Karen Ruth Bass is an American politician and social worker who has served in the United States Congress since 2011, representing California’s 37th congressional district.
For her first tenure, she was given the 33rd district, which encompasses many areas south and west of downtown Los Angeles.
Karen Bass Husband
Karen Bass’s ex-husband is Jesus Lechuga. Lechuga and Bass were married from 1980 to 1986, when they divorced.
Currently, we do not have enough information on her love life, it is not clear whether she is in a relationship or not.
Karen Bass Children
Emilia Bass-Lechuga and Michael Wright, Karen’s daughter and son-in-law, perished in an automobile accident in 2006.
Emilia and Michael’s enthusiasm for life continues to inspire Karen. Emilia intended to strive for social change in the same way as her mother had.
Karen Bass Net worth
Karen Bass’s net worth is estimated to be between $4 million and $6 million dollars.
She owns a personal luxury automobile, and a large bungalow lives a wealthy lifestyle, and travels across the world, as seen by her daily social media posts and stories.
Karen Bass’s source of income is unknown. Her monthly earnings are expected to be in the range of 80-85 thousand dollars.
Karen Bass Political Career
Congressmember Karen Bass was re-elected to her sixth term representing the 37th Congressional District in November 2020.
Bass serves on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs where she is the Chair of the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights. She also introduced the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act – the most transformative piece of policing legislation ever passed in a chamber of Congress.
Prior to her election to Congress, Chairwoman Bass served in the California State Assembly where she became the first African-American woman to be Speaker of any state legislature.
Congressmember Mary Bass was one of four legislative leaders awarded the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award in 2010 for her work on behalf of Californians affected by the financial crisis.
She is a graduate of Cal State Dominguez Hills, the University of Southern California’s School of Medicine, and the USC Masters Program in Social Work.
Her mission is to help transform the social and economic conditions in South Los Angeles that foster addiction, crime, poverty, and violence.