Source of Wealth:Former US President
Birth Place:Tampico, Illinois
Full Name:Ronald Wilson Reagan
Date of Birth:February 6, 1911
Occupation:40th President of the United States
About Ronald Wilson Reagan
Ronald Reagan was the 40th President of the United States (1981-1989). He was also the 33rd Governor of California (1967-1975) as well as a radio, film and television actor. His Net Worth is estimated to have been around $13 Million.
Ronald Wilson Reagan was born on February 6, 1911 in Tampico, Illinois. He attended Eureka College, where he earned his economics and sociology degree, played on the football team and acted in school plays.
After graduation, Ronald went to Iowa and auditioned for a job at a small-town radio station. He became a radio sports announcer at the University of Iowa. In 1937, he went for a screen test, which won him a contract in Hollywood. He appeared in 53 films over two decades.
Reagan served as the president of the Screen Actors Guild, where he was involved in the dispute over the issue of Communism in the film industry. His political view later shifted from liberal to conservative.
Ronald Reagan became a television host, and toured the country as a spokesman for conservatism. He was later elected Governor of California in 1966 and was re-elected in 1970.
During the 1980 Republican Presidential nomination, Ronald Wilson Reagan won the race and chose former Texas Congressman and United Nations Ambassador George Bush as his running mate. He won 489 electoral votes to 49 for President Jimmy Carter. He has dealt over several issues especially with the foreign policy where he sought for “peace through strength.” His years in position were seen as a restoration in policy.
On June 5, 2004, Reagan died of pneumonia complicated by Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 93.
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