Who is Katie Hill?

Katie Hill is an American former politician and social services administrator who is best known for grabbing second place in California’s 25th congressional district election that took place in the year 2018. She managed to defeat candidates like Bryan Caforio, Jess Phoenix, and Mary Pallant of the Democratic party but could not move ahead of Steve Knight, a Republican. However, she defeated him in the 2018 midterm elections and won herself a seat, and served from the month of January in 2019 to the month of November 2019 as the U.S. representative for California’s 25th congressional district.

Quick Info
Full NameKatherine Lauren Hill
Date of BirthAugust 25, 1987
Birth PlaceAbilene, Texas, U.S.
Parent(s)Rachel Stevenson and Mike Hill
ProfessionFormer Politician
Political PartyDemocratic
In officeU.S. Representative
for California's 25th congressional district
(January 3, 2019 – November 3, 2019)
Spouse(s)Kenny Heslep
​​(m. 2010; div. 2019)
Net WorthUS $500,000.00

However, things took an unexpected turn in October 2019 when inappropriate pictures of the congresswoman were leaked and she was accused of having an extramarital relationship with a staffer, Graham Kelly which was against the Ethics Committee. This led to her eventually resigning from the post which she described as the hardest thing she ever had to do but however felt that it was the right thing to do.



Katie Hill’s full name is Katherine Lauren Hill. She was born on 25 August 1987 in Abilene, Texas to mother, Rachel Stevenson who was a local registered nurse, and to father, Mike Hill who is a police lieutenant. She was born and raised in Saugus, Santa Clarita, California by her parents. Besides this, she is currently 33 years old with the zodiac sign of Virgo.

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Nationality and Physical Stats

Katie Hill holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She is a Christian and practices Christianity as her religion. Besides this, she stands at a height of 5 feet and 8 inches (1.73m/173cms) tall and weighs around 70kgs (154lbs). She has a body measurement of 38-30-40 inches respectively with a pair of blue colored eyes and brown colored hair.



Katie Hill studied in the public schools of the Santa Clarita valley before studying and graduating from the Saugus High School located in Saugus, California. For further studies, she studied and graduated from the California State University in Northridge, Los Angeles, California with a Bachelor’s degree in English and a Master’s degree in Public Administration.



Katie Hill was married to Kenny Heslep, an artist from the year 2010 to the year 2019. The couple sheltered rescue animals on their farm before Hill was in an inappropriate relationship with a political reporter, Alex Thomas. Moreover, she has not had any children to date.

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Katie Hill is active on social media platforms. Her Instagram account (@repkatiehill) has over 12 thousand followers and her Twitter account (@KatieHill4CA) has over 200 thousand followers. Moreover, her official page on Facebook (RepKatieHill) has over 9 thousand followers with over 8 thousand likes.



Katie Hill started her career when she worked as a policy advocate for PATH (People Assisting the Homeless), a non-profit organization targeted at benefitting the homeless in California. She worked with her husband there and was also his boss. She worked for PATH and upgraded it from just a local non-profit organization to one of the biggest non-profit shelters for the homeless in California.

Katie Hill addressed that her main topics of concern were healthcare, looking after the middle-class families, and removing the idea of big money from politics. She also worked towards raising the levels of security against illegal drug trafficking and numerous other crimes. 

Katie Hill took the office on 3 January 2019 and held the position of the U.S. Representative for California’s 25th congressional district till 3 November 2019. Things took an unexpected turn when she was accused of having an affair with a staffer. Although she refused to all the allegations, she had to admit the accusation when her nude pictures were leaked online which according to her were used as revenge porn. When she resigned from her post, she vowed to take action against the revenge porn and also claimed it as an invasion of her privacy.

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Katie Hill announced her candidacy in the 2018 California’s 25th congressional district election in which she managed to gather 20.7% of the votes in the primary election. She defeated candidates, Bryan Caforio, Jess Phoenix, and Mary Pallant, who were all from the Democratic party, to grab the second position behind Steve Knight is a Republican. However, she won the general elections against Republican Steve Knight with 54.4% of the votes. Steve Knight gathered 45.6% votes and was defeated by Katie Hill.


Net Worth

As of the year 2020, Katie Hill has an estimated net worth of around $500,000.