Steve Bannon is a famous media executive from America who has previously served as Breitbart News’s executive chairman. He is also a political figure and a former investment banker. Bannon was the Chief Strategist of the White House in the first seven months of the Trump Administration. He was the vice president of Goldman Sachs and was the co-founder of Breitbart News. He has also executive produced many films in Hollywood. Let’s find out more about how much is Steve Bannon’s net worth in 2018.
Steve Bannon Early Life
Stephen Kevin Bannon was born on November 27, 1953, in Norfolk, Virginia. His parents are Doris Bannon and Martin Bannon.
He completed his schooling at Benedictine College Preparatory, a military high school in 1971. In 1976, Bannon earned his BA degree in urban planning from the Virginia Tech College of Architecture and Urban Studies. He has also earned his master’s degree from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. He later got his MBA degree from Harvard Business School.
Steve Bannon first married Cathleen Houff Jordan, with whom she has a daughter. From 1995 to 1997, he married Mary Louise Piccard. The couple has twin daughters. From 2006 to 2009, he then married Diane Clohesy.
He has been described as a paleoconservative and nationalist. Previously, he used to practice Zen meditation. He was influenced to politics by Theodore Roosevelt, James K. Polk, Henry Clay, Alexander Hamilton, and Andrew Jackson.
Steve Bannon Career, Awards & Achievement
In the late 1970s, he served in U.S. Navy in the cadre of an officer. In 1980, Steve Bannon got deployed to the Persian Gulf. He was in the army for seven years and was discharged as a lieutenant (O-3).
After leaving the military, he became an investment banker at the Goldman Sachs. Two years later, he became the company’s vice president. In 1990, Bannon formed the Bannon & Co. along with other employees of Goldman Sachs. In 1998, the company was bought by Société Générale.
He was the acting director of Biosphere 2 of Earth Science in 1993. Two years later, he left the project. He has also ventured into entertainment and has executive produced 18 films. He has produced films like ‘The Indian Runner’, ‘Titus’, ‘Occupy Unmasked’, ‘The Undefeated’, and ‘Fire from the Heartland: The Awakening of the Conservative Woman’.
In 2004, he made the documentary called ‘In the Face of Evil’. He was also the co-founder and executive chair of the Government Accountability Institute. Later, he hosted the radio show called Breitbart News Daily. He was the founding member of Breitbart News. From August 2017 to January 2018, he was the executive chairman of Breitbart.
Awards & Achievements
Steve Bannon has not won an award in his career. One of his biggest careers is to be a successful media executive and to be a chief strategist of the Trump Administration. In 2015, he was featured in the list of Mediaite’s “25 Most Influential in Political News Media 2015”. When in the army, he achieved the rank of a lieutenant (O-3).
Net Worth of Steve Bannon
Steve Bannon’s net worth is more than $55 million. He made this fortune by venturing into several professions in his career. He successfully launched Bannon & Co. and has also worked in the army as well as with Goldman Sachs. Steve Bannon also found success in politics and was appointed as the Chief Strategist by Donald Trump. He has written, directed, and executive produced many films like ‘Clinton Cash’, ‘Sweetaker’, ‘Occupy Unmasked’, ‘Generation Zero’, and ‘The Chaos Experiment’.
Steve Bannon is considered one of the most popular media executives in the world. During his seven months as the Chief Strategist in the Trump Administration, he favored in the withdrawal of Iran nuclear deal and has opposed the Shayrat missile strike of 2017. He also voiced on several issues.