Lindsay Mills Biography

Lindsay Mills is the girlfriend of the US whistleblower Edward Snowden. Check out this biography to know about her birthday, childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her.

Quick Facts

Birthday: February 25, 1985

Nationality: American

Famous: American Women Pisces Women

Age: 35 Years, 35 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Pisces

Born in: Laurel, Maryland

Famous as: American Dancer

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father: Jonathan Mills

mother: Martha Mills

Partner: Edward Snowden

U.S. State: Maryland

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Lindsay Mills is a self-proclaimed globe-trotting pole dancing adventurist. She gained her celebrity status after few media houses identified her as the girlfriend of the US whistleblower Edward Snowden. While Edward is a reticent person and virtually nothing is known about his personal life; Mills has a substantial virtual presence. She has close to nine thousand followers on twitter and forty-one thousand followers on Instagram. Her current Instagram profile describes her as an artist. She chronicles her sojourns through photographs in which she never mentions the location. The fact that her personal blog too is a collection of photographs of self does indicate that she has a keen interest in photography. It is believed that currently, she spends considerable time in Moscow, Russia where Snowden has sought asylum.

  • Lindsay Mills is a professional dancer and an acrobat. Till 2013, she was working with Waikiki Acrobatic Troupe in Honolulu, Hawaii. In an LA times report the coach of the troupe, Karl Vorwerk, described Mills as “a beginner at acrobatics”. In 2012, she was a part of ‘History of Pole’ performed at Honolulu Fringe Festival.
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Controversies & Scandals
  • In June 2013, Lindsay’s boyfriend Edward Snowden revealed, to journalists Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras, and Ewen MacAskill, highly classified information pertaining to National Security Agency (NSA). The documents revealed by Snowden disclosed the details of various surveillance programs run by the NSA. Upon revelation, there was huge uproar regarding the government’s tactics of invading the privacy of common people. Snowden made these revelations in Hong-Kong. In the aftermath, Mills unwittingly became center of attraction for media as well as commoners. Mills, her father, and Snowden himself have reiterated that Lindsay knew nothing about Edward’s intentions or the secret documents.
  • Although there are charges against Snowden and his passport has been revoked, Lindsay Mills is not under any surveillance by the government agencies and there are no restrictions on her traveling out of the country.
What Makes Lindsay Mills So Special
  • In the aftermath of Snowden’s revelations Mills stoically dealt with the unwanted attention she had garnered. She took to social media to express her anguish. She temporarily shut down her blog.
  • However, in 2015 she was seen collecting Oscar for the documentary ‘Citizen Four’. The documentary which detailed the story of Snowden’s controversial actions was awarded for its audacity to speak up against the wrongdoings of government agencies.
  • This indicated that although Mills was taken by surprise, she silently supported her boyfriend in his endeavors.
Family & Personal Life
  • Lindsay Mills was born to Jonathan and Martha Mills on February 25th, 1985, in Maryland, US. Nothing much is known about her parents and her siblings. Whether or not she has any siblings is also a matter of speculation. Mills spent her schooling years in Laurel, Maryland. In 2003 she completed her high-school from Laurel High school, Maryland. In 2007, she graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore. In 2012, she moved to Hawaii to live with her boyfriend Edward Snowden and to pursue her career as a professional acrobat.

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