Valerie June Jarett Bowman is a vast experienced American businesswoman as well as a former government official. She has been able to serve as a senior advisor to the former president of the United States, Barrack Obama and was an assistant to the president for the public engagement and the intergovernmental affairs. Before then, she was serving as a co-chair of the Obama Biden Transition Project. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of Valerie Jarrett in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Valerie was born in the year 1956 on November 14th in Shiraz Iran. She was born during the Pahlavi dynasty, to American Parents James E Bowman and Barbara Bowman. The father was a pathologist and also a geneticist. The father was managing a hospital for the children in Shiraz in the year 1956. The parents are European and African American Descent. As a child, she was able to speak Persian, English, and French.
Her mother was among the members who created Erikson Institute, and this Institute got to be established to provide the collective knowledge in the child development. She attended North Mount Hermon before proceeding to join Stanford University where she graduated with a degree in Psychology. Later on, she earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School.
She tied the knot with William Robert Jarrett, who was a son of the Chicago Times reporter by the name Vernon Jarrett. She has attributed her switching of career from the private to public career to the birth of their daughter as she felt that she wanted to make her daughter proud. Her daughter works as an attorney and a reporter for the CNN.
Career, Awards, & Achievements
Valerie started her career in politics. This was in 1987, and she was working for Mayor Harold as the deputy Corporation counsel in charge of finance. She rose to become deputy chief of staff for Mayor Richard Daley during that time she got to be hired by Michelle Robinson, who was engaged to Barrack Obama. Before joining the Obama administration, she was serving as the CEO of Habitat Company. After leaving she was replaced, Mark Segal. She is part of Board of Trustees of the University of Chicago.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Valerie Jarrett is estimated to be somewhere around $10 million. Her wealth has been from her career both in the private as well as the public sectors. She has held reputable companies in very many respectable companies. She is a renowned businesswoman and a legal adviser. At one time, she was serving as the Chief Executive Officer of Real Estate Company by the name Habitat Company. She is a board member of very many reputable companies.
After the retirement of Obama, Jarrett has been working as an advisor to the Obama Foundation. In the year 2017, she got to be appointed to be part of the directors of Ariel Investments. In January 2018, she was appointed as a senior fellow of the University of Chicago Law School.