A very successful author and politician, Newt Gingrich have served as the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives for four years. He was a teacher and has represented Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. He is from the Republican Party and was the Republican Presidential nominee for the 2012 US Presidential Elections. He has written several books and has also written two films. Let’s find out how much is the net worth of Newt Gingrich in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Newton Leroy Gingrich was born in June 1943, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He is the son of Kathleen “Kit” and Newton Searles McPherson. His parents got married when they were both teenagers and they broke off within days. His mother later married Robert Gingrich who later adopted him. He has three half-sisters and spent his childhood in Hummelstown. He is a Lutheran.
He went to Baker High School and graduated in 1961. He was interested in politics from a very young age. Later, he went to Atlanta’s Emory University and earned his bachelor’s degree in history. He has also got his MA degree from Tulane University. In 1971, he did his Ph.D. in European History.
In 1962, Newt Gingrich got married to Jackie Battley. They were the parents of Kathy and Jackie Gingrich. The couple divorced in 1980. In 1981, he got married to Marianne Ginther. The couple separated in 2000. In August of the same year, he got married to Callista Bisek. He was also in a relationship with Anne Manning. In 2009, he got converted to Catholicism.
Career, Award & Nominations
At the 1968 Republican primaries, Newt Gingrich was named as the Southern Regional Director. In 1974, he unsuccessfully contested for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District against Jack Flynt of the Democratic Party. He again lost in 1976 in the House Elections. In 1978, he defeated Democrat Virginia Shapard for the 6th Congressional District of Georgia. In 1981, he became the founder of Military Reform Caucus as well as the Congressional Aviation and Space Caucus.
He is also the founder of Conservative Opportunity Society. He was named as the House Minority Whip in 1989, where he defeated Edward Rell Madigan. He was also a part of the Republican Revolution of 1994. In 1995, he became the Speaker of the House. He passed several legislation as the speaker and remained in the post until 1999. In 2003, Gingrich became the founder of Centre for Health Transformation. He held many political positions and has also done many business endeavors.
As a writer, Gingrich has written many fiction and non-fiction books. Some of these are ‘Winning the Future’, ‘A Contract with the Earth’, ‘To Renew America’, ‘To Save America’, ‘Window of opportunity’, ‘Restoring the Dream’, ‘A Nation Like No Other’, ‘Treason’, and ‘Duplicity’. He has also released the Civil War series books and Revolutionary War series books.
Net Worth & Earnings
How much could be the net worth of a person who has done many endeavors in his career? Apart from a successful author and a politician, he has also done many other businesses and has gone on to make a net worth of over $10 million. He is the advisor of Barrick Gold, which is a Canadian mining company and in 1999, he founded the Gingrich Group. He has also formed Gingrich Productions and Gingrich Communications. In addition to this, he has been a part of several other endeavors.
Newt Gingrich is a very successful person. He has been a popular politician and writer. He has also done business endeavors and is an influential person. He still continues to be active on various fronts including politics.