Al Gore is an American author, environmentalist, and politician, who reached his career peak as the 45th Vice President of the United States of America. He is one of the more famous and recognized American politicians. In this article, we will learn about his early life, biography, personal life, and finally, his current net worth and earnings. Read on to find out more.
Biography and Early Life
Albert Arnold Gore, Jr. was born on March 31, 1948, in Washington D.C., United States of America, to parents Albert Gore Sr. and Pauline LaFon Gore. He grew up in his hometown where he attended the St. Albans School. There, he met his future wife, Tipper Aitcheson. Some years later, Gore studied at Harvard University, as well as the Vanderbilt University Divinity School.
Al Gore and Tipper Aitcheson started dating in 1965, starting from their senior prom. They married in 1970 and have had four children together, Sarah Gore, Kristin Gore, Karenna Gore, and Al Gore III. After 40 years of marriage, the pair sadly divorced in 2010.
Career in Politics and Business
Al Gore started his political career during the 1970s. In 1997, he became a member of the House of Representatives, representing the 4th District of Tennessee. In 1983, he represented the 6th District of Tennessee. From 1985 until 1993, he served as the US Senator of Tennessee. The highlight of his career, and life, was in 1993 when he became the 45th Vice President, during the Clinton Administration until 2001.
Before he became a politician, he served a year in the military where he developed a strong and true sense of patriotism. One of the biggest influences on his career was his father, whom he viewed as a role model.
Al Gore is also the founder of the Alliance for Climate Protection and the co-founder of Generation Investment Management. In addition, he co-founded Current TV. His other notable positions include the board of director seats at Apple and the World Resources Institute.
Al Gore Net Worth
During his life, Al Gore has amassed considerable wealth thanks to his successful careers in politics and business. As of the start of 2020, he has an estimated net worth of more than $330 million. Most of this wealth came through his yearly salaries as a politician, but he’s smart investments also helped him multiply his great fortune. He is still working hard in his late years and could very well increase his net worth. He is among the most popular and loved politicians in America, a complete opposite of the President he served under for eight straight years.