Facts of Letitia James
|Full Name||Letitia James|
|Birth Name||Letitia Ann James|
|Birth City||New York City|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Robert James|
|Mother Name||Nellie James|
|Date of Birth||October 18,1958|
Letitia James is an American lawyer, politician, and activist who is well known as the first African-American woman to be elected as the Attorney General of New York City.
She is a member of the Democratic Party, who also served as a member of the New York City council for 10 years and was later elected in 2013 as the New York City Public Advocate.
Letitia Ann James' Net Worth: $1 million - $5 million
There is no exact figure as to what net worth the American lawyer is believed to be holding a small fortune that lies somewhere between $1 million - $5 million.
The average salary of an Attorney General in the United States is said to be $60,000 whereas the annual wage of a lawyer is calculated to be $120,910.
Letitia served as a public defender for the Legal Aid Society and founded the Urban Network, an organisation that aims at providing scholarships to young African-American people.
For 10 years she was the member of the New York City Council representing the 35th Council District. During her time in the office she represented neighborhoods of Brooklyn like Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Prospect Heights, Bedford-Stuyvesant, and parts of Crown Heights.
Letitia was the chairman of the Economic Development and Sanitation committees and also served on other governmental committees.
She became the first African-American Attorney General of New York after winning the 2018 elections and replacing then-Attorney General, Barbara Underwood. In 2013 she was elected as the New York City Public Advocate.
Letitia's Short Biography
She was born as Letitia Ann James on 18th October 1958 in Brooklyn, New York City, in the United States, to parents Robert James and Nellie James. She is of American nationality and her ethnicity is African-American.
James first studied at New York City public schools and then attended City University of New York's Lehman College from where she received her Bachelor in Arts degree in 1981.
She also attended Howard University School of Law from where she got her J.D. degree, and enrolled at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs in 2013 for her Master's degree in Public Administration.
61-years-old Letitia James is believed to be single and there is no information regarding her private love life.