Dick Cheney Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Richard Bruce Cheney, known as Dick Cheney was born in 1941, in Nebraska. He is a successful businessman and a well-known politician. He is probably best known for being the 46th Vice President of the United States. He also was the White House Chief of Staff, House Minority Whip, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives and also the Secretary of Defense.

So how rich is Dick Cheney? It has been estimated that Dick’s net worth is $90 million. The main source of this sum of money is, of course, his successful career as a politician.

Dick Cheney Net Worth $90 Million

Cheney studied at the University of Wyoming from where he graduated with a degree in political science. In 1969 Dick’s political career began as he worked as an intern for William A. Steiger. Later he became the White House Staff Assistant, Assistant Director of the Cost of Living Council, and worked in other positions. This had a significant impact on the growth of Dick Cheney’s net worth. In 1978 Dick became a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, in which he served until 1989. In 1988 Dick became the House Minority Whip and this added to Dick’s net worth.

In 1989 Dick was selected to become the Secretary of Defense, as the President George H.W. Bush nominated him and the senate confirmed it. Cheney was involved in such operations as “Operation Desert Storm”, and “United States Invasion of Panama”. In 1991 Cheney received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In 1993 Dick left the Department of Defense and became the Director of the Council of Foreign Relations. This also made Cheney’s net worth grow. In 2001 Cheney became the Vice President of the United States, to George W. Bush, which strongly suggests that Dick was one of the most experienced and one of the best politicians at that time. In 2004 Cheney was re-elected and continued working as the Vice President. Despite the popularity and success that he had, Cheney decided that he wanted to retire and announced this in 2008.

In addition to his career as a politician, Dick has also written several books: “In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir”, “Professional Military Education: An Asset for Peace and Progress” and “Kings of the Hill: Power and Personality in the House of Representatives”. All these books also added to Dick Cheney’s net worth. There was even a movie created about Dick, called “The World According to Dick Cheney”.

Talking about his personal life, it can be said that Dick is married to Lynne Cheney, who is known as a public speaker and writer. The couple has two children. Dick Cheney has also had some serious problems with health and had to experience many difficult procedures. In 2012 he underwent a heart transplant procedure. Despite all of this, he has still been able to work hard and achieve a lot in his life.

Finally, it could be said that Dick Cheney is one of the most popular and successful politicians, who has achieved a lot during his career and also helped his country to become a better place.

Quick Facts

Birth date: January 30, 1941
Birth place: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Height:5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Profession:Former Vice President of the United States
Education:Natrona County High School, Casper College
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Lynne Cheney (m. 1964)
Children:Liz Cheney, Mary Cheney
Books:Kings of the Hill
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Vice President of the United States [March 2001]
2Underwent a heart transplant on March 24, 2012 at age 71 at the Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia.
3Recovering from heart transplant surgery, performed on March 24, 2012 at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia.
4Is widely considered, by supporters and detractors alike, to have been the most powerful and influential vice president in the history of America.
5Distantly related to William Cheney.
6When George W. Bush was looking for a Vice Presidential running mate, he gave Cheney--who was a power in the right-wing of the Republican party--a list of names of potential nominees and asked him to pick who he thought was the best man for the job. Several days later, Cheney came back and told Bush that, after going over the list, he decided that he, himself, and not any of the men on Bush's list, should be Vice President. Bush acquiesced.
7He has suffered four heart attacks, underwent quadruple bypass surgery in 1988 and had a pacemaker fitted in 2001.
8Former CEO of Halliburton, still on their payroll despite "leaving" the company to take on the office of Vice President of the United States.
9Has two daughters Liz Cheney (b. 1966) and Mary Claire Cheney (b. 1969).
10Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George Bush in 1991.
11Became Vice President-elect to George W. Bush on 13 December 2000, after 36 days of post-election turmoil, and a concession by opponents Al Gore and Joe Lieberman.
12Served as President Gerald Ford's Chief of Staff (1975-1977).
13Served as U.S. Representative from Wyoming (1979-1989).
14Served as Secretary of Defense (1989-1993) under President George Bush.
15White House Chief of Staff (1975-1977).
16U.S. Secretary of Defense (1989-1993).


Quotes

#Quote
1Simply stated, there is no doubt Saddam Hussein now has weapons of mass destruction.
2The good Lord didn't see fit to put oil and gas only where there are democratically elected regimes friendly to the United States. Occasionally we have to operate in places where, all considered, one would not normally choose to go. But we go where the business is.
3Conservation may be a sign of personal virtue but it is not a sufficient basis for a sound, comprehensive energy policy.


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Filmography

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fox Files2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
Fox News Sunday2013-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Co-Author, Exceptional
CBS This Morning2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
CBS News Sunday Morning2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Media Buzz2014TV SeriesHimself
Meet the Press2003-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Former Vice President
Fox and Friends2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
Hannity2009-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Phone Interview
On the Record w/ Brit Hume2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
Glorious Things Are Sung of Zion2013DocumentaryDick Cheney
Cavuto on Business2013TV SeriesHimself
PoliticKING with Larry King2013TV SeriesHimself - guest
Charlie Rose2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The O'Reilly Factor2013TV SeriesHimself
60 Minutes2013TV Series documentaryHimself
The Presidents' Gatekeepers2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Iraq War2013TV Series documentaryHimself - US Vice President
America's Book of Secrets2013TV SeriesHimself
The World According to Dick Cheney2013DocumentaryHimself - Former Vice President
War on Terror2011Documentary
Piers Morgan Tonight2011TV SeriesHimself
Beyond 9/11: Portraits of Resilience2011DocumentaryHimself
9/11: Day That Changed the World2011TV Movie documentary
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2011TV SeriesHimself
Dateline NBC2011TV Series documentaryHimself - Guest
Fear of a Black Republican2011DocumentaryHimself
Brian Williams Reports: The Reunion - The President and His Men, 20 Years After the Gulf War2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Fox News Reporting2009TV Series documentaryHimself - Former Vice President
The American Future: A History2008TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Papal Visit: Pope's Departure from JFK2008TV MovieHimself
Leading to War2008Video documentaryHimself
Loose Change: Final Cut2007Video documentaryHimself
Kudlow & Company2007TV SeriesHimself
Larry King Live2004-2007TV SeriesHimself
War Stories with Oliver North2006TV Series documentaryHimself
This Week2006TV SeriesHimself
911 Mysteries Part 1: Demolitions2006Video documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Al Franken: God Spoke2006DocumentaryHimself
Face the Nation2006TV SeriesHimself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts2005TV SpecialHimself
Now2002-2005TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Vice President (segment "Business as Usual")
Special Report with Bret Baier2005TV SeriesHimself
The Green Bus v. the White House2005DocumentaryHimself
National Geographic: Inside 9/112005TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room2005DocumentaryHimself
Ohio: The Next Florida2005Video documentary shortHimself
Independent Lens2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Time and Chance: Gerald Ford's Appointment with History2004TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Richard B. Cheney)
Rush to War2004DocumentaryHimself
60 Minutes Wednesday2004TV Series documentaryHimself
2004 Vice Presidential Debate2004TV MovieHimself
Paula Zahn Now2004TV SeriesHimself
Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy2002TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Election 20002001Video documentaryHimself (as Richard B. Cheney)
2000 Vice Presidential Debate2000TV MovieHimself
The Gulf War1996TV MovieHimself
Bob Hope's Four-Star Christmas Fiesta from San Antonio1992TV SpecialHimself
Panorama1991TV Series documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Manufacturing Dissent2007DocumentaryHimself
No End in Sight2007DocumentaryHimself
Ghosts of Abu Ghraib2007DocumentaryHimself
Unter falscher Flagge2007Video documentaryHimself
60 Minutes2001-2006TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Former Defense Secretary (segment "The Osprey") / Himself - Former Secretary of Defense
Shut Up & Sing2006DocumentaryHimself
...So Goes the Nation2006DocumentaryHimself
Countdown w/ Keith Olbermann2006TV SeriesHimself
Death of a President2006Himself (uncredited)
Knowledge is for Acting Upon: The Manhattan Raid2006DocumentaryHimself
Press for Truth2006DocumentaryHimself
Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers2006DocumentaryHimself - Vice President (as Vice-President Dick Cheney)
When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts2006TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Hardball with Chris Matthews2004-2006TV SeriesHimself
Chappelle's Show2006TV SeriesHimself
TerrorStorm: A History of Government-Sponsored Terrorism2006Video documentaryHimself
Who Killed the Electric Car?2006DocumentaryHimself
Martial Law 9/11: Rise of the Police State2005DocumentaryHimself
America's Biggest Dick2005ShortHimself
This Revolution2005Himself (uncredited)
Why We Fight2005DocumentaryHimself
Last Laugh '042004TV MovieHimself
Inside the U.S. Secret Service2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Celsius 41.11: The Temperature at Which the Brain... Begins to Die2004DocumentaryHimself
Unconstitutional2004Video documentaryHimself
Bush Family Fortunes: The Best Democracy Money Can Buy2004Video documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Uncovered: The War on Iraq2004DocumentaryHimself
Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism2004DocumentaryHimself
WMD: Weapons of Mass Deception2004DocumentaryHimself
The World According to Bush2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Fahrenheit 9/112004DocumentaryHimself
The End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and the Collapse of the American Dream2004DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
911: In Plane Site2004Video documentaryHimself
LSD a Go Go2004Documentary shortHimself
The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Sendung ohne Namen2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Live from Baghdad2002TV MovieHimself (uncredited)
Bowling for Columbine2002DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Journeys with George2002DocumentaryHimself
The Speeches of Nelson Mandela1995Video documentaryHimself - Listens to Mandela (uncredited)
Under Siege1992Himself - Aboard USS Missouri (uncredited)
The Panama Deception1992DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Desert Storm: The War Begins1991TV Movie documentaryHimself
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV SeriesHimself
Imminent Threat2015DocumentaryHimself
Genocide Gentleman: Class A War Criminals of UK and US2015Video documentary
Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell2014TV SeriesHimself
Frontline2006-2014TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Vice President
Media Buzz2014TV SeriesHimself
Now with Alex Wagner2014TV SeriesHimself
Bushwhacked II2013ShortHimself
Democracy Now!2009-2013TV SeriesHimself
Retro Report2013TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Secretary of Defense
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us2013TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Hannity2012TV SeriesHimself
Kriegsversprechen II - Terrormanagement im 21. Jahrhundert2012Video documentaryHimself
Top Priority: The Terror Within2012DocumentaryHimself - Former U.S. Vice President
The Hunt for Bin Laden2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
Shadows of Liberty2012DocumentaryHimself - former US Vice President
Whistleblowers: The Untold Stories2012TV SeriesHimself - Former US Vice President
America's Book of Secrets2012TV SeriesHimself
The Strange History of Don't Ask, Don't Tell2011DocumentaryHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2011TV SeriesHimself
Ethos2011/IDocumentaryHimself
The Devil's Double2011Himself (uncredited)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
The Special Relationship2010TV MovieHimself (uncredited)
Fair Game2010/IHimself (uncredited)
Vapauden varjot2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
GasLand2010DocumentaryHimself
Larry King Live2010TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien2009TV SeriesHimself
Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup2009Video documentaryHimself
Fish Out of Water2009/IDocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
National Geographic Explorer2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W Bush2009TV SpecialHimself (uncredited)
Iran and the West2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Being W2008DocumentaryHimself
Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story2008DocumentaryHimself
Superpower2008DocumentaryHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2008TV SeriesHimself
Blood and Oil2008Video documentaryHimself
Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden?2008DocumentaryHimself
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson2008DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Bigger Stronger Faster*2008DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
History of the National Security State2008Video documentaryHimself
Endgame: Blueprint for Global Enslavement2007Video documentaryHimself
Ugly Betty2007TV SeriesHimself
Escape from Suburbia: Beyond the American Dream2007Video documentaryHimself
The Colbert Report2007TV SeriesHimself
Taking Liberties2007DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Zeitgeist2007Video documentaryHimself
War Made Easy: How Presidents & Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death2007DocumentaryHimself
Taxi to the Dark Side2007DocumentaryHimself
Larry Flynt: The Right to Be Left Alone2007DocumentaryHimself
Insiders2007TV SeriesHimself

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