Rod Blagojevich Net Worth
Rod Blagojevich net worth: Rod Blagojevich is an American former politician who has a net worth of $100 thousand dollars. Rod Blagojevich was born in Chicago, Illinois in December 1956. His father was a Serbian immigrant who moved to Chicago. Rod worked as a pizza delivery boy and at a meat plant, as well as being a shoe shiner and dishwasher. He graduated from Northwestern University and earned his Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University Law School. Rod was an amateur boxer and competed for the Golden Gloves. He was undefeated before losing in the finals of the Chicago Golden Gloves tournament. Blagojevich served as member of the United States House of Representatives for Illinoi's 5th district from 1997 to 2003. In 2003 he became the 40th Governor of Illinois and served until 2009. He served as a Democrat and was the first to win Chicago Governor in 30 years. He was convicted of corruption which included soliciting bribes for political appointments. Those appointments included the 2008 vacant U.S. Senate seat that belonged to Barack Obama. He was arrested by federal agents under the direction of the US Attorney. He was impeached by the Illinois House and Senate in 2009. Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years and is serving at Federal Correctional Institution in Englewood in Colorado. He is married to Patricia Mell and has two children.