Mike Huckabee net worth is $5 million.
Religion: Southern Baptist
Mike Huckabee is a talented person. He is the show host and the author of bestsellers. Mike Huckabee book (the most successful of them) is about healthy lifestyle and his weight loss. His other books are about sensitive issues like juvenile delinquency or the problems of teenagers. He has enough experience and feels comfortable at the pulpit. Will Mike Huckabee run in 2016? Yes, he will and he thinks, he is ready for this post.
Mike Huckabee was born on the 24th of August in 1955 in Hope, Arkansas – the native town of Bill Clinton. His father served as a fireman and his mother was a clerk. Mike also has a sister, who works as a school teacher.
From the very childhood the boy was very religious. He was interested in social and political problems. He studied at Hope High School and got his first job at the age of 14 at a local radio station. His duty was to announce the weather forecast. When he was a teenager he also played the guitar in a school band. After graduation he entered Ouachita Baptists University, where got degree in religion.
After graduation Mike Huckabee served as a pastor. Now he tells that it was the best background for his career in policy. Governor Huckabee, during his work at a Church, dealt with problems of pregnant teenagers or young people, who had drug or alcohol addiction or new families, who were head up in debts. This experience helped him to understand the needs of ordinary citizens that later Gov Mike Huckabee put into account as a politician.
He became the President of Arkansas Baptist State Convention at the age of 34, becoming the youngest person, who was appointed for this post. This service increased his interest in policy, when he tried to calm down the contradictions between democratic and republican Baptists. In 1992 he made the first attempt to become a Senator, but he lost. Then he had an opportunity to occupy the post of Jim Guy Tucker, when the last one was convicted. Finally, in 1998 he was elected to senate.
In 2008 he ran for the Presidency, but didn’t win. In 2015 he made up his mind to take part in the race for the second time.
Per year: $500,000
Per month: $42,000
Per week: $10, 416
Per day: $1,490
The net worth of Mike Huckabee is impressive, but he is not the richest in comparison with his opponents. He is honest enough and doesn’t hide from the public his income, assets and property.
He gets salary for selling of his books. Thus, he gets about $150,000 from selling of his weight loss brochure. He gets about $50, 000 annually as a show host. His pension as Southern Baptist minister is $150,000 and the rest he gets from private consultations.
According to other sources, the net worth of the former governor is a little higher – he has about $7 million. He is not in the poorhouse, but to fuel his campaign for presidency, he has got about $3, 6 million of donation from various influential businessmen like Mr. Ronald Cameron and others.
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Wife and Children
Mike Huckabee has a happy family life. He met his wife, Janet, when he was a student of a senior form. They had their first date, when Mike was 19. The next year they got married and are happy till now. Janet is not just Mike’s wife, she is his best friend. She supports him in his run for presidency and gives him necessary advice.
Janet was diagnosed to have spinal cancer before her marriage. That’s why she had a prospective to be a barren woman. But nevertheless Mike and Janet got an opportunity to become parents – they have three children – John, David and Sarah.
Mike Huckabee family is very religious. They spend a lot for charity. Besides, Mike is a great supporter of traditional marriage. He doesn’t consider gay family as a normal thing.
Mike Huckabee House
- House at Blue Mountain Beach – $3 million
Great three-story house is situated on the beach. The building of the house is still on. The house is going to have more than 8,000 acres of living space and about of 2,000 of the porch area. Now Janet Huckabee spends her free time, looking for new furniture to their Florida house.
Now Huckabee family rents a house at Miramar Beach.
Mike Huckabee Car
Unfortunately, there is no information about cars he has got.
It is the second try of politician to become the President of USA. Some people joke at it telling that “Thanks God, it is not the third try”. But in fact some other representatives of Republican Party won election at the second and even third attempt, so the former governor of Arkansas has a chance and Janet will try her hand to furniture White House too. Who knows, probably, the former pastor, great husband and father can become the best President for United States.