Nancy Pelosi is a politician from the democrat party that is currently serving as a speaker of the US house of representatives. You’d be surprised to learn that he is the first woman to be in this position in the history of the US. She was elected to congress for the first time in 1987. Also, she is considered to be one of the most influential woman politicians ever. In her current position, she is the third person in the US after president and vice-president. If you would like to learn about this very powerful person, her private life, career, and of course net worth, stay with us until the end of the article. Without further ado, let us begin.
Nancy Pelosi was born as Nancy Patricia D’Alesandro on the 26th of March 1940. She was born in Baltimore. Her parents are Annunciata M. D’Alesandro and Thomas D’Alesandro Jr. Both of them had an Italian background. She was the youngest of seven children. At the time she was born, her father was a Democratic Congressman and late became a mayor of Baltimore. She met Paul Pelosi when she was at college. The couple got engaged quickly and they got married on the 7th of September 1963. After they married, they moved to San Francisco where her brother in law held a high position. They have five children: Christine, Alexandra, Nancy Corinne, Jacqueline, and Paul. She was interested in politics since she was a young girl.
Nancy Pelosi started involving in politics in the late 1960s. From the beginning, she was a part of the Democratic party and she became a friend of Burton, who was, at that time, the number one man in the Democratic party in California. Her career started to pick up after she was elected to be a member of the Democratic National Committee in 1976. In 1977, she was elected to be the head of the Democrats in California. At the time of the Gulf War, back in 1991, she was against the US decision to intervene. In 2002, she became the leader of the democrats in the house of representatives. She is the first woman in the US that was elected among the leaders of some of the parties. She is the first woman that became the speaker in the house of representatives. Also, she worked as a board member in the National Italian-American foundation for more than a decade.
As of January 2020, Nancy Pelosi’s estimated net worth is $140 million. A vast majority of her money was accumulated from her political activity. Naturally, her job allowed her to earn serious money for a long time. She had a really great salary because of her working as a House Speaker for four years. When she doesn’t work as a politician, she is operating a real estate business along with her husband. Their private business is worth $20 million. She’s been in high places throughout her whole career. You need to have in mind that surely, this wasn’t an easy job.