What is Ro Khanna's Net Worth? The Complete Breakdown of 4th Richest Californian in Congress' Wealth
Here is the complete breakdown of net worth and earnings of Ro Khanna, the 4th Richest Californian in Congress' Wealth.
Rohit Khanna or popularly known as Ro Khanna is an American politician, lawyer, economist and academic. He is currently serving as the U.S. Representative from California's 17th congressional district since 2017. Additionally, Khanna served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary in the United States Department of Commerce under President Barack Obama from August 8, 2009, to August 2011.
Ro Khanna defeated the eight-term incumbent Democratic Representative Mike Honda in the general election on November 8, 2016, to become a representative for his Democratic party. He had also run for the same seat in 2014, but he couldn't win. Many people are curious to learn about the net worth of the 43-year-old congressman. So, we have compiled the complete breakdown of Ro Khanna below.
Ro Khanna Holds a Minimum Net Worth of $27 Million Making Him One of the Richest Members of Congress
As of May 2020, congressman Ro Khanna holds an estimated net worth of over $27 million. According to an article by the Los Angeles Times, Ro Khanna is the fourth wealthiest millionaire from California to be a member of Congress.
Ro Khanna holds an estimated net worth of over $27 million.
The economist and intellectual property lawyer Ro Khanna is married to Ritu Khanna, who is the multimillionaire daughter of Monte Ahuja, an executive of investment firm Mura Holdings and car parts company Transtar. Khanna's wife, Ritu, owns 99 percent of his wealth. About $20 million of the fortune is spread among 500 different investments, including a few trusts, according to another article by Los Angeles.
Ro Khanna's wife Ritu Khanna owns 99 percent of his assets.
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Ro Khanna identifies himself as a progressive capitalist, which is why he accepts campaign donations only from individuals. He is one of only six members of the U.S. House of Representatives, and ten members of Congress who do not take campaign contributions from political action committees (PACs) or corporations. Khanna did not spend any amount of his family's money on his campaign, either.
Ro Khanna is currently on his first term in Congress. He has proposed a $1 trillion tax credit and other policies to benefit the working class. Besides his $27 million wealth, Ro Khanna also has more than $500,000 in tech stocks and $50,000 debt in student loans.
Ro Khanna's Early Life
Ro Khanna was born on September 13, 1976, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His parents were Indian immigrants to the United States. His father is a chemical engineer who graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and the University of Michigan. Ro's mother used to work as a substitute school teacher.
Ro Khanna was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Ro Khanna's maternal grandfather, Amarnath Vidyalankar, took part in India's independence movement. He worked with Indian freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai and spent years in jail in the pursuit of human rights and freedom.
Ro Khanna went to a public school in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, named Council Rock High School. Khanna later attended the University of Chicago in 1998 and graduated with a B.A. in economics with honors. In the university, he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He went to pursue Juris Doctor from Yale Law School and graduated with a specialization in intellectual property law in 2001.
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