Rashida Tlaib

Rashida Harbi Tlaib Biography

Full Name Rashida Tlaib
Age 47 Years old.
Birth Name Rashida Harbi
Birth Date 1976-07-24
Gender Female

Rashida Tlaib is an American politician and a member of the Democratic Party. She was born on July 24, 1976. In 2018, Tlaib made history when she became one of the first two Muslim women elected to the United States Congress. She represents Michigan's 13th congressional district.

Before entering national politics, Rashida Tlaib served in the Michigan House of Representatives from 2009 to 2014. She is known for her progressive views on issues such as health care, environmental justice, and economic equality.

Rashida Tlaib,  the daughter of Palestinian immigrants, also brings a unique perspective to discussions of foreign policy, especially on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

As a Congresswoman, Rashida Tlaib is known for her outspoken and passionate approach, advocating for social justice and the needs of the American working class.


Nationality American
Religion Muslim
Political Inclination Democratic
Famous For First Muslim woman to serve in the Michigan legislatur

Rashida Tlaib Parents, Nationality, Religion & Education

Rashida Tlaib's parents are Palestinian immigrants, and her family's roots lie in the town of Beit Ur al-Fauqa in the West Bank. Tlaib herself was born on July 24, 1976, in Detroit, Michigan, making her an American citizen.

In terms of religion, Rashida Tlaib is Muslim. Her Palestinian heritage and faith have influenced her perspective on various issues, especially those related to the Middle East, including the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

As for education, Tlaib earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Wayne State University and later obtained a law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Her educational background has undoubtedly played a role in shaping her career in politics and advocacy.

Place Of Birth Detroit, Michigan, United States
Father Harbi Elabed
Siblings 13
Ethnicity Palestinian

School Bennett Elementary, and Phoenix Academy
High School Southwestern High Schoo
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Arts in political science and Juris Doctor

Rashida Tlaib Personal Life: Husband and Sons

Marital Status Divorced
Spouse Fayez Tlaib (Ex)
Married Date 1998
Children Adam Tlaib and Yousif Tlaib