Steve Bannon Net Worth: Stephen Kevin Bannon is an American political activist and businessman. He has come into the spotlight somewhat ever since it was announced that he would serve as assistant and chief strategist to the Trump administration after his presidential win in 2016. As of 2016, Bannon has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Bannon was born on November 27, 1953, in Norfolk, Virginia. Bannon has not disclosed much about his personal life. Even though his childhood is still a topic not very clear on the internet, Bannon went on to complete his bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech in 1976 where his area of focus was on urban planning. Later, he went on to further his knowledge by focusing on National Security Studies at master’s level from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. Bannon was a clear academic and saw knowledge as happiness and his key to happiness.
He went on to study at the prestigious Harvard Business School receiving his Master of Business Administration degree with honors there. During his youth, Bannon also served in the US Navy for about seven years and also worked shortly as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs. During those years of experience, Bannon built up a great network of people which helped him immensely to rise to higher positions at bigger organizations. Through the knowledge of working in that field, he went on to launch an investment bank called Bannon & Co. The company rose upwards on the ladder as through different negotiations and was eventually purchased in 1998 at a great profit.
It was during this time that his net worth started to increase drastically and it got, even more, better when he shifted his focus more towards film and media. He spent most of his time in the 1990’s in this field and received tremendous success as he was able to launch a total of 18 films there. He later became involved with The Firm Inc. and then went on to make a documentary called Face of Evil which was based upon the political personality Ronald Reagan.
Steve Bannon Net Worth in years
|Steve Bannon Net Worth in 2012||$2 million|
|Steve Bannon Net Worth in 2013||$3 million|
|Steve Bannon Net Worth in 2014||$6 million|
|Steve Bannon Net Worth in 2015||$8 million|
|Steve Bannon Net Worth in 2016||$10 million|
Bannon, who calls personalities like Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Curtis Yarvin, and Michael Anton as some of his biggest influences have been married three times and are the daughter of three daughters. He worked as the executive chair of the Government Accountability Institute for a short while. He has also been the executive chair of Breitbart News which went on to be his last work in that field before making the shift towards politics. Actually, he left that job so that he could productively use his time for his involvement in Trump’s reign to be President.
Bannon, who has also been dubbed as ‘the great Manipulator’ has come into a lot of attention after he was appointed as the chief strategist for Donald Trump which means that he has great power over the different decisions and changes that are to be made in America. In the public eye, Bannon doesn’t have a very good impression which is somewhat similar to Donald Trump. He has the nag to share his strong opinions openly to the media which is why it isn’t a doubt about the criticism that he receives. But, he has still made large contributions in politics and was even in Mediaite’s list of 25 Most Influential in Political News Media 2015.