Mark Warner is a politician and businessmen from America who is currently serving as the senior United States Senator from Virginia. Warner is the member of the Democratic Party and the Vice Chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee and Senate Democratic Caucus. Let’s find out how much is the net worth of Mark Warner in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Mark Warner was born on December 15, 1954, in Indianapolis, Indiana to Robert F. Warner and Marjorie (née Johnston). He grew up in Illinois and Connecticut with his younger sister, Lisa. Warner went to the Rockville High School in Connecticut where he was the class President for three years and also hosted the weekly basketball game.
He later attended the George Washington University where he earned his bachelor degree in the year 1977. He also got his Juris Doctor degree from the Harvard Law School in 1980. Warner served as a coach for the school’s first intramural women’s basketball team.
He first met his future wife Lisa Collis in 1984 at a fraternity keg party. After dating for five years, they got married in the year 1989.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Mark Warner started his political career in the year 1993 when he became the chairman of the state Democratic party. In 1996, he lost the U.S. Senate election against John Warner of the Republican party. However, in 2002 he defeated Republican candidate Mark Earley to become the new governor of Virginia.
Warner became popular among the people which helped the Democrats to gain seats in the Virginia House of Delegates in 2003. He delivered the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in the year 2008.
The following year he was included in the Senate’s Banking, Budget, and Commerce committees, and Senate Intelligence Committee in 2011.
Warner was ranked 10th in the list of most bipartisan member of the U.S. Senate and the second most bipartisan Democrat during the 115th United States Congress.
In 2009 he was appointed as the chairman of a bipartisan task force and the following year the lead sponsor of the Government Performance and Results Act. Warner introduced the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act in 2014 to identify improper payments, waste, and fraud. Warner has been awarded seven honorary degrees including the Doctor of Laws from College of William and Mary, Doctor of Public Service from the George Washington University, Associate of Humane Letters from the Lord Fairfax Community College and others.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Mark Warner has an estimated net worth of more than $320 million. Most of the fortune is the result of his illustrious political career. He is also a successful businessman and has founded many companies such as Columbia Capital, Nextel and Capital Cellular Corporation. Warner owns a 15-acre Rappahannock Bend farm where he is involved in winemaking and farming. He is also considered as the wealthiest U.S. Senator.
Mark Warner is one of the most renowned politicians and businessmen from America. He is involved with many organizations related to telecommunications, education, healthcare and information technology.