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Stacey Abrams Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Religion: United Methodist
Age: 47 Years
Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia

Stacey Abrams

Bio/Wiki
Full NameStacey Yvonne Abrams
Profession(s)Politician, Lawyer, Voting Rights Activist, and Author
Famous ForBeing Georgia’s first African-American female gubernatorial Nominee
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 160 cm
in meters- 1.60 m
in feet inches- 5’ 3”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 176 lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Politics
Political PartyDemocratic
Democratic Party Logo
Political Journey2007-2013: Member of the Georgia House of Representatives from the 84th district
2011-2017: Minority Leader of the Georgia House of Representatives
2013-2017: Member of the Georgia House of Representatives from the 89th district
2018: Contested the Georgia gubernatorial election and lost to Brian Kemp
2020: During the Democratic presidential primary election, she actively promoted herself as Joe Biden's running mate; however, Kamala Harris was later chosen as Joe Biden's running mate.
Personal Life
Date of BirthDecember 9, 1973
Age (as of 2020)47 Years
BirthplaceMadison, Wisconsin, U.S.
Zodiac signSaggittarius
NationalityAmerican
HometownAtlanta, Georgia
SchoolAvondale High School
College(s)/UniversitySpelman College
Yale Law School
Educational Qualification(s)B.A. degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Political Science, Economics and Sociology) from Spelman College
J.D. degree from Yale Law School
ReligionUnited Methodist
Address (Capitol)611-G Coverdell Legislative Office Bldg.
18 Capitol Square SW
18 Capitol Square SW
Atlanta, GA 30334
404.656.0314 - Office
HobbiesReading, Writing
Awards, Honours• John F. Kennedy New Frontier Award from the Kennedy Library and Harvard University's Institute of Politics in 2012
• Legislator of the Year by Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals
• Public Servant of the Year by Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
• Legislator of the Year by DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce
• Georgia Legislative Service Award by Association County Commissioners Georgia
• Democratic Legislator of the Year by Young Democrats of Georgia and Red Clay Democrats
• Environmental Leader Award by Georgia Conservation Voters
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
Family
Husband/SpouseN/A
ChildrenNone
ParentsFather- Robert Abrams
Mother- Carolyn Abrams
SiblingsBrother- Not Known
Sister- Leslie Abrams (Federal Judge)
Favorite Things
Book(s)Intuitionist (by Colton Whitehead), The Windup Bird Chronicles
Movie(s)The Princess Bride, Moana
TV ShowsStar Trek: The Next Generation, Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Stacey Abrams

Some Lesser Known Facts About Stacey Abrams

  • Stacey was born in Wisconsin, but her family moved to Gulfport, Mississippi after few years of her birth.
  • In an article in USA Today, she told that initially, her family had struggled a lot to stay above the poverty line. She also disclosed that there were even times when there were no lights or running water, and they had to manage with all that.
  • Her mother was a school librarian, and her father used to work in a shipyard. Soon, her family relocated to Georgia, where her parents became Methodist ministers.
  • Since her college days, she was interested in politics.

    Stacey Abrams at Spelman College

    Stacey Abrams at Spelman College

  • She worked in the office of Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson in the youth services department. She took an internship at the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Stacey has an interest in writing romantic suspense novels. She writes under the pen name Selena Montgomery and her novel has sold over 100,000 copies. Her writings are published by the major publishing house- Harper Collins.
  • She worked as a speechwriter on a campaign when she was 17.
  • She has also penned down her biography under her real name, which is about her work as an outsider desiring to change politics.
  • At the age of 29, she was appointed as Deputy City Attorney of Atlanta.
  • She has also worked as a tax attorney at the Sutherland Asbill and Brennan law firm in Atlanta.

    An old photo of Stacey Abrams

    An old photo of Stacey Abrams

  • In 2004, she got listed in various magazines under different categories like in Ebony Magazine under the list “30 Leaders of the Future,” in Georgia Trend’s “40 Under 40” list, and the Atlanta Business Chronicle named her to its Top 50 Under 40 list.
  • She was elected in 2006 to the Georgia state House of Representatives and later, became the first woman to lead either party in the Georgia General Assembly and also the first African American to lead the State’s House of Representatives.
  • After the 2008 recession, Stacey co-founded and worked as Senior Vice President of NOW Corp (then NOWaccount Network Corporation), which is a financial services firm to encourage small business growth. Stacey Abrams Co-Founded NOW Corp
  • In 2013, she found that numerous people had not been registered to vote in Georgia on the basis of their color. So, she launched a project named the New Georgia Project that registered over 200,000 people to vote in 2 years.

    Stacey Abrams New Georgia Project's Staff

    Stacey Abrams New Georgia Project’s Staff

  • She co-founded Nourish Inc., which is a beverage company that focuses on infants and toddlers. Stacey is also the CEO of Sage Works, a legal consulting firm.  Stacey Abrams - Nourish Inc Logo
  • She is connected with a plethora of committees and foundations, viz. Atlanta Metropolitan State College Foundation, Boards of Directors for Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, Gateway Center for the Homeless and the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education, and the Advisory Boards for Literacy Action and Health Students Taking Action Together (HSTAT).
  • In 2018, she made history by winning the Democratic nomination for governor and becoming the first female nominee for Governor of Georgia. If she wins in November 2018 General Elections, she would become the first black female Governor.
  • At the 2020 Democratic National Convention, Stacey Abrams was one of seventeen speakers to jointly deliver the keynote address.
  • The New York Times and The Washington Post credited Stacey Abrams for boosting Democratic votes in Georgia that led Joe Biden winning the 2020 US Presidential elections. Reportedly, she boosted an estimated 800,000 new voter registrations in Georgia. [1]The New York Times

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