Hillary Clinton Net Worth and Biography
Hillary Clinton is a renowned American politician and the wife of Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of United States of America.
She is known as the First Lady of the U.S.A. from the year 1993 to 2001. She also worked as the U.S.A Senator from the state NY from the year 2001 to 2009 and as the 67th USA Secretary of State from the year 2009 – 2013. Most of all, she stood as the nominee of the Democratic Party for the Presidential election of the United States of America in the year 2016.
Hillary Clinton Net Worth
Net worth of Hillary Clinton is around US$45 million till October, 2017.
Facts You Should Know about Hillary Clinton
Full Name: Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton
Birth date and Place: 26th October, 1947 in Chicago, U.S.A.
Family Background: Her father name is Hugh Rodham who was a textile businessman and her mother name is Dorothy Howell who was a homemaker. Hugh and Tony were younger brothers of her.
Schooling: Clinton was a student of Park Ridge Public School. But only to be an astronaut, she attended Marine East High School. And later she joined Marine South High School. She graduated in 1965 with the top five percent of her class.
In 1969, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts with departmental honors in political science from Wellesley College.
She joined Yale Law School for her post-graduation and received a Juris Doctorate degree from there in the year 1973.
Interesting Fact: Bill Clinton and Hillary were in love from the year 1971. When Clinton proposed her, she declined to marry him thinking about her career. In 1975, finally she agreed to marry him, but with the condition of retaining her name as Hillary Rodham.
Wedding date and Place: October 11, 1975 through a Methodist ceremony in the living room of their then newly bought house in Fayetteville.
Spouse: William Jefferson Clinton known as Bill Clinton.
Kids: Only a daughter named Chelsea Victoria Clinton (born February 27, 1980).
Political Career: She had interest in politics from her early life and her political career was shaped and developed mostly by her history teacher at high school. But she joined politics directly in her college life. She completed her graduation from Yale Law School and then worked as a staff attorney for a Children’s Defense fund. Then she joined as the staff adviser of House Judiciary Committee under the U.S. President Richard Nixon. In 1975, she married Bill Clinton and became the first lady of Arkansas in 1978.
Hillary became the first lady of U.S. in 1992 and in the year 2000, she became the U.S. senator from the state New York. Later she served as the secretary of state during President Barack Obama’s reign from 2009 to 2013.
She was also the nominee of Democratic Party for the Presidential election of the United States in 2016 against Donald Trump.
Social Works: From her college life, Hillary involved herself in social works to help others and to uphold the truth. During that time, she called for a two days student strike with her college’s black students to hire other black students & to provide more facilities for the students.
In her second year at Yale Law School, she used to provide free advice for legal problems to the poor. While she was in her post graduate year, she became the staff attorney of Children’s Defense Fund situated in Massachusetts and also a consultant of Carnegie Council, an organization for children.
In one of her practice cases, the court made her the defense counsel of a man who was being accused of raping a twelve year old girl. Clinton’s defense was so strong that she made her client plead guilty with a much lesser charge.
1977 is the year when Hillary became the co-founder of Arkansas Advocates for Families and Children in order to help children and women.
When she became the Arkansas’s First Lady, she expanded medical facilities in the poorest areas of Arkansas without any doctors’ fees.
She is still doing numerous social works through many social organizations.
- Grammy award in 1997 for the spoken word album version of her book “It Takes a Village.”
- In 2010, Time magazine named her one of the 25 most powerful women of the past century.
- The world’s most admired woman by Multiple Gallup polls.
- A doctor degree from the University of Pennsylvania with a Departmental Defense Medal for Distinguishing Public Service.
- The politician of earning highest awards from Pentagon.
Finishing: Recently Clinton returned to her private life after losing the presidency to Trump. So, it is not certain that whether she will be the Democratic Party’s nominee or not for the next Presidential election of U.S.A. Though, she lost in the election, but Hillary Clinton net worth has been increased than previous year.