How much is Bernie Sanders’ Net Worth?
Bernie Sanders is an 80 years old American Politician. As of May 2022, Bernie Sanders’ net worth is estimated at $3 million.
|Net Worth in 2022||$3 Million|
|Real Name||Bernard Sanders|
|Birth Place||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Birthday||8 September 1941|
|Age/How old?||80 years old|
|Height/How tall?||6 feet 1 inch (1.83 m)|
|Spouse/Wife||Jane Sanders (m. 1988)|
Who is Bernie Sanders?
Bernie Sanders is an 80 years old American Politician.
He is currently serving as the junior United States Senator from Vermont since the year 2007.
He was also the candidate for the Democratic Party for the nomination of president of the United States in the years 2016 and 2020 and finished second both times.
Bernie Sanders is the longest-serving independent in U.S. congressional history.
Prior, Sanders was elected as the mayor of Burlington, Vermont from 1981 to 1989.
In the year 1991, Bernie became a very popular politician when he won a seat in the ‘U.S House of Representatives. Sanders served at the said position for sixteen years, from 1991 to 2007 and then he became a senator.
Now let us know more about Bernie Sanders’ net worth and learn his life milestones and various other important information and details.
Early life – Age, Education & Parents
Bernie Sanders was born in Brooklyn, New York City, United States on September 8, 1941. As of May 2022, he is 80 years old.
He was born to parents Dorothy and Eli Sanders, his father worked as a paint salesman and they were migrants from Poland.
Talking of primary education, Sanders has attended elementary school “PS 197” and he has also gone to “Hebrew School”.
Bernie Sanders attended James Madison High School.
He was also enrolled at Brooklyn College and later moved to the University of Chicago. Sanders graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science in 1964.
In 2017,’Brooklyn College’ honored Bernie Sanders with an ‘Honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters.’
How much is Bernie Sanders’ net worth in 2022?
As of May 2022, Bernie Sanders has a net worth of $3 million.
Bernie Sanders‘ salary in 2022:
$14500 Per Month
|Real-time Net worth 2022||$3 million|
|Net Worth in 2020||$2 million|
|Net Worth In British Pounds (2022)||2.5 million GBP|
|Net Worth In Indian Rupees (2022)||22 Crore INR|
|Net Worth In EUR (2022)||2.5 million EUR|
Bernie Sanders earns a salary of $174000 annually as the United States Senator. He has been on the post since 2007.
Bernie Sanders and his wife Jane have a combined net worth of 5.6 million dollars and combined real estate holdings of nearly 600 thousand dollars.
How did Bernie Sanders’ Net Worth and wealth Reach $3 Million?
Now we’ll give insights into the career journey of Bernie Sanders:
Initially, Bernie Sanders has done many things, he has been a filmmaker, writer, etc. Later in the 1960s, his interest in politics grew and in the year 1971 he became a member of the ‘Liberal Union Party’.
He left the part in 1977 and joined “American People’s Historical Society”.
Work as Mayor:
In 1981, Sanders was elected mayor of Burlington, Vermont, by only 12 votes.
During his time as mayor, he became immensely popular and brought reforms in the fields of taxation, environmental sustainability, and other major things.
He served as the mayor till 1990 and won hearts.
Work as U.S Congressman:
In 1990, Bernie also won a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives as an independent candidate.
He also co-founded the ‘Congressional Progressive Caucus. During his time, Sanders heavily criticized the Iraq War and spoke against it.
Bernie Sanders was elected seven times and always won by a great margin.
He left the post after becoming a senator in 2007.
Work as U.S Senator:
In the year 2006, Bernie Sanders ran for the Senator against Republic party candidate Richard Tarrant.
Sanders won by a great margin and assumed the office as ‘United States Senator’ from Vermont on Jan 3, 2007.
As a Senator, Sanders did a lot of work. He brought many changes and gave his insights into tax reforms through an 8.5-hour-long speech.
He spoke about Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and the Job Creation Act of 2010.
Bernie Sanders also served several committees, such as
- Committee on Budget
- Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
- Joint Economic Committee
- Committee on Veterans Affairs
Sanders also introduced the ‘Workplace Democracy Act’ on May 9, 2018.
He also brings reforms into labor rights, single-payer healthcare, education, and many other things.
In 2015 Bernie Sanders announced that he was looking for the presidential nomination for the ‘Democratic Party in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Anyway, he finished second and was only Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016.
In February 2019, Sanders announced that he would be running for president again in 2020 for the second time.
This time he also finished second and later endorsed Joe Biden.
Personal Life – Wife and Children
Who is Deborah Shiling Bernard Sanders’ ex-wife?
Bernard Sanders has been married twice in his lifetime.
He was first married to Deborah Shiling, they wed in 1964 and unfortunately divorced in 1966. The couple has no children together.
Who is Bernie Sanders married to?
For the second time, Bernie Sanders married Jane O’ Meara on May 28, 1988. She later became the president of Burlington College.
Bernie Sanders considers his children, Jane O Meara’s children from prior relationships. She has three children, Dave Driscoll, Carina Driscoll, and Heather Driscoll.
Bernie Sanders has one biological child of his own.
His relationship with his longtime girlfriend gave birth to his only son ‘Levi Sanders’ (born in 1969).
Like his father, Levi is also a politician and belongs to Democratic Party.
Bernie Sanders‘ Height, Weight and Physical Stats
Do you want to know the physical appearance, height, and weight of Bernie Sanders? Have a look below:
|Height||6 feet (1.83 m)|
|Weight||80 kg (176 lbs) Approx.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Bernie Sanders Social Media Profiles
Bernie Sanders is active in social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts.
He has more than 5.6 million followers on his Facebook account, around 15.5 million followers on Twitter, and he has about 6.7 million followers on the Instagram account as of 11 May 2022.
Yes, Bernie Sanders’ has one biological son Levi Sanders from his longtime girlfriend, Susan Campbell Mott.
As per reports available on the Internet, Bernie Sanders is a millionaire who has a total net worth of $3 million
Currently, Bernie Sanders is 80 years old (8 September 1941).
The Height of Bernie Sanders is 6′ 00” or 1.83m.
Bernie Sanders reportedly earns nearly $174000 every year from his salary.