Nina Turner

Nina Turner Bio, Career, Net Worth, Family & Husband

Nina Turner


In the world of many talent Nina Turner is one of the few who have been able to acquire a great success in her career due to her approach and thriving personality. She is a successful American Political personality.

Turner is a lover of politics; she belongs to the Democratic Party. In the year 2006 to 2008 she was part of the Cleveland City Council and served in the Ohio State as a senator from the year 2008 to 2014.

She played the role of a surrogate to Bernie Sanders in the 2016 presidential election campaign. She was later offered a role by the Presidential candidate of the Green Party Jill Stein as his running mate as the vice president candidate.

Turner rejected his offer because she was committed to the Democratic Party and believe in raising it. In 2017 the popular Sanders Affiliated group who is known as Our Revolution made her the president.


Nina Turner was named Nina Hudson during her birth. She was born on December 7, 1976 in Cleveland, Ohio. She is of American Nationality with Afro American Ethnicity. She is Christianity by religion.

She had a little difficulty during childhood when her parent marriage hit the rock which made her move in with her mother. At the age of 14 she started working part time and started handling her earnings to her mother.

She attended John F. Kennedy High School which is located in Cleveland where she graduated in 1986. Due to lack of financial stability she decided to take on several jobs. She started working at the fast food outlets and at a payless shop.

After so much work and feeding for her self she decided to return to school. She then attended Cuyahoga Community College where she receives her BA. She later proceeded to the university of Cleveland State University where she graduated with Master of Arts.


Nina Turner met her heartthrob during the time she was working for the Payless Shoe Store. The duo has been together for a long period of time.

The couple is obviously married even though their marriage was never announced but they are happily living together as husband and wife. The couples have a child, a son named Jeffery Turner JR.


Nina Turner career started when she was given by The then senator Rhine McLin her first professional job as a legislative aide. She later moves to her home town where she join the Mayor Michael White’s administrator where she got the promotion to Executive Assistant of Legislative Affairs.

She was the director of the Government Affairs for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District which made her work in favor of Cleveland’s school children in both the State and Federal Levels.

Nina Turner

In 2001 she run for the office of Cleveland City Council Representative for Ward One but she lost to Joe Jones who was the incumbent. Joe later resigned in the third year and his wife Tonya Jones took over the race but in 2015 she was defeated by Nina who assumed the office as the Ward One City Council Representative.

In 2015 Nina Turner replaced senator Lance Mason who resigned from his 25th district seat in the Ohio Senate in favor of Cuyahoga County Court of common pleas appointment in 2008 September.                 Turner later leave her city council seat in favor of the appointment on September 15, 2008. In 2010 she became the Ranking Minority member on the committees of the senate Highways and Transportation and Judiciary Criminal Justice. She was later elected full term and unopposed during the general election in 2010.

Midway in the 129th general assembly she became the minority whip. Till date she still retained the position in the 130th General Assembly.


  1. Aside from her political career, Nina Turner work as a content contributor to the CNN Net work.

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