Al Gore Net Worth

July 7, 2023
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Albert Arnold Gore Jr. was born on 31 March 1948, in Washington DC, USA, and is an advocate, author, politician, actor, as well as an environmentalist, but to the public, Al Gore is perhaps best known as a former Vice President of the United States.

So just how rich is Al Gore, as of early 2018? According to sources, Al Gore’s net worth is estimated to be over $300 million, most of which he has accumulated from his political career, on-screen appearances, as well as through his written works, during a career which began in the late 1960s.

Al Gore Net Worth $300 Million

Al Gore was born to Pauline (LaFon) Gore, almost the first woman to graduate from Vanderbilt University Law School, and Al Gore Sr., a Representative and then Senator. Al Jr. studied at St. Albans School, and as a teenager, expressed an interest in various sports, including football and basketball. Upon leaving high school, Gore enrolled at Harvard University, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in government, and then participated in the military draft, undergoing basic training at Fort Dix, then briefly served as a journalist until he was shipped to Vietnam as part of the 20th Engineer Brigade. When he was discharged from the military in 1971, Gore continued his studies at the Vanderbilt University Divinity School, and around the same time, he started working for the daily newspaper “The Tennessean”. In 1974, he quit his job at the newspaper and enrolled in the Vanderbilt University Law School . When he was 28 years old, Al Gore started his political career in the United States Congress, when in 1977 he won a seat in the House of Representatives, and has been involved in politics ever since.

Gore Jr. served in the House of Representatives from 1977 to ’85, and then moved to the Senate representing Tennessee from 1985 till 1993. Meantime, he campaigned unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination in the presidential race in 1988. He was then selected as the Vice-Presidential running mate to Bill Clinton in 1992, and subsequently assumed his position in office in 1993, and served as the Vice-President under Clinton until 2001, in collectively the youngest partnership in US history.

Aside from politics, Al Gore became known for the books which he has published, including “The Spirit of Family”, “Earth in the Balance” and “The Assault on Reason”. His most recent work is a book entitled “The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change”, which was published in 2013. One of Gore’s books, namely “An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It”, won him a Grammy Award in the category of “Best Spoken Word Album”. In addition to the latter award, Al Gore received a Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, a also a Prince of Asturias Award, Primetime Emmy Award, and a Webby Award among many others.

Gore also became notable for his articles, including “We Can’t Wish Away the Climate Change”, which was published in the “New York Times” newspaper, and “The Climate Change Action Plan”, which he co-wrote with William J. (Bill) Clinton.

In his personal life, Al Gore married Tipper Aitcheson in 1970, and they have four children, but separated in 2010. Apparently Gore has since been dating Elizabeth Keadle, of California. He is currently the chairman of the Alliance for Climate Protection, in which policy he has a strong interest. He has also been a visiting professor at Middle Tennessee State University, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Fisk University, and the University of California, Los Angeles.

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