Net Worth: $10 Million
- Source of Wealth Politics and Business
- Birth Place Chicago, Illinois
- Marital Status Divorced
- Full Name Baxter Swiley
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth June 13, 1965
- Occupation Politician and Businessman
About Scott Lee Cohen
American politician and businessman Scott Lee Cohen has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He has built his fortune mostly from the real estate industry. He is also the owner of State Jewelry & Loans, a pawnbroker shop which he inherited from his father, and Cohen’s Green Cleaning, a distributor of environmentally friendly cleaning products.
Born in Chicago, Illinois on June 13, 1965, Mr. Cohen founded a citizens group, Rod Must Resign, in 2009. This movement urged Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich to resign from office but he did not resign. Instead, he was later impeached.
During the 2010 primary campaign, Scott Lee Cohen campaigned as an entrepreneur and small business owner. He hired veteran political organizer, Baxter Swiley for the primary campaign and spent over $2 million from his own funds. He won the Democratic Party nomination for Lieutenant Governor of Illinois. However, he withdrew from the race due to pressure shortly after the primary campaign. There were also revelations about his personal life and questions about his background.