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Harold Ford Jr. was born on the 11th May 1970, in Memphis, Tennessee USA, and is a politician, best known as a member of the US House of Representatives from Tennessee’s 9th district from 1997 to 2007. Ford served as the chairman of the Democratic Leadership Council, and works as a Managing Director for Morgan Stanley. His career started in 1993.
Have you ever wondered how rich Harold Ford Jr. is, as of mid- 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Ford’s net worth is as high as $3 million, an amount earned largely through his successful career as a politician. In addition to being involved with politics, Ford also worked as a news analyst, which improved his wealth too.
Harold Ford Jr. Net Worth $3 Million
Harold Ford Jr. was the eldest son of Dorothy Bowles and Harold Ford Sr., a former Representative himself, and grew up in Tennessee with his younger brothers, Jake and Isaac. He went to the Double Tree Elementary School, and then to the St. Albans School for Boys in Washington D.C. In 1992 Ford graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts degree in American history.
Soon after, Harold began working as a staff aide to the Senate Budget Committee, and the following year he went on to become a special assistant at the United States Department of Commerce. However, he returned to college to study law at the University of Michigan Law School, and earned his J.D. in 1996. Ford entered the race for the term in Congress after his father decided not to run again, and easily won the Democratic primary, subsequently becoming one of the youngest members of Congress in US history at the age of 26. Harold was re-elected for the next four terms, staying in the position until 2007 when he lost the election to the Republican candidate Bob Corke.
Only days after leaving the post, Ford became the chairman of the Democratic Leadership Council in January 2007, while the following March he joined Merrill Lynch, the financial services firm, to be their new vice-chairman and senior policy adviser. The same month, Harold started working as a political contributor on the Fox News Channel, all these appointments benefiting his net worth.
In 2008 he moved to the MSNBC, to serve as a news analyst and appear on numerous TV shows such as “Meet the Press” (2008-2013), “Now with Alex Wagner” (2011-2013), “Morning Joe” (2012), and “Weekend Today” (2012-2016). At the moment, Ford is a member of the Board of Selectors of Jefferson Awards for Public Service, and a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley, a Wall Street firm.
Regarding his personal life, Harold Fors Jr. married Emily Threlkeld in 2008, and has two children with her.