Katherine Medill Albright [Madeleine’s Daughter] Bio, Net Worth, Husband, & Family

Katherine Medill Albright is one of the three daughters of the late Madeleine Albright. Madeleine is the first woman to hold the position of Secretary of State.

The late skilled political scientist and diplomat, who lost her life to cancer in March 2022, had Katherine with her former husband Joseph Albright, a retired journalist and a celebrated author. 

Besides having famous parents and a powerful lineage of ancestors, Katherine has also made a name for herself. She is a former well-reputed attorney who worked for the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office for seven years before starting to work in other sectors.

She worked at Safe & Sound, an organization dedicated to working against child abuse and neglect, as CEO for 16 years.

Bio Summary

How is Katherine Medill Albright?

Late Madeleine Albright’s youngest daughter Katherine Medill Albright is 57 years old. She was born on March 05, 1967.

Popular NameKate Medill Albright
Real NameKatherine Medill Albright
Date of birthMarch 05, 1967
Age57 years old
Place of birthUSA
Current ResidenceSan Francisco, California, USA
FatherJoseph Medill Patterson Albright
MotherMadeleine Jana Korbel Albright
SistersAlice Patterson Albright and
Anne Korbel Albright
Spouse/HusbandStephen Schatz (Rumors)
ChildrenNot disclosed
OccupationCEO and Former attorney
Net worth$10 million
EthnicityWhite Caucasian
Hair ColorBrown
Eye ColorBrown
Instagram idkatiemalbright

Kate Medill Albright’s Net Worth

Kate Medill Albright has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

Katherine has worked as an attorney for several years and has a good deal of money from her profession.

She has also built a great career after leaving the law sector and has been working as a CEO.

From all these engagements, she must have decent earnings and net worth.

Besides her own, she also might have inherited more fortune after her mother died.

Katherine’s Personal Life and Family

Family MemberProfessionNotable Achievements
Mother – MadeleineDiplomatWorked as a staff member of the National Security Council and served as the first woman state secretary.
Maternal Grandfather – Josef KorbelDiplomatCzechoslovakian ambassador for Yugoslavia and former chairman of the UN Commission working in India and Pakistan.
Father – JosephJournalistComes from an influential family, paternal great-grandfather Joseph Medill Patterson started the New York Daily News, and is a direct descendant of former Chicago Mayor Joseph Medill who founded the Chicago Tribune.
KatherineFormer Attorney, CEO of Safe & Sound organizationWorks towards rescuing children from abuse and negligence.
Elder Sister – AliceCEO of the Millennium Challenge CorporationAppointed as the CEO in 2023 after working in finance sectors for years.
Elder Sister – AnneAssociate Judge in Montgomery County District CourtWorks as an associate judge in the Montgomery County District Court.

The former attorney was born and raised in the USA by her parents, Madeleine and Joseph.

She came from a family of influential people. Her mother was a diplomat by profession and served as a staff member of the National Security Council before working as the first woman state secretary.

It was not only her mother who was a person of power, but even her maternal side of the family was also influential.

Her maternal grandfather, Josef Korbel, was the Czechoslovakian ambassador for Yugoslavia and also the former chairman of the UN Commission working in India and Pakistan.

Like Katherine’s mother, her father was also an influential figure. He was a journalist and also came from an influential family.

Her paternal great-grandfather was Joseph Medill Patterson, who is behind the start of the New York Daily News.

She is also the direct descendant of Joseph Medill, one of the former mayors of Chicago who founded the Chicago Tribune.

Katherine comes from a line of influential and powerful people, and she and her sisters have not done anything but add more greatness to it.

She has two elder sisters, Alice and Anne, born five years earlier than her, who are twins.

While Alice has just got appointed as the CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation ( MCC) in 2022 after working in the finance sector for years, her other sister, Anne, is an associate judge working in the Montgomery County District Court.

And Katherine also has added more value to the family by working in an organization that rescues unfortunate children from abuse and negligence.

Katherine’s Husband and Relationship

Katherine is a happily married woman with kids. There are rumors that her husband’s name is Stephen Schatz.

However, she has not shared details about her spouse and kids due to privacy concerns.

Katie shares that she and her husband are currently undertaking a project to walk every street in San Francisco. They are tracking their progress by marking each route they walk on a paper map.


The CEO of Safe & Sound attended a local school for her high school degree.

After high school, she joined Williams College and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history.

She took a gap year after her undergraduates and then enrolled in Georgetown University Law Center to study law.

She completed her study with a JD degree in 1994.


1996 – 2003Worked at the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office
2003 – 2004Co-director of policy & outreach
2004 – 2007Policy Director/Director of Public Engagement at San Francisco Educational Fund
2007 – February 1, 2023CEO of Safe & Sound organization
2007 – PresentActive volunteer work, serving as a board member or trustee of several organizations
NACo-founder of Kayole-Gitau Nursery School & Community Center in Kenya
NALitigator Latham and Watkins
NAClerk for the US District Court in Maryland

Katherine started working in the law sector after completing her studies.

She worked at the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office for seven years before quitting in 2003.

After quitting, Katherine decided she did not want to work in a law firm. 

Instead, she wanted to do something for the neglected and abused kids.

So, she worked as a co-director of policy & outreach for a year and then joined the San Francisco Educational Fund as its policy director/director of Public Engagement.

Later, in 2007, she finally became the CEO of an organization that worked to rescue kids who have gone through abuse and negligence called Safe & Sound.

Since then, Katherine has worked with the origination and helped many unfortunate kids.

She announced that she would be stepping down from her position as President and CEO of Safe and Sound from February 1, 2023. She also announced she would work closely with the organization’s Board, partners, and team during the next eight months to find a replacement. Additionally, she committed to serving as a special projects advisor until April 2023.

In April 2023, Safe & Sound Community welcomed Dr. Pegah Faed as the new CEO of the organization.

Besides having a busy and successful organizational career, Katie also does a lot of volunteering work.

She has been a broad member and trustee of many establishments like The Aspen Institute, San Francisco University High School, San Francisco Day School, etc., that directly or indirectly with young people and kids.

She is also involved with Kayole-Gitau Nursery School & Community Center in Kenya, which she co-founded.

Hobbies and Interests

Hangout Spot in San FransiscoThe Presidio, Alamo Square, the Mission, the Haight, and Chinatown
Music/BandEarth, Wind & Fire

You may also be interested to check out her interview. Jamie Allison, who serves as the Executive Director of the Walter & Elise Haas Fund, recently had a conversation with Katie as part of an interview series called “Betting on the Bay.”