- Richest Politicians › Democrats
- Net Worth:
- $1 Million
- Date of Birth:
- Apr 12, 1981 (42 years old)
- Place of Birth:
- Leloaloa, American Samoa
- Politician, United States Army Reserve officer, legislator, media personality, author
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What is Tulsi Gabbard’s net worth?
Tulsi Gabbard is an American politician and military veteran who has a net worth of $1 million. As the first Hindu member of Congress and one of its first female combat veterans, Tulsi Gabbard has been recognized for her commitment to progressive policies and her dedication to public service. Tulsi Gabbard served in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Hawaii’s 2nd district, from 2013 to 2021. She earned a wider level of fame after running as a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 2020.
According to the financial disclosure she released as part of her 2020 Presidential campaign, at that point Tulsi Gabbard’s net worth was $500,000.
Early Life and Education
Tulsi Gabbard was born on April 12, 1981, in Leloaloa, American Samoa, and moved to Hawaii at the age of two. The fourth of five children, Gabbard was raised in a multicultural and multi-religious household, with her father being a Catholic of Samoan and European descent and her mother a Hindu of European descent. Gabbard studied Business Administration at Hawaii Pacific University, graduating in 2009.
After the September 11 attacks, Gabbard enlisted in the Hawaii Army National Guard. In 2004, she volunteered to deploy with her fellow soldiers to Iraq and served two tours of combat duty in the Middle East. Gabbard was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal and continues to serve as a Major in the Army National Guard. Her military experience greatly influences her views on foreign policy.
Political Career in Hawaii
Gabbard’s political career began in 2002 when, at 21 years old, she was elected to the Hawaii State Legislature, becoming the youngest woman to be elected to a U.S. state legislature. She then served on the Honolulu City Council from 2011 to 2012, focusing on economic development, budgeting, and local transportation.
In 2012, Gabbard was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, making her the first Hindu and the first American Samoan elected to Congress. Throughout her tenure, Gabbard was known for her advocacy for veterans, environmental policy, and non-interventionist foreign policy. She served on several committees, including the House Armed Services Committee and the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
2020 Presidential Campaign
Gabbard announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2020 election. While her campaign didn’t gain significant traction, Gabbard was recognized for her focus on foreign policy, criminal justice reform, and climate change. She dropped out of the race in March 2020 and endorsed Joe Biden.
In 2009 Tulsi paid $39,000 for a foreclosed home in Oklahoma. She sold this property in 2012 for $110,000.
In 2014 she paid $600,000 for a home in Washington DC.