Robert Reich Net Worth


Robert Bernard Reich's Net Worth as of 2024
$4 Million

Robert Bernard Reich is a Scranton, Pennsylvania-born American politician, political commentator, professor as well as an author best known for serving as the 22nd United States Secretary of Labor between 1993 and 1997. Born on 24 June 1946, Robert is also popular as a best-selling author. Notably, Robert is one of the most influential business thinkers of the time as listed by The Wall Street Journal.

A well-received political thinker whose popularity is always flourishing, one may wonder how rich is Robert Reich at the present? As of early 2016, Robert counts his net worth at the amount of $4 million. Needless to say, Robert being involved in academia as a professor as well as a best-selling author has been significant in adding to his wealth. In addition to this, his career as a political commentator as well as an administrator has been paying him well, to make him a multi-millionaire as of today.

Robert Reich Net Worth $4 Million

Raised in Scranton and Cross River, New York, Robert was educated at John Jay High School. Later, he attended Dartmouth College from where he graduated with an A.B. summa cum laude and eventually won a Rhodes scholarship to the University of Oxford, during which period he dated Hillary Rodham (now Hillary Clinton). He furthered his education at Yale Law School to earn a J.D, starting his journey as a journalist by being an editor of the Yale Law Journal. He also began writing, penning several books and has released a total of 14 books until today.

Robert began his career as a law clerk to judge Frank M. Coffin, and later started teaching at Harvard University, being the professor of John F. Kennedy School of Government. Eventually, in 1997 he was appointed as the Director of the Policy Planning Staff by then President Jimmy Carter at the Federal Trade Commission. Subsequently, in 1993, Robert was appointed as the United States Secretary of Labor and he worked under President Bill Clinton in the post until 1997. Obviously, his job as a professor as well as a cabinet member and administrator has paid him well, to make him a multi-millionaire as of now.

Along with being one of the most respected and highly regarded political thinkers of America, Robert is concurrently well-known for his best-selling books, among which are “Work of Nations”, “Reason”, “Supercapitalism”, “Aftershock: The Next Economy And America” and “Beyond Outrage” among others. Of course, the popularity and sales of these books have been very significant in adding to his net worth over the years.

Talking about his personal life, 69 years old Robert now leads life as a divorcee. He was previously married to lawyer Clare Dalton from 1973 until their divorce in 2012, and the former couple shares two children. For now, Robert enjoys his life being a contributing editor for several prestigious magazines like The New York Times and The New Republic among several others. On top of this, his present net worth of $4 million caters to his daily life in every possible way.

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