https://twitter.com/Bakari_Sellers/status/902512188308500480

Bakari Sellers Net Worth

Bakari earns an attractive amount of money from his political career. Besides that, he is also a well-known face on the CNN station. Moreover, he is active in social, charitable organizations. However, his estimated net worth is still unknown to us. To know about him you can follow him on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

October 23, 2017
First published on:October 23, 2017
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