Stacey Plaskett is the first non-voting representative who became an impeachment manager. Plaskett represents the United States Virgin Islands, which as a territory has no vote in Congress. She was in a unique position to defend the case to convict former President Donald Trump for inciting the January 6 attack on the US Congress; but, has been prevented from voting in favor of impeachment in the chamber in which she serves.
Plaskett presented the House Democrats’ argument that Trump played an important role both in the organization and in giving orders to attack Washington, the country’s democratic city.
Stacey Plaskett Wiki: Family, Parents, Siblings
Stacey Elizabeth Plaskett was born on the 13th of May, 1966 in Brooklyn New York. Both of Stacey’s African American parents were from Saint Croix, US Virgin Islands. During the 1950s Plaskett’s family moved to New York for better economic opportunities. Her father was a New York City police officer and her mother was a clerk in the Court system.
Though the family moved to New York, they often travel to the Virgin Islands so their daughter can be kept tied to her Islands roots and culture. While visiting St. Croix, Stacey’s family lived in the John F. Kennedy housing community. Her parents’ home in New York often became the shelter for the migrants moving to and from the Virgin Islands.
Stacey Plaskett Education
Stacey had her secondary school education from Brooklyn Friends School and Grace Lutheran School in New York. Plaskett got the opportunity to study in France for a short time when she was recruited by A Better Chance, Inc. a non-profit organization. Stacey enrolled in Choate Rosemary Hall, a private college-preparatory school in Wallingford, Connecticut. She graduated high school education in 1984.
She then attended Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., to earn her BS Degree in History and Diplomacy in 1988. In 1990, Stacey attended the American University College of Law at night, and while by day she worked with the American Medical Association and later with the law firm Jones Day. She received her Juris Doctor in law in 1994. When Stacey was at Georgetown University, she was very active in the Anti-Apartheid movement.
Stacey Plaskett Career Biography
Plaskett started working for private law firms for few years and later became a staff member for then Virgin Islands Delegate Ron De Lugo. In 1994, she served as the Assistant District Attorney for Bronx County, New York for 3 years.
From 2002 to 2004, she worked for the House Committee on Ethics in the U.S. Congress and at the U.S. Department of Justice. For 7 years from 2007, she became the general counsel for the Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority.
In 2014, Stacey won her second bid to Delegate to the US Virgin Islands and became the Delegate to the United States House of Representatives from the United States Virgin Islands. She was appointed as the House impeachment manager on January 12, 2021, for the second impeachment of Donald Trump.
Stacey Plaskett, Jeffrey Epstein
Stacey has been often criticized in early 2019 for accepting funds from Jeffrey Epstein, who happen to contribute $2700 to Plaskett during her run for re-election.
Jeffrey was the owner of an entire private island in The Virgin Islands and his property was called Little Saint James. The wealthy financial magnet however turned out out to be a pedophile, a child molester for which he was sentenced to prison. He died on August 10, 2019.
Stacey announced she would reverse the funds received from Epstein and would donate the funds to a charity organization.
Stacey Plaskett Husband, Married, Children
Ms. Plaskett is married to former professional tennis player Jonathan Buckney Small, who is also a community activist. The couple has five children, three already grown and two still young. Stacey welcomed her oldest son when she was in her senior year at Georgetown University. Further, her second son was born when Stacey was in law school. And her third son was born during her second year in law school.
In 2016, a bizarre video clip of Stacey’s husband, kid, and herself behind the camera was leaked online. The video shows her husband naked with lipstick and eye shadow applied on his face doing some bizarre activities. Stacey was, of course, shooting the clip and in the middle of the clip, she said something to one of her kids; who goes and stands behind her naked dad. During the same time, some naked pictures of Stacey were also leaked on Facebook which later got removed but not after thousands and millions of sharing.
The couple condemned the act to be something to ruin her image in public since the video was released two weeks before Primary Election.
Stacey Plaskett Salary, Net Worth 2021
Stacey Plaskett has had a successful career so far. From working as a staff member in a private law firm to now working as a Delegate to the United States House of Representatives; Stacey’s career graph is only moving upwards.
And from her progressing professional endeavors, Stacey has managed to earn good fortune. As a Delegate to the United States House of Representatives, Stacey earns a yearly salary of $174,000. Whereas from previous work associations, Stacey has made impressive earnings.
As for Stacey Plaskett’s net worth, based on the assets and liabilities, reportedly, Plaskett has a net worth of $2.5 million.
Stacey Plaskett Height: How Tall is Stacey Plaskett?
Other than her commanding voice and an extraordinary personality, what stands out next is Stacey’s height. So much so that, people can’t help but praise her for how tall and confident she stands.
On February 11, 2021, one Twitter user wrote,
Ok! @StaceyPlaskett with the height and poise. I love to see it!
Whereas the other user commented,
Who knew how tall @StaceyPlaskett was?? I love it! Her skills during impeachment plus the height!
Now, the question here is how exactly tall is Stacey? Well, Stacey Plaskett stands at a height of 6 feet and one inch tall. However, she often loves to wear heels which enhances her height even more.
Stacey Plaskett Social Media
Stacey likes to voice her voice for those who can’t speak for themselves, and she is doing this through her Facebook page Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett @repstaceyplaskett where she hosts Coffee with Stacey, a Facebook Live show every Saturday morning. Her past guests included Rep. Ayanna Pressley, Black Lives Matter leaders, and more.
Stacey has talked about Donald Trump’s second acquittal on her Twitter account @StaceyPlaskett created in August 2014. she vowed to convict Trump for the violence and attack on Capitol Hill, after his acquittal she has shown her disappointment via Twitter to her 250.9K Followers.
Stacey is not only a committed government person but she is a funny and joy-loving person which she shows every Thursday sharing her TBT(Throwback Thursday) pictures on her Instagram account stacey_plaskett which has to date 65.3k followers.
Quick Wiki Facts and Information on Stacey Plaskett
|Full Name/Real Name||Stacey Elizabeth Plaskett|
|Date of Birth/Birthday||13th of May, 1966|
|Hometown||Brooklyn New York|
|Parents||Her father was a New York City police officer and her mother was a clerk in the Court system.|
|Profession||Attorney and Politician|
|Education (college/university)||Georgetown University (BSFS)
American University (JD)
|Children||4 sons and 1 daughter|
|Social Media||Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram|
|Net Worth||$2.5 million|
|Height in Feet||6 ft 1 in|
|Height in Meters||1.85 meters|