Former President Trump’s attorney Alina Habba comes from a family of Iraqi immigrants. She is married to entrepreneur Gregg Reuben and has three children.
She was married previously to Matthew Eyet, according to their 2011 wedding registry with The Knot. Habba spoke on Trump’s behalf after his Washington arraignment on charges relating to the 2020 presidential election. Her current husband is Gregg Reuben.
According to his website, “Gregg Reuben, a Harvard Business School graduate, is the proud founder of Centerpark. Centerpark is a parking management company headquartered in New York City that serves the tri-state area. Centerpark is focused on building parking management systems in gateway cities nationwide. A gateway city is a city that serves an economic anchor of its surrounding areas and regions.”
According to her LinkedIn page, Habba is managing partner at the Habba Madaio & Associates LLP law firm in Bedminster, New Jersey. Her full name is Alina Saad Habba.
Here’s what you need to know:
1. Alina Habba, Who Is Married With 3 Children, Frequently Shares Photos of the Kids on Her Instagram Page
Habba frequently shares photos of her children on her Instagram page. Mostly her photos show her out with friends, on the campaign trail or with President Trump.
According to The New York Post, she’s a mother of three.
Habba told The New York Post that “she is married and has a 9-year-old son and a 7-year-old daughter, as well as a 15-year-old son from her husband’s first marriage.” The Post did not name her husband; however, public records give his name as Gregg Reuben. Reuben’s LinkedIn page says he has a long employment history in the parking management industry before he started Centerpark.
2. Alina Habba Wrote on Instagram, ‘Marry Someone Who Buys You Flowers to Celebrate Your First Date
In November 2022, she shared a picture of a bouquet of flowers on her Instagram page and wrote, “Marry someone who buys you flowers to celebrate your first date 💕” A friend responded, “In other news- there are no flowers available in NJ b/c they are all at Alina’s house!! ❤️ WTG Gregg!” Another friend wrote, “Gregg, FTW!! 👏❤️🙌”
Alina Habba and Gregg Reuben are both listed as donating to the Far Hills Country Day School.
3. Alina Habba’s Parents Were Chaldean Catholics Who Fled Persecution of Christians in Iraq in the 1980s
Habba grew up in New York in a family of Iraqi immigrants who “immigrated from Iraq in the 1980s to escape persecution of Christians in that country,” The Post reported. Her parents are Chaldean Catholics, according to Arab News.
“Her father, Saad F. Habba, is a gastroenterologist,” according to Arab News. According to a website about Habba Syndrome,
Dr. Saad F. Habba is a graduate of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and has been practicing medicine and gastroenterology for more than 40 years. He has a private practice in Summit, New Jersey, is an attending consultant physician at Overlook Medical Center, and is president of the Gastro-Surgi Center of New Jersey. He is a former chief of gastroenterological endoscopy at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).
4. Alina Habba’s Father Identified a New Medical Syndrome
According to the Habba Syndrome website, “In 2000, Dr. Habba identified a new medical syndrome published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology.”
“This condition, known as the ‘Habba Syndrome,’ relates chronic diarrhea to gall bladder dysfunction pertaining to the bile acids,” the website adds.
In June 2023, Habba shared a photo of her father with three kids and wrote, “Happy Father’s Day to the best of the best! Love you 💙”
5. Matthew Eyet, Alina Habba’s First Husband, Is a Tax Attorney
“Prior to founding Eyet Law in 2019, Matthew Eyet worked as a tax associate at WeiserMazars, where he provided taxpayer defense before the IRS and consulted on state and local tax issues,” his law firm’s website says. “Additionally, Matthew spent five years as principal of a boutique litigation and transactional firm in Bedminster, NJ.”
The website adds: “Matthew received his law degree from Widener University School of Law, where he graduated summa cum laude and was the recipient of the Valedictorian Award.”
According to her LinkedIn page, Habba also graduated from Widener University School of Law in 2011, the same year she married Eyet. She received a political science degree from Lehigh University.