Dan Sullivan : Net Worth, Family, Wife, Education, Children, Age, Biography and Political Career

Dan Sullivan is us senator from Alaska since 2015 know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children , Education and Career Earnings

Dan Sullivan : Net Worth, Family, Wife, Education, Children, Age, Biography and Political Career
Dan Sullivan

Quick Facts


Dan Sullivan






Julie Fate ​(m. 1994)​


Harvard University (AB)
Georgetown University (MS, JD)

Country / Nationality

United States

State / Province




Net Worth

$7.62 Million

Daniel Scott Sullivan is an American politician and attorney serving as the junior us Senator for Alaska since 2015. hes a member of the Republican Party.

Sullivan was in active duty for the us United States Marine Corps from 1993 to 1997, 2004 to 2006 and in 2009 and 2013. Between 1997 and 1999, he clerked for judges on the us Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and therefore the Alaska Supreme Court. After working as an attorney privately practice in Anchorage, Alaska from 2000 to 2002, Sullivan moved to Maryland to figure for the Bush administration; he worked with the National Economic Council and therefore the National Security Council and later served as Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs. He was Alaska Attorney General from 2009 to 2010 and Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources from 2010 to 2013.

Sullivan ran within the 2014 election for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democratic incumbent Mark Begich. In August 2014, he won the Republican primary, defeating Alaska elected official Mead Treadwell and 2010 Senate nominee Joe Miller. Sullivan defeated Begich within the election , 47.96% to 45.83%, a margin of 6,014 votes out of 282,400 cast. He was reelected in 2020, defeating independent challenger Al Gross by about 13 percentage points.

Dan Sullivan Net Worth

Dan Sullivan Net Worth is $ 7.62 Million in 2021.

Dan Sullivan Family

Sullivan was born and raised in Fairview Park, Ohio, the son of Sandra and Thomas C. Sullivan, now the president and CEO of RPM International, a company founded by his father, Frank C. Sullivan.

Dan Sullivan Wife and Children

While at Georgetown, Sullivan met fellow student Julie Fate, a staffer for U.S. Senator Ted Stevens. Sullivan and Fate married and had three daughters. Fate is that the daughter of retired dentist and former Alaska State Representative Hugh "Bud" Fate and pot Fate, who was once the co-chair of the Alaska Federation of Natives.

Dan Sullivan Career and Achievement

Military Service

Sullivan has served within the us United States Marine Corps since 1993, both on active duty and within the reserves. Sullivan, who has spent several years with a reconnaissance battalion based in Anchorage, initially left active duty in 1997 when he first moved to Alaska, but has since been recalled to active duty three times: from 2004 to 2006, again in early 2009, and for a six-week tour in Afghanistan in July 2013. In 2011 he was recommended for promotion to light colonel by then-retired General John Abizaid, a member of the Sullivan family-based RPM International corporation since 2008. Sullivan is now a colonel within the U.S. United States Marine Corps Reserve. hes a recipient of the Defense Meritorious Service Medal.

Early Legal Career

Sullivan served as a judicial law clerk for Judge Andrew Kleinfeld of the us Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Fairbanks from 1997 to 1998. He then clerked for judge Warren Matthews of the Alaska Supreme Court in Anchorage in 1998–99. In 2000, Sullivan joined the Anchorage office of the Perkins Coie firm, that specialize in mercantile law and company law. He joined the Alaska bar that very same year.

White House and State Department

In 2002, Sullivan headed the International Economics Directorate of the National Economic Council and National Security Council staffs at the White House. He advised President George W. Bush and therefore the National Security Advisor and NEC chairman. He left the White House in 2004.

In 2006, Bush appointed Sullivan us Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs. The us Senate unanimously confirmed Sullivan in May of that year. He served during this capacity until January 2009. While serving as Assistant Secretary of State he owned a house in Anchorage and continued to choose Alaska elections by ballot, while claiming Bethesda, Maryland, as his primary residence for tax purposes.

Alaska Attorney General

Alaska Attorney General Talis Colberg resigned in February 2009 over the Alaska Public Safety Commissioner dismissal scandal. Governor Sarah Palin nominated Wayne Anthony Ross for attorney general, but the Alaska Legislature rejected Ross. Palin then nominated Sullivan. He was sworn into office in June 2009, while the Alaska Legislature was out of session. The Alaska Legislature unanimously confirmed Sullivans appointment on April 9, 2010. Sullivan, who had been retained by Governor Sean Parnell, stepped down as attorney general on December 5, 2010, to get replaced by John J. Burns.

Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources Alaska

On November 18, 2010, shortly after being elected, Alaska Governor Sean Parnell appointed Sullivan Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, replacing former Commissioner Thomas E. Irwin. In 2013, during his term in office, Sullivan was deployed to Afghanistan for 6 weeks, in his role because the military officer of the 4th Marine Divisions Anti-Terrorism Battalion.

U.S. Senate



On October 15, 2013, Sullivan announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democratic incumbent Mark Begich within the 2014 election. He was endorsed by the Club for Growth.

On June 10, 2014, Sullivan offered Begich the Alaska Agreement. This was a modified version of the Peoples Pledge. This tactic had previously been utilized in the Massachusetts 2012 U.S. senate campaign between Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown to drastically limit outside, third-party spending. Begich rejected the agreement. consistent with Ballotpedia, outside spending within the race hit nearly $40 million.

Despite Sarah Palins late-race endorsement of 2010 party nominee Joe Miller, Sullivan won the August 19 Republican primary with 40% of the vote to and Millers 32% and Treadwells 25%.

On November 12, 2014, the Associated Press and CNN declared that Sullivan had defeated Begich within the election by about 8,000 votes—48.6 to 45.4 percent. At the time, there have been approximately 31,000 votes left to count and Begich refused to concede. Begich conceded on November 17. Final results showed that Sullivan defeated Begich 47.96% to 45.83%, a margin of 6,014 votes out of 282,400 cast.


In the 2020 election, after running unopposed within the Republican primary, Sullivan faced independent candidate Al Gross, an orthopedic surgeon and former commercial fisherman who had been nominated by the Alaska Democratic Party. The race was considered "unexpectedly close," with some polls indicating that the 2 candidates were neck-and-neck. Gross touted his "deep roots" within the state and published several campaign videos that received national attention. additionally to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committees funding of Grosss candidacy, Gross reportedly did "an excellent job fundraising", outraising Sullivan between Dominion Day and therefore the end of September 2019.

While the race was considered "too early to call" for several days after the November 3 election, Gross called Sullivan to concede on November 13. Ultimately, Sullivan defeated Gross 54% to 41%, with Alaskan Independence Party nominee John Howe receiving nearly 5% of the vote.