Diana Taylor is the ever elegant girlfriend of politician, businessman, author and philanthropist, Michael Bloomberg.
Diana’s beau is best known as the founder and owner of Bloomberg L.P.; the financial services, mass media and Software Company that bears his name, and also as the former mayor of NY. At 76, reports say Bloomberg may have more than three terms as the mayor of NY and might be putting his money in becoming the next president.
According to the NY Post, the Boston, Massachusetts native is considering to run for president as a democrat and is using part of his vast personal fortune to aid Democrats in the congressional midterm elections this year.
Bloomberg who began his career as a broker before forming his own company in the early 80’s –will be 78 when he’s competing in Democratic primaries across the nation and that also means, Diana Taylor may also become a first lady. Meet her below in her top facts.
#1 She was a top adviser to Gov. George Pataki
Diana Lancaster Taylor was born February 6, 1955; she attended Milton Academy, and holds an A.B. in economics from Dartmouth College, and an MBA from Columbia Business School. She was nominated New York State Superintendent of Banks by Pataki in 2003 until 2007. In her position she praised for policing fraud in low-income communities and overhauling the department structure.
#2 She made her mark in finance
After leaving her cabinet position in 2007, she was named managing director at Wolfensohn Fund Management, L.P. –a position she held until 2014. She’s currently a senior Adviser at Wolfensohn Fund Management, L.P.
#3 She is the former First Lady of NY
During Bloomberg’s terms as New York’s Mayor, (2003, 2005, 2009) –Diana Taylor was recognized as his partner. The two have been together since 2000 after she was seated next to him at a Citizens Budget Commission luncheon that years. At the time she served as a vice president of KeySpan Energy.
#4 She is a divorcee
During an interview, Diane Taylor who grew up in Connecticut, said she thought she would someday ‘get to NY, get married, move to the suburbs and have kids; however things didn’t happen that way.’ She got married but her marriage ended in divorce.
#5 She keeps active with her causes
Taylor sits on the boards of the YMCA of Greater New York, the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University and Friends of the Hudson River Park.