Former acting Atty. Gen. Sally Yates is all over the news today because she is going to be given testimony to Congress in open forum regarding what she had told Pres. Donald Trump and his team about Michael Flynn. What is Sally Yates net worth? Read on to find out.
Sally Yates has been a long time government attorney and prosecutor. Aside from a short period of time in which she worked as a law associate for a firm in Atlanta, she spent most of her career as a public employee.
After her three years as a law firm associate, Yates became an assistant US attorney in Georgia. She prosecuted many different types of cases at the time including corruption cases. She also prosecuted Eric Rudolph after he bombed the Olympics in the 90s.
In the 2000’s, she climbed her way to becoming a full US attorney in Georgia, and was later offered the position of Deputy Atty. Gen. Under Eric Holder. Throughout her career, she has gone through multiple Senate confirmation hearings and passed easily.
As Deputy Attorney General, and acting Atty. Gen. under Trump, Sally Yates made around $150,000 per year in salary. Given the strict ethics requirements of the job, she would not have been allowed to make significant money through other sources.
Sally Yates’s husband, Comer Yates is also an attorney. He his executive director for the Atlanta Speech School, a nonprofit with about $60 million in net assets.
Sally and Comer Yates have investments of between $500,000 to $1 million in Coca Cola, as well as investments of $1-5 million in both Equifax and Fidelity. Those provide dividends of between $55,000 and $180,000 annually. They also have an inheritance of between $100,000 and $200,000.
The Yates family has a mortgage loan of $250,000-$500,000.
So how much is Sally Yates net worth? Given the large positions in investments, we estimate that Sally and Comer Yates are worth around $8 million currently.