Alvin Bragg, full name Alvin Leonard Bragg Jr. is a popular American political personality and a lawyer serving as the 37th District Attorney of New York County. Bragg is the first person of color and also the first African-American to be elected to that position.
Bragg has also previously served in the Southern District of New York as chief deputy attorney general of New York and as an assistant United States Attorney.
The following article presents detailed information about Alvin Bragg, including his biography, career, net worth, family, physical appearance, and other relevant details.
Read on to know more about Alvin Bragg.
Alvin Bragg Biography and Career
Alvin Bragg was born in Harlem and raised on Striver’s Row. He attended Trinity School and later went to Harvard College for higher studies following his graduation.
In an interview, Bragg revealed that he was “deeply affected by the criminal justice system” given to three incidents of gunpoint stops by the New York Police Department, hence his desire to pursue law.
Bragg graduated from Harvard in 1995 with a degree in BA in government, and later received his Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School. While in law school, Alvin was also the editor of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.
After finishing law school, Bragg worked as a clerk for a while with federal district judge Robert P. Patterson Jr. before joining a law firm named Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello as an associate.
Bragg made his foray in the political arena in 2003 when he joined the office of the Attorney General of New York under Eliot Spitzer. He was appointed the Chief Deputy Attorney General of New York by then attorney general Eric Schneiderman in 2017.
Bragg announced his candidacy for the 2021 Democratic Party nomination for New York County District Attorney to replace incumbent Cyrus Vance, who decided not to run for re-election. Bragg emerged victorious against Republican Party candidate Thomas Kenniff in the general election held in November 2021, and was sworn into office on 1st January 2021.
Alvin Bragg Age, Height and Weight
Alvin was born on October 21, 1973 and is 49 years of age. He has a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 150 lbs i.e., around 69 kgs.
Alvin Bragg Net Worth
Alvin Bragg’s net worth is estimated to be around $41 million dollars. Bragg has a number of real estate properties including commercial properties in New York among other areas.
He also owns an assortment of luxury cars including the Rolls-Royce Cullinan and the Jaguar F-TYPE.
Bragg also has substantial cash reserves along with stock investments worth $18 millions.
Alvin Bragg Wife, Family, Parents
Alvin Bragg is married to Jamila Marie Ponton and has two children. They got married in 2003 after meeting in Harvard College, according to reports.
Bragg’s parents are Alvin Bragg Sr. and Sadie Bragg.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is Alvin Bragg’s wife?
Bragg’s wife’s name is Jamila Marie Ponton.
Which school did Bragg go to?
Bragg attended Trinity School.
What is Alvin Bragg’s salary? How much is Bragg worth?
Bragg has a salary of $210,000, and his net worth is estimated to be around $41 million dollars.
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