Chelsea Clinton is the daughter of former U.S. president Bill Clinton
and former Secretary of State and former First Lady Hillary Clinton
. Chelsea Clinton was 12 when Bill Clinton was elected president in 1992. She began studies at Stanford University in 1997, while he was still president, graduating four years later with a history degree. She then studied at University College at Oxford, where her father had been a Rhodes Scholar from 1968-70; Chelsea earned a master's degree in international relations in 2003. Although she was mostly shielded from media scrutiny while living in the White House, as an adult Chelsea began to be featured in gossip columns as she associated with celebrities like Madonna
and Gwyneth Paltrow
. After Oxford she joined the consulting firm McKinsey & Company in 2003. Chelsea Clinton began working as an investment analyst at Avenue Capital Group, a New York hedge fund, in 2006, and made many appearances for her mother's unsuccessful presidential campaign in 2008. Her mother became U.S. Secretary of State under President Barack Obama
in 2009. In November of that year, Chelsea Clinton announced her engagement to Marc Mezvinsky, an investment banker. The couple were wed on July 31, 2010. Their first child, a daughter named Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky, was born on September 26, 2014; a second child, a son named Aiden, was born on June 18, 2016; and a third child, a son named Jasper, was born on July 22, 2019. Chelsea Clinton is the author of the 2015 book It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!
Chelsea Clinton also made appearances on her mother's behalf as Hillary Clinton ran for president against GOP candidate Donald Trump
in 2016; she lost to Trump in a surprising upset on November 8, 2016.