A member of Republican Party, John Kasich is a famous Politician and Television host. He is the current and 69th Governor of Ohio. Here is a quick summary of John Kasich’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
John was born on 13th May 1952 in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania. It is an industrial town near Pittsburgh. His parents work as mail career. His father’s name was John Kasich, and his mother was Anne. John’s schooling was completed from a public school at McKees Rocks.
From the Ohio State University, John earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. During his college days, he wrote a 3 paged letter to President Nixon. After the delivery of the letter, he was called to the White House, where he had a meeting with the president for 20 mins. He worked as a researcher at the Ohio Legislative Service Commission after his graduation from 1975 to 1978.
A very active media person John Kasich hosted a show for the Fox News named “Heartland with John Kasich.” He took part in another famous show with Bill O’Reilly named “The O’Reilly Factor.” He was seen appearing as a guest on “Hannity and Colmes.”
He made a name for himself as an author too. His first book was released in 1998 named ‘Courage is Contagious,’ and it was a bestseller according to the list of New York Times. He has written 2 other books too apart from this which are also famous, “Stand for Something: The Battle For America’s Soul,” published in 2006 and “Every Other Monday” published in 2010.
Not only he was famous as an author and TV host, but John is a successful businessman too. He had served many companies as the board of directors like Norvax Inc, Lehman Brothers, and Invacare Corporations. Lehman Brothers gave him a lucrative salary, and he left the company in 2008 after it stated about its bankruptcy.
He takes stand on many social issues too which makes him so famous among people like he is strictly against abortion. He wants the companies to come forward for environment protection. As Governor of Ohio, he is very strict against criminal activities. He did not like the use of medical marijuana and said that the pain could be handled in a different way.
Awards & Achievements
Till now he did not receive any, but with the great works he is doing in politics, no one can predict the future. But he has earned huge name with his 3 books published; Courage is Contagious, Stand for something: the battle for America’s soul and Every Other Monday. He served as a board of directors for several companies like Lehman brothers, Invacare corporations and Norvax Inc.
Net Worth of John Kasich
Right now this famous politician John Kasich has an estimated net worth of $15 million. His net worth was the lowest among the presidential candidates of 2016. But some media organizations along with Columbus Dispatch states that his net worth is between $9 million to $22 million. While as a board member fo Lehman brothers, John received a salary of $182,692 plus$4,32,000 as a bonus.
Till now John is married twice. Mary Lee Griffith was his first wife, whom he married in 1975. They divorced in 1980. He is right now with his second wife Karen Waldbillig, whom he married in 1997. Karen was a former Public Relations Executive. He has two daughters, and they are twins named Reese and Emma. Although he is a politician, John has been inspiring many with his thoughts and beliefs. He was from a Catholic family but never really believed the religion.