Who is Sidney Powell?
Sidney Powell is a lawyer by profession but she has found herself on the wrong side of the law after an unsuccessful attempt to overturn the win of U.S. president, Joe Biden. The events that followed have not only caused her sleepless nights but have also put her between a rock and a hard place.
Sidney Powell Was Born in North Carolina
Powell is 68 years old as of 2023. She was born on May 1, 1955, in Durham, North Carolina, United States. She was raised in the city of Raleigh she had the desire to pursue a career in law in the future.
Powell holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law.
Is Sidney Powell Married?
Sidney is married to Jerry Powell, a professional lawyer and businessman. Not much though is known about Jerry because they even rarely appear together in public. All we know for sure is that Jerry is the proprietor of Powell & Powell, a legal firm.
Even during this difficult time that Sidney has found herself in, her significant other has not appeared publicly to defend his wife despite the fact that they are pursuing the same careers. However, it is assumed that Jerry is giving his utmost support to his wife behind the scenes.
Sidney has chosen privacy as her way of life and indeed pursuing such a career and finding herself on the wrong side of the law is crucial for her to maintain her privacy. Jerry is also an alumnus of the University of North Carolina School of Law.
Sidney Powell’s Net Worth
Powell has an estimated net worth of $20 million. She has built her wealth primarily from her career as an attorney. She started her legal career as one of the youngest federal prosecutors in the United States, and she has established a steady source of income throughout the years.
Sidney Powell Height
Powell stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m).
Who is Sidney Powell’s First Husband?
Sidney was initially married to Eugene Levy from 1973 to 1987. The are no records kept for this marriage and even the reason for their divorce is not known. Sidney has never opened up about her first marriage. However, it is reported that Sidney has two sons from her first marriage.
Sidney Powell’s Role in The 2020 Presidential Election
Presidential elections are sensitive and there is always a winning side and a losing side. In most cases, chaos is guaranteed after the announcement of the winner probably because the losing side tends to disagree with the result and they would often poke holes.
Sidney is not new to this problem. Her woes started in 2020 when she joined the legal team of then-President Donald Trump in an effort to overturn Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 presidential election.
She and eighteen other people were summoned to court on August 14, 2023, as part of the prosecution involving Georgia’s 2020 election.
According to the prosecution, Trump orchestrated an illegal activity operation in which he and all the other participants “intentionally and consciously joined a scheme to illegally manipulate the results” of the 2020 U.S. presidential election in Georgia.
Powell appeared in several interviews and it was discovered that she said lies about the election. In the aftermath, Trump’s legal team distanced itself from her, but she continued to meet Trump in the White House.
Powell proceeded to separately file disputes in district courts over elections, but in the end, she was unsuccessful in four federal lawsuits that were filed in Michigan, Georgia, Arizona, and Wisconsin.
On October 19, 2023, Powell pleaded guilty to six criminal offenses in the Georgia conspiracy case. She was sentenced to six years on probation, a $6,000 fine, and $2,700 in reimbursement.