Jim Webb is a politician and an author. He has been able to work as a United States Senator from Virginia. Other position that he has been able to hold includes Secretary of the Navy, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs. He has also worked for the Counsel for the United States House Committee on Veteran’s Affairs and had a very well decorated career as a Marine Corps officer. Here is a quick summary of Jim Webb’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Jim Webb Early Life
Webb was born in the year 1946 on February 9th. His place of birth was in St. Joseph Missouri. His parents were James Henry Webb Sr. and Loraine Hodges. He has three siblings, and he is the eldest in the family. He grew up in a military family and went on to move from one place to another as his fathers’ job demanded. Among the place that he did live in included Illinois, Texas, Alabama, Nebraska among many more. He is married to a lawyer by the name Hong Le Webb. They got married in the year 2005. Together they have one child by the name Georgia LeAnh. In total, Webb has four children. He had been married to Barbara Samorajczyk before they got divorced. Also, he had been married to Jo Ann Krukar. This was in the year 1981.
Jim Webb Career, Awards & Achievement
Webb was able to attend the Naval Academy. After completing his training, he got to be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S Marine Corps. He did join Marine Corps Officer Basic School and did graduate as the top candidate. This led to his promotion to become the first lieutenant. He has been able to work as a platoon commander with the Delta Company. After he came back from the Vietnam War, he got to be assigned a new role as an instructor for the Officer Candidates School.
He then rose on to become the secretary of the Navy’s Office. After leaving the military, he has been able to hold other positions. He has been able to serve on the staff of the House Committee on Veteran Affairs. During this period, he also was able to represent veterans pro-bono. Other posts that he has been able to hold include Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs. He has been able to get elected as a Virginia Senator. He has been able to author several books. Among them ‘Fields of Fire’.
Awards and Achievements
Webb has been able to have a well-decorated career in the military. He has been able to receive the Navy Cross Award for heroism in Vietnam War. He has also been awarded Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, and two Purple Hearts.
Net worth of Jim Webb
Webb has a net worth of over $9.5 million. This wealth has been generated from multiple sources. Among the sources that have helped to create this wealth is his vast career as military personnel. He has also been able to serve as the United States Senator. Webb has been able to author multiple books that have achieved good sales.
Webb has been dedicated a large chunk of his life in serving his country. He has served in the military and gone on to rise to become a United States senator. At one time, in the 2008 elections, there were rumors that he was going to appointed as a Vice president by Obama. He declined this position.