Politics has become one of the greatest sources of making fortune. And when it comes to the political scene of USA, there are some popular names of the present time that need to be mentioned at any cost. Here we are talking about the First Lady of the United States, wife of William Bill Clinton, a United States Senator and U.S Secretary of State. Lady Clinton has been in limelight partly for her Husband’s success in the world of power and politics and partly for her own hard work and great work that she has had been doing. Lady Clinton has got all what it needs to be an owner of a well deserved high net worth. Her name has always been in the list of renowned names of USA for her influential role in any medium that she entered.
How Much Is Hillary Clinton Really worth
As of 2015’s U.S Public Financial Disclosure Report, Hillary Clinton’s net worth has been estimated to $31.3 million. This figure makes her worth more than Obama whose net worth is somewhere between $2 million to $7 million. There were times when Hillary faced many controversies for the worth that she had. Also, the difference between the net worth of Clintons before and after leaving the Whitehouse was quite evident.
Hillary Clinton told ABC News :
“We came out of the White House not only dead broke, but in debt. We had no money when we got there, and we struggled to, you know, piece together the resources for mortgages, for houses, for Chelsea’s education. You know, it was not easy.”
It is now that the couple makes a total net worth of $111 million together with all the liabilities to be recorded in the name of Bill Clinton.
Sources of Income
The question that arises upon looking at this great net worth of Lady Clinton is that what are the main sources that combine to make it this much. Generally, there are various sources or channels that involve to make Hillary earn her fortune. Hillary, as we all know is a lawyer by profession. She used to practice as a lawyer in 1970s and get highly paid for her services in this field. Her annual income at that time, as a lawyer, was $200,000.
Her contribution as a U.S state senator and U.S secretary of state also played a key role in taking her net worth to large figures.
Then comes the revenue that she generated from the sales of her two books. In 2003, she was paid an advance of $200,000 for her autobiography “Living History”. A great and considerable part of her net worth is because of her books.
Last but the most significant source that needs to be mentioned is her speech sessions that are worth more than these few dollars. Although these few dollars refer to almost $335,000 per appearance for a speaking session.
How Much She Makes In A Year
How much Lady Clinton earns in a year? As far as the correctness of the answer to this question is concerned, its quiet tough to estimate. There are fluctuations and variations in her annual income due to different time and situations. In the years 2007 to 2012, Hillary’s salary was $165,200 to $186,600. From 2013, Hillary’s income per year raised to $15 million.
Lady Clinton and her Assets
There is a great number of investments that Hillary Clinton has made in the name of her assets. A brief list of her assets is given below:
- JP Morgan Custody Account
- Vanguard 500 Index Fund
- S Treasury Notes (bond)
- AIG Life Insurance ( Cash Value- Universal Life Policy)
- National Life Insurance Company
- Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance
- Varkey GEMS Foundation
The noticeable fact here is that no liability is there in the name of Hillary Clinton. If there is any liability for Clintons, it always counts in the name of Bill Clinton.
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