Nydia Stone is the longtime wife of political consultant Roger Stone –who has been indicted by the Mueller probe.
Nydia’s husband is known as one of Donald Trump’s most loyal supporters. Stone and Trump have fostered a close professional and political relationship that dates back to the 80’s.
As a junior in high school and vice president of the student government, he forced the president out and succeeded him. After high school Stone moved to DC to attend George Washington University and did not graduate.
He made his debut in national politics at 19, when he sent campaign contributions in the name of a socialist organization to Richard Nixon’s rival in the 1972 Republican presidential primary. In 1976, Stone joined Ronald Reagan’s first, unsuccessful run for the Republican presidential nomination as national youth director. Four years later, Stone took on the role of political director of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, helping pave Reagan’s path to the White House. But instead of taking a position in the Reagan administration he started a political consulting and lobbying firm, Black, Manafort, Stone & Atwater. He’s been a Republican operative for decades.
66-year-old Roger Stone is married to Nydia Stone, check out her facts below.
#1 She is his second wife
Stone was first married to Anne Elizabeth Wesche, the couple wedded in 1974 and became the founder of the group Republicans for Choice in 1989; however by 1990 they were divorced. He and second wife Nydia tied the knot in Las Vegas in 1992.
#2 She has defended Roger Stone
Nydia Stone who is active on social media, often comments on people criticizing her husband. Last November she tweeted “I am so tired of people smearing my husband #RogerStone Here are the facts” –sharing a link to an article on her husband.
#3 She is his biggest fan
In addition to being a loyal defender of her husband’s name, Nydia Stone is also a big fan of his work, she recently tweeted “My husband #rogerstone is brilliant at analyzing the news and predicting what will happen but that is NOT ILLEGAL. There is no NO WIKILEAKS COLLABORATION!”
#4 She has ties to Cuba
Nydia who was born Nydia Bertran is the daughter of a Cuban diplomat. Her father served as a military attaché in the U.S. before the Batista regime was overthrown by Fidel Castro.
#5 She and Roger met while working a presidential campaign
The couple met in the early 90’s during one of Ronald Reagan’s presidential campaigns.
#6 She is a former model and photographer
Nydia began her career working as a photographer, but with her exotic looks she also dabbled into modeling for a while.
#7 She has faced scandal
Back in 1996, Nydia and her husband were accused of running a group-sex ring. Apparently it was all a big misunderstanding after it was discovered it was the work of a disgruntled ex-employee. Years later her husband admitted the ads were in fact his.
#8 She is a mom and stepmom
Though the longtime couple does not have any children of their own, Nydia is a mom via previous marriages. She is also the stepmom to Scott Stone –Roger’s only child born from his first marriage.
#9 She attended college
Nydia studied at Regina High School in Adelphi, MD and The American University in Washington, DC.
#10 She lives in Florida
Roger and Nydia Stone share a home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.