We all know about the famous American politician Marc Morial, who is best known as the youngest president of the National Urban League. Morial is a family man. He has been living happily with his family and wife for more than two decades. But today, we are not going to talk about him but about his eldest daughter, Kemah Morial, who has been independent for a long time.
Kemah may be unfamiliar to the majority of people due to her lack of media exposure. But it is true that she is the celebrity child of Marc Morial. During our research, we couldn’t find much about her biological mom, and there is no news about Marc’s previous relationships. Maybe Kemah is his daughter from a past girlfriend, but that is only our guess.
Without further ado, let us learn everything we can about Kemah West Morial.
Kemah Morial Age, Early Life
Kemah Morial was born on February 15. We couldn’t find the exact year she was born, but looking at her, we assume she is in her late 30s maybe. According to various sources, she was born in Washington, DC, and grew up in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. She is half-American and half-Liberian. She is fluent in french.
Kemah Morial is the daughter of Marc Morial, the youngest mayor and current president of New Orleans. And there is no information about her mother.
Her stepsiblings are Margeaux Morial and Mason Morial. Cheri Morial and Julie Morial are her aunts, whereas Jacques Morial is her uncle. Ernest Nathan Morial and Sybil Haydel are her grandparents. Michelle Miller, Marc’s current wife, is her stepmother.
There is no information about her early schooling. Maybe she completed her high school education at a private school in her hometown. She chose English and French as major subjects for her Bachelor of Arts and completed her degree in 2004 from Tufts University. From 2008 to 2010, she earned her master’s degree in Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University. Apart from that, she holds a certificate in international humanitarian law and the law of armed conflict from the United States Institute of Peace.
She has volunteered for numerous organizations, including more than three years as vice president of the Congressional African Staff Association, one year as a junior executive board member for Knock Out Abuse, two years as a host committee member for Face Africa, an organization founded to alleviate poverty, and many more.
What Is Kemah Doing Now?
Kemal has been with AT&AT since March 2020 as a director of public affairs. Before that, she worked as a senior advisor to Congressman Cedric L. Richmond, assistant to the Majority Whip, representing Louisiana’s 2nd congressional district, handling office operations, foreign affairs, women’s health, and women’s rights. For three years, she worked in the public policy department of Squire Patton Bogg in Washington, DC.
As the director of scheduling and legislative assistance in the US House of Representatives, she worked on African affairs and women’s issues. Not only these, but Kemah has experience working in many other organizations in different capacities. As one of the co-founders of the black women’s congressional alliance, Kemah is a strong advocate for women’s empowerment and women’s rights off Capitol Hill.
Is Kemah Morial Married?
Yes, Kemah Morial is a married woman. She is married to Julius West, a senior advisor to House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi. We believe the couple was lovebirds before, and Julius proposed to her on May 1, 2018.
The following year, the couple had a great, grand wedding on May 3, 2019. Kemah wore a stunning white lace fitted gown to her wedding ceremony at The Riverside Occoquan in Corton, UA, and Julius wore a dark suit with a unique textured leather jacket. The makeup was done by the Image Concierge.
Kemah doesn’t find it necessary to talk about her personal matters in front of the media. Even her Instagram account is private. But according to her Instagram bio, Kemah and Julius are parents of a son. Her bio describes her as Mrs. West and Audrey’s mom. Together, they are living in Washington, D.C., in the United States.
Who Is Her Mother?
Kemah never disclosed anything about her mother. All we know is that her mother is from Abidjan, on the ivory coast of Africa. Neither she nor her father, Marc, ever talked about her mother. Moreover, Kemah introduces herself as the daughter of Marc Morial without even mentioning her mother’s name.
When Marc was 36, his daughter, Kemah used to live with her mother back in Africa. When asked about asking for his daughter during the mayoral campaign, he said, “No child is illegitimate as long as they’re loved, and I love my daughter very much.” Kemah always had a good relationship with her dad. Sources say that they used to talk on a regular basis.
Kemah Morial Has Two Siblings
Her father, Marc Morial, married CBS journalist Michelle Miller in 1999 at St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans. Miller is popular as a CBS journalist and co-host of CBS Saturday Morning. Miller earned a bachelor’s degree in arts from Howard University, majoring in journalism. The couple has been married for more than two decades now.
Together, they have a son and a daughter. Mason is 20 and Margeaux Morial is 17, and both of them are focusing on their studies for now.
Her Father is Current The President Of The National Urban League
Kemah’s father, Marc Morial, is the current president of the National Urban League. Basically, the National Urban League is a nonpartisan historic civil rights organization that was established with the aim of helping African Americans achieve economic and social justice against racial discrimination.
Marc is the eighth president of the organization, having been appointed in 2003. And the organization has worked on issues like education, health, jobs, and justice for more than 2 million individuals from all over the world.
Before that, he was the youngest elected mayor of New Orleans, having won the election with a majority of votes in 1994. He won the election twice, again in 1998. Besides, Marc was president of the United States Conference of Mayors for a period of time.
Kemah Morial Net Worth
As stated earlier, Kemah hasn’t spoken about her personal life. She hasn’t disclosed her net worth or her annual salary. To know them, we will have to wait for her to make it public. Well, her dad, Marc, has amassed a net worth estimated between $3 and $5 million.
Also, he owns over 3500 units of Robert Half International Stock, whose total value is more than $2.2 million. He earned all this wealth working as a politician and civil rights activist, as well as the current president of the National Urban League.
Social Media Handles
Kemah is quite conscious of her privacy. She barely talks about her personal life. She only uses Instagram and LinkedIn, and her Instagram handle is private. Under the username @ _kemah_ she has shared 631 posts with her close followers of around 800. On the other hand, her husband Julius West is active on Instagram, and Facebook, and linked in on his Instagram handle under @foxrdleroy, where he has 939 followers and 173 posts.