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Who Is Colin Powell Wife Alma Powell? First African-American Secretary Dies At 84

Former U.S Secretary of state Colin Powell has died and he was survived by his wife Alma Powell along with their children.

Colin Powell has passed away on Monday morning leaving his family in splits.

The former U.S Secretary of state Powell was confirmed dead by his family through his social media account.

Besides being a former secretary of state, he was also a Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Precisely known for being the first African-American to helm as a chairman, and the U.S Secretary of state, under his regime the country saw an invasion done to Kuwait in 1991 to oust the Iraqi army and an invasion to Panama.

Further, he was the first American official to blame the 9/11 attacks on the terrorist groups of Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaida publicly.

The four-star general served as the first black Secretary of state under the presidency of George W. Bush from 2001 to 2005.

Now, with the veteran taking his final breath on Monday his wife Alma Powell is left heartbroken. Let’s find more about his family and further details.

Who Is Colin Powell Wife Alma Powell?

Alma Powell formerly known as Alma Vivian Johnson is an American audiologist.

The widow of former Secretary of State Colin Powell, Alma is a Birmingham. Alabama-born figure who graduated from Fisk University in Nashville, and later studied pathology and audiology in Emerson College.

Born to her parents Mildred Elisa Bell and Robert Charles Johnson, she tied the knot with Colin in 1962.

The couple shared the same roof for nearly 60 years. The Powell family raised 3 wonderful children as they were parents to Michael Powell, Linda Powell, and Annemarie Powell.

Alma is the author of 2 children’s books America’s Promise and My Little Red Wagon.

Colin Powell And Alma Powell Age Details

Colin Powell was 84 when he took his final breath.

Meanwhile, his wife Alma is a year younger than him as she is 83 now. She was born on October 27, 1937.

Colin was born on 1937, April 5, and died on the 18th of October 2021.

Colin Powell Net Worth Details

Colin Powell had an estimated net worth of $60 million.

He was an American politician, diplomat, and a retired four-star general.

Further, he was also the first African- American to serve as a Secretary of State and also served as a chairman for Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Colin Powell Death Cause Revealed

Colin Powell died of Covid-19 complications.

The details were revealed by his family on Monday after his demise. He died at the age of 84.

Powell was survived by his wife Alma, their children, and grandchildren.

He was revealed to be fully vaccinated and was receiving special medical treatment at Walter Reed National Medical Center.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences on the passing of Colin Powell.