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Ronald Ernest Paul was born on the 20th August 1935, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA of German descent. He is best known not only for being an American physician, but for being a politician, a former Republican congressman, and he was twice been a candidate for the Republican Presidential nomination, and once for the Libertarian party. His career has been active since 1963.

Have you ever wondered how rich is Ron Paul? According to authoritative sources, it is estimated that his overall net worth is equal to $5 million, earned through his successful careers in medicine and politics as of late 2015.

Ron Paul Net Worth $5 Million

Ron Paul was brought up in Pittsburgh, the son of Howard Paul and Margaret Paul. Paul attended Dormont High School, and then graduated from Gettysburg College with a degree in Biology in 1957. Three years later, he started attending the School of Medicine at Duke University, where he obtained his medical degree. His education was completed in Detroit at the Henry Ford Hospital.

After he finished his education, Ron shortly worked as a gynecologist at the Magee-Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh and then entered the US Air Force as a flight surgeon, serving from 1963 until 1965. Furthermore he worked in the United States Air National Guard from 1965 until 1968, then worked privately in gynecology and obstetrics.

Ron`s political career began in 1971, when he became a Republican candidate for the US Congress. In 1974 he lost in the elections for the 22nd Texas district, to Robert R. Casey, but in 1976 he won the special elections since Casey resigned from his position. This increased Ron`s net worth to a large degree. However, Ron lost the next elections to Democratic candidate Robert Gammage, by a small margin of only 300 votes. Nevertheless, Ron won the elections held two years later and he was successful again in 1982, which increased further his net worth.

In 1984 Ron Paul lost the race for a place in the Senate, and left politics for a short time to become a businessman, founding Ron Paul & Associates, Inc. together with Lew Rockwell, which also contributed to his net worth.

In 1988, Paul made a comeback to politics, but this time he was a member of the Libertarian Party. He soon became a Presidential candidate of the Libertarian Party, but his run was unsuccessful.

In 1996 he returned to the Republican Party, and immediately started a campaign for a place in the House of the Representatives. He won the elections against Democratic Candidate Charles “Lefty” Morris, serving as a Congressman of the 14th Texas District until 2013, when he retired from the Congress. Over time he defeated several candidates, including Chris Peden and Loy Sneary. His position steadily enhanced his net worth.

In addition to his successful political career, Ron also ran unsuccessfully as Presidential candidate of the Republicans in the 2008 and 2012 elections.

Ron Paul is also recognized author; some of his published works include “A Foreign Policy of Freedom: Peace, Commerce, and Honest Friendship” (2007), “Gold, Peace, and Prosperity: The Birth of a New Currency” (1981), “Liberty Defined” (2011), and his latest release “Swords Into Plowshares: A Life in Wartime and a Future of Peace and Prosperity”, which also added to his overall net worth.

Regarding his personal life, Ron has been married to Carolyn Wells since 1957. The couple has five children; their son Randal has followed his father`s steps and currently serves as junior United States senator from the state of Kentucky.

Thanks to his successful career as a politician, Paul`s personality has been depicted in films and books, such as William Lewis` film “Ron Paul Uprising” (2012), and in a book by Brian Doherty “Ron Paul’s rEVOLution: The Man and the Movement He Inspired” (2012).

Quick Facts

Birth date: August 20, 1935
Birth place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)
Profession:American medical doctor, author and politician (Libertarian party)
Education:Duke University School of Medicine (1961)
Spouse:Carol Wells (m. 1957)
Children:Rand Paul, Ronnie Paul, Lori Paul, Robert Paul, Joy Paul

Interesting Facts

1Medical doctor.
2Member, U.S. Senate Financial Services and Foreign Relations committees.
3The planned community of Paulville, located in southwestern Texas, is named after Ron Paul. The community is based on the Paul's libertarian political ideologies. Paul himself has expressed mixed feelings towards the settlement.
4Is seeking the nomination of the Republican presidential candidate for the 2012 presidential elections.
5Father of Rand Paul.
6After concluding his bid for the presidency, he was offered to endorse Republican nominee John McCain but, instead, he endorsed Chuck Baldwin of the Constitution Party.
8Was the one of the few Republican congressmen to vote against the Iraq War.
9Was one of only four Republican congressmen to endorse Ronald Reagan's 1976 presidential campaign.
10Served as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force during the 1960s.
11Although he is a Republican, he ran as a Libertarian candidate for President in 1988. He ultimately finished third in the popular vote (with 431,750 votes) behind Democrat Michael Dukakis and Republican George Bush (who won the election by a wide margin).
12Is seeking the Republican nomination for the 2012 presidential election.
13Was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas's 22nd district from January 1976 to January 1977 and January 1979 to January 1985. He was later elected to the state's 14th district, which includes an area along the Gulf Coast southwest of Houston, and has been in office since January 1997.
14Earned the nickname "Dr. No," because of his constant votes against legislative proposals that he deems unconstitutional.


1If you can't protect life, how can you protect liberty?
2One of the reasons I think that we do such a poor job on protecting our borders is the fact that leaders on both sides of the aisle strongly support the notion that we should have a union, where you literally obliterate the borders and have the three countries become one and that to me is a lot different than being friends.
3We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and over run by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with.
4By the way, when I say cut taxes, I don't mean fiddle with the code. I mean abolish the income tax and the IRS, and replace them with nothing.
5I have no problems with the theoretical position of the neo-cons to spread the goodness of America. But just not with force. We should spread it by setting a good example. Getting our house in order. Making sure civil liberties are defended here.




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Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Aftermath with William Shatner2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Larry King Live2010TV SeriesHimself
Global Eugenics: Using Medicine to Kill2009Documentary
For Liberty: How the Ron Paul Revolution Watered the Withered Tree of Liberty2009DocumentaryHimself
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Penn & Teller: Bullshit!2009TV Series documentaryHimself
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Glenn Beck2009TV SeriesHimself
D.L. Hughley Breaks the News2009TV SeriesHimself
Real Time with Bill Maher2007-2009TV SeriesHimself
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IFC News: 2008 Uncut2007-2008TV SeriesHimself
Original Intent2008Documentary
The Decline and Fall of America2008DocumentaryHimself
American Drug War: The Last White Hope2007DocumentaryHimself - Republican Congressman
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Mad Money w/ Jim Cramer2007TV SeriesHimself
CNN/YouTube Republican Debate2007TV MovieHimself
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The O'Reilly Factor2007TV SeriesHimself
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The Young Turks2005TV SeriesHimself (2009)
American Dictators2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
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Firing Line1988TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Nominee2016Documentary filmingHimself
The Bubble2015Documentary completedHimself
American Addict 2: The Big Lie2016DocumentaryHimself
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Wait Till It's Free2014/IDocumentaryHimself
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