Tulsi Gabbard is a well-known American politician who served as the United States Representative for Hawaii’s 2nd congressional district from 2013 to 2021. She was the first Hindu member of the United States Congress and the first Samoan-American member of Congress.
Tulsi Gabbard was born on April 12, 1981, in Leloaloa, American Samoa, to Mike Gabbard and Carol Porter Gabbard. Her father is of Samoan and European ancestry, while her mother is of German and American ancestry. Tulsi spent most of her childhood in Hawaii and was home-schooled for most of her early education. She later graduated from Hawaii Pacific University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.
Tulsi Gabbard Parents
Tulsi’s parents have had a significant influence on her life and career. Her father, Mike Gabbard, is a politician and has served in the Hawaii State Senate since 2006. He is a strong advocate for environmental protection, renewable energy, and food security. Tulsi’s mother, Carol Porter Gabbard, is a talented artist and musician. She has also been actively involved in her daughter’s political career.
Tulsi Gabbard Husband
Tulsi Gabbard is married to Eduardo Tamayo, a cinematographer who has worked on several films and documentaries. The couple got married in 2015 in a traditional Vedic ceremony in Hawaii. Tulsi’s husband is also a practicing yogi, and the couple has been known to practice yoga together.
Tulsi Gabbard Children
Tulsi Gabbard does not have any children at the moment. However, she has been vocal about her desire to start a family and has expressed her hope of having children in the future.
Tulsi Gabbard Siblings
Tulsi Gabbard comes from a large family and has five siblings. Her sister, Vrindavan, is a fellow politician who serves on the Hawaii State Board of Education. Another one of her sisters, Bhakti, is an attorney and has also been involved in politics. Tulsi’s brother, Jai, is a musician and has released several albums. Her other siblings, Narayan and Joshi, have kept a low profile and are not involved in politics.
Tulsi Gabbard Height
Tulsi Gabbard is 5 feet 8 inches tall (173 cm). Her height has been a subject of discussion on social media, with many people commenting on her tall stature.
Appearance on Fox News
Tulsi Gabbard has made several appearances on Fox News, including on shows such as Tucker Carlson Tonight, The Ingraham Angle, and The Sean Hannity Show. Her appearances on Fox News have been the subject of controversy, with some people criticizing her for appearing on a network known for its conservative bias. However, Tulsi has defended her appearances on Fox News, stating that she believes in the importance of having a dialogue with people who have different political views.