Net Worth: $10 Million
- Source of Wealth politics, author, business
- Birth Place Fürth, Bavaria, Germany
- Marital Status Married (Nancy Maginnes)
- Full Name Heinz Alfred Kissinger
- Nationality German, American
- Date of Birth May 27, 1923
- Occupation writer, political scientist, diplomat, and businessman
- Education Harvard University
- Children David Kissinger, Elizabeth Kissinger
About Henry Kissinger
Henry Kissinger is a former National Security Advisor and the Secretary of State of the United States. Born in Germany, he is an American writer, businessman, diplomat and political scientist. Kissingher has also won the Nobel Peace Prize. His net worth has been estimated to be $10 Million.
Henry Kissinger is known for supporting Realpolitik and for playing a prominent role in the country’s foreign policy between 1969 and 1977. He advocated the policy of detente with the erstwhile Soviet Union, and the People’s Republic of China. He shaped the Paris Peace Accord that put an end to the American involvement in the Vietnam War. He remained an important person even after stepping down from the high positions he held. U.S. Presidents and other world leaders too often used to consult him. He remained an influential public figure for a long time.
He was born on the 27th of May, 1923 as Heinz Alfred Kissinger at Furth, Bavaria, Germany. He was born to German Jews. His father was Louis Kissinger, a school teacher. His mother Paula Kissinger was a homemaker. Alfred has a younger brother too, named Walter Kissinger. In 1938, the family narrowly escaped the Nazi persecution and escaped to London, England and finally settled in New York. He went to a school located in the upper Manhattan area called the Washington Heights. He used to attend school at night and used to work at a factory during the day.
Henry got married to Ann Fleischer and had two children – Elizabeth and David. But the two separated in 1964. He then married Nancy Maginnes after ten years of separation from his first wife. In an interview in 1973, Henry said that diplomacy was his favorite game. He was a member of several groups such as, Aspen Institute, the Bilderberg Group, the Bohemian Club and Council on Foreign Relations during his active years.