Keisha Lance Bottoms Bio-Wiki, Age, Parents, Husband, and Net Worth
Who is Keisha Lance Bottoms?
Keisha Lance Bottoms is an American Democratic legislator and lawyer. She serves as the 60th Mayor Atlanta, Georgia having taken office on January 2, 2018. Lance previously served as a member. She is an active member of the community. She serves as a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Jack and Jill of America, The Links, Incorporated, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
Being a long-time public servant, Mayor Lance is the Mayor in Atlanta’s history to have served in all three branches of government. She has served as a judge and City Councilmember before being sworn in as Mayor.
Lance has also served on the board of Families First. She also shares her personal story of adoption and advocates on behalf of adoption and foster care. She was named 2020 Georgian of the Year by Georgia Trend magazine.
In April 2020, she strongly rebuked Georgia Governor Brian Kemp after he announced the re-opening of Georgia businesses following the Covid-19 epidemic.
How Old is Keisha Lance Bottoms?
Mayor Bottoms is 50 years old as of 2020 having been born on January 18, 1970, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Keisha Lance Bottoms Parents
Mayor Bottoms was born to R&B icon Major Lance and Sylvia Robinson.
Lance is married to Derek Bottoms. Derek is vice president of employment practices and associate relations at Home Depot. Together, they are adoptive parents to four children Lance, Langston, Lennox, and Lincoln. They have a family dog, Logan. The Bottoms reside in historic Southwest Atlanta
Keisha Lance Bottoms Accomplishments
As a Mayor, she has led the establishment of the City’s first fully-staffed Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. She saw the appointments of an LGBTQ Affairs Coordinator and a Human Trafficking Fellow. Another notable accomplishment is that she saw the citywide elimination of cash bail bonds, the closure of the Atlanta City Detention Center to ICE detainees, and also the rollout of the most far-reaching financial transparency platform in the City’s history – Atlanta’s Open Checkbook.
Mayor Bottoms announced her endorsement of Joe Biden in the 2020 Democratic Party presidential primaries in June 2019. According to Politico’s report in March 2020, Mayor Bottoms might be a possible Vice Presidential pick for Biden.
Keisha Lance Bottoms Net Worth
Through her political career, Lance has earned great wealth. However, her net worth is not yet disclosed.