Julian Assange Net Worth

Net Worth: $1.3 Million
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  • Source of Wealth:

    Editor-in-chief,Spokesperson (WikiLeaks)
  • Age:

    46
  • Birth Place:

    Townsville, Queensland, Australia
  • Marital Status:

    Single
  • Full Name:

    Julian Paul Assange
  • Nationality:

    Australia
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About Julian Paul 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.

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Earnings 2010

Contract 2010
Book deal to write his autobiography
$1,300,000
Salary 2010
Salary from WikiLeaks
$86,000,000

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