Sally Rugg Net Worth 2023, Age, Partner, Children, Height, Family, Parents, Salary

Sally Rugg net worth

Read about Sally Rugg net worth, age, partner, children, height, family, parents, salary and career as well as other information you need to know.


Sally Rugg is an Australian LGBTIQ activist, feminist and political staffer. Rugg was the GetUp creative and campaigns director between 2013 – 2018. Rugg was one of the many public faces of the “YES” campaign in the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey and also campaigns for Safe Schools. As of 2022, Rugg is the Chief of Staff for Independent Member of Parliament, Monique Ryan.

Early life

NameSally Rugg
Net Worth$1 million
OccupationActivist, Political staffer
Age34 years
Sally Rugg net worth

Sally Rugg was born on October 2, 1988 (age 34 years) in Australia. During her early years, Rugg volunteered to work with disadvantaged youth. She then started working at the organization GetUp, while doing her master’s degree in Arts. She attended events in the ACT when same-sex marriage was made legal for six days, which she says informed her views.


Sally Rugg has won numerous awards due to her campaigning for the YES same-sex marriage vote. There is a room named after Rugg in Oxford Street, Sydney named “The Sally Rugg LGBTIQ Pride Room”. In 2018, Rugg was awarded the FBi Radio SMAC of the Year award for her work on the YES same-sex marriage campaign and Strayan of the Year by, for her efforts in the YES campaign. and was a finalist for Hero of the Year at the Australian LGBTI Awards.

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Rugg was named in 2017 among Harper’s Bazaar’s 5 Women of The Year, by Cosmopolitan magazine as one of Australia’s Most Influential LGBTIQ people, ranked first in Mammamia’s Most Powerful LGBTIQ Women list, by Amnesty International’s Top 15 Women Championing Human Rights In Australia. Sally was awarded the Young Achiever Award at the 2016 Honour Awards.

She was a finalist for the Honour Awards Young Achiever Award in 2015, was named among the 23 LGBT Australians to Watch in 2016 by SX Magazine and the Top 40 Under Forty by TimeOut, and won the New South Wales Honour Awards Young Achiever Award in 2016.

Sally Rugg writes regularly on activism and feminism, as well as LGBTIQ and human rights. Rugg’s work has been published in media including The Sydney Morning Herald, The Guardian, Vice, Pedestrian as well as Junkee. Rugg was a contributing author of books including The Full Catastrophe, (2019) as well as Growing Up Queer in Australia, (2019).

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Her first book, How Powerful We Are: Behind the scenes with one of Australia’s leading activists, is her narrative about legalizing same-sex marriage. On 25 January 2023, Ryan’s chief of staff, Sally Rugg, launched a Federal Court action against Ryan in relation to a “breach of general protections under the Fair Work Act”.

Sally Rugg Partner

Sally Rugg self-identifies as gay. She lives in Melbourne and is engaged to comedian Kate McCartney. Sally and her partner Kate have no children together.

Sally Rugg net worth

How much is Sally Rugg worth? Sally Rugg net worth is estimated at around $1 million. Her main source of income is from her primary work as a political staffer. Sally Rugg’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $250,000 dollars annually.

Her remarkable achievements have earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. She is one of the richest and most influential political staffers in Australia. She stands at an appealing height of 1.68m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.