Deval Patrick Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Deval Patrick Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth July 31, 1956
Zodiac Sign Leo
Spouse Diane Bemus

Deval Patrick is an American politician, a civil rights lawyer, author, and businessman who is known for becoming the 71st Governor of Massachusetts and serving the office from 2007 to 2015. He was the first African American Governor of Massachusetts who later became a candidate for President of the United States in the 2020 U.S. presidential election.

Born Name

Deval Laurdine Patrick

Nick Name

Deval

Deval Patrick as seen while speaking at a 2014 Groundbreaking event for the replacement of four bridges in New Bedford and Fall River along the future South Coast Rail right-of-way in November 2014
Deval Patrick as seen while speaking at a 2014 Groundbreaking event for the replacement of four bridges in New Bedford and Fall River along the future South Coast Rail right-of-way in November 2014 (MassDOT / Flickr / Public Domain)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Residence

Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States

Nationality

American

Education

During his middle school years, Deval Patrick was referred to A Better Chance, a non-profit organization which aims at helping more talented young people of color to become well-educated by providing them the means to attend high-achieving boarding, day, and public schools in the United States, by one of his teachers and that helped him to later study at Milton Academy.

After graduating from Milton Academy in 1974, Deval Patrick got enrolled at Harvard College and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and American literature in 1978. Then, he attended Harvard Law School and graduated cum laude with a J.D. in 1982. He was also awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws by Harvard University on May 28, 2015.

Occupation

Politician, Civil Rights Lawyer, Author, Businessman

Family

  • Father – Pat Patrick (Jazz Musician in Sun Ra, Composer)
  • Mother – Emily Mae (née Wintersmith)
  • Siblings – Rhonda Sigh (Sister)
  • Others – Laurdine Kenneth Patrick (Paternal Grandfather), Laverne /LaVern Love (Paternal Grandmother), Reynolds Brown Wintersmith (Maternal Grandfather), Sally Mae Embers (Maternal Grandmother), La’Shon Anthony (Paternal Half-Sister), Marco Morgese (Son-In-Law), Gianluca Noah Patrick Morgese (Grandson)
Deval Patrick as seen in one of his official pictures
Deval Patrick as seen in one of his official pictures (Office of the Governor of Massachusetts / Commonwealth of Massachusetts / Public Domain)

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Deval Patrick has dated –

  1. Diane Bemus (1984-Present) – In 1984, he married Diane Bemus who has been a lawyer specializing in labor and employment law. The duo parents 2 daughters named Sarah and Katherine and Katherine made it public that she was a lesbian in July 2008.

Race / Ethnicity

Mixed (White and Black)

Deval Patrick is of African-American and English descent.

Deval Patrick (Left) as seen while meeting British politician Alistair Burt in London, England, United Kingdom in March 2011
Deval Patrick (Left) as seen while meeting British politician Alistair Burt in London, England, United Kingdom in March 2011 (Foreign and Commonwealth Office / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Receding hairline
  • Deep-set eyes
Deval Patrick as seen along with Elena Kagan, seen here as Dean of Harvard Law School, during an event in September 2008
Deval Patrick as seen along with Elena Kagan, seen here as Dean of Harvard Law School, during an event in September 2008 (Harvard Law Record / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Deval Patrick Facts

  1. He became the first member of his family to attend college.
  2. He comes from a humble background and his family previously survived many months living on welfare.
  3. Deval Patrick was appointed as the United States Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division by President Bill Clinton in 1994.
  4. He has been cast in shows like Piers Morgan Tonight and Morning Joe.
  5. Deval Patrick grew up in Wabash Avenue in Chicago and in 2013, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn renamed a part of the area as “Deval Patrick Way” in his honor.
  6. He has also gained a decent social media fan base with more than 100k followers on Twitter, more than 80k followers on Facebook, and more than 10k followers on Instagram.

Featured Image by MassDOT / Flickr / Public Domain

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