What is Liz Cheney’s net worth?
|Net Worth:||6 million dollars|
|bear:||July 28, 1966|
Liz Cheney is an American politician and lawyer who has a net worth of $6 million dollars. She said that she served as Representative of the Ione Congress in Wyoming, USA, and from 2019 to 2021, she holds the third-highest position in Republican leadership in the House of Representatives.
She is also the third woman to be elected, after Cathy McMorris and Deborah Price. Let’s take a look at how Cheney got involved in the political game and amassed her fortune.
Early life and career
Liz Cheney was born on July 28, 1966 in Wisconsin, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney and second wife Lynn Cheney. Her parents were still studying at the University of Wisconsin-Madison at the time she was born. While Cheney attended middle school in Casper, Wyoming, her father ran for Congress.
They lived between Casper and Washington between the 1970s and 1980s and her father was elected to the House of Representatives. She attended McLean High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Colorado College. She wrote a thesis entitled ‘The Evolution of Presidential Warfare Powers’ and received her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.
Cheney attended law school after working for the Department of State with the United States Agency for International Development between 1989 and 1993. She then worked for Armitage Associates LLP, a consulting firm founded by Richard Armitage, a former Deputy Secretary of State and former Department of Defense official.
Cheney practiced as an international law attorney at White & Case and a consultant to International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group. She also served as Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of State for support to the former Soviet Union and as a USAID officer at the US embassies in Warsaw and Budapest.
According to sources cited by the New York Times, Cheney was appointed Assistant Secretary for the Near East, a position created exclusively for her by Richard Boucher. The Sunday Times also cited Cheney’s appointment as the United States was seriously thinking about reforming the Middle East.
She has been empowered and controlled by the Middle East Partnership Initiative, designed to address the needs of literacy, economic development and political reform.
Cheney left her State Department position after a year to work for Bush-Cheney’s re-election campaign and participated in the ‘W Stands for Women’ initiative, which targets female voters. She returned to the U.S. Department of State, where she was appointed Senior Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs and Coordinator of Broad Middle East and North Africa Initiatives.
She promoted and targeted democracy, economic opportunity and education in North Africa and the Middle East. She also simultaneously led the Iran-Syrian Policy and Operations Group and established a division within the State Department’s Near Eastern Affairs Office.
In 2007, Cheney signed Fred Thompson’s presidential campaign for the 2008 election. He later dropped out, and Cheney served as Chief Foreign Policy Adviser in Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign. In 2012, she was hired as a contributor to the Fox News channel, and she has appeared as a guest on shows such as Fox News Sunday and Hannity.
In 2014, she announced that she would run for the Senate from Wyoming as a Republican. Her campaign has been criticized for opposing same-sex marriage and withdrawing her campaign citing health concerns. In 2015, Cheney once again reconsider his position in the Wyoming House of Representatives. She was endorsed by American oil tycoon Simon Cookes and was elected with 60% support.
She was once again elected to the House of Representatives in 2018 and served as Speaker of the House Republican Conference. She was the third Republican in the Senate. She was again re-elected to the House of Representatives with 69% support in 2020.
Cheney took the oath of office in 2017, supported Trump’s presidential campaign, and co-authored legislation supporting the Endangered Species Act. She was criticized by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for detaining Mexican-USB-ordered migrants as concentration camp victims. She continued to support the Trump administration and was a loyal Trumpist.
But after the attack on the Capitol, Cheney announced that he would vote to impeach Trump’s role in the attack. Trump directed his rebels to get rid of Cheney for betraying the former president.
She has also been asked to resign from the Wyoming Republican House of Representatives for voting in favor of Trump’s impeachment. She was no longer recognized as a party member in 2021 because Cheney failed to provide concrete evidence of the former president’s impeachment. Cheney has been asked to participate in a House investigation into the Capitol attack.
Cheney has won awards and recognition despite her controversial personality. She is listed on the Forbes 50+ 50+ Distinguished Leaders, Creators, Entrepreneurs, and 50+ Scientists list. She was also named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World for 2021. On April 22, 2022, Cheney was awarded the Profile Courage Award by the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation for her contribution to defending democracy.
Cheney earned millions of dollars in her career, particularly in numerous senior positions she held through government positions that paid $150,000 per year. She also inherited a large stake from her father, Dick Cheney, who was former Vice President and earned millions of dollars during her tenure.
Cheney’s husband, Philip Perry, is also an attorney, earning Cheney’s equivalent, and has worked for several government agencies. He has served as Associate Director at the Ministry of Justice and the Office of Budget Management.
Cheney and her husband are known to have made significant real estate investments that significantly increased their net worth. They bought a house in Wisconsin for about $1.63 million. Together with her husband Philip Perry, she has five children: Grace Perry, Kate Perry, Philip Richard Perry, Elizabeth Perry and Richard Perry.
As of 2022, Cheney’s net worth is estimated at $6 million. She is a politician and lawyer who has served several presidents and has been the subject of controversy in recent years. Cheney also plans to run for president in 2024 and help restore her party.