Thursday, June 1, 2023

Clarence Thomas Height, Age, Full Bio. June 2023

Clarence Thomas is a prominent American jurist born on June 23, 1948 in Pin Point, Georgia in a black dominated community to descendants of enslaved people. However, despite his poor background, Thomas fought against the odds and today is one of the most respected persons in the U. S.

He has been an associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States since 1991 where he was nominated by President George H. W. Bush. However, it took about 99 days for him to be confirmed by the Senate due to some allegations against him by Anita Hill and the Judiciary committees inability to confirm his nomination hence had to take it to the fullest Senate.

He was eventually confirmed by the Senate in a 52-48 vote and was sworn into office by Justice Byron White on October 23, 1991 accompanied by his wife, Virginia Thomas. As we speak, Thomas is the oldest justice of the Supreme Court of the United States following Stephen Breyer’s retirement in 2022.

How Old Is Clarence Thomas? 

Thomas is 74 years old at the time of writing. He is currently the oldest justice of the Supreme Court of the United States since 2022 following the retirement of Stephen Breyer.

He was born on June 23, 1948 in Pin Point, Georgia, USA.

Clarence Thomas Height 

Thomas has a height of 1.74m.

Clarence Thomas Parents 

The American jurist was born to M. C. Thomas and Leola “Pigeon” Williams in 1948 in Pin Point, Georgia, USA. His father, who was a farmhand jilted the family when Thomas was only two years of age leaving the responsibility of raising him and his siblings to his single mother.

As a domestic worker, she struggled to single-handedly cater for Thomas and his siblings. The issue became even worse after fire gutted their house, leaving them homeless. Thomas then had to move in with his maternal grandparents with his younger brother, Myers Thomas.

Clarence Thomas Siblings

Thomas has/had two siblings. Myers Thomas and another whom we do have any information about.

Clarence Thomas Grandparents 

Much of what Thomas is today is because of his maternal grandparents, Myers Anderson and Christine Anderson. Thomas himself acknowledges hid grandfather, Myers Anderson as “the greatest man I have ever known”.

When their house was razed down by fire, Thomas and his younger brother moved in with their maternal grandparents who raised him. Myers Anderson raised Thomas to be a responsible man and thought him the need to be educated, work hard and be self reliance.

Clarence Thomas Wife 

The renowned jurist has been married to his wife, Virginia Thomas since 1987. Virginia is a well known American conservative activist and attorney known for her controversial nature.

Who Is Clarence Thomas First Wife? 

Kathy Grace Ambush is the first wife of Clarence Thomas. They got married in 1971 but after ten years of marriage, the couple decided to separate in 1981 and eventually divorced in 1984.

Their ten to thirteen years of marriage produced a son, Jamal Adeen Thomas.

Clarence Thomas Children

Thomas is a father of one biological son, Jamal Adeen Thomas, born to him and his first wife, Kathy Grace Ambush in 1973.

Clarence Thomas Net Worth 

The renowned American jurist who has been a Justuce of the Supreme Court of the United States since 1991 has an estimated net worth well over $24 million. His salary as a senior associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States is over $270,000 per year.

Bernard Alabi
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