Last updated on May 22nd, 2023 at 11:51 pm
Laura Coates Biography and Wikipedia
Laura Coates is an American journalist, attorney, commentator and author currently serving as a CNN Senior Legal Analyst and SiriusXM Host based in Washington D.C. She also hosts her own self-titled radio talk show on radio SiriusXM’s Urban View. Laura’s talk show was recently moved to SiriusXM’s POTUS in January 2021. Laura also works as a law professor at the George Washington University School of Law.
Laura Coates High School
Where Did Laura Coates Go To High School? Coates finished her highs school and elementary studies at a private school located in her hometown Twin Cities, Minnesota
Laura Coates Education and Sorority
Laura studied at Princeton University and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree at the School of Public and International Affairs department. Later, she earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota Law School. READ: Laura Caso
Laura Coates Age and Birthday
How old is Laura? Coates is 44 years old as of 2023. She was born Laura Gayle Coates on July 11, 1980, in Twin Cities, Minnesota, United States. Her birthday is celebrated on 11th July every year. Laura’s zodiac birth sign is Cancer.
Laura Coates Nationality | Ethnicity
Laura Coates Measurements and Height
How tall is Laura? Coates stands at an average height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.60 m) and also maintains a body weight of 132 lbs(60 kg). She has unique dark brown eyes but her other body measurements are still under review. Laura’s natural hair color is black.
Laura Coates Mother and Father
Coates was born and raised in Twin Cities, Minnesota by her parents. She grew up as the daughter of (mother) Martha Yarboro and (father) Norman Coates.
Her parents like to lead a low-profiled life away from the publicity but they still support Laura behind the scenes. Laura’s parents are currently retired at their residence back in her native state in Minnesota. RELATED: Gabriella Rogers
Laura Coates Sister
Coates has one big sister named Tracey Coates. Tracey works as a professional lawyer and she was titled as the top family lawyer in Washington DC back in 2018. Laura took to Twitter and Instagram to show some love and appreciation for the milestone her sister Tracey had achieved.
Laura Coates Husband Name and Dale Gordon
Who is Laura married to? Laura is happily married to her husband, Dale Gordon. The couple got married in a private and intimate wedding ceremony that was only attended by close friends and family back in early 1990. Luara and her husband are now the proud parents of two children. The family currently resides in the northern neighborhood of Washington D.C.
Laura Coates Children
Coates and her husband are blessed with one son and a daughter. However, details about their identity and date of birth are currently under review. Thus, more details about her children will be updated once confirmed and available by a verifiable source.
Laura Coates Net Worth
How much is Laura on CNN Worth? Laura is an American journalist, anchor and correspondent with an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Laura CNN Salary
Coates working as CNN legal analyst based in Washington, D.C., earns an estimated annual salary ranging from $56,500 – $120,000. RELATED: Oliver Platt
The Laura Coates Show
Coates is the main host of The Laura Coates show that airs live on Sirius XM P.O.T.U.S Channel 104 from 3 pm to 6 pm. The show features Laura hosting informative and opinioned thoughts-provoking discussions with experts on pop culture, politics and law.
Laura Coates CNN News
Laura currently serves as a correspondent legal analyst for CNN based in Washington DC. However, she began her career as an associate attorney at a famous firm called Faegre & Benson LLP. She then left the firm to join the New York City Law firm of Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP as an associate. A few years later, she moved to private practice to the United States Department of Justice as the firm’s senior Federal prosecutor.
Before she switched to presenting, Laura served as a prominent attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. This happened during the respective Bush and Obama administrations. There she also specialized in the enforcement of voting rights throughout the United States. Coates now makes regular appearances on CNN while hosting her daily radio show on SiriusXM.
Laura Coates Jeopardy
In 2022, Laura revealed in an interview on The Tamron Hall show that she was snubbed to become a host on Jeopardy despite the immense support she got from Alex Trebek. Trebek named her as his potential replacement while he was leaving the show. However, the producers of the show never reached out.
Laura Coates SiriusXM
Aside from CNN, Laura hosts her own self-titled show on SiriusXM’s Urban View radio station. The show began in 2017 and right now it has been moved to SiriusXM’s POTUS.
Laura Coates Books
Coates has released the following books since she began her career as a media personality;
- Just Pursuit: A Black Prosecutor’s Fight for Fairness (2022)
- You Have the Right: A Constitutional Guide to Policing the Police (2016)