Letitia James Bio, Husband, Family, Now

By Kishor Shahi | Published On: 23 Aug, 2019
Letitia James Bio, Husband, Family, Now

Letitia James is the first Afro-American lady to become the Attorney General of New York. As an activist and a politician, she is acknowledged for her advocacy for criminal justice reform.

The member of the Democratic party also hit the media with news of pursuing a bold determination on investigating the pardon of criminal charges under Donald Trump.

Feud With Donald Trump 

Letitia came with a big announcement in 2019 that she would pursue state charges to those who would receive federal pardons under Donald Trump. She added that she had concerns regarding the possible release to the people getting the criminal charges. However, she showcased her responsibility wanting them to be immune from state charges.

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Letitia also linked the issues with President Trump’s wealth sources, which were on the edge of bankruptcy. She diced the challenging message to Trump's legitimacy with a statement; 

I’m running for attorney general because I will never be afraid to challenge this illegitimate president when our fundamental rights are at stake.” 

On the other hand, Trump came out with a notice where he stated; 

"In any event, it goes on and on & the new AG, who is now being replaced by yet another AG (who openly campaigned on a GET TRUMP agenda), does little else but a rant, rave & politic against me. Will never be treated fairly by these people - a total double standard of “justice.”

As per Letitia, she planned to investigate President Donald Trump's illegitimacy by lacking the power to grant presidential pardons for criminal convictions in individual states.

Career And Net Worth 

As an activist and a lawyer, Letitia James garners the substantial net worth, which is yet to be available. She started her professional career as a public defender for the Legal Aid Society. Letitia was also the first Afro-American woman to hold the citywide office as a member of the New York City council.

Later, in 2013, she won the New York City Public Advocate election. Also, she won the Democratic runoff election becoming the party's nominee for the city's elected watchdog position in the same year.

Letitia James during Public Advocate for the City of New York (Photo: Getty Images)

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In 2018, she became the first black woman to win the significant party statewide nomination for the Attorney General beating Sean Patrick Maloney, Leecia Eve, and Zephyr Teachout. She swore an oath as 6th Attorney General of New York at the State Capitol in Albany on 31 December 2018. 

Although her total fortunes lie behind the bushes, as an Attorney General, she might harbor the salary ranging around $87,551 per year.

Married, Husband?

The love life of Letitia James shows the blank memoir rather than her romantical fling. She has managed to conceal the information regarding her relationship and affairs. Whether or not she has drifted a romantic life has been mysterious throughout the years. 

The undisclosed information about her possible fling with any guys signifies that she is not married and relishes a single life. Currently, focused on her professional life, Letitia has not deemed to open about her possible tie and her potential future husband. 

However, she believes in safe sex life and parenthood. Also, she has done campaigns with Planned Parenthood distributing more reliable sex kits for safe sex life between any spouse and couples. 

Bio, Education, And Family 

Letitia James was born on 18 October 1958 in the United States to her parents, Nellie and Robert James. She grew up in Park Slope, Brooklyn alongside her seven siblings. Her sister serves as a detective with the NYPD. On the other hand, one of her brothers was arrested unjustly for the crime that he did not commit. 

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She pursued her education from The Berkeley Carroll Day School and Brooklyn Technical High School. Later, she graduated with a BA in Art History from Spelman College and with MA in Visual Arts Administration from the New York University.