Anthony Fauci and his wife netted $2 million during Covid pandemic, records show - and are now worth $11 million

Former White House top doctor Anthony Fauci netted $2 million in earnings during the Covid pandemic, records show.

A Freedom of Information Act request filed at the end of his tenure revealed Fauci and his wife Dr Christine Grady had a net worth that exceeded $11 million in 2022 - up from $7.6 million in 2019.

As director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and later chief medical advisor to President Joe Biden, Dr Fauci, now 82, was the best-paid public servant in the US, earning about $480,000 per year - more than the president's yearly salary of $400,000.