Meet Lori Lightfoot’s Daughter Vivian Lightfoot: Her Age, Parents, Education and More

By Deepashma Neupane | Updated on May 19, 2022
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    Vivian Lightfoot is the daughter of Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot and her long-time partner Amy Eshelman. Both her parents are politicians, however, Vivian has found her interest in athletics. Besides, contrary to popular belief, Vivian is the adoptive daughter of Lori Lightfoot.

    Vivian’s mother, Lori is a lesbian and she is the only openly lesbian African-American to be a Mayor in the United States. As a matter of fact, she has been serving as the mayor since April 2019. On the other hand, Vivian’s mother, Amy is a former librarian who is a full-time mother as of now.

    In today’s article, let’s dig into the life of Vivian Lightfoot, her parents, schooling, lifestyle, and many more.

    Vivian Lightfoot is Very Close to Her Mother Lori Lightfoot

    Vivian Lightfoot was born on the 12th of November, 2008. She is the adopted child of her parents Lori Lightfoot and Amy Eshelman. She holds an American nationality. Her age is 13 as of May 2022, and she currently attends school.

    Previously, Vivian used to play basketball. But, unfortunately, she stopped playing basketball after she sustained a leg injury.

    Mayor of Chicago, Lori Lightfoot with her partner Amy Eshleman and daughter Vivian Lightfoot on the anniversary of her office
    Vivian Lightfoot with her mothers, Amy Eshelman and Lori Lightfoot

    She is very close to her mother Lori and she often accompanies Lori at various events. Vivian also appears on the Chicago mayor’s social media pages. Furthermore, she also attended the inauguration ceremony on the 20th of May 2019 with her mothers. Not only that, but she also made her appearance in an advertisement for Lori’s election campaign.

    Vivian Lightfoot Mother Lori Lightfoot is a Lesbian

    As mentioned above, Lightfoot’s mother, Lori is a renowned politician who currently serves as the  57th mayor of Chicago. Besides her political career, Lori also makes her presence in media due to her sexual orientation. Yes, she is a lesbian and is happily married to her wife, Amy Eshleman.

    The couple was in a relationship for a long time before they revealed it in the media. They kept it a secret until same-sex marriage was legalized in the USA. Lori Lightfoot and Amy Eshelman tied the knot on May 31, 2014.

    Mayor of Chicago and vice president of America Kamala Harrison
    Lori Lightfoot and Vice president Kamala Harrison

    Born on August 4, 1962, in Massalion, Ohio, Lori went to the Washington High school, the University of Michigan from 1980 to 1984. After that, she enrolled at the University of Chicago Law School in 1986 and graduated from there in 1989. Lightfoot is the first LGBT woman to be elected mayor of Chicago.

    Meanwhile, her partner Amy Eshelman is the former Chicago Public Library assistant commissioner. Furthermore, she is a prominent advocate for children and young adults’ rights. She went to Miami University and studied history.

    Is Vivian Lightfoot on Any Social Media Platforms?

    Taking about her social media, Vivian is not active on most of it. Unlike her, Lori Lightfoot is active on most social media platforms. She has already bagged more than 223k followers on her Instagram account, and 9835 followers on TikTok. Likewise, she is also active on Twitter and has boasted 274k followers by far.

    Vivian LIghtfoot and her mom Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Amy
    Vivian Lightfoot with her mothers Lori and Amy

    The proud mother Lori often posts most about her work, problems, and developing activities in Chicago as a mayor on her socials. Even though Vivian doesn’t indulge in being on social media publicly, she once expressed her desire of joining Tiktok. In fact, she told that she wanted to make a TikTok video with her mother and her friends.

    Where Does Vivian Lightfoot Study?

    In several appearances in public, Lightfoot has mentioned, that her daughter has been at a private school. Once to Logan Square, in August 2018, Lori Lightfoot said,

    “My wife and I always thought that our daughter would be in public schools because we’re both public school kids. But when we went to get her enrolled in pre-school, there was no opportunity because the slots were full, and the waiting list was interminably long.”

    Moreover, Vivian is a student as well as an athlete, but she had to put that on hold for a while because of the COVID pandemic starting in 2020. Lori states Vivian is quite athletic, her daughter is always out running track. Vivian also used to play basketball but she has to give up the field due to her leg injury. As of now, Vivian is practicing for Marathons.

    What is the relationship status of Vivian Lightfoot?

    Vivian is just 12 years old as of 2022 and it is probably way too early to talk about her boyfriends and her relationships. She is very young and focused on her studies.

    What is the Net Worth of Vivian Lightfoot?

    As for now, Vivian is just a student and isn’t engaged in any profession. However, after completing her education, she might get into the profession of her interest. Meanwhile, her mother Lori Lightfoot earns well from her political career and as a mayor. As of 2022, Lori has a net worth of $ 1.5 million.

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