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Maya Wiley Age, Height, Net Worth, Family and Bio

Who is Maya Wiley?

Maya Wiley (born January 2, 1964) is a popular politician, lawyer, and social and civil rights representative. She also became famous for being a consultant and counsel for the former mayor.

Maya also was a former chairman of CCRB which stands for NYC Civil Complaint Review Board. She was appointed in this prestigious role in 2016.

In her amazing and illustrious carer, Maya Wiley also served as the senior vice president for Social Justice Henry Cohen Professor of Urban Policy, and The New School.

Maya also worked as part of the management team of School, Privacy, Management, and Environment. Due to her popularity, she has been widely popular on social media worldwide.

Maya is widely popular on Twitter than most other social media platforms. Currently, she has over 600,000 social media followers worldwide.

Maya Wiley

Quick Bio

Real Name Maya Wiley
Nick Name Maya
Gender Female
Date of Birth January 2, 1964
Birth Place Washington D.C
Age 57 years old
Birth Sign Capricorn
Nationality American
Profession Politician
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Net Worth $1 Million

Early Life

Where was Maya Wiley born? Maya Wiley was born in Washington D.C and she has been living there ever since. She was born in a mixed ethnic race, where her father was Black and her mother was white.

Maya was raised in a mix of struggles and discrimination her entire life. Her mother always taught her to fight for justice and discrimination as well as for inequality.

Regarding her education, Maya joined Dartmouth College and graduated with Arts in Bachelor of Psychology. Later Maya joined Columbia Law School and became a Doctor of Law or Juris Doctor.


Maya Wiley started her career in the United States Attorney Office as the representative of Civil Divison. Her office was in the Southern District of Office New York.

Her hard work and determination were high when she landed the job in Open Society Foundation, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and  American Civil Liberties.

In 2014, she finally got her biggest opportunity to date when Maya was appointed as the counsel to Bill de Blasio a mayor of New York City. Her tenure as a counselor lasted for just 2.5 years.

Wiley was regarded as an agent of the city as she worked hard to prevent the personal and political information of Blasio to be disclosed among the local public and media.

Maya’s political reigns were full of controversy which in return increased her popularity tenfold where she amassed a large number of fans and also equally her antagonist.

She founded an organization Center for Social Inclusion, which fights against structural racism. Maya also became the chairperson of said foundation.

Mayor Campaign

Due to her exceptional political knowledge and determination, in 2020 Maya Wiley announced she would be in content to run for Mayor of New York City in the election to be held in 2021.

Maya announced she will be open for donation to help her media campaign and have already raised over $800,000 while she has spent over $500,000 on her campaign.

Maya Wiley

Personal Information

What is the height of Maya Wiley?

Maya Wiley stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 70 kg. Wiley has black color eyes and has curly black hair.

Maya is currently 57 years old so she has wrinkles and dreads on her skin and her hair which resembles she is taking the first step into old age.

She is American regarding nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Maya has not revealed her religion as of yet. Wiley is very confident and bold in her work and her mission.

She is very outspoken and believes what she says and also she is very determined to fight and become a mayor. Maya Wiley has one mission in her life to eradicate Structural Racism from society.


Who is Maya Wiley Husband? Maya Wiley is married to the CEO of Media Development Fund Harlan Mandal. She has not revealed when she met her husband and how they dated each other.

Maya likes to keep her personal life extremely private and secretive. Wiley rarely shares her personal life on social media. Currently, she lives with her husband and two daughters in Brooklyn, New York.

Her two daughters’ names are Naja Wiley Mandal and Kai Wiley Mandal. Maya has not shared any information regarding her daughters. However, she has shared their photo occasionally claiming she is very proud of her.

Other than this, there is not much regarding Maya Wiley’s relationship and her life as a wife and mother. She is a massive figure and representative in the political picture of the USA which is why it is understandable she keeps her personal life very private.


Maya Wiley was raised in Washington DC by her parents. Her father’s name is George Wiley whereas her mother’s name is Wretha Frances.

George Wiley was a civil rights leader. While skateboarding with his sons and fell and went overboard on August 9, 1973. His body was found three days later floating on  Chesapeake Beach, Maryland.

Her mother Wretha Franches was labeled white which stands for labialization of her skin color that was active in those days in the USA.

Regarding sibling, Maya Wiley has never revealed if she has any siblings but during her interview, she has revealed she had an older brother who liked to sail and skateboard.

The duo would surf together with their father when they were small but unfortunately during their surfing accident their father died.

Maya Wiley

Net Worth

What is the net worth of Maya Wiley?

Maya Wiley is a popular social rights activist and well renowned politician. She is aspiring to be a popular mayor of New York City in 2021. Her primary source of income is from her nonprofit organization which is mostly donations and grants.

Due to her own political instance, Maya has many fans and equally many who don’t believe in her political views and are opposed to her.

Currently, Maya Wiley has a net worth of approximately $1 million as of 2021.

Maya Wiley


  • Maya Wiley’s father George lost his life after going overboard in a surfing accident.
  • Her mother Wretha Franches was labeled white when she was small.
  • Maya Wiley has aspired to be a mayor in 2021.
  • Currently, her net worth is approximately $1 million as of 2021.


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