Danica Roem is an American by her profession. She is a journalist as well as a politician of a Democratic Party. Danica was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in the 2017 Virginia elections.
Roem is the first openly transgender person who is elected to the Virginia General Assembly. In January of 2018, she became the first to be elected as well as serve while openly transgender in any US state legislature.
Danica Roem: Personal life
Danica Roem is originally from Manassas, Virginia, USA. She was born at the Prince William Hospital on 30th September of the year 1984 which has now made her reach at the age of 34. Roem is the daughter of John Paul Roem and Marian Roem.
Her father committed suicide when Danica was just 3 years old and after that, her maternal grandfather, Anthony Oliveto acted as a father figure. For her education, Roem went to study at the Loch Lomond Elementary School. Additionally, she also studied at All Saints School and Paul VI Catholic High School.
After that, Danica went on to get enrolled at the St. Bonaventure University for pursuing her career in journalism. Being a student of the university, she had a 1.1 GPA in the first semester and was more focused on music rather than her homework.
Her professors used to describe her as persistent, tenacious, and the one who worked for those people whose voices were often ignored. Later, Roem moved to Virginia after completing her graduation.
Occupation: Journalist and Politician
Father: John Paul Roem
Mother: Marian Roem
Education: Bonaventure University
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Zodiac sign: Libra
Danica Roem: Career
Danice worked as a journalist for ten and a half years. Her first job out of the college was in 2006 at the Gainesville Times. She had also worked for 9 years as a lead reporter for the Prince William Times and Gainesville Times.
After that, Roem went to work as the news editor in August of 2015 at Montgomery County Sentinel. There, she worked until December 2016. Danice then decided to run for the public office. She had said that she has a wide knowledge of policy issues because of her career in journalism.
Danice first got an interest in politics in the year 2004 after the proposal of President George W. Bush to add a constitutional amendment for banning same-sex marriage. She was recruited to run for the state delegate by the local Democratic Party.
Danica was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in the 2017 Virginia elections. Roem is the first openly transgender person who is elected to the Virginia General Assembly. In January of 2018, she became the first to be elected as well as serve while openly transgender in any US state legislature.
Danice Roem was a man by his birth. She physically changed her gender to trans-woman in 2012. Later, Roem came out openly as a transgender the following year. Before getting transitioned, her name was Dan. She then legally changed her name legally as Danice in 2015.
Roem has not revealed more about her private life. It is also not known whether she is married or is dating anyone.
Danica Roem: Social Media
Being a politician and journalist, Roem has garnered many fans followings. She is active in different social media such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook in which thousands of people have followed her.