THE MOST OVER-THE-TOP NET WORTH OF THE BIGGEST POLITICIANS, SEE HOW RICH THEY REALLY ARE
In his early days, Barack Obama was not very wealthy, but now his affluent lifestyle portrays a different story. His current net worth is a whopping $40 million. After leaving the white house as a former president, he wrote several books, spoke at different events, and partnered with Netflix. Netflix is all set to produce series and documentaries under the Higher Ground Productions label, founded by Michelle and Barack Obama.
As an author, his book “Audacity of Hope ‘ turned out to be the bestseller and earned him millions through royalties. He currently receives a pension of $200,000 as of the former president and lives in Washington with his clan.
NANCY PELOSI – POLITICIAN, $140 MILLION
Nancy Pelosi is counted as one of the highest-ranking officials in the history of the United States. This American politician has a net worth of $140 million which landed her on a list of richest congress members. Her career picked up pace in 1976 after becoming a Democratic National Committee member.
Currently, Nancy is the speaker of the US house. Her role as a senator and speaker contributed the most to her overall wealth. Apart from her other major roles, she also worked as a National Italian American Foundation board member for around 10 years. Nancy also owns a real estate business that she operates with Paul Pelosi, her husband.
KAMALA HARRIS – POLITICIAN, $6.3 MILLION
Kamala Harris began her political journey by first serving as Prosecutor and later on different higher designations. The financial graph of Kamala spiked high after getting married to Douglas Emhoff. Additionally, Kamala along with her husband amassed several properties in their name and made enough dollars.
As an author, Harris wrote a memoir called “The Truths We Hold” in 2018 and made $320,000. In total, she wrote around three bestseller books which made her $500,000 in total. The net worth of Harris is $6.3 million and her wealth is set to increase as the current Vice President of the United States.
TONY BLAIR – POLITICIAN, $30 MILLION
Tony Blair is a British Politician who has served as the Prime Minister of the U.K. from 1997-2007 at the age of 43. This made him the youngest Prime Minister since the year 1812. While he held this position, Blair and his administration saw an increase in public spending. Therefore, the party introduced acts like National Minimum Wage, Human Rights, and Freedom of Information.
Other than that, he was also the Leader of the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007. He held the post of Special Envoy of the Quartet in the Middle East later when he resigned up until 2015. Blair’s total net worth is estimated at around $30 million.
GEORGE W BUSH – POLITICIAN, $40 MILLION
George W Bush, also known as Junior Bush, is a prosperous businessman, author, and American politician. Even before starting his political journey, Bush ventured into the oil business and made few investments, which earned him massive profit in millions.
The total net worth of George W Bush is $40 million. After leaving the oval office in 2009, he published “Decision Points” in 2010, resulting in his wealth escalation. Currently away from politics, Bush lives in Texas with his family and enjoys happy times. The lifetime achievements of Bush proclaim he is a self-made millionaire and man of different talents.
RISHI SUNAK – POLITICIAN, $245 MILLION
Rishi Sunak began his career with Goldman Sachs, an investment bank. After that, he started working in the hedge fund sector and later launched his own firm in 2010. It was named Theleme Partners. The initial fund for his firm was around $700 million.
At present, Rishi is the Chancellor of the Exchequer. He took this position in February 2020. Before that, Sunak was a member of the Conservative Party and served as the Chief Secretary to the Treasury. As a Chancellor, Sunak’s salary is around £71,090, and as an M.P., his salary is near £79,468. All of this contributes to his stunning net worth.
BILL CLINTON – POLITICIAN, $120 MILLION
The former president Bill Clinton accumulated much of his wealth along with his wife, Hillary Clinton. His book “My Life” launched in 2005, and the memoir “Hard Choices” earned him millions. His current net worth is $120 million, which landed him on the list of richest US presidents.
What added to his fortune? Ever since leaving the white house, he rocked as the best-selling author and motivational speaker. He delivered plenty of speeches. He still works with The Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation to carry on with his philanthropic acts, eradicate fatal diseases, and contribute to society’s welfare.
DICK CHENEY – POLITICIAN, $90 MILLION
Under George W Bush’s presidency, Dick Cheney served as the Vice President of the United States. Dick is counted as one of the most potent and successful politicians ever made in America’s history. The current net worth of Dick Cheney is $90 Million.
His lucrative wealth signals his successful career as a politician, former CEO in Halliburton, and has few worthwhile stock options. Additionally, he wrote various books that added dollars to his net wealth. During his career as a politician, he worked diligently to make his country better for all. On the personal front, he is married to Lynne Cheney, a famous writer, and public speaker.
SARAH PALIN – POLITICIAN, $15 MILLION
A political figure, Sarah Palin is reckoned the first and the youngest woman Governor of Alaska. Her net worth is $15 Million. Palin is also a successful writer and television personality. In 2009, Sarah launched her memoir called “Going Rogue” which turned out to be the best-selling book in the non-fiction category. Going Rogue made her around $7 million.
Aside from her political career, Sarah Palin made enough wealth from “Sarah Palin’s Alaska”, her own show aired on The Learning Channel. She also made an appearance as a commentator on Discovery and Fox News Channel and charged a hefty amount. Overall, Sarah is a self-made millionaire.
AL GORE – POLITICIAN, $300 MILLION
Al Gore is a former senator and vice president who has spent most of his life working in congress. He is an excellent businessman and played a crucial role in Al Jazeera Satellite Network set up in 2004. He was also the co-founder of Current TV, which was later sold to Al Jazeera.
Along with politics, he explored various avenues that lead to more income. Being a keen environmentalist, he wrote several books regarding global warming and other factors to raise awareness among people. This Nobel prize winner has accumulated a net worth of $300 million. He owns shares in Apple and sold a few recently worth millions.
DONALD TRUMP – POLITICIAN, $2.1 BILLION
Undoubtedly, Donald Trump is counted as the first billionaire who served as Vice President of the United States. His current net worth is $2.1 billion, as per the data from Forbes. Being a real estate giant, he owns dozens of buildings in New York, parking spaces, wineries, golf courses, and several companies located in different corners of the world.
Besides this, he makes a fortune in millions from his investments in different industries and the Trump brand. He lives in Mar a Lago, a spatial and luxurious 62,500-square-foot property situated in Florida; it’s the Trump family’s primary residence.