Kim Foxx, also known as Kimberly M. Foxx, is an American politician, who is currently the state’s Attorney for Cook County, Illinois. She oversees the second largest prosecutor’s office in the United States, with 700 attorneys and 1,100 employees.
Kim Foxx is fighting for fairness in our justice system and safety for our families.
Kim gained the spotlight and made global media headlines when her husband asked for police assistance at their home after Kim allegedly hit him.
Kim Foxx Biography
|Real name||Kimberly M. Foxx|
|Date of birth||April 1972|
|Age (as of 2022)||50 years|
|Place of birth||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|University||SIU School of Law, Southern Illinois University|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 6” – in centimeters – 168 cm|
|weight||in kilograms – 66kg – in pounds – 145 pounds|
Kim Foxx Family
|Who is Kim Foxx’s husband?||Kelley Foxx|
|children||Two (Kai & Kendall Foxx)|
Kim Foxx was born on April 4, 1972 in Chicago, Illinois to parents who raised her at the Cabrini-Green Housing Project on Chicago’s Near North Side. Her most important reference persons were her mother and her grandmother. Kim graduated from Lincoln Park High School and LaSalle Language Academy in Old Town in 1990. She enrolled at Southern Illinois University and earned a bachelor’s degree in political science. She also earned a JD from Southern Illinois University School of Law.
Kim Foxx career
After graduating from law school, Kim worked for three years as an assistant public guardian in the Cook County Public Guardian’s Office. She then spent 12 years as an assistant district attorney in Cook County, joining as district attorney during Richard A. Devine’s tenure. In this role, she dealt with issues of child protection and juvenile delinquency. She joined Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s administration in 2013 as Deputy Chief of Staff, working on criminal justice issues. She then became Preckwinkle’s chief of staff, a position she held until 2016. Foxx announced in September 2015 that she would be running for Cook County prosecutor against incumbent Anita Alvarez in the 2016 election.
Her second opponent was Donna More, a former federal and prosecutor. Foxx ran on a criminal justice reform platform, emphasizing policies like redirecting low-level offenders to treatment programs rather than jails, taking a tougher stance on police misconduct and tackling false convictions. In the Democratic Party primary, she faced three opponents: Bill Conway, Bob Fioretti, and Donna More. Shortly after taking office in March 2017, Foxx stated that prosecutors would not pursue the incarceration of some inmates who could not pay the $1,000 threshold. Despite criticism from the Illinois State Attorneys’ Association, Foxx testified in support of the proposed Bail Reform Act before the Illinois General Assembly.
Cook County prosecutor husband Kim Foxx contacted authorities at the couple’s home in suburban Flossmoor last week, according to a police report released on Friday, claiming that the county’s top prosecutor punched him during an altercation. According to a Flossmoor Police report, presented in response to a Sun-Times request for public records, Foxx denied the allegation and no arrests were made in the incident after her husband Kelley Foxx called 911 around 10pm that day 911 had contacted June 4 to report “a domestic worker with his wife.”
Kim Foxx and Kelley Foxx have been married since 2001 and have four daughters together. Kai, Kendall, Sydney and Savannah Abajian are the names of her beautiful daughters. Sydney and Savannah Abjian are both too young at the moment.
Kim Foxx Net Worth
Kim Foxx has reportedly stunned a net worth of $4 million. She is able to make so much money just because of her talent, passion and dedication to serving the needs of the citizens as a politician. She puts the common good above all else.
Kim is actively active on Instagram where she has 13K followers and 319 posts under the username @kimfoxx. Since February 2016 she has also been active on Twitter with the handle @SAKimFoxx with 15K followers.
Facts About Kim Foxx
- In 2016, Kim defeated incumbent Anita Alvarez for the Democratic nomination for prosecutor and won the general election.
- Kim declared her re-election campaign on November 19, 2019.