Muriel Bowser Bio
Muriel Bowser was born on August 2, 1972, in Washington, D.C. She grew up in North Michigan Park, a neighborhood in Northeast D.C., and attended Catholic schools in the area. Her parents were active in local politics, and Bowser often accompanied them to community events and meetings.
Bowser went on to earn a degree in history from Chatham University in Pittsburgh and a master’s degree in public policy from American University in D.C.
She worked in various positions in D.C. government before being elected to the D.C. Council in 2007. In 2015, she was elected mayor of D.C. and has since been re-elected for a second term.
Bowser is one of the highest paid employees in the District of Columbia and earns an annual salary of $220,000.
Relationships and Children
Murial Bowser is unmarried and lives with her partner in Northwest DC. The couple adopted ner daughter, Miranda Elizabeth Bowser, in May 2018.