Hillary Clinton is an American Democratic Politician, with a net worth of $21.5 million. Hillary Clinton has earned her net worth as the current U.S. Secretary of State, under the President Barack Obama administration. She is also a former United States Senator for the state of New York, from 2001-2009. She is married to the former 42nd United States President, Bill Clinton, and has served as the First Lady of the United States from 1993-2001. Hillary was the leading Democratic candidate for the presidential nomination in the 2008 election. She was born in Chicago, Illinois, on October 26th 1947. Hillary is a native of Illinois and graduate of Yale Law School in 1973. In 1974 she moved to Arkansas. She and Bill Clinton were married in 1975, and have one daughter, Chelsea.
In 1977, Hillary co-founded the Arkansas Advocates for children and Families. In 1978, she was the first female chairperson of the Legal Services Corporation. At Rose Law Firm, she was named the first female partner in 1979. Her husband, Bill Clinton, was the Governor for the State of Arkansas, from 1979 to 1981, and again,1983 to 1992. As the First Lady of Arkansas, she successfully led a task force to reform Arkansas's education system. She has also been a member of the board of directors of several corporations, including Wal-Mart.
After moving to the state of New York, Clinton was elected as a U. S. Senator, in 2000, for New York State. This was the first time an American First Lady had run for public office. Clinton was also the first female senator to represent the state of New York. As a Senator, Hillary supported the Bush administration on some foreign policy issues, including a vote for the Iraq War Resolution. Clinton eventually changed her position and opposed the administration on its conduct of the war in Iraq, as well as most domestic issues. In 2006, Senator Clinton was reelected by a wide margin. Hillary Clinton won more primaries and delegates than any other female candidate in American history, for the 2008 presidential nomination, but lost to Illinois Senator Barack Obama by a narrow margin.