The city of Minneapolis has heated up after the death of George Floyd on 25 May 2020. The protestors are out on the street asking for justice and vandalism has grown excessively.
Derek Chauvin, who was found guilty for taking the life of the black man, was fired from the job. While most accused him of being a racist and white supremacist, he used his marriage with his wife Kellie Xiong as a way to get away from the accusations.
While Derek denied being racist as he married cross-ethnic group, his wife remained away from the social media attention.
This wiki-article is created around the life of Kellie Chauvin, her family background, and her job. So delve in to learn more about her.
Bio — Age, Birthday, Zodiac
Kellie Chauvin was born on 21 October 1974. She turned 45 years old at the time of celebrating her birthday in 2019.
Per Kellie’s date of birth, she secured Libra as her zodiac sign.
Kellie Chauvin Wiki — Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity
Born Kellie Xiong to her Asian parents, her father and mother had her and raised her in Laos. She proudly hailed Hmong descent while belonging to Asian-American ethnicity.
As of now, she donates to non-profit Hmong organizations.
She lived in Laos for 3 years and left for Thailand in 1977 to start a new life as a refugee. While she and her family were in the refugee camp, they were served oatmeal. An to this day, she avoids oatmeal as it reminded her of the time in the camp.
After 3 years in the camp until October of 1980, Kellie and her family found themselves relocated to the United States. The family settled in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
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Kellie Chauvin Job, Net Worth, Salary
Talking about her academic background, Kellie’s parents had her enrolled in kindergarten around the age of 10. As English was her second language, she struggled in school.
After her high school years, Kellie got an associate degree in radiology. She completed her internship at the Hennepin County Medical center in Minneapolis.
Following the internship, she went on working in the same for 13 years as a full-timer.
Following her marriage with Derek Chauvin, she attended Kaplan University to excel in the residential real estate business. As of May of 2020, she was putting her skills as a realtor working for Re/Max Results.
Besides Kellie’s career as a realtor and radiologist, she also competed in a beauty pageant. A little girl who was bullied for her looks in her younger days, she found herself went in for the title of Mrs. Minnesota 2019.
At the pageant, she put on a navy blue gown which represented a due homage paid to the profession of her husband.
As of May of 2020, her net worth reached an estimated mark of $670,000.
Height, Weight, Measurements
Kellie stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 meters) with a bodyweight of 51kilograms (112 lbs).
As a celebrated beauty, she flaunts her measurement of 35-25-36.
Social Media Reach: Instagram, Twitter, FB
Though Kellie briefly enjoyed the attention following her beauty pageant gig, her presence in the social media sites was scarce.
She doesn’t seem to have created any of the widely used social media including Instagram Facebook and Twitter. Allegedly, she deleted all of her social media profiles following the incident of George Floyd.
Kellie Chauvin First Husband, Divorce, Children
Even after moving to the states, Kellie’s parents still kept the prevalent old beliefs. And one of them happened to be that Hmong daughters must get married before 18, or else she remains unwedded.
Owing to that belief, Kellie married an anonymous man whom she didn’t know very well. The married pair had two children that included her son, George Xiong.
Sadly after 10 years, the marriage fell apart because of the abusive nature of her husband. She tried her best to reconcile the relationship but failed.
To protect her family, she divorced her husband and moved to Minnesota with her children. Following the divorce, Kellie’s ex-husband passed away for an undisclosed reason.
Derek & Kellie Chauvin: Dating, Engaged, Married
Derek first saw Kellie at Hennepin Medical Center while he was escorting a suspect for a health check-up before the arrest. With his eyes already laid out on her, Derek returned to the hospital to ask her out later that day.
After dating a while, the couple got engaged and consequently got married in 2010.
On different occasions, she spoke highly of her husband Derek. She noted him to be a gentleman and checked off all the must-haves in a man she would date.
However, that didn’t seem to be the case for the witness of the murder incident. He was photographed kneeling on George Floyd’s neck, suffocating him.
Derek was fired for using the excessive force on the man along with three other police officers.
Days after Derek’s arrest, Kellie filed for divorce. What’s more, she released a statement claiming she empathized with George Floyd’s family.
Last modified: May 29, 2020