Ron Paul is an American politician, physician as well as a writer. Three times he ran for U.S. President. He is a congressman from District 14 of Texas. He served for 22nd district of Texas. He is popular with his nick name “Dr. No”. Now let’s have a close look on Ron Paul’s net worth in 2018.
Ron Paul Early Life
Ron Paul was born in 1935 on 20th August. He was born in Pittsburgh. His father was Howard Casper Paul. He had a small diary company. His father was of German origin. His grandfather came to America from Germany. His grandmother was also a German-American. He went to Dormont High School. He was state champion in 100 Meter Dash.
Ron attended Gettysburg College. He graduated with his B.sc degree in Biology. He earned his medical degree in 1961 from Duke University. Later he did his internship in Detroit from Henry Ford Hospital. He worked as a flight surgeon in the air Force of United States from 1963 to 1965. After that, he worked in Air National Guard. He began his private practice in Texas.
Ron Paul Career, Awards & Achievement
In 1960s Paul was very much influenced by The Road to Serfdom. At the same time, he developed his interest in Economics. In 1974 he was defeated by R. R. Casey for district 22. After two years he won a special election but in the next regular election, Gammage defeated him. He served on the House Banking Committee in his early years.
In 1984 he lost in the senate race. He left Republican Party in 1987 and Joined Libertarian Party and on their ticket, he ran for President. He is a critic of Federal Government’s Policies. He was the first chairman of Citizens for a Sound Economy. Ro was honorary chairman of the Republican Liberty Caucus.
Awards and achievements:
The Charity Awards Committee presented him with prestigious Life-Time Achievement in 2010. He worked in promoting rights of the private sector charities. He won a special election in 1976 and got a seat in the United States House of Representatives.
Net worth of Ron Paul:
Ron Paul was basically a medical doctor and he accumulated most of his wealth from his medical career. He was also an author. During his Presidential campaign in 2012, his estimated net worth was between $2.3 million and $5 million. Presently his net worth is $6.6 million. His political career lasted 37 years.
Ron Paul married Carol wells in 1957. They met in 1952 when Carol was just 16. Together they have five children, Ronald, Randal, Robert, Lori, and Joy. His son Randal is the senator of Kentucky State. Ron was raised Lutheran but he later became Baptist. Carol published her famous cooking guide Ron Paul Family Cookbook in 1995.
She, her friends and relatives contributed recipes to that book. The book was sold to support her husband’s political campaigns. In 2012 a movie Ron Paul Rising was released base on the life and career of Ron Paul. He and his wife currently reside in Texas. Brian Doherty wrote a book “Ron Paul’s revolution: The Man and the Movement He Inspired. The book was published in 2012.