Chelsea Clinton, married to Marc Mezvinsky four years ago, gave birth to a duaghter Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky on Friday evening in New york, where she lives with her husband, an investment banker.
Chelsea, daughter of former US President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, said in a Twitter message soon after the birth of her child: “Marc and I are full of love, awe and gratitude as we celebrate the birth of our daughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky.” After the birth, she tweeted: “@BillClinton and I are over the moon to be grandparents! One of the happiest moments of our life.”
Chelsea’s pregnancy, announced in April, hit headlines last week when President Barack Obama announced that he would provide a ride to the daughter of former president in case she requires to reach hospital crossing the busy roads in New York. However, he was not required to do so as Chelsea reached the Lenox Hill Hospital on the Upper East Side of Manhattan at 7:03 p.m. ET.
Chelsea Clinton, 34, who had campaigned for her mother’s bid to contest the Presidential elections in 2008 and is seen a potential supporter to Hillary Clinton’s rebid for a presidential race in 2016. She herself is likely to enter the politics at a later date.
Hillary Clinton tweeted her joy earlier saying, “My most exciting title yet: Grandmother-To-Be! @billclinton and I are thrilled that Chelsea and Marc are expecting their first child!”
Her father Bill Clinton was the 42nd US president from 1993 to 2001, whose term was marred by sexual scandal in the White House. It was he who announced that his grandchild would be born before October 1, and she was born on September 26, making her a Libra by zodiac sign.
About their grandchild’s future, he told ABC News last week that he wants her to grow up realizing that being a Clinton means she will “have certain obligations,” particularly “to people who don’t have all the opportunities they’ll have.”
Her mother Chelsea was educated at Stanford, Columbia and Oxford Universities, and she helps her parents in running the Clinton Foundation. Prior to it, she was a special correspondent at the NBC television drawing a $600,000 remuneration per annum.