Laurie Cumbo is an American politician born in Brooklyn, New York. She is the administrator who served as a member of the New York City Council from January 2014 to December 2021, representing the 35th District. In the latter part of her term, between January 2018 and December 2021, she was the majority leader of the council but couldn’t contest again due to term limits. In March 2022, she was appointed the commissioner of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, a department dedicated to supporting New York City’s cultural life. She is the founder and the first executive director of the Museum of Contemporary African Diaspora Arts, a museum of contemporary art located in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, New York City.
Laurie Cumbo’s Bio
Cumbo was born in Brooklyn, New York to Wilkins and Beverly Cumbo. Her mother was an opera singer. Her father had moved to the neighborhood in the 1940s.
Laurie graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School and was later enrolled in Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia in 1997. After receiving a degree in fine arts there, she received a master’s degree in visual arts administration from New York University in 1999.
The former council woman was in a relationship with Bobby Digi Olisa. Bobby Olisa is a political activist. He made global headlines in May 2022 when he proposed to her at the Met Gala, an annual fundraising benefit for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
Laurie Cumbo’s Age
Laurie Cumbo is currently 48 years, according to her birthdate February 21, 1975. Her zodiac sign is the Pisces.
Laurie Cumbo’s Height
Laurie Cumbo stands at a height of 5ft 4inches or 162.5cm tall and has a body mass of 66kg or 145.5 lbs.
Where is Laurie Cumbo from?
The American politician and former administrator was born in Brooklyn, New York City in the United States of America.
Laurie Cumbo’s Parents
Laurie Cumbo’s parents were Wilkins Cumbo And Beverly Cumbo. Her mother, Beverly was known to be an Opera singer. The occupation of her father was not mentioned by her.
Laurie Cumbo’s Siblings
Laurie Cumbo’s known sibling was a brother. His name and other details have been kept private but he is a known to be the owner of a gallery shop.
Laurie Cumbo’s Net Worth
In 2023, Laurie’s net worth has been estimated to be about $1million to $7million.