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A politician and an American academic, Elizabeth Ann Warren was born on 22 June 1949 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma USA. She is the senior Senator for the state of Massachusetts and a dedicated member of the Democratic Party. She is a prominent legal scholar and one of the most cited individual when it comes to the US commercial law. She is behind a number of popular academic works, and a frequent media interview subject on issues concerning personal finance and the American economy. She has written books such as ‘The Two-Income Trap: Why Middle-Class Mothers and Fathers Are Going Broke’ and ‘A Fighting Chance.’
So, how rich is Elizabeth Warren? What’s her net worth? According to credible sources, Warren is estimated to have a net worth amounting to almost $8 million. Of course she has acquired most of her wealth as a politician, representing the people of Massachusetts in the US Senate. She has also worked as the Secretary of the Treasury Special Advisor and the Assistant to the President. In the late 2000s, Warren was recognized by various publications such as Time 100 and National Law Journal as one of the most influential policy figures in the U.S.
Elizabeth Warren Net Worth $8 Million
Elizabeth Warren was born to Donald Jones Herring and Pauline Herring. She was educated at Northwest Classen High School, where she was an active member of the debate team, earning herself the title ‘Oklahoma’s Top High School Debater.’ When she was 16, she was offered a scholarship to enrol at George Washington University because of her talent in debating, but after two years she married and moved with him to Houston, Texas, where she graduated from the University of Houston with a bachelor’s degree in speech pathology and audiology in 1979. She was hired by a public school where she taught students with disabilities, before moving to New Jersey, where she enrolled at Rutgers School of Law.
Elizabeth Warren was hired at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taff as a summer associate, before working from home as a lawyer, doing all real estate closings and writing wills. From the late 70s to 90s, she taught law throughout the country’s universities and at the same time getting involved in research related to middle-class personal finance and bankruptcy issues. She taught at University of Houston Law Center from 1978 to 1983, University of Texas School of Law from 1983-1987, University of Michigan in 1985, University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1987 as a professor, and eventually becoming Professor of Law at Harvard Law School in 1995. Her net worth rose steadily.
In 1995, Elizabeth Ann Warren was invited to work for the National Bankruptcy Review Commission, advising on bankruptcy issues. Subsequently, in 2008 she was appointed to chair a five-member committee for Congress Oversight Panel by Harry Reid, the then- US Senate Majority Leader. In September 2010, she was named by President Obama to become the Secretary of the Treasury’s Special Advisor, and Assistant to the President. On 14 September 2011, she declared that she wanted to run for 2012 Democratic nomination for the US Senate for Massachusetts. She run unopposed for the party’s nomination, winning the seat on 2 June 2012, becoming the only woman to have been elected as a US Senator from Massachusetts. She has been assigned to various house committees such as the Subcommittee on Securities, Investment and Insurance; and Subcommittee on Primary health and Retirement Security.
When it comes to awards and honors, Elizabeth Warren has received many. She was named as the 2009 Bostonian of the Year by the Boston Globe, the same year offered the Lelia J. Robinson Award by the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts, and named in the 100 Most Influential People by Time Magazine, returning to the list in 2010 and 2015. She was also repeatedly named as one of the most influential women by the National Law Journal. She was finally inducted into Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 2011, and named as one of the top 20 US Progressives in January 2012 by the UK New Statesman Magazine. In 2009, she became the first Harvard professor to be awarded ‘The Sacks-Freud Teaching Award’ twice.
In her personal life, Elizabeth Warren married Jim Warren, her high-school boyfriend, in 1968 and the couple had a son and daughter, but divorced in 1978. Warren moved on to marry Bruce Mann in 1980, choosing to keep her surname.