Ruth Madoff Net Worth
Ruth Madoff net worth: Ruth Madoff is an American businesswoman who has a net worth of $2 million. Ruth Madoff was born in Queens, New York in May 1941. She is best known for being the wife of convicted financial fraudster Bernie Madoff. Ruth served as the director of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities. She graduated from New York University and Queens College and married Bernie in 1959 when she was 18 years old. She worked as his bookkeeper before becoming director. Ruth Madoff has been portrayed by Blythe Danner in the 2016 TV miniseries Madoff and by Michelle Pfeiffer in the HBO movie The Wizard of Lies. Cate Blanchett used Madoff as the inspiration for her Oscar winning performance in the film Blue Jasmine. Ruth currently lives in a rented one-bedroom apartment in Connecticut. The US Government allowed her to keep $2.5 million of her and Bernie's former fortune.