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Who is Katie Britt?
Katie Elizabeth Britt Boyd is an eminent American politician, attorney, and businesswoman who is a United States Senator-elect from Alabama. Previously, she served as president and CEO of the Business Council of Alabama from 2018 to 2021, as well as chief of staff for U.S. Senator Richard Shelby from 2016 to 2018. In 2022, she won the election to the U.S. Senate and will take office in January 2023. Thus she is the first woman to be elected as Senator-elect of Alabama.
How Old Is Katie Britt?
She is 40 years old as of November 2022, having been born on February 2, 1982, in Enterprise, Alabama, U.S. Katie shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Shakira, Tyler Brown, Chad Franke, Dylan Chapman, Soni Nicole Bringas, and many more.
Katie Britt Family
Who are Katie Britt’s Parents?
She was born to Julian Boyd (Father) and Debra Boyd (Mother).
Does Katie Britt have Siblings?
There is no news on the internet showing whether she has siblings or not. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Katie Britt Education
She received her high school education at Enterprise High School where she graduated in 2000. After graduating from high school, she attended The University of Alabama where she majored in political science and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 2004. Later, she attended The University of Alabama School of Law where she received a Juris Doctor in 2013.
Katie Britt’s Marital Status
She is married to the love of her life Wesley Britt (born on November 21, 1981) a former American football offensive tackle.
Katie Britt Kids
She and her husband Wesley have two kids. However, her kids’ names are not mentioned on the internet.
Katie Britt Career
A Law and Business Career
Following her graduation from the University of Alabama, in 2004 she went on to join the staff of U.S. Senator Richard Shelby in May 2004, in the position of deputy press secretary. Later, she was promoted to press secretary and several in that capacity until 2007. After departing from Shelby’s staff, she went on to work as a special assistant to Robert Witt, the president of the University of Alabama. Moreover, she represented the university’s School of Law on its Tax Moot Court team. After law school, first she worked at Johnston Barton Proctor & Rose LLP in Birmingham. In March 2014, when the firm shut down, she joined the Birmingham office of Butler Snow LLP, alongside 17 other former Johnston Barton Proctor & Rose attorneys.
Following her work on Shelby’s re-election, in 2016, she was named his chief of staff. In December 2018, she was elected as president and CEO of the Business Council of Alabama. Thus she was the first woman to lead the organization. During her tenure at the Business Council of Alabama, she focused on workforce and economic development through tax incentive programs, as well as addressing the state’s prison system and participation in the 2020 United States Census. In 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic, she led a “Keep Alabama Open” effort to self-govern business affairs by avoiding shutdowns, as well as to maintain employment statuses during the pandemic. In April 2021, she was elected to the Alabama Wildlife Federation’s board of directors. She then resigned from her position at the Business Council of Alabama in June 2021, amid media speculation of a run for the U.S. Senate.
A Career in the 2022 U.S. Senate Election
She announced her candidacy on June 8, 2021, in the Republican primary for the 2022 United States Senate election in Alabama. As a Senate candidate, she publicly aligned herself with former President Donald Trump. In the 2020 presidential election, she supported Trump’s false claims of fraud, although she declined to say the election was “stolen”. On June 10, 2022, she was officially endorsed by Trump, with the former president t calling Katie a “fearless America First warrior”.
Previously, Trump had withdrawn a prior endorsement of Brooks in favor of Katie. On June 21, 2022, she defeated Brooks in the runoff with 63% of the vote. On November 8, she went on to handily win the general election. Thus she became the first woman elected U.S. Senator from Alabama (previous female U.S. Senators from Alabama had been appointed to the position). Moreover, she was the youngest Republican woman elected U.S. Senator and the second-youngest woman overall (Democratic Blanche Lincoln being the youngest).
A Career in Political Positions
She describes herself as pro-life. In the 2022 U.S. Senate election, her first television advertisement highlighted her position on abortion, stating that life begins at conception and comparing late-term abortions to murder. Shortly before the first round of the Republican primary, in May 2022, opposing candidate Michael Durant attacked Katie’s position on abortion, citing a resolution the Student Senate passed while she was serving as president of the University of Alabama Student Government Association.
She supported a motion in July 2021 from Alabama Governor Kay Ivey to ban the teaching of critical race theory in public schools. Also, she has been called a “vocal proponent” of school choice by Yellowhammer News.
In June 2022, following the passing of the Protecting Our Kids Act, she told 1819 News that she believes red flag laws are a “gateway to push [a] disarming agenda”. She opposes gun laws that infringe on the Second Amendment to the United States Consitution. And has described the Second Amendment as ” a critical check against the timeless tyranny of government”.
She wrote a column in August 2021, calling for an open discussion and prioritizing mental health. Also, she expressed her wish to combat the opioid epidemic and suicide rates in the United States.
She has stated that she would introduce legislation to amend birthright citizenship as only applying to those who are in the United States legally. Also, she supports and has pledged to sponsor the RAISE Act, first introduced by Senator Tom Cotton.
Katie Britt Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 4inches (1.63m) and a weight of 52kg (114lbs).
Katie Britt’s Salary and Net Worth
Her salary is not mentioned on the internet but has a net worth of $700,000.