Rancher Cliven Bundy who is fighting hard with the Government for the land to graze his cattle is right now in the custody of the government. Bundy earns around $300,000 each year with the sale of his cattle. Now let’s have a close look on Cliven Bundy’s net worth in 2018.
Cliven Bundy Early Life
Cliven was born on 29th April 1946 in Las Vegas. He is a descendant of Mayflower Pilgrims. He has a big family of 14 children and 60 grandchildren. Two of his children Ryan Bundy and Ammon Bundy are also in custody now. In 2015 his another son Cliven Lance Bundy was put in jail for burglary and firearm charges. According to reports Bundy was protected by an armed guard and 100 others will come to support him if he faces a problem.
Cliven Bundy Career
Bundy advocated for some time. He supports the idea of Sovereign citizen movement. There are people who follow this idea and claim that they are not under the jurisdiction of the government. Bundy asked for support from various groups like the White Mountain Militia, Praetorian Guard, and Oath Keepers.
Bundy believes that federal police has no power over the lands as they belong to “sovereign state of Nevada.” Bundy denied the judgment of the federal court and filed an unsuccessful motion against them stating to dismiss the Bureau of Land Management case which was posed against him. He also claimed that the court has no jurisdiction as he is not the territory of Nevada but a citizen of Nevada.
He told all his supporters that they would not trust the authority and go against them and the police don’t have the power to arrest them. His movement is considered as a major terrorism threat by the FBI as he used the language of Sovereign citizen movement and got the support of other groups like White Mountain Militia, Praetorian Guard, and Oath Keepers.
All of Bundy’s thinkings are from Sovereign citizen movement, and he thinks that the County Sheriff is the most powerful person in the country to enforce law among citizens. He is superior to any law enforcement agency or federal government. He ordered Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie for a confrontation with the federal agents. He also wanted him to take their arms and deliver them to Bundy within an hour, but to his disappointment, Doug Gillespie didn’t do that. The group of Bundy was a self-described patriot group which was creating problems for the government.
Awards & Achievements
There is now awards Bundy have with his name on it, and the dispute which he is having with the government will not let him to get any in future.
Net Worth of Cliven Bundy
One of the biggest rancher Cliven Bundy earns a lot from the sale of his cattle. His estimated net worth is $2 million, and it is said that he earns around $300,000 per year from the sale of cattle.
On 10th Feb 2016, Bundy was arrested while he was traveling to Burns at Portland International Airport, Portland. He was sent to downtown Multnomah County Jail. He was charged with a criminal complaint of 32 pages. He is also a strong believer of religion, so he even provides some of the income into religious matters.