Ralph Nader is a political activist from the United States who is known for his involvement in various causes. He is an attorney, author, and lecturer, and is involved in government reform as well as consumer protection and environmentalism. Nader has written several books and has also written articles. He has made appearances in television and films too. Here is a quick summary of net worth of Ralph Nader in 2019, career and earnings.
Early Life & Biography
Ralph Nader is the son of Rose and Nathra Nader. He was born on 27 February 1964, in Winsted, Connecticut. In his childhood, he used to work as a newspaper delivery boy.
He completed his schooling in 1951 from The Gilbert School. In 1955, Nader received his BA from Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He has also got his LL.B. from Harvard Law School.
Nader can fluently speak seven different languages. He is known to have Bell’s palsy. His siblings are Shafeek, Laura, and Claire.
Career, Awards & Nominations
After completing his studies, Ralph Nader used to work in the United States Army in the position of a cook in Fort Dix. He has worked as a lecturer in the University of Hartford. In 1964, he became Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s consultant. The following year, he published, “Unsafe at Any Speed”.
He then went on to write other books like ‘Action for a Change’, ‘Whistle-Blowing’, ‘Menace of Atomic Energy’, ‘You and Your Pension’, ‘Verdicts on Lawyers’, ‘In Pursuit of Justice’, ‘The Big Boys’, ‘Lemon Book: Auto Rights’, ‘Civic Arousal’ ‘Return to Sender’, and ‘The Seventeenth Traditions’.
Nader became an environmental activist in the 1970s. He is a member of the Green Party and has been a Presidential candidate of the party on many occasions. He has also contributed articles for various print media.
He has appeared as a guest in many television shows like ‘Meet the Press’, ‘Saturday Night Live’, ‘Democracy Now!’, ‘The Daily Show’, ‘Real Time with Bill Maher’, and ‘The O’Reilly Factor’. Nader has also guest appeared in ‘Sesame Street’.
Awards & Achievements
The Promoting Enduring Peace conferred Ralph Nader with the Gandhi Peace Award in 2016. Also in 2016, he was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame. He has appeared in the list of “100 Most Influential Americans” by Britannica, Life Magazine, The Atlantic, and Time Magazine. The U.S. Junior Chamber featured him in the list of “Ten Outstanding Young Men of the Year” in 1967.
Net Worth & Earnings
The estimated net worth of Ralph Nader is more than $7.5 million. He has been active in his profession for a very long time. Apart from writing books and getting involved in various endeavors, he also has got shares in Amazon. He has got stocks worth more than $3 million and another stock worth $1 million in Cisco System, Inc. He has also got shares of almost $250 thousand in Magellan Fund.
Ralph Nader is an influential person. He has the recipient of several recognition’s and has appeared in the list of “Inspiring Americans” on several occasions. His popularity also made him appear in the movie ‘Fun with Dick and Jane’. His life has been documented in the movie ‘An Unreasonable Man’ by Steve Skrovan.