Randall L. Woodfin is the youngest mayor of Birmingham, Alabama he won the election held on August 22, 2017. Read about his wife, parents, family, education, career, salary, net worth, and more. His mayoral term is set to end in 2021.
Who is Randall Woodfin’s wife?
Randall Woodfin does not have a wife and he is not married yet and details about his girlfriend are unknown. He is single because he is busy with his job of serving the city. He says that his job requires him to work long hours and he would be neglectful towards his family if gets married now. Being one of the well dressed and most powerful people in the city don’t be surprised if he gets married soon.
Randall Woodfin’s parents
Randall’s father was a probation officer for the state and after serving for 40 years he retired in 2015. His mother worked in corporate America for 30 years and she earned her degree in college at the age of 50.
Randall Woodfin’s family
Randal has a big family with 30+ first cousins from his father and mother’s side. His elder brother Ralph Jr. lost his life six years ago in 22012 to gun violence. He has one elder sister Cindy and younger sister Candace, his siblings are very close to him.
He has grown up in a long extended family which anytime has 8 members in the house from a 2-year-old to a 90-year-old.
During his mayoral campaign in 2017, another tragedy struck his family when his nephew, his late brother son lost his life due to gun violence. He stayed strong during this tragic time and managed to win the mayoral election.
Randall Woodfin’s education
Randall completed his schooling from two different schools in Birmingham, first he North Birmingham Elementary School and then Putnam Middle School. He completed his high school from Shades Valley High School.
After graduating from high school he got accepted in Morehouse College for political science. He went to Atlanta to attend the college and completed his degree and also became the president of the Student Government Association of the college.
After his college, he went on to earn his J.D. from the Samford University Cumberland School of Law.
Randall Woodfin’s Career
Randall started working during high school when he was 15 at Western Supermarket on Crestwood Boulevard. He started working as a bag boy and eventually started doing all the work at the supermarket including, floor stocking, displays. He learned customer service and its importance at his first job. He worked at the store till the time he had to move to Atlanta to pursue his college.
In 2016 presidential elections he was the state director for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in Alabama.
Randall Woodfin’s Elections
Randall ran for Birmingham City School Board from District 3 he lost the bid to Brian Giattina who got 1,762 votes which were 45.9% of the total votes followed by Elisa Burns-Macon got 1,026 which were 26.7% of the votes and on third place Randall received 678 votes which were 17.7% of the total votes.
In 2013 Randall ran for the District 5 seat on the board. He ran against Martha Casey McDowell. The elections were held on August 27, 2013, and he won the election with 70.4% of the total votes. While Randall received 1,821 votes his opponent received 766. Source
In 2017, he ran for Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama against incumbent William A. Bell. The elections were held on August 22, 2017, and Randall won the election by received 24,922 votes which were 58.95% of the total votes while William received 17,357 which werer 41.05% of the total votes.
Randall Woodfin’s Salary and Net Worth
Being a mayor of Birmingham he earns a salary of $108,000 and he also earns from speaking at various events. Randall’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million.
Other facts about Randall Woodfin
He loves hearing to loud rap music
He loves reading, the habit of reading was instilled by his father in young Randall which he still appreciated his father for.
He played football in his college and is a fan of college football A.G. Gaston Boys Club and the Partners In Athletics league
He is a religious person and member of Sixth Avenue Baptist Church, Woodfin.