|Net Worth:||$100 Million dollars|
|Born:||January 30, 1941|
|Place of Origin:||Nebraska, United States of America|
|Source of Wealth:||Politics|
Richard Bruce Cheney a.k.a Dick Cheney is an American politician and businessman. He was born on January 30, 1941. From 2001 to 2009, he served as the 46th Vice President of USA. He is considered the most powerful Vice President in USA history.
He has an MA degree in Political Science. He started his political career as an intern and then made his way into the White House. He also served as the White House Chief of Staff (1975-1977). During the tenure of President Bush, he was selected to be the Secretary of Defense. During the time of President Clinton, Dick Cheney was the CEO and Chairman of Halliburton Company. He served there from 1995 to 2000.
In 2011, Cheney published his biography named In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir. He wrote the book with his daughter Liz Cheney. In 2015, he published his second book, Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America.
As of 2019, Dick Cheney’s net worth is estimated to be $100 million.
Cheney’s birthplace is Lincoln, Nebraska. He is a very distant cousin of Barack Obama and Harry S. Truman. His father Richard Herbert Cheney worked for U.S Department of Agriculture. Cheney had two siblings.
Dick Cheney attended Calvert Elementary School. After that, he and his family moved to Casper, Wyoming. He also attended Yale University. He was inspired from his one professor, H. Bradford Westerfield, to whom Cheney credited with inspiring him the interest towards foreign policy.
He got his Bachelor and Master’s degree from the University of Wyoming. He also studied doctoral studies for some time, although he did not finish it.
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Dick Cheney remained director of the Council on Foreign Relations from 1987 to 1989. In 1993, when Bill Clinton was president, Dick Cheney left the Defense Department and joined the American Enterprise Institute. He remained Chairman and CEO of Halliburton from 1995 to 2000. But his tenure as a CEO was subjected to some dispute.
Dick Cheney also faced corruption charges in 2010. The charges were filed by the Nigerian government against Halliburton. Dick Cheney’s first term was from 2001 to 2005. He set himself apart from Bush administration due to 9/11 attacks. For quite some time, Dick Cheney stayed out of public view places for security reasons. He then revealed the names of these hidden places in his biography ‘In My Time’.
He also served as the Acting President of USA on June 29, 2002, because that day President Bush was undergoing a colonoscopy. Dick Cheney’s second term was from 2005 to 2009.
In 2004, Cheney and Bush were re-elected. During his tenure, Cheney remained a part of many controversies. He also stated that he is in favor of gay marriages. Cheney’s national security advisor was John P. Hannah. On July 21, 2007, Cheney once again served as the acting president for one day when Bush underwent a medical procedure.
As of 2019, Dick Cheney’s net worth is $100 million.