Leighton Kim Oshima came to the limelight as the life partner of Mazie Hirono. His wife is a well-known politician who has been serving as the Junior United States Senator.
He was born in the United States and is an Asian-American ethnicity. Oshima pursued his education degree from George Washington University with a major in law.
Let's dig into some unknown facts about Oshima, to know him better.
Net Worth: $600 Thousand
Leighton Oshima has an estimated net worth of $600 thousand which he has been earning through his professional career as a lawyer.
From his work, his average annual income is $45k to $65k. He has been working as a lawyer specializing in insurance defense in Honolulu. Before it, Hirono's spouse was a litigator in the state attorney general's office.
Love Story of Oshima and Hirono
Oshima met his future wife Mazie Hirono at a Young Democrats meeting in 1973 at the Waikiki Library. In an interview, the couple has shared about their relationship. A lawyer told his first impression of Hirono,
"We were duly unimpressed with each other: Mazie in her rubber slippers and pedal pushers with all these tablets and notepads, a huge stack of the notebooks. And I'm just like, who takes notes at a Young Democrats meeting?"
At that time he was the president of the congregate. The pair had several meetings and fell in love only after that. Their love life has to face ups and downs, in fact, Hirono has burned their picture in one of the breakups.
Three Decades of Married Life
After having separations much time, both got affected by each other, and finally, in the year 1987, they got married. The couple celebrated their wedding ceremony as simple and private by inviting friends and family. Since then, they haven't separated and are living a happy married life for almost 33 years.
Husband's First Marriage
A former attorney was a married man before having a romantic relationship with Hirono. Though his first wife's information is kept secret, they share a daughter. Their marriage didn't work and has to get a divorce.
Has a Daughter
Oshima is the father of Malia Oshima who is from his previous partner. His daughter lives her life away from the limelight and media like her father. She has good bonding with her stepmother and shares things with her.
On the Instagram account, we can see the family picture of three and are happy.
Supporting Life Partner
As we know, Kim is one of the husbands who never leave their wives' in ups and downs life. Likewise, when Mazie was suffered from stage 4 kidney cancer at that time he gave her hope and strength to live life.
On May 17, 2017, his wife's right kidney was removed with a Cyberknife procedure to treat the rib lesion.