Lawrence Lessig Net Worth is $1,4 billion
Religion: now non-religious
Lowrence Lessig is well-known American politician, academic, political activist and attorney. He was born in Rapid City, South Dakota in 1961. Lessig grew up in Williamsport, Pennsylvania with his parents where he sang in church choir and attended nonsectarian American Boy choir School which was located in Princeton. His mother, Patricia, sold real estate and his father, Lester, was an engineer.
Lowrence Lessig was studying economics and management in Wharton School and goat B.A. degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Hyosung dotted philosophy in Trinity College and got an M.A. degree from the University of Cambridge. In 1989 he graduated from Yale Law School, getting a J.D. degree. Then he was working in a court in Chicago, Illinois for a year as a clerk for the judge Richard Posner. The next year he worked at the Supreme Court for Justice Antonin Scalia.
Lowrence Lessig’s career began from the University of the Chicago Law School. From 1991 to 1997 he worked there as a Professor. Lowrence Lessig also was co-director of the Center for the Study of Constitutionalism in Eastern Europe due to what he was able to help to draft a constitution for Republic of Georgia. After his work at the University of the Chicago Law School he worked at Harvard Law School from 1997 to 2000. In 2001 Lowrence Lessig founded Creative Commons. Then the professor Lowrence Lessig established a Center for Internet and Society joining Stanford Law School. But in 2009 Lowrence Lessig returned to Harvard and worked there as a professor and director of the Center for Ethics. He is the co-founder of Rootstrikers. Besides all of this, Lessig’s copyright criticism also makes him rather popular.
In 2015 Lowrence Lessig told that he has a wish to be a candidate for the President of the United States of America who will be elected in 2016. Lowrence Lessig presidential campaign was active just for 3 months after what he announced about the end of his campaign. He is devoted to Democratic Party.
Lowrence Lessig was married once. His wife is Bettina Neuefeind. They met when they were both working at the Harvard University. They have nice 3 children. When Lowrence Lessig wants to relax he plays poker.
Lawrence Lessig Salary
Per year: $1million
Per month: $83,333
Per week: $19, 231
Per Day: $2, 740
Lawrence Lessig mostly has his salary from his founds, Publishing, public appearance, lectures and so on. Almost 10% of income came from Massachusetts foundation. This year he raised 1 million dollars during 3 months, from July to September. He is not concentrated on his salary and money in general. It is just well seen that he earns enough to have a good life. According to the users vipfaq Lawrence Lessig’s net worth is about $1,421,538,724 but this estimated net worth includes luxury goods, properties and stocks.
Lawrence Lessig Awards
Lawrence Lessig received from the Free Software Foundation the Award for the Advancement in 2002. He also has the Scientific American 50 Award. Lawrence Lessig was elected in 2006 to the Academy of Arts and Sciences in America.
Lessig was also named to the Fastcase 50 in 2011 because of his intelligence, courageous innovations and good leader. In two years he was awarded honorary doctorates at Lund University, Sweden by the Faculty of Social Sciences. The same award he got in 2014 from the l’Universite Catholique de Louvain. After co-founding Creative Commons he received Webby Lifetime Achievement award. It was in 2014.
Lawrence Lessig bibliography and filmography
Lawrence Lessig is a very smart and clever man who has rather big bibliography which consists of 9 items. He started his publishing from 2000 with his “Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace”. In a year he published “The Future of Ideas”. Lawrence Lessig book “Free Culture” was published in 2004. In two years he published “Code: Version 2.0”. He has published another four books in 2008, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
The last his book is “Republic, Lost: The Corruption of Equality and the Steps to End It” was published just this year.
Lawrence Lessig also has in his stock 2 documentary films which were shot in 2014 and 2015. These films are “The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz” and “Killswitch”.
Lawrence Lessig Cars
Lawrence Lessig has a family car Volvo XC 90 which costs $23,000.