Asha Rangappa is a famous American lawyer whose origin is from India. She is also a Senior Lecturer at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and is currently working there. Formerly, she was an Associate Dean at Yale Law School.
Moreover, the lawyer is also a commentator and a legal analyst at CNN. She has also published op-eds in The Atlantic, The New York Times, and The Washington Post.
Lawyer, National Security Analyst
Family and Siblings
Date of Birth:
15 November 1974, Friday
Age (As in 2022):
48 Years Old
Hampton, Virginia, USA
1. Yale Law School
1. Princeton University 2. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
In a Relationship
Andrew Dodd (2005)
Andrew Dodd (FBI agent) Divorced
Rich Collyer (Present)
2 (One Son and One Daughter)
Paras Nikhil Dodd
5 Feet 6 Inches (167 cm)
143 lbs (65 KG)
Awards & Nomination
Trailblazer Award (South Asian Bar Association of CT)
Talking about her education, she graduated from Kecoughton High School. Later, she graduated cum laude from Princeton University, after which she attended Yale University to study law.
Before attending law school, she was also a Fulbright Scholar who graduated from constitutional reform in Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia before attending law school.
Her Short Career
Rangappa started her career as a Law Clerk, Honourable Juan R.Torreulla, First Recruit at the US Courts of Appeals. She started her FBI training in 2001 in Quantico, Virginia.
Later, she became an FBI special agent specializing in counterintelligence investigations and moved to New York City.
In 2005, she became an associate dean at Yale Law School and worked there for 11 years.
Since August 2017, she has been working as a Senior Lecturer at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. The same year, she became a Legal and National Security Analyst at CNN and contributed to the network.
Who is Asha Rangappa Husband?
Asha is a divorced woman and a single mom. However, she hasn’t revealed the identity of her ex-husband to date. They got married in around 2004 and separated after seven years of marriage in 2011.
The couple also had two children, Paras Nikhil Dodd and a daughter born in 2009, now 12 years old. She has even tweeted a picture of her daughter on her twelfth birthday in 2021.
We can see her son in an Instagram post where she calls him Alex P.Keaton 2.0.
In 2018, a follower of hers questioned Andrew Dodd, a fellow FBI agent being her ex-husband. However, the question offended her since he also mentioned her child. She was so angry that she threatened to sue anyone who brought up her children, which was reasonable.
The same year, many people talked about her divorce and raised questions. Not only that, but they also did a lot of digging about her life and incredibly bothered her. However, she spoke up against anyone who raised questions about her.
Who is Asha Rangappa Dating Now?
Despite having privacy concerns, Asha is quite open about her dating life. Currently, Asha is dating a man named Rich Collyer. She has posted pictures of them together on Instagram. Looking at the pictures, we can assume they have a healthy relationship.
In an Instagram post in September 2021, she posted an adorable picture of them captioning, “Enjoying a VT getaway with my boo 💕”
Physical Appearance: How Tall is Asha Rangappa?
The beautiful lawyer stands 5 ft and 6 inches tall and weighs 65 kgs. Moreover, Rangappa has a dark skin tone and beautiful brown eyes. Talking about her hair color, it is black.
How Much is Asha Rangappa Net Worth?
Having worked as a lawyer and in academics for years, Asha has added quite a lot to her assets. As of 2022, her estimated net worth is around 1.5 million. However, the details about her assets and properties are a mystery.
Other Interesting Facts And Trivia Rangappa:
Asha is one of the first Indian Americans to hold the position of FBI agent specializing in counterintelligence investigations.
She is a bit inclined towards art and is a talented painter.
Her mother, Vinaya Rangappa, also worked for the FBI occasionally as a translator.
Asha has performed in several theatre productions and improv comedy nights.
She had a severe rib injury a month before her FBI training. She had to wake up at 4 a.m. regularly to wrap her ribs.