|Governor of South Carolina|
January 12, 2011
Glenn F. McConnell
|Preceded by||Mark Sanford|
January 20, 1972
Bamberg, South Carolina, U.S.
Nimrata Nikki Randhawa Haley (simply called Nikki Haley; born January 20, 1972) is an American politician. On January 12, 2011, she became the Governor of South Carolina. She is a member of the Republican Party. She is the first female governor of South Carolina.
At the age of 42, she was the youngest governor in the United States, followed by another fellow Republican governor Bobby Jindal. In 2016, President-elect Donald Trump nominated her to become United States Ambassador to the United Nations.
Haley was born in Bamberg, South Carolina. Her parents came from Punjab (India).
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- "Nikki Haley". Biography.com. http://www.biography.com/people/nikki-haley-20939217. Retrieved March 17, 2014.