Abigail Anne Spanberger is an American politician serving as the US Representative from Virginia’s 7th congressional district since 2019. She is a member of the Democratic Party. Her district includes most of the northern suburbs of Richmond, as well as some exurban territory around Fredericksburg.
She is also a former CIA officer. Abigail has defeated Republican incumbent Dave Brat in 2018, ending the Republican Party’s 36-year hold on the district. She was reelected to a second term in 2020.
Who is Abigail Spanberger’s Husband?
US Rep. Abigail Spanberger is happily married to Adam. The Spanberger pair have three daughters together. Adam seems supportive of his wife’s political career. At the same time, he accompanied Abigail on several campaigns. He was captured at the fundraiser that the Congressional Club hosted at the Washington Hilton, a gathering of current and former wives of senators and other powerful people.
At the time, Mr.Spanberger shared that when he showed up wearing a dark gray suit and white shirt at the 107th annual first lady luncheon, most attendees mistook him for a Secret Service agent.
Abigail’s Early Life and Education
Abigail Spanberger was born in Red Bank, New Jersey, on August 7, 1979. When she was 13, her family relocated to the Short Pump area in Henrico County, outside Richmond.
She attended John Randolph Tucker High School. Spanberger was later a page for US Senator Chuck Robb.
She earned her bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia and a master of Business Administration from a joint program between the GISMA Business School in Germany and Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management.
Abigail’s Early Career
In 2002 and 2003, Spanberger taught English Literature as a substitute teacher at the Islamic Saudi Academy in Northern Virginia. In the early 2000s, she was a postal inspector, working on Money Laundering and narcotics cases.
Spanberger joined the Central Intelligence Agency as an operations officer. In 2014, Spanberger left the CIA and entered the private sector. She was hired by Royall and Company. In 2017, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe appointed her to the Virginia fair housing board.
Abigail’s Political Positions
In the election for Speaker of the US House of Representatives on the opening day of the 116th United States Congress, Spanberger voted for US Representative Cheri Bustos, an Illinois Democrat, joining 11 other Democrats who did not back Nancy Pelosi.
Spanberger opposed Democrats’ attempts to amend the Insurrection Act of 1807, saying that amending the rarely used law would not accomplish what Democrats intended.
Abigail’s Net Worth
Abigail Spanberger, a Democrat from Virginia, is supposed to have at least 2 Million USD to 5 Million USD. She is one of the most successful politicians in the country. She is living a lavish and wealthy life.