Tulsi Gabbard is an American politician and the United States Army Reserve officer and the first “Hindu” to be a member of Congress and Samoan-American voting member of Congress. In the 2020 United States presidential election, Gabbard was a candidate for the Democratic nomination.
Later on, she served in the medical unit field of the Hawaii Army National Guard in Iraq from the year 2004 to 2005. She was also an Army Military Police platoon leader in Kuwait from 2008 to 2009. She is endorsed with the universal basic income. Gabbard left out of the 2020 presidential race on March 19, 2020. Let’s take a sneak peek through the presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard’s worth.
Tulsi Gabbard Net Worth
According to sources, the Hawaii representative has an estimated net worth of $500,000.
Gabbard bought a house 100 miles southwest of Oklahoma City worth $39,000 followingly sold it in 2012 for $110,000, bringing her profit of $71,000.
An anti-transgender bill aimed at athletes
Tulsi Gabbard the US lawmaker launched introduced a bill to block funds to school that let transgender girls compete in women’s sports
Hawaii Health and Harm Reduction Center: stated,
“Transgender persons in Hawaii are afforded broad protection under state anti-discrimination statutes. Public schools should clearly take additional measures to help ensure the health and well-being of their transgender students, who are already less likely to get adequate nutrition, sleep, or exercise than their LGB and cisgender peers according to a 2018 report from the Hawaii State Department of Health. The report also found that transgender youth are four times more likely to skip school because of feeling unsafe compared to their cisgender peers. Transgender youth experience higher rates of housing instability and sexual violence and are more likely to engage in high risk behaviors, including the use of alcohol and other drugs. Inviting transgender student participation in sports is welcome, but it is just one policy response of many that are needed to improve the health and well-being of Hawaii’s transgender students. HHHRC also supports changes to federal law that provide protections for transgender persons in housing, public accommodations, and education, including the right to participate in publicly-funded sports activities.”
Tulsi together with Markwayne Mullin, a Republican Congressman, started the “Protect Women’s Sports Act” which was severely criticized by transgender activists and described as “transphobic”.
Gabbard said, “Our legislation protects Title IX’s original intent which was based on the general biological distinction between men and women athletes based on sex.”
Title IX protects people from discrimination based on sex in educational institutions that receive national funding. The
Gabbard’s Early life
Tulsi Gabbard was born on the 12th of April in the year 1981 in Leloaloa, Maoputasi County. Her mother was Carol Gabbard born in Indiana and raised in Michigan. His father was Mike Gabbard born in American Samoa and resided as a child in Hawaii and Florida. Gabbard is from the Hindu religion and her first name comes from the Sanskrit word for holy basil. Her children also have Sanskrit Hindu-origin names. She took up home education through high school. She completed her graduation in 2009 from Hawaii Pacific University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
Tulsi outside her political life
Gabbard is a Hindu and follows Bengali Vaishnavism. She married Eduardo Tamayo in 2002 but subsequently divorced in 2006 due to “the stresses war places on military spouses and families”. Later in 2015, she married Abraham Williams a freelance cinematographer and editor.