Net Worth: $21.5 Million
- Source of Wealth Politics
- Birth Place Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
- Height 5' 6" (1.69 m)
- Marital Status Married (Bill Clinton)
- Full Name Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth October 26, 1947
- Ethnicity English, Scottish, French Canadian, French, Welsh
- Occupation US Secretary, Politician
- Education Yale Law School, Wellesley College, Maine South High School, Maine East High School, Yale University
- Children 1 (Chelsea)
About Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton has an estimated net worth of $21.5 million. A world renowned female political icon, Hillary Clinton is currently serving as the 67th US Secretary of State under the administration of President Barack Obama. Prior to becoming a politician herself, Hillary Clinton has served as the first lady of the United States under the administration of her husband, former president Bill Clinton. She was one of the leading candidates for the 2008 democratic presidential election.
Prior to her political career, Clinton attended Maine East High School where she was actively involved in the school publication and student council. Majoring in Political Science, Clinton studied at Wellesley College. Finishing her degree with departmental honors, Hillary Clinton became the first student from the college to become a commencement speaker. She received a standing ovation for her speech which lasted for seven minutes.
Subsequently, she attended Yale Law School where she met her present husband, Bill Clinton. In 1973, she received her Juris Doctor degree, making her the first lady of the US to have a post graduate degree. She was also the first US first lady to run and won for the senate. She won the November 7, 2000 election against Rick Lazio, garnering 55% of the vote against Lazio’s 43%.
In her first term as a senator, Clinton is known to have a low profile who tends to build good working relationships with fellow senators from both parties. She served five committees which include Committee on Environment and Public Works, Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Special Committee on Aging, Committee on Armed Services and Committee on Budget.
Clinton earned worldwide attention in 2001, as she helped in securing a $21 billion funding for the development of the World Trade Center. She also led the investigation for the health issues faced by the responders during the 9/11 attack. She is also known to favor the installation of 2001 U.S. military action in Afghanistan. She is helps in improving the lives of the women of Afghanistan who suffered under the Taliban government.
In 2006, Clinton decided to run for another term for the senate. She won against John Spencer. She got 67% of the vote while her opponent received 31%. In 2008, she became a major candidate for the US presidential election, making her the first woman to be endorsed and supported by a major party for the Presidential position. Unfortunately, President Barack Obama won and in November 2008, she accepted the offer to become the US State Secretary.