pinterest-p mail bubble share2 google-plus facebook twitter rss reddit linkedin2 stumbleupon
The Premium The Premium The Premium

Joe Jamail Net Worth

Joe Jamail Net Worth

Net Worth: $1.5 Billion

Statistics
  • Source of Wealth Law
  • Birth Place Houston, Texas, United States
  • Marital Status Widowed
  • Full Name Joseph Dahr Jamail, Jr.
  • Nationality Lebanese-American
  • Date of Birth October 19, 1925
  • Ethnicity Lebanese
  • Occupation Lawyer
  • Education The University of Texas School of Law, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Children 3
More StatsView More

About Joe Jamail

Best known as the King of Torts, Joe Jamail is a famous Lebanese-American attorney who is considered as the wealthiest practicing lawyer in the United States. As of September 2012, Joe Jamail is estimated to be worth $1.5 billion.

Throughout his legal career, Joe Jamail has specialized on personal injury cases. For representing Pennzoil against Texaco, Jamail received a contingency fee of $335 million.

In 1986, together with his wife Lee, Joe Jamail built the Lee and Joseph D. Jamail Foundation which has already given $200 million to performance arts, education and medical research. More than $30 million of which was donated to the University of Texas which gives scholarships to 4,500 students.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Joe Jamail's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

?
Choose Year
  • Earnings 1985
Earnings 1985 N/A
Salary 1985

Contingency fee he received when he represented Penzoil and won the case

$345,000,000