George H.W. Bush Net Worth
George H.W. Bush Net Worth: George H.W. Bush is an American politician and former US President who has a net worth of $25 million. President George H.W. Bush took office in 1989 and served for one term. His famous catch phrase from the 1988 Republican Convention, "Read My Lips, No New Taxes" is what helped him gain popularity during his election, and was ultimately the demise of his re-election bid. In recent years, he has been praised for his decision to reach across party lines and sign the 1990s tax hike, ultimately showing courage for his willingness to work within the parameters of the bipartisan budget in order to achieve results for the American people. George H W Bush was born on June 12, 1924 in Milton, Massachusetts. He was originally an oil tycoon, who became a millionaire by age 40, and went on to get involved in politics. He eventually serve as the head of the CIA and also served as Vice President under Ronald Reagan. In 1988, he ran a successful campaign to succeed Regan as President and in many ways it was foreign policy that drove the Bush Presidency. During his time in office, military operations were conducted in Panama and the Persian Gulf, the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, and the Soviet Union dissolved two years later. During his presidency, and also during his 1989 inaugural address, Bush also drove attention to voluntary service as a means to solve America's most serious social problems. During his speeches, he was known for the use of the theme, "a thousand points of light" to describe the power of citizens to solve community problems. George H W Bush married Barbara Pierce Bush in 1945 and the couple have six children. Many of the Bush children are also involved in politics in most notably his eldest son George W Bush who also served as President of the United States, and his son Jeb Bush who served as the Governor of Florida amongst other positions in government.