Net Worth: $100 Thousand
- Source of Wealth Politician, Lawyer
- Nationality United States
About Rod Blagojevich
American politician and former Governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich, has an estimated net worth of $100 thousand. Rod Blagojevich was arrested by federal agents in 2008 on charges of corruption, and then impeached and removed from office by the Illinois Senate in 2009. He was accused of scheming to sell an appointment to the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barack Obama, who had been elected U.S. president in November of 2008. Blagojevich is the son of a Serbian immigrant and grew up in Chicago. He went to college at Northwestern (1979) and earned a law degree from Pepperdine University in 1983, then hired on as a Cook County (Illinois) Assistant State’s Attorney. He was elected to the state General Assembly in 1992, and to the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois’ 5th District in 1996. Running as a reformer, he was elected governor in 2002, becoming the state’s first Democratic governor in 26 years. He was reelected in 2006.
Rod Blagojevich has earned his net worth through his years in politics, and as a member of the House of Representatives, as well as Cook County Assistant District Attorney. He was born on December 10, 1956 in Chicago, Illinois U.S.