Milo Yiannopoulos is a well-known political commentator from Britain who is also an author, journalist, blogger, media personality, and publisher. He has served as the senior editor of Breitbart News. Yiannopoulos later shifted to the United States and is known to be a supporter of Donald Trump.
Milo has supported for child sexual abuse and has been a critic of political correctness, Islam, feminism, and social justice. Let’s find out how much is Milo Yiannopoulos’s net worth 2018 And how did this political commentator managed to accumulate all the wealth and fame.
Milo Yiannopoulos Early Life
Milo Yiannopoulos was born as Milo Hanrahan on 18 October 1984, in Kent, England. He is the son of Nicolas Hanrahan. He was adopted by his stepfather.
He went to Canterbury’s Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys but got expelled from there. He went to the University of Manchester but dropped out. He also went to Cambridge’s Wolfson College to study English but got sent down.
Milo Yiannopoulos is an open gay. In September 2017, he got married to his African-American boyfriend named John. He is a Roman Catholic.
He has been involved in many controversies. Being an open gay, Yiannopoulos has opposed Pope Francis. He is also a feminist and his articles have known to be misogynous. He has criticized Islam for the Orlando nightclub shooting in 2016. His Twitter account was suspended in 2015 and is known to associate himself with the alt-right.
Milo Yiannopoulos Career, Awards & Achievement
Following his college, Milo Yiannopoulos got employed at The Catholic Herald. In 2009, he was a part of the women in computing subject which raised him to prominence. He has also appeared on television and has debated same-sex marriage. In 2017, he demanded the Muslim Association Union of the University of Glasgow to shut down.
In 2011, he organized ‘The Telegraph Tech Start-Up 100’ which is a technology start-up in Europe. It operated through the events company named Wrong Agency. It was later shut down. In November of the same year, he launched ‘The Kernel’ along with David Rosenberg, David Haywood Smith, Adrian McShane, and Stephen Pritchard.
The Kernel was an online magazine and was involved in a legal dispute. It closed in March 2013. He was also involved in the news coverage of ‘Gamergate controversy’. In 2015, Yiannopoulos became an in charge of the “Breitbart Tech” section of Breitbart News Network. He resigned from the post in February 2017.
In 2016, he became the founder of Yiannopoulos Privilege Grant. He used to disburse grants worth $2,500 to the disadvantaged men. In 2017, he launched the new media outlet called ‘Milo, Inc. In November of the same year, he started touring Australia and has visited many cities in the country. His autobiography ‘Dangerous’ was released in 2017.
One of the greatest achievements of Milo Yiannopoulos is to be a successful conservative commentator. His book ‘Dangerous’ appeared in the list of best-sellers on Amazon. In 2017, his book was featured on the best-seller list of Times, USA Today, Publisher Weekly, and New York Times. In 2011, he appeared in the list of ‘100 most influential people in Britain’s digital economy’ by the Wired UK.
Net Worth of Milo Yiannopoulos
Milo Yiannopoulos has an estimated net worth of more than $4.5 million. He inherited this fortune by getting involved with a number of endeavors in his career. His book has already become a best-seller in various lists. He has also appeared on television and has debated many popular names. Milo Yiannopoulos has given many speeches in many places and has also begun many businesses. He has successfully associated himself with the Breitbart Tech.
Milo Yiannopoulos is considered one of the most popular political commentators in the world. He is the founder of ‘The Telegraph Tech Start-Up 100’. In 2010, he hosted the competition called Young Rewired State for charity. He has also organized London Nude Tech Calendar for raising money.