Al Gore is a well-known politician, former senator, and environmentalist activist in America who served as the 45th Vice president of the United States from 1993 to 2001. He is the founder and the current Chairman of the Alliance for Climate Protection and also the co-founder and chairman of Generation Investment Management. Gore is an eminent author and active environmentalist and earned the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 for his work in climate change activism. He received numerous awards and applause for his books. To know more about net worth of Al Gore in 2019, keep reading the following article.
Early Life & Biography:
Albert Arnold Gore Jr. was born in Washington, D.C on March 31, 1948, to his parents Pauline (LaFon) Gore who is the first women to complete graduation from Vanderbilt University Law School and Albert Gore Sr. who is the former US Representative and also served as the U.S. Senator from Tennessee.
Gore first settled in Virginia in the mid 17-century, and after the Revolutionary War, he moved to Tennessee. He lived with his family during his schooling in the Embassy Row section in Washington D.C. He used to work on the family farm in Carthage, Tennessee during his summer vacations.
He completed his schooling from St. Albans School which is a boarding school for boys in Washington D.C. He applied for Harvard and got enrolled. He served as the captain of the football team named Threw discus and also participated in various activities like art, basketball, and government.
On May 19, 1970, Gore got married to Mary Elizabeth Aitcheson popularly known as Tipper. The couple was blessed with four children named Karenna Gore, Kristin Carlson Gore, Albert Arnold Gore III, and Sarah LaFon Gore. But they had made a mutual decision to separate in June 2010. In May 2010, it was announced that Gore started dating Elizabeth Keadle of California
Career, Awards & Nominations:
In 1965, Gore attended the Harvard University. Initially, he planned to major in English to write novels, but later he changed the decision and selected government as his major. During the era of anti-Vietnam war, Gore was in the college, and he disagreed to participate in the Harvard demonstrations.
He completed his graduation in 1969 and became eligible for the military draft. Gore returned from the army in May 1971 while receiving the Honorable discharge.
At the age of 28, Gore started serving in the US Congress and remained in the same position for the next 16 years. In 1976, he won the Democratic primary for the district for 3 times and ran for the U.S. Senate seat. He won the U.S. Senate seat and became the vice president and ran for the president seat in 2000.
Gore won a number of awards for his work in climate change environmentalist. In 2009, he won a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for his work on the book named An Inconvenient Truth. In 2010, Gore received a Primetime Emmy Award for the Current TV.
Net Worth and Earnings:
And now we finally get into the actual calculations of Al Gore’s net worth. The estimated net worth of Al Gore is around $350 million. He made all this fortune by serving as a former senator, Vice President, entrepreneur, and environmental activist. He is the chairman of Generation Investment Management which has the net worth of $7 billion in assets. He is also as a board member of Apple Inc and owns $35 million worth of Apple shares.
Al Gore met with President Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka as she announced that she wants to make climate change one of her signature issues. Gore was also praised by President Obama for his work in advancing the cause of peace.