Tulsi Gabbard Net Worth — Here's the Former Presidential Candidate's Total Wealth
Grab all the net worth details on the former presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard.
U.S. Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district Tulsi Gabbard was arising as one of the major prospects in the upcoming presidential election. Her election campaign was based on non-interventionist foreign policy, which gained traction in the first place, earning her some deeply loyal supporters. But gradually, she could not muster enough supporters, and she dropped out of the race from the Democratic party, which had only three candidates (including her) left.
Tulsi has promised to continue serving the country as a major in the Hawaii Army National Guard. As an Army veteran, she was deployed to the Middle East twice. She's devoted her life mostly to the service of the country, and she made her living doing the government jobs. Let's find out how much money the 38-year-old politician and military veteran has made from her work over the years.
How Much Net Worth Does Tulsi Gabbard Hold at Present?
According to Forbes, Tulsi Gabbard is currently worth an estimated $500,000. She made this amount from her years of work as a politician and a member of the Hawaii Army National Guard.
Tulsi Gabbard currently owns an estimated net worth of $500,000.
Source: The New York Times
Tulsi was elected as the Representative to the U.S. Congress for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district in 2012. By holding the position, she, therefore, became the first Hindu member of Congress and the first Samoan-American voting member of Congress in the history. As a Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard earned an estimated pension of $200,000 for over six years in Congress.
Tulsi Gabbard went to Iraq from 2004 to 2005 as a medical unit of Hawaii Army National Guard, and again got deployed to Kuwait from 2008 to 2009 as an Army Military Police platoon leader.
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She also worked as a vice-chair of the Democratic National Committee from 2013 to 2016. In 2016, she resigned in order to endorse the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Bernie Sanders. In 2020 again, she dropped out of the presidential election to make way for the party's leading nominee in this campaign, Joe Biden.
Tulsi Gabbard also Made a Little Money As a Real Estate Investor
Putting aside her political and military duties aside, Tulsi Gabbard also made some profit from the real estate investment. She began by buying a simple and cheaper house for $39,000 during the recession period. She, however, made a profit from selling it in 2012 as she sold the house for reportedly $110,000 in 2012. As a result, she gained $71,000.
Tulsi Gabbard also made a little money from real estate investment.
Source: ABC News
In 2014, Tulsi took out a loan of $612,000 using the Veterans Affairs program and bought a $600,000 house in Washington, D.C. According to her financial disclosures, she's been making about $20,000 per year by renting that place. And as the house's price has gone up to be $865,000, Tulsi owns $300,000 from the property through equity after paying the mortgage.
Other Sources of Income
Tulsi Gabbard also made some money in some other ways. According to Forbes, when she was appointed to the House of Representatives, her financial disclosure report revealed $2,000 of stock in Oracle, AT&T, Microsoft, and Cisco. In 2012, however, she sold all of these stocks.
Tulsi Gabbard also had bought some stocks.
Source: Los Angeles Times
It is also revealed that her second husband, Abraham Williams, collected $7,700 from her campaign committees since 2017 for one of Gabbard's past campaign commercials.
Tulsi also had her hand in making money by cryptocurrency, but she does not seem to have had success with it. Before the cryptocurrency market crashed in January 2018, some reports tell that she spent between $2,000 and $30,000 in Litecoin and Ethereum on December 12, 2017. And after the January market crash, her cryptocurrency assets now have a value of $0.
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