Net Worth: $1.3 Million
- Source of Wealth Editor-in-chief,Spokesperson (WikiLeaks)
- Birth Place Townsville, Queensland, Australia
- Height 6' 1 1/2" (1.87 m)
- Marital Status Single
- Full Name Julian Paul Assange
- Nationality Australia
- Date of Birth July 3, 1971
- Occupation Publisher, Journalist
- Education University of Melbourne, Central Queensland University, Townsville State High School, Goolmangar Primary School in New South Wales
- Children 1 (Daniel Assange)
About Julian Assange
The co-founder and director of WikiLeaks, Julian Paul Assange has an estimated net worth of $1.3 million.
Julian Assange reportedly made $1.3 million from writing an autobiography, according to Sunday Times.He also has a contract worth $800,000 with Alfred A. Knopf, his American publisher, and received $522,000, from a British deal with Canongate.
Julian Assange is the controversial public face of WikiLeaks, an international website that gives whistleblowers an anonymous way to publish sensitive documents. Assange is a former computer hacker and security specialist, whose parents, according to reports in The Guardian, ran a touring theater troupe in Australia before divorcing. Assange was married at 18 and had a son before his own marriage broke up.
In 1991 he was arrested for computer hacking in Australia, eventually pleading guilty to 25 counts, and getting off with a fine. Late in 2006, he helped found WikiLeaks.org, a website which describes itself as a “an anonymous global avenue for disseminating documents the public should see. White-haired, secretive and nomadic, Julian Assange has lived long periods in Australia, Kenya, Sweden, and other countries.
Earnings & Financial Data
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- Earnings 2010
Book deal to write his autobiography
Salary from WikiLeaks