Rahm Israel Emanuel a.k.a. Rahm Emanuel is an American based politician who is currently at the position of Mayor of Chicago. He is a member in Democratic Party in the United States. He was also elected for this position in the year 2011. He has won 55 percent of total votes over another five candidates. To know more about the net worth of Rahm Emanuel in the year 2018, keep reading this article.
Early life and Biography
Rahm Emanuel was born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. on November 29, 1959. He belongs to a Romanian Jewish family. His surname “Emanuel” means “God with us” was given to him in honor of a member in their family. Rahm’s father, Benjamin M. Emanuel was a paediatrician in an American Hospital and mother Marsha was the daughter of Chicago union chief organizer.
He has completed his studies in Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day school in Chicago. During his school days, Rahm and his brother joined a summer camp where he started taking ballet lessons. He completed his graduation in Evanston School of Ballet.
Rahm is married to Amy Merritt Rule. They have two daughters and a son. Rahm lives in Ravenswood with his family. His wife Amy converted to Judaism a few days before their marriage. Rahm does not have many friends, but a close friend, David Axelrod who was chief strategist for the president Obama during 2008 to 2012.
Rahm likes to spend as much time as possible with his family. Every year in the winter holidays of their kids, this family take a long trip and explore other cultures and different parts of the world. They have visited, India, Kenya, Zambia and South America. Rahm loves to participate in triathlons.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
His political career started when he joined the organization Illinois Public Action. In this organization, he has done significant work in the public interest and consumer welfare. He served the number of positions in the US politics before becoming the mayor of the Chicago. He has also given his services as the National campaign director in the committee of the Democratic Congressional campaign in the year 1988. Rahm was appointed directly to the position of member of Finance committee during the Bill Clinton’s presidency. Later, he becomes the senior advisor of Bill Clinton in the year 1993.
Net worth and Earnings
After much hard work and serving his nation by his services, Rahm has managed to build up the net worth of around $16.5 million. He is drawing a $365,000 salary from his job as mayor. He has done various jobs to achieve this position and build this much of capital.
Rahm is famous for his “Take-no-prisoners style” which has made his name Rahmbo. He has served his nation for many years. Other than work, he spends time with his family and tries to have at least one vacation in a year. He has inspired many people by his work and dedication towards his work.