Who is Winsome Sears? Winsome Earle Sears is a Jamaican-born American politician and member of the Republican Party who was born March 11, 1964 in Kingston, Jamaica. She is businesswoman and currently serving as the 42nd lieutenant governor of Virginia.
Sears served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 2002 to 2004. She lost a write-in bid in Virginia for the U.S. Senate in 2018.
In 2021, she was elected lieutenant governor of Virginia and she became not only the first woman to be elected as lieutenant governor of Virginia, but also became the first woman of color and first person of Jamaican origin to be elected statewide.
Winsome Sears Wiki, Bio, Age, Husband, family, and more
|Real Name||Winsome Earle Sears|
|Age||57 years old|
|Date of Birth||March 11, 1964|
|Birth Place||Kingston, Jamaica|
|Profession||Politician & Businesswoman|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||N/A|
|Education Qualification||Tidewater Community College (AA)
Old Dominion University (BA)
Regent University (MA)
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Early life & Education
Sears was born ON March 11, 1964 in Kingston, Jamaica, and at the age of six her family immigrated to the United States. She grew up in the Bronx, New York City. Sears served as an electrician in the US Marines from 1983 to 1986.
Sears earned an A.A. from Tidewater Community College, a B.A. in English with a minor in economics from Old Dominion University and an M.A. in organizational leadership from Regent University.
Sears is married to Terence Sears (Marine Corps veteran) and couple blessed with two daughters. In 2012, one of her daughters died in car crash along with Sears’s two young granddaughters.
Sears and her family live in Winchester, Virginia and she owns an appliance and plumbing repair store in Virginia.
- Sears was sworn into office on January 15, 2022.
- She is the first female lieutenant governor of Virginia.
- She is the first black woman lieutenant governor and statewide office-holder in the Commonwealth.
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She is a member of the Republican Party and currently serving as the 42nd lieutenant governor of Virginia.