Birth Name: Nimrata Nikki Randhawa
Place of Birth: Bamberg, South Carolina, United States
Date of Birth: January 20, 1972
Ethnicity: Punjabi Indian
Nikki Haley is an American politician. A Republican, she has served as Governor of South Carolina, since January 12, 2011.
She was born in Bamberg, South Carolina, the daughter of Ajit Singh Randhawa and Raj Kaur Randhawa. Her parents are Indian Sikh immigrants, from Punjab. Nikki was born a Sikh, and is now a practicing Methodist (her husband’s religion). She is married to Michael Haley.
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