Monica Lewinsky Net Worth
Monica Lewinsky is a former White House intern who has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand. Monica Lewinsky first achieve notoriety after having a very public scandal involving former president Bill Clinton. Monica and bill had an ongoing affair while the two were both working in the White House. Lewinsky comes from a well-to-do family having attended elementary school in Bel-Air and Beverley Hills High school. In her senior year, she went to Bel-Air Prep and upon graduation attended Lewis and Clark College where she graduated with a psychology degree. After her graduation, Lewinsky became a White House intern. Between 1995 and 1997, she had several sexual encounters with Clinton, which she later admitted before a grand jury.
Things came to a head when Lewinsky was moved to the Pentagon. There she confided in a colleague named Linda Tripp about her relationship with Clinton. Shocked by the revelation, Tripp secretly taped their conversations and later convinced Monica to save any gifts given to her by Clinton. The recording of the conversations between Clinton and Lewinsky plus the gifts were handed over to Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr. The news of Clinton/Lewinsky's affair broke out in 1998. Clinton famously said: "I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky". However Starr revealed that he possessed an infamous blue dress that contained the President's semen. Clinton soon confessed to the affair.
Since the Lewinsky scandal, she became somewhat of a celebrity, appearing on Saturday Night Live, The Tom Green show, as well as countless interviews concerning the affair. Monica was paid $1 million endorse Jenny Craig in TV commercials. Lewinsky teamed with author Andrew Morton to publish the book Monica's Story in 1999. Her book advance reportedly $500,000. She also became a fashion designer, selling a collection of handbags under her name. Despite moderate success, Lewinsky did not continue with the handbag line. Growing tired of the US media attention, Lewinsky moved to London in 2005. The following year, she graduated with a masters in social psychology at London School of Economics.