Anna Makanju Biography

Anna Makanju is a Nigerian personality who has been working with Facebook in the position of content regulation. She has remained former special policy advisor for Europe and Eurasia for the then-vice president Joe Biden. She has also remained senior policy advisor at the United States Mission to the United Nations. Despite this, she has also worked as the Director for Russia at the National Security Council. She has also worked as the chief of staff European and NATO Policy in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Anna came into controversy in March 2022 regarding her involvement in the electoral votes for president Biden. But, there has not been any evidence or related proof regarding the same.

Early Life

Anna Makanju is assumed to be living in her mid-30s or early 40s as she has not revealed her age and other life details. However, she was certainly born in St. Petersburg, Russia to a Nigerian family as her father is of Nigerian descent while her mother belonged of Ukrainian descent. At the age of 11, Anna moved with her family to Germany, then Phoenix, then Kuwait, where she and her family lived and settled down until the beginning of the Persian Gulf War after which, they relocated to Texas.

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Anna went to Western Washington University at the age of 16 and received her graduation in the bachelor of arts in linguistics and French, but later in her final year, she got a transfer to the University of Nantes, France. For a brief period, she worked for Chef Tom Douglas in Seattle and later pursued her studies in law, getting herself enrolled at Stanford University.

Anna Makanju Career

After completing her law school and further studies, Anna started working for the International Criminal Court. Despite this, she also held various other positions with the representatives like the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and later clerked for Judge Theodore McKee on the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Following the period of her clerkship, Anna worked for Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton LLP in the group of international arbitration. She left her position and got herself landed with the position of field organizer for the Obama for America campaign and later joined the Obama administration in 2009. Anna is currently serving her position as a nonresident senior fellow with the Transatlantic Security Initiative.

She has worked with Facebook while being a public policy and legal expert working on tech regulation. Previously, Anna has spent nearly eight years working for the Obama administration, where she served various positions including Special Policy Advisor for Europe and Eurasia to Vice President Biden. She has also worked as Senior Policy Advisor to Ambassador Samantha Power at the United States Mission to the United Nations, Director for Russia at the National Security Council, and the Chief of Staff for European and NATO Policy in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Anna has also tried her hands in the education field teaching the students of the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs. She spent her childhood in the Soviet Union before finally settling and immigrating to the United States.

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Anna Makanju Biography

Real Name Anna Adeola Makanju
Birth Date 1980-1990
Age (as of 2022) 30-40 Years
Birth Place Russia
Nationality American
Profession Public Policy and Legal Expert
Religion Christianity
Sun sign

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 56 kg  –  in Pounds –  123 lbs
Shoe Size 6.5 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Slim




College Western Washington University, Stanford University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Alex
Children Not Known

Personal Life

According to various sources, it is revealed that Anna Makanju is a married woman, and is happily married to her only man in life named Alex. It has been revealed that the pair exchanged the rituals of marriage in a grand ceremony attended by Nigerians only and the wedding was organized in all Nigerian styles. The couple is assumed to be living together and there is no further information regarding how many children they have right now.

Anna Makanju Net Worth

It is for sure that the Nigerian-Ukrainian descent Anna Makanju is earning millions because of her only positional Facebook profile and previous positions in Joe Biden’s administration. She is likely to earn a net worth of nearly $3-5 million.

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