Bill Clinton – Net worth, Money and More

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Net Worth : $80 million

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BILL CLINTON

William Jefferson Clinton often known by the name Bill Clinton had been the president of America for a long period.  He was the 42nd president of America and has served two terms that are from 1993 to 2001. He has undoubtedly achieved great heights and has inspired others to do the same too.

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EARLY LIFE

Bill Clinton was born on August 19, 1946 to William Jefferson Blythe Jr. and Virginia Dell Cassidy in Hope, Arkansas. His life as a kid was struggling enough. He could never see his father as his father died three months before he was born. After the death of his father, his mother moved to New Orleans for nursing school. Bill used to stay with his grand parents while his mother used to go to the nursery school to earn a living. His grand parents, Elridge and Edith Cassidy owned a small grocery store. His grandparents did not believe in racism and so offered food to all races even at the times when racial tensions were at their highest in Arkansas.

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YOUNG CLINTON

In 1963, Bill Clinton visited the then President John F Kennedy to the white house as a boy’s nation senator. He then wanted to become a public official when he was inspired by the speech of Dr. Martin Luther King about “I have a dream”.  By 1992, Clinton was ready to run in elections and was looked upon as a valid candidate for the post of president in the year 1998.  He was elected into office over the president George Hubert Walker Bush. He signed the Family and Medical Leave act in 1993 and the Brady bill. He also expanded the earned income tax credits. Since World war II, he was the only president with a very high approval rating and the left the White House with the highest approval rating of 66%. He is now very well known for his humanity and social work which he runs through the Clinton Global Initiatives. He has been lately focusing on the issues like HIV/Aids and Global Warming.

 

ACHIEVEMENTS AND EARNING

Bill Clinton, after leaving the white house, became a very renowned, efficient and a remarkable public speaker. Clinton has been lately earning between $150,000 and $700,000 per speech. His earnings for delivering speeches have indeed been unbelievable where his average fee is approximately $200,000. Bill Clinton has earned $106 million alone in speaking engagements between the years 2001 and 2013.  In 2012, Clinton delivered 73 speeches throughout the world and earned $17 million. He earned a record $700,000 by delivering a speech in Lagos Nigeria. The total amount he earned in 2011 by his speaking engagements was $13,400,000. He delivered speeches internationally and earned extravagantly.

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NETWORTH

Bill Clinton has a net worth of $80 million. He is currently a motivational speaker and a very talented and intelligent author. In 1990 Bill Clinton’s net worth was $350,000 to $1,000,000 when he was running for Governor. He received a book advance of $14,000,000 for his memoir “My Life”.  In 2001, his accumulated salary as the president of the United States was $16, 00,000 for the year 1993 to 2001. His minimum payment earnings for speaking engagements were $150,000. He received $3,000 for his speaking engagements as Arkansas Governor.  His salary as an Arkansas’s Governor was $381,000 at an average.

Bill Clinton did not come from a wealthy family unlike other presidents. He also did not have a lucrative employment before his presidency.  But since leaving office, it has been estimated that Clinton has earned more than $125 million before taxes. A vast majority of that income has been coming from the fees of his speaking engagements. In 2008, when Clinton’s wife, Hillary Clinton wrote off more than $2,000 million and loaned her campaign for her benefit, Clinton’s net worth was reduced. Her campaign depth was just retired in January, once over $25 million.

The Clinton’s combined wealth is less than it was, due to their personal contributions to the cost of Hillary’s 2008 presidential campaign. He is now. The wealthiest of the living presidents. Bill Clinton became the third youngest president as he took office at the end of the Cold War. There was a sharp drop in interest rates and unemployment as he worked on economic issues. In 1993, he supported the NAFTA which resulted in a single trading unit of USA, Canada and Mexico. Bill Clinton made history by becoming the first president to visit Vietnam since the Vietnam War, during the second term of his presidency. The main purpose of the visit was to strengthen the relations between Hanoi and Washington DC.

Bill Clinton is now one of the richest former presidents of US. Bill has earned a lot in later years. Clinton received an amount of $15 million paid by Ron Burkle in exchange for his advice on potential investments and opportunities for investors. Former president Bill Clinton has moved to his new home in Bedford hills, NY, from his old home in Chappaqua. The new ‘Clinton Estate’ sits on over 20 acres of land and covers around 7,000 sq feet of living space.

Bill Clinton is now, hence, one of the richest former presidents.

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