As you have the Kardashian family in Hollywood, remaining an influential part of the industry for years; politics also has the Kennedy Family, a family that has been deeply entrenched in US politics and history for several decades. As a result of this, the women who marry into this prestigious family have gone on to become public personalities 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 now US congressman. They have remained together ever since, with little in the way of controversy to report about them.
Learn all you need to know about Lauren Anne Birchfield by reading below.
Lauren Anne Birchfield’s Biography
Lauren Anne Birchfield, although she is more popularly referred to as Lauren Birchfield Kennedy, was born on the 21st of September 1984 in Southern California to Marta and James Birchfield. Her father is both a doctor and a Revered and along with her mother, they raised Lauren and her solitary sibling, a sister named Emily Birchfield in California.
Her high school years are unknown but she started her higher education journey at the University of California, Los Angeles with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science before moving on to Harvard Law School, where she earned her J.D in 2009.
Before completion of her academic journey, she began to serve in a professional role at Harvard as the Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Human Rights Journal and after graduation, she began her career as a Health Policy Lawyer.
Lauren Anne worked as a Policy Representative for NARAL Pro-Choice America from 2010 till 2012 and she has also worked as the Senior Health Policy and Government Affairs Adviser for Boston Medical Center from 2012 till 2013. Lauren Anne Birchfield’s résumé also includes time spent at Blue Cross Blue Shield, a Massachusetts Foundation where she worked as a Political Analyst, from 2009 till 2010. Other roles include being a board member of the Family Medicine for America’s Health, a position she held between 2014 and 2017.
Lauren Anne Birchfield also previously held a position as the Director Of Health Policy for the National Partnership for Women & Families in Washington, DC from 2013 till 2017.
As someone who is greatly committed to improving the healthcare system in America, Lauren Anne Birchfield has also founded a non-profit organization, Neighborhood Villages, which is designed towards improving access to affordable healthcare in Massachusetts. As part of her work as a Health Policy Adviser, she is a vocal supporter of the Affordable Care Act. Outside of her official roles as a Health Policy Adviser, Lauren Anne Birchfield is also a writer who has had her work published in publications like the Cosmopolitan.
Lauren Anne Birchfield’s Personal Life
Lauren Anne Birchfield is a successful woman in her own right, with illustrious accomplishments of her own, but it is her relationship with Joe Kennedy III that has made her into a recognized public personality and that relationship began in college, specifically at Harvard Law School.
Not long after they graduated law school in 2009, Lauren Anne Birchfield and Joe Kennedy III got engaged in 2012. At the time, Joe was also running to become a member of the United States Congress. Despite the busy nature of his ambition, they got married in December 2012, just a few weeks after he won his election. The wedding was held at Corona del Mar in California and it was officiated by Lauren’s father, Reverend Jim Birchfield.
Although her husband’s status as a US Congressman means there isn’t ample time left to build their young family; still, they have 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 her son, James, was born in December 2017. The couple also has a dog named Banjo and they reside primarily in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.
Other Facts About Joe Kennedy’s Wife
• Lauren Anne Birchfield met Joe Kennedy in a class was taught by now 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 also served in the US Congress as a member of the House of Representatives.
• Lauren Anne and her husband are both big fans of the NFL team, New England Patriots.