What Is Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Net Worth? Find Out Now!
Ketanji Brown Jackson is a $1.5 million-wealthy American attorney and jurist. This is her net worth in conjunction with her husband, Dr. Patrick G. Jackson. Kenji’s assets, separate from her husband, are estimated to be worth around $400 thousand, according to her financial disclosures.
Ketanji Brown Jackson rose to prominence in 2022, when President Joe Biden nominated her to the Supreme Court. Ketanji Brown Jackson had been a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit since 2021 at the time of her nomination. Previously, she served as a district judge for the District of Columbia’s US District Court and as vice-chair of the US Sentencing Commission.
Childhood and Education
Brown, Ketanji Jackson was born in Washington, DC on September 14, 1970, to Ellery and Johnny, both of whom are public school educators with degrees from historically black colleges. She has a younger brother named Ketajh, who worked as an undercover narcotics officer before joining the Maryland Army National Guard as an infantry officer.
Jackson moved to Miami, Florida, with her family during her childhood, where her father attended the University of Miami School of Law. She attended Miami Palmetto Senior High School in the area. Jackson enrolled at Harvard University after graduating in 1988, where she studied government and performed improvisational comedy. She graduated magna cum laude in 1992 and attended Harvard Law School, earning a JD in 1996.
Jackson married surgeon Patrick Graves Jackson in 1996, a man she met in college. Notably, he is a descendant of Jonathan Jackson, a businessman, and politician who served as a delegate from Massachusetts to the Continental Congress in 1782. Jackson is the mother of two daughters, Leila and Talia.
Ketanji is related to Paul Ryan through her husband. Janna is the name of Paul Ryan’s wife. Dana, Janna’s sister, is married to William Jackson, Patrick’s brother.
Ketanji Brown Jackson Age
As of 2022, Jackson is 51 years old. She was born in Washington, DC, on 14 September 1970. Every year on September 14, she celebrates her birthday.
Jackson, Ketanji Brown Dimensions and Weight
Brown is 1.55 meters (5 feet 1 inch) tall and weighs 58 kilograms (127 lbs). Her hair is jet black and her eyes are also jet black. His other body measurements are not publicly available at the moment. This section will be updated as new information becomes available.
Jackson began her legal career as a law clerk to Judge Patti B. Saris of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and later to Judge Bruce M. Selya of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Following that, she worked for a year in private practice at Miller Cassidy Larroca & Lewin.
Jackson clerked for Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer from 1999 to 2000. She later returned to private practice, first at Goodwin Procter in Boston and then at Feinberg & Rozen. Jackson worked as an assistant special counsel for the US Sentencing Commission from 2003 to 2005. She then worked as an assistant federal public defender for two years before joining the law firm Morrison & Foerster as an appellate specialist for three years.
Ketanji Brown Jackson pledges independence and neutrality in Supreme Court confirmation hearing https://t.co/fY6FSvIlro
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) March 22, 2022
Commission on Sentencing in the United States
Jackson was nominated by President Barack Obama in 2009 to succeed Michael E. Horowitz as vice-chair of the US Sentencing Commission. During Jackson’s tenure, which ended in 2014, the Commission amended its guidelines to lessen the severity of certain drug crime criteria.
District Court of the United States
In 2012, Obama nominated Jackson to succeed outgoing District Court Judge Henry H. Kennedy Jr. Throughout her tenure, from 2013 to 2021, she wrote numerous decisions opposing Trump’s administration’s positions. Among them, she determined that several of his executive orders contained provisions that violated federal employee collective bargaining and other rights. Jackson also ruled during her tenure that agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration, the US Department of Homeland Security, and the District of Columbia Department of Corrections had violated various laws and rights.
United States Court of Appeals
Jackson was nominated by President Joe Biden in April 2021 to fill the vacancy on the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit left by Judge Merrick Garland. Jackson issued her first decision as a court of appeals judge in June, invalidating a 2020 Federal Labor Relations Authority rule that limited labor unions’ bargaining power in the federal sector.
Nomination to the United States Supreme Court
Jackson was considered for the US Supreme Court for the first time in 2016 when Obama administration officials vetted her as a possible replacement for the recently deceased Antonin Scalia. She was not chosen in the end. Later that year, in February 2022, President Biden announced Jackson as his Supreme Court nominee; her nomination was quickly referred to the Senate. Her confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee began in late March.
Among her numerous affiliations outside of the federal government, Jackson serves on the Board of Overseers of Harvard University and is a member of the American Law Institute’s Council. Additionally, she serves on the Georgetown Day School’s board of directors. Jackson previously served a year on the advisory board of Montrose Christian School.
Jackson has also served as a judge in several mock trials, including those hosted by the Shakespeare Theatre Company, the Historical Society of the District of Columbia’s Mock Court Program, and the Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law. Jackson was also a panelist at a 2018 National Constitution Center town hall discussion on Alexander Hamilton’s legacy.
Salary of Kanji Brown Jackson
Her annual earnings are currently unavailable. This information is currently being reviewed and will be updated shortly.
Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Net Worth Is Unknown.
Brown is estimated to have a net worth of between $1 million and 5 million dollars. This includes her property, funds, and earnings. Her primary source of revenue comes from her work as an attorney and jurist. She has amassed a fortune through her various sources of income but prefers to live a modest lifestyle.