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Do Ginni and Clarence Thomas have children? Family of Supreme Court Justice explored

Olivia Olphin March 25, 2022
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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has been in the news after being taken to hospital on 18 March 2022 – leaving people to wonder about his wife Ginni and family. We answer the question: Do Ginni and Clarence Thomas have children?

Who is Virginia Thomas?

Virginia Thomas is the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. She was born on 23 February 1957 in Omaha, Nebraska, and is 65 years old. Her husband is 73 years old, eight years her senior.

The couple married on 30 May 1987 and have been together ever since. They live in Virginia.

Ginni Thomas is a well-known political activist and campaigner, and a life-long conservative. Her parents were engineer Donald Lamp and stay-at-home mom Marjorie Lamp.

She graduated from Creighton University School of Law and then worked at the US Chamber of Commerce and US Department of Labor.

Thomas also started conservative political advocacy non-profit organisation Liberty Central in 2009, and went on to found Liberty Consulting in 2010. She is also part of the Groundswell group, which is a coalition of prominent American conservative activists.

Ginni Thomas was also a strong supporter of Donald Trump during his presidency.

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Thomas Clarence is the longest-serving member of the Supreme Court – he was nominated by president George HW Bush in 1991. He is also the second African-American to serve on the court after Thurgood Marshall.

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Do Ginni Thomas and Clarence Thomas have children?

Ginni and Clarence Thomas don’t have a biological child together but Ginni has been part of the life of Clarence Thomas’ son from a previous relationship.

Clarence Thomas welcomed Jamal Adeen Thomas with ex-wife Kathy Grace Ambush. The pair were college sweethearts and met through his friend Eddie Jenkins during their sophomore year. They married in 1971 but split in 1981 and divorced three years later.

49-year-old Jamal Thomas is a working actor in Hollywood, with roles in hit TV shows such as FBI: Most Wanted, Law & Order and The Enemy Within.

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Jamal Thomas keeps a low profile on his social media accounts and doesn’t share much information publicly.

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Olivia Olphin is an English Literature graduate and a film and literature fanatic. She has many years of reviewing experience, recently working as accredited press for the London Film Festival. She has also written widely about culture and sex education, as well as LGBTQ+ and women's issues.