Quick Facts of Ray Nagin

  • Full NameRay Nagin
  • Date of Birth11 June, 1956
  • NicknameRay
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.
  • Ethnicity Black
  • Religion N/A
  • ProfessionPolitician
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Dark Brown
  • BuildAthletic
  • SpouseSeletha Smith (m. 1982)
  • EducationTuskegee University
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Children3
  • Horoscope Gemini
  • Net Worth$2.1 Million
Ray Nagin

Short Description of Ray Nagin

Ray Nagin is an American Politician, best known as the 60th mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana. He is renowned for his role in 2005 in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. In the year 2014, Nagin was accused of money laundering as well as twenty of twenty-one charges of wire fraud and was sentenced to ten years in federal prison.

Ray Nagin is also a founder of CRN Initiatives LLC, that focuses mostly on emergency preparedness, green energy product development, and public speaking.

Early Life and Education

Recalling his early life, Ray Nagin was born on June 11, 1956 (age 61) in New Orleans, Louisiana, the U.S.A. as Clarence Ray Nagin, Jr. Nagin belongs to the black ethical background and has American nationality. His Zodiac sign is Gemini.

Regarding his education, he joined St. Augustine High School and O. Perry Walker High School. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the Tuskegee University. Ray is a Certified Public Accountant.


After his graduation, Ray worked in the purchasing department at General Motors and then moved to Los Angeles for Internal Audit Manager as wee as Division Controller jobs with Associates Corporation. In the year 1980, he joined Cox New Orleans, the city’s cable television franchise.

He started a job as a controller and later was promoted to general manager. Later he was elected the Vice-president and general manager of Cox Louisiana. In the year 2002, he won the New Orleans mayoral election with the 29% of the vote in the first round and then 59% of the votes in the last round and was elected as the 60th mayor of New Orleans.

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And in the year 2006, he won the election second time with the 52% of the vote in the final round. He founded 100 Black Men of America and served as its president for several years. He is also honored with a Young Leadership Council Diversity and Role Model Award. After elected as the mayor, Ray made New Orleans a better place within a short period of time.

Personal Life

Moving onto his personal life, love affairs, and relationships, Ray Nagin is a married man. He is married to Seletha Smith in the year 1982. The couple has spent more than three decades of their life together. There are no any rumors about them getting divorced till date.

The couple is gifted with two sons, Jeremy Nagin and Jarin Nagin and one daughter, Tianna Nagin. The political leader has straight sexual views. In the year 2014, Ray Nagin was accused of bribery, fraud and money laundering and was sentenced ten years in federal prison.

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Ray Nagin has an athletic shaped body and has average height and weight. He has a bald head with brown eyes.

Net Worth

The net worth of $2.1 Million and is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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