Steve Forbes Net Worth

Steve Forbes Net Worth is
$430 Million

Steve Forbes Biography

Malcolm Stevenson Forbes Jr., simply known as Steve Forbes, is a famous American editor, publisher, publishing executive, as well as a businessman. To the public, Steve Forbes is perhaps best known as the editor-in-chief of the popular business magazine called “Forbes”. The magazine was originally co-founded in 1917 by Bertie Charles Forbes, Steve Forbes’ grandfather, and Walter Drey. Steve Forbes took over control of the company after the death of his father Malcolm Stevenson Forbes in 1990. At the time, Forbes held the position of President and Chief Executive of the company, in addition to being the editor-in-chief of the magazine. A bi-weekly magazine, “Forbes” managed to distribute 931,558 copies in 2013, which contributed to Steve Forbes’ annual salary that year, the amount of which was $107.5 million. A previous editor of “Forbes”, James Michaels, led the magazine to the finals of the National Magazine Award, and made numerous contributions to maintaining its popularity. Currently, Randall Lane serves as the editor of “Forbes”. Even though the company managed to gather decent revenue, most of the shares of “Forbes” were sold to the “Integrated Whale Media” firm in 2014. Aside from “Forbes”, the company had also published such magazines as “American Legacy”, “Invention & Technology”, “Forbes Life” and “American Heritage”.

Steve Forbes Net Worth $430 Million

In addition to working at his father’s company, Steve Forbes went into politics as well, and even ran two presidential campaigns, firstly in 1996, and then in 2000.

A well-known editor and publishing executive, how rich is Steve Forbes? According to sources, Steve Forbes has an estimated net worth of $430 million. The majority of his wealth coming from his involvement in the “Forbes” company, as well as other business ventures.

Steve Forbes was born in 1947 in New Jersey, United States, where he studied at the Far Hills Country Day School. He then enrolled in Princeton University, from which he graduated in 1970. While studying in university, Forbes co-founded a magazine called “Business Today”, which was released by a non-profit student organization of Princeton University.

Prior to becoming the editor-in-chief of “Forbes”, Steve Forbes ventured into politics, which resulted in him becoming a candidate for the presidential elections in 1996 and 2000. Forbes’ other political activities included joining the board of directors of a lobbying group called “FreedomWorks”, as well as “National Taxpayers’ Union”. Forbes is also a frequent guest on the business analysis program entitled “Forbes on Fox”, which is hosted by David Asman.

In addition to that, Forbes has become known for his political endorsements. Over the years, Steve Forbes has endorsed such politicians as Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, John McCain, and Peter Schiff to name a few.

Aside from “Forbes”, Steve Forbes is also a well-known author, who published his first book in 1999 under the title of “The New Birth of Freedom: Vision of America”. Forbes’ most recent work called “Freedom Manifesto: Why Free Markets Are Moral and Big Government Isn’t” came out in 2012.

A popular businessman, as well as a published writer, Steve Forbes has an estimated net worth of $430 million.

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Quick Facts

Net Worth$430 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 18, 1947
Place Of BirthMorristown, New Jersey, United States
ProfessionEditor, Businessperson, Publisher, Politician, Author
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseSabina Beekman (m. 1971)
ChildrenMoira Forbes, Elizabeth Forbes, Roberta Forbes, Catherine Forbes, Sabina Forbes
ParentsRoberta Remsen, Malcolm Forbes
SiblingsChristopher Forbes, Tim Forbes
NicknamesMalcolm S. Forbes , Krugerrand Boy , Malcolm Stevenson "Steve" Forbes, Jr. , Malcolm S. Forbes Jr. , Malcolm Stevenson Forbes, Jr.

Interesting Facts

1Daughter Moira Forbes hosts web series: "Success with Moira Forbes" and has appeared on CBS This Morning, The Insider, CNN, BBC, and Fox.
2Daughter Biz Forbes has been a contributor on the Fox News Channel and has represented the Ford Motor Company on television.
3Release of his book, "Flat Tax Revolution: Using a Postcard to Abolish the IRS".
4Release of his book, "Power, Ambition, Glory".
5Release of his book, "How Capitalism Will Save Us: Why Free People and Free Markets are the Best Answer in Today's Economy", by Steve with Elizabeth Ames. [November 2009]
6Had back surgery [June 2010].
7Presidential candidate in 1996 and 2000.
8Forbes Media Chairman and CEO.
9Father of Catherine Forbes, Sabina Forbes and Moira Forbes.
10Brother of Tim Forbes.
11Editor-in-chief of Forbes magazine.
12Son of Malcolm S. Forbes.
13Owns a yacht named Highlander.



Rules of Engagement2009TV SeriesMan Reading Forbes Magazine


Forbes on Fox2012-2016TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself
In Depth2016TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
Making Money with Charles Payne2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Forbes Media Chairman / Himself - Panelist
PlantPure Nation2015DocumentaryHimself
Cavuto on Business2013-2015TV SeriesHimself - Forbes Media Chairman & Editor-in-Chief / Himself
Stossel2014TV SeriesHimself
Who Is Vermin Supreme? An Outsider Odyssey2014DocumentaryHimself
On the Record w/ Brit Hume2012-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Forbes Media Chairman / Himself - Chairman / ...
Your World w/ Neil Cavuto2005-2013TV SeriesHimself
Jansing & Co.2013TV SeriesGuest - Himself
Now with Alex Wagner2013TV SeriesHimself
America's Newsroom2012TV SeriesHimself
America Live2012TV SeriesHimself
Lou Dobbs Tonight2012TV SeriesHimself
Freedom Watch with Judge Napolitano2010-2012TV SeriesHimself
An Inconvenient Tax2011DocumentaryHimself - President & CEO, Forbes
The Apprentice2005-2010TV SeriesHimself - CEO: Forbes, Inc. / Himself
I Want Your Money2010DocumentaryHimself
The Dylan Ratigan Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Mile High: How to Win... and Lose... the White House2009DocumentaryHimself - Interviewee
IFC News: 2008 Uncut2008TV SeriesHimself
The Colbert Report2008TV SeriesHimself
The Daily Show1999-2008TV SeriesHimself
Squawk Box2007TV SeriesHimself
La nit al dia2007TV SeriesHimself
The One Percent2006Documentary
The O'Reilly Factor2005TV SeriesHimself - Chairman, Forbes Media
Charlie Rose2000TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Campaign Trail to the Road to the White House2000TV SpecialHimself
The Awful Truth2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Late Show with David Letterman1998TV SeriesHimself
The Sunday Programme1996TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1996TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live1996TV SeriesHimself - Host / Ted Boreman / Slug
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1996TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Saturday Night Live in the '90s: Pop Culture Nation2007TV Special documentarySoldier (uncredited)
Bulworth1998Himself (uncredited)
The Big One1997DocumentaryHimself - Presidential Candidate
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