Eric Cantor Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Eric Cantor was born on the 6th June 1963, in Richmond, Virginia USA, of Romanian, Russian and Latvian descent, and is a politician – a member of the Republican Party – lawyer, and businessman, best known as representing Virginia’s 7th congressional district (2001-2014) in the US House of Representatives. Cantor also served as the House Minority Whip from 2009 to 2011, and as the House Republican Deputy Chief Whip from 2003 to 2009. His career started in 1982.

Have you ever wondered how rich Eric Cantor is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Cantor’s net worth is as high as $4.5 million, an amount earned through his three successful careers in politics, law and as a real estate developer.

Eric Cantor Net Worth $4.5 Million

Eric Cantor was the second of three children of Eddie Cantor, a real estate firm owner, and Mary Lee, a schoolteacher, and was raised in Conservative Judaism. He went to the Collegiate School in Richmond, and later studied at the George Washington University, while he worked as an intern for House Republican Tom Bliley, and served as his driver during Bliley’s campaign in 1982. Cantor earned his Bachelor of Arts in 1985 and then received a Juris Doctor degree from William & Mary Law School in 1988, while a year later, Eric achieved his Master of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University in 1989.

In the meantime, Cantor was already working as a real estate developer and lawyer in his father’s company, but from 1992 he became active in politics, as he served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1992 to 2001. He was a member of various committees, such as Corporation Insurance and Banking, Courts of Justice, Science and Technology, General Laws, and Claims. Cantor moved up and became the member of the US House of Representatives from Virginia’s 7th district, following the steps of his mentor Tom Bliley. He stayed in the position from 2001 to 2014, serving as the House Republican Deputy Chief Whip from 2003 to 2009, and House Minority Whip from 2009 to 2011, then House Majority Leader from January 2011 to August 2014, when he was defeated.

Cantor resigned as the House Majority Leader in 2014 after losing primary election to the Tea Party candidate Dave Brat in a major upset, 44.5%–55.5%. Since the 2nd September 2014, Eric has served as vice chairman and managing director of the Moelis & Company, a global independent investment bank, with 17 offices across the world.

Regarding his personal life, Eric Cantor married Diana Marcy Fine, a lawyer and certified public accountant, in 1989 after a blind date, and he has three children with her. They currently live in Wyndham, Virginia.

During his days in the office, Cantor reported that someone shot a bullet through his window in Richmond, but discounted by police. He also reported threatening e-mails and phone calls, after which Norman Leboon and Glendon Swift were arrested and later jailed.

Quick Facts

Birth date: June 6, 1963
Birth place: Richmond, Virginia, USA
Height:1.88 m
Profession:Former United States Representative
Education:Columbia University, William & Mary Law School, George Washington University, Collegiate School, College of William & Mary
Nationality:American
Spouse:Diana Fine
Children:Jenna Cantor, Evan Cantor, Michael Cantor
Parents:Mary Lee, Eddie Cantor
Siblings:Paul Cantor, Stuart Cantor
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Favorite songs: "Peace of Mind" by Boston, "Free for All" by Ted Nugent, "Don't Fear the Reaper" by Blue Öyster Cult.
2Author of the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006.
3U.S. House majority leader (2011 - present).
4Father of Evan, Jenna and Michael.
5Graduated from the Colgate School in 1981, earned a bachelor at George Washington University (where he was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity) in 1985 and a juris doctor degree from William & Mary Law School in 1988 and received a master of science degree from Columbia University in 1989.
6Worked for over a decade with his family's small business doing legal work and real estate development.
7U.S. House minority whip (2009 - 2011).
8Republican member of the US House of Representatives from Virginia (January 3, 2001 - present).
9Only Republican representative of the Jewish faith in the U.S. House of Representatives as of 2008.


Quotes

#Quote
1Too often in Washington, opposing sides don't speak to one another. The best way to find solutions and common ground is to build personal relationships based on trust. No one in Washington understands this better than Joe Biden.His list of accomplishments is impressive, but most impressive to me is his ability to build bridges, bring people together and get things done.
2We know that appropriators will fight these cutbacks. Byt by eliminating earmarks, we can stop the horse trading that grows agency budgets.
3The American people expect us to do what they are doing. It's tightening the belt, it's learning how to do more with less. That's a reality today, and we've got to do that in order to get the private sector growing.
4It is time for us to insist that we are accountable for the money that we are spending.


Filmography

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gravity Hill Newsreel No. 42011Documentary short quotes

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren2014TV SeriesHimself - House Majority Leader
Huckabee2014TV SeriesHimself
CBS This Morning2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Fox News Sunday2012-2013TV SeriesHimself - House Majority Leader
Fox and Friends2012-2013TV SeriesHimself
America's Newsroom2012TV SeriesHimself - House Majority Leader
Hannity2009-2012TV SeriesHimself
Meet the Press2011-2012TV SeriesHimself - Representative, Virginia / Himself
60 Minutes2012TV Series documentaryHimself - Representative, Virginia (segment "The Majority Leader")
Good Morning America2011TV SeriesHimself
The Early Show2009-2011TV SeriesHimself
The Daily Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Just In with Laura Ingraham2008TV SeriesHimself - Chief Deputy Whip

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Imminent Threat2015DocumentaryHimself
Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream2012DocumentaryHimself - (R) Virginia

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