Lauren Anne Birchfield Biography
|Date of Birth:||1984 , September-21|
|Age:||34 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 10 Inch|
|Name||Lauren Anne Birchfield|
|Birth Name||Lauren Anne Birchfield|
|Father||Reverend Dr. James Birchfield|
|Birth Place/City||Southern California|
|Profession||Director of Health Policy|
|Married to||oe Kennedy III (December, 2012 - present)|
|Children||Eleanor "Ellie" Kennedy (daughter) James Matthew Kennedy (son)|
|Education||Harvard Law School|
Lauren Anne Birchfield is a proficient health policy lawyer who works for a non-profit organization in the field of human rights and health policy. As of 2018, she works as the director of health policy at the National Partnership for Women & Families. Previously she worked as the senior health policy and government affairs adviser for Boston Medical Center. Besides being a successful lawyer, she a loving wife of Democratic Party politician Joe Kennedy III and the mother of two children.
Early Life And Education Of Lauren Anne Birchfield
Lauren Anne Birchfield was born on September 21, 1984, to Reverend Dr. James Birchfield and Marta Birchfield in Southern California. Her father is a pastor at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Newport Beach and her mother is a former certified public accountant at Arthur Anderson who now has her own consulting practice. Her parents live in Houston, Texas.
She has a younger sister named Emily Birchfield who resides in San Francisco, California.
Birchfield graduated with a degree in political science in 2006, attending the University of California, Los Angeles. She also studied at Oxford University in England and graduated from Harvard Law School in 2009.
Lauren Anne Birchfield's Career
Birchfield has worked as a lawyer in the health policy. She is the director of health policy for the National Partnership for Women & Families in Washington, D.C. According to sources, she managed the National Partnership’s health policy portfolio and moreover, she also supervised strategy and plan for the key policy initiatives which include the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Previously she was the senior health policy and government affairs adviser for Boston Medical Center and policy representative for NARAL Pro-Choice America.
She also worked as a senior policy position at the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation and was on the board of Family Medicine for America’s Health from 2014 to 2017.
As of 2018, she co-founded Neighborhood Villages which assists in improving access to high-quality and affordable childcare. Neighboorhood Villages said,
“Neighborhood Villages is piloting a new model of affordable, quality child care that begins at birth; one that is highly integrated with health care delivery and designed to serve the whole child and family. Through a partnership with community health providers, we integrate health care and on-site wraparound support services into the fabric of our schools to set children and their families up to thrive.”
Lauren Anne Birchfield's Net Worth
Birchfield has amassed an impressive sum of money from her career being a health policy lawyer. However, her salary and net worth are not estimated. It is still under review.
On the other hand, as per the Wikipedia, her husband who holds substantial investments has an estimated net worth between $20 million and $60 million. The grandson of Robert F. "Bobby" Kennedy, Joe Kennedy III won the congressional seat in November 2012 when he beat Republican Sean Bielat replacing Barney Frank.
Lauren Anne Birchfield's Personal Life
Talking about her personal life she is married to Joe Kennedy III since 2012. He is the son of American businessman Joseph P. Kennedy II, and his ex-wife, Sheila Rauch. Their marriage ceremony was officiated by Birchfield's father in Community Church with 200 guests.
Birchfield and Kennedy first met at Harvard Law School when they were both students in a class taught by now-Senator Elizabeth Warren. She reportedly said WPRI-TV in 2013:
Joe used to sit in the front row, on her left, while Lauren seated on her right at the back row.
Nearly after three years of marriage, they welcomed their first baby daughter named Elanor 'Ellie' Kennedy on 29 December 2015 and again on 20 December 2017 they welcomed their second child a son named James Matthew Kennedy.
She is living a happy married life with her husband and children in Washington D.C., United States of America.