Born Nastassia Bianca Schroeder in New Orleans, Louisiana, Stassi Schroeder started working at Lisa Vanderpump’s SUR Restaurant in 2010 and rose to fame on Bravo’s Vanderpump Rules, which premiered in 2013. While she left the show after season 3 to move to New York City with then-boyfriend Patrick Meagher, Schroeder returned during season 4. She was a full-time cast member on the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills spinoff for three more seasons until she was fired after season 8. Bravo announced in June 2020 that Schroeder was no longer part of the series after racially insensitive comments from her past resurfaced. She apologized in a statement at the time.
Schroeder’s on-again, off-again relationship with her Vanderpump Rules costar Jax Taylor was documented on the first two seasons of the show. She was also linked to former SUR bartender Frank Herlihy and Meagher before she settled down with Beau Clark. Us Weekly exclusively revealed in February 2018 that Schroeder and Clark were dating. He subsequently joined the show and proposed during the summer of 2019. Days after the news broke that Schroeder was fired by Bravo, Us broke the news that she and Clark were expecting their first child together, a baby girl. They welcomed Hartford in January 2021.
After the pandemic put their October 2020 Rome wedding plans on hold the couple chose to quietly exchange vows in a ceremony that September. In April 2022 Clark revealed that the pair were heading off to Europe in May for a second wedding with their friends and family.