Laura Ricketts Wiki,Biography, Net Worth

Laura Ricketts is a 54-years-old American Lawyer from the U.S. her estimated net worth is $1 Million to $5 Million Approx. Jump into read her life Facts, Wikipedia and biographies Details

Laura Ricketts Biography – Wiki

According to the wiki and biography of Laura Ricketts was born on December 15, 1967 in U.S. let’s check out the Laura’s personal and public life facts, Wikipedia, bio, spouse, net worth, and career details.

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During Chicago’s 2019 mayoral election, Ricketts endorsed and became a co-chair of Susana Mendoza’s campaign in the first round. After Mendoza was eliminated, Ricketts backed Lori Lightfoot in the election’s runoff.


Ricketts was also a supporter of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign in the Democratic primaries and the general election. In announcing LPAC’s April 2015 endorsement of Clinton, Ricketts said, “We are proud to endorse Hillary Clinton as she begins her run for the White House. Hillary is an unyielding advocate for LGBTQ women. Our endorsement today represents LPAC’s strong support of her candidacy.”

Ricketts was a top bundler for the Clinton campaign. Clinton herself personally attended a campaign fundraiser that Laura and her wife Brooke hosted at their Wilmette home in July 2016.

In addition to supporting Clinton as a donor and fundraiser, Ricketts supported several Democrats running for other offices in the 2016 elections. Ricketts gave personal donations that year to Jan Schakowsky’s congressional re-election campaign, Tammy Duckworth’s senate campaign, Maggie Hassan’s senate campaign, and Russ Feingold’s senate campaign. Ricketts also donated to the Hillary Victory Fund, a joint fundraising committee benefiting both state parties and the Clinton campaign.

Ricketts served as an Illinois superdelegate to the 2016 Democratic National Convention.


On June 6, 2015, Ricketts married Brooke Skinner. Skinner is an employee at Twitter. Their wedding was officiated by Jim Bennett, the Midwest Director of Lambda Legal.


In 2013, Ricketts was inducted into the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame.


Ricketts was a top bundler for Barack Obama’s re-election campaign during the 2012 presidential election.


On July 6, 2009, the Chicago Tribune reported that the Ricketts family had reached an agreement with the Tribune Company to purchase the Cubs, Wrigley Field, and 25% of Comcast SportsNet Chicago. Final approval came by a unanimous vote of the other MLB owners in an October 6, 2009, conference call. On October 27, 2009, the Ricketts family, with Thomas S. Ricketts as board chairman, officially took over 95% ownership of the Chicago Cubs, Wrigley Field and 25% ownership of Comcast SportsNet Chicago for a purchase price of $845 million. The Tribune retained 5% ownership.

Laura Ricketts serves on the National Leadership Council of Lambda Legal, the “nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people, and people living with HIV/AIDS”. Laura Ricketts’ work with Lambda Legal’s Midwest Regional Office in Chicago has advanced lesbian and gay legal rights in the Midwest, including several legal victories. Most prominent are Lambda Legal’s efforts toward Same Sex Marriage legalization in Iowa, 2009, where Laura served in a leadership and financier role. Camilla Taylor, Senior Staff attorney for Lambda Legal, is known as the “lead architect” of Varnum v. Brien, in which the Iowa Supreme Court upheld a 2007 district court ruling that said it was unconstitutional for Iowa to bar same-sex couples from marrying. Laura Ricketts’ philanthropy includes support for other charitable organizations like the Housing Opportunities for Women organization and Howard Brown Health Center, a Chicago provider of health services for LGBT people.


Ricketts is a former corporate lawyer. Ricketts received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago in 1994, and her Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School in 1998. Laura talks of her own struggle to come out; “I came out to my family I would say early to mid 90s. I think for a long time I wasn’t really out to myself, growing up in Omaha, Neb., to a Catholic conservative family. It took me a while to come out to myself and not long after that I came out to them. I think that it really couldn’t have been a better experience. They were all immediately supportive. … I have been really really fortunate in that regard.”


Laura M. Ricketts (born December 15, 1967) is co-owner of the Chicago Cubs. Ricketts is also a board member of Lambda Legal and the Housing Opportunities for Women organization. Ricketts’ ownership stake in the Cubs is noteworthy because it makes her the first openly gay owner of a major-league sports franchise.

BirthName, Nickname, and Profession

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Real Name Laura Marie Ricketts
Nickname Laura
Profession Lawyer

Age, Birthdate, Religion, and BirthPlace

Age (2021) 54 Years
Date Of Birth December 15, 1967
Sunsign Gemini
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Nationality American

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Laura Ricketts Personal Life, Spouse, Husband

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Marital Status Married
Husband Brooke Skinner
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Children 2

Laura Marie Ricketts Net Worth

The Laura Marie Ricketts Estimated Net worth is $80K – USD $85k.

Monthly Income/Salary (approx.) $80K – $85k USD
Net Worth (approx.) $4 million- $6 million USD

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