Jeff Sessions, 84th attorney general, has created just as much controversy since his rise to power, as any one else in Donald Trump’s presidential cabinet. But given that he holds a position of high power, just how much wealth has he actually accumulated in his career? Has he had connections to lucrative lobbying positions, hedge funds or private corporations that have earned him a mint?
The Squander will give you the scoop on Jeff Sessions net worth.
Jeff Sessions earned glory in his younger days for being an Eagle Scout. He soon transitioned from this to more academic ambitions when he graduated with his J.D. from the University of Alabama Law School.
In the 1970s, Jeff Sessions began his political career with a position as the Assistant US Attorney in the Southern District of Alabama. He soon rose in his career when President Reagan appointed him to becoming US Attorney.
During procedures for Sessions to become appointed as a judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, however, Sessions was barred from succeeding to the position based on racist remarks he’d made, which he denied.
In 1994, Jeff Sessions went on to become elected as Attorney General of Alabama. Two years later, he won a position as a Senator. In his political career between 1995 and 2018, Jeff Sessions’s largest donors came from the legal, retired, health, real estate, and insurance industries.
In 2018, Sessions went on to become an important political adviser to the Trump campaign and later, upon Trump’s becoming president, became the attorney general. The U.S. Attorney General is a schedule I executive for the purposes of the government pay scale. That means he makes $207,000/year.
During the Trump-Russia investigation, Sessions recused himself. This brought James Comey (see James Comey net worth) and Robert Muller (see Robert Muller net worth) into the spotlight.
So what is Jeff Sessions net worth in 2018? It’s been reported that Jeff Sessions owns more than 1,500 acres that are worth at least $2.5 million. The rest of his fortune has been said to be in Vanguard mutual funds and municipal bonds.
And how large is that fortune? We estimate Jeff Sessions net worth at $7-8 million.