What is Steve Schmidt's Net Worth in 2020? Get the Complete Breakdown
Grab all the details on the net worth of the American communications and public affairs strategist Steve Schmidt.
Steve Schmidt is recognized for working on political campaigns of members of the Republican party. He worked for President George W. Bush, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Arizona Senator John McCain. He was the one who strongly suggested McCain to select Sarah Palin as his running mate.
As a communications and public affairs strategist, Steve Schmidt specialized in 'message development and strategy.' He served as the senior campaign strategist and advisor to the 2008 presidential campaign of Senator John McCain. He also was a vice-chair at the public relations firm Edelman until he stepped down in July 2018. Today, we are going to take a look at Steve Schmidt's net worth and earnings to get an idea of how much money he has made throughout his career.
What is Steve Schmidt's Net Worth?
According to an article by Trend Celebs, Steve Schmidt holds an estimated net worth of $2 million. Almost the entire net worth of Steve Schmidt comes from his earnings working for political campaigns of major Republican leaders.
Steve Schmidt holds an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Steve Schmidt currently serves as a board member of the nonprofit research organization JUST Capital. He is on the board, along with Arianna Huffington, Deepak Chopra, and others. Similarly, he is also a member of The Lincoln Project, a Super PAC organized by current and former Republican operatives opposed to the re-election of Donald Trump in 2020.
In the early years of his career, Steve Schmidt managed the campaign for the Kentucky Attorney General of Will T. Scott but did not succeed. Will was formerly a Justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court. In 1998, Steve helped California State Senator Tim Leslie in his campaign for the Lt. Governor of California, but it too ended in failure. In the years 1998 and 1999, he worked as Communications Director for California State Treasurer Matt Fong and Lamar Alexander.
Steve Schmidt's Work in Washington, D.C., California and for John McCain
In late 2000, Steve became communications director of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. In 2001, he served as the spokesman of the National Republican Congressional Committee and was the Communications Director by 2002.
In late 2000, Steve became communications director of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Source: The Daily Beast
Similarly, Steve managed the campaign for the re-election campaign for California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2006. In July of the same year, he was appointed full-time for the handling of every operations of John McCain's campaign for the 2008 presidential campaign. He was hired in response to concerns that the campaign lacked coordination and a clear message.
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