American politician, attorney, and commentator Stacey Plaskett was the representative for the US Virgin Islands at-large congressional district in the US House of Representatives.

Plaskett was appointed by President George W. Bush to work in the Civil Division of the US Department of Justice and was a Republican party supporter. 

However, in 2008, she switched to the Democratic Party because she believed it was a more welcoming environment for new ideas. Plaskett was the first non-voting House member to serve as a House manager during Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial.

Stacey Plaskett’s early life 

Plaskett was born in Brooklyn, New York, on May 13, 1966. As of 2022, she is 56 years old. Her parents are both from Saint Croix, US Virgin Islands; her father is a New York City Police Department officer, and her mother works as a court clerk.

The politician regularly traveled to Saint Croix with her family, which helped her become acquainted with the island’s traditions and culture.

Moreover, Plaskett attended Brooklyn Friends School and Grace Lutheran Elementary.  She was subsequently recruited by A Better Chance, Inc., a nonprofit that places minority students in elite secondary schools.

She later attended Choate Rosemary Hall as a boarder, where she participated in varsity athletics and held various leadership positions, including the class president.

Stacey Plaskett’s Career and Net Worth

Plaskett’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million as of 2022. She made a good living from her successful political career.

After graduating from law school, the politician began her career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Bronx. A congressional lobbying firm also employed her.

She has also served on the Terrorism Litigation Task Force following her career. After working as a general counsel for the United States Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority, she is now in private practice.

Plaskett was assigned to various positions and worked at multiple levels of government. She was assigned to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Oversight and Government Reform, and Agriculture in 2019-2020, and she is still a fantastic personality today.

Moreover, the politician served on the Agriculture Committee, the House Budget Committee, and the Ways and Means Committee from 2021-2022.

Who is Stacey Plaskett dating in 2022? 

Plaskett is a married woman. She married Jonathan Buckeny-Small in front of her family and close friends. However, the politician still needs to reveal the date of her wedding. According to Linkedin, Small was the chief researcher for the Virgin Islands Legislature.

Stacey Plaskett and her husband Jonathan Buckney-Small in 2017.

Stacey Plaskett and her husband Jonathan Buckney-Small in 2017. (Source: Twitter)

The couple has five children and lives in a comfortable home. She has no other relationships besides that and has also not been involved in any controversy today.

Furthermore, Plaskett has a good social media presence. She has around 26k followers on Facebook under the name Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett, a following of over 64,800 on her Instagram account @stacey_plaskett, and more than 270,200 followers on Twitter.

Even though the politician is active on social media, she has not shared photos of her husband or children. Plaskett usually posts a photo of herself at work or with a coworker. Her actions demonstrate that she prefers to keep her personal life away from the media and the public eye.

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