Hunter S. Thompson Net Worth
Hunter S. Thompson net worth: Hunter S. Thompson was an American journalist and author who had a net worth of $5 million. Hunter S. Thompson was born in Louisville, Kentucky in July 1937 and passed away in February 2005. He is known as the father of the gonzo journalism movement. Thompson served in the United States Air Force. He became well known for his book Hell's Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs in 1967. Thompson spent a year living and riding with the Angels to research his book. He became a counter cultural figure and is well known for his 1971 book Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream. In 1970 Thompson ran unsuccessfully for the sheriff of Pitkin County, Colorado on the Freak Power ticket. He was known for his hatred of Richard Nixon and struggled with alcohol and illegal drug use. Hunter S. Thompson committed suicide on February 20, 2005 at 67 years old.