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ANNIE Coons is married to US Senator Chris Coons, who represents the state of Delaware.

Coons was elected to represent his state in 2010.

Chris Coons is an American lawyer and politician serving as the junior US senator since 2010


Chris Coons is an American lawyer and politician serving as the junior US senator since 2010Credit: Getty Images

Who is Annie Coons?

Annie is a native of Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

She attended Dennison University and went on to work on Sam Beard’s senatorial campaign in 1988, according to Cape Gazette.

The couple resides in Wilmington, Delaware, with their three children, Michael, Jack, and Maggie.

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What is Annie’s career?

Much like her husband Chris, who founded and led several caucuses for the US and Delawareans, Annie is also very active in the Delaware community.

She sits on the Children & Families First board, the Central Branch YMCA, Catholic Charities, and the St. Francis Hospital Foundation.

According to the Cape Gazette, Annie is a chairperson at the Clear Space Theatre for its capital campaign.

The campaign is working on raising money to fund the construction of a new theatre and performance building.

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What causes are Annie and Chris involved in?

Chris is committed to several bipartisan engagements for Delaware and the US.

These include the Senate Human Rights Caucus, the Senate Competitiveness Caucus, the Senate Law Enforcement Caucus, the bipartisan Senate Climate Solutions Caucus, the Senate ALS Caucus, and the Senate Chicken Caucus.

Annie serves as an honorary chair for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s chapter in Delaware. Her friend had the disease which pushed her to want to help others.

Annie and Chris alongside their three children, Michael, Jack, and Maggie


Annie and Chris alongside their three children, Michael, Jack, and MaggieCredit: Facebook

“My friend is an incredible young woman,” Coons said, according to Delaware Today.

“She is raising two daughters and she is unable to work. Watching her … I want to do whatever I can to help make a difference,” she continued.

Chris grew up attending Presbyterian churches, where he later became ordained by the West Presbyterian Church in Delaware.

He continues to preach at different houses of worship around Delaware.

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