Just like the Kardashian family in Hollywood, which has been an influential part of the industry for years, politics has the Kennedy family, a family deeply rooted in US politics and history for several decades. As a result, the women who marry into this prestigious family have become public figures in their own right, such as Lauren Anne Birchfield, who is married to Joe Kennedy III.
Although they are college sweethearts, Lauren Anne was cemented into the Kennedy clan in 2012 when he married the current US congressman. They have stayed together ever since, and there is little controversy to report about them.
Everything you need to know about Lauren Anne Birchfield is covered below.
Lauren Anne Birchfield’s Biography
Lauren Anne Birchfield, although more commonly known as Lauren Birchfield Kennedy, was born in Southern California on September 21, 1984, the daughter of Marta and James Birchfield. Her father is both a doctor and a revered man, and together with her mother, they raised Lauren and her only child siblings, a sister named Emily Birchfield, in California.
Her high school years are unknown, but she began her college years at the University of California, Los Angeles, with a bachelor’s degree in political science before moving to Harvard Law School, where she received her J.D. in 2009.
Prior to completing her academic journey, she began working in a professional role at Harvard as editor-in-chief of the Harvard Human Rights Journal, and after graduation, she began her career as a health policy advocate.
Lauren Anne served as a policy representative for NARAL Pro-Choice America from 2010 to 2012 and also served as Senior Health Policy and Government Affairs Adviser for the Boston Medical Center from 2012 to 2013. Lauren Anne Birchfield’s resume also includes a stint at Blue Cross Blue Shield, a Massachusetts-based foundation, where she served as a policy analyst from 2009 to 2010. Her other responsibilities include serving on the board of directors of Family Medicine for America’s Health, a position she held between 2014 and 2017.
Lauren Anne Birchfield also served as Director of Health Policy at the National Partnership for Women & Families in Washington, DC from 2013 to 2017.
As someone who is deeply committed to improving the health care system in America, Lauren Anne Birchfield has also founded a non-profit organization, Neighborhood Villages, which works to improve access to affordable health care in Massachusetts. As part of her work as a health policy advisor, she strongly supports the Affordable Care Act. Outside of her official role as a health policy advisor, Lauren Anne Birchfield is also an author who has published her work in publications such as the Cosmopolitan.
Lauren Anne Birchfield’s Personal Life
Lauren Anne Birchfield is herself a successful woman with illustrious achievements of her own, but it is her relationship with Joe Kennedy III that has made her a recognized public figure, and this relationship began in college, particularly at Harvard Law School.
Not long after graduating from law school in 2009, Lauren Anne Birchfield and Joe Kennedy III became engaged in 2012. At that time Joe was also running for membership in the United States Congress. Despite his ambition, they married in December 2012, just weeks after he won his election. The wedding took place in Corona del Mar, California and was performed by Lauren’s father, Reverend Jim Birchfield.
Although her husband’s status as a US Congressman means that there is not much time left to build their young family, they still managed to do so by giving birth to two children, a daughter and a son named Eleanor and James respectively.
The first child, Eleanor, was born in December 2015, while their son, James, was born in December 2017. The couple also has a dog named Banjo and lives mainly in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.
Other Facts About Joe Kennedy’s Wife
– Lauren Anne Birchfield met Joe Kennedy in a class taught by the present US Senator Elizabeth Warren.
– Both Lauren and Joe Kennedy III have an estimated net worth of $15 million
– Her father-in-law is Joseph P. Kennedy II, who was also a member of the US Congress as a member of the House of Representatives.
– Lauren Anne and her husband are both big fans of the NFL team, the New England Patriots.