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 dollars. The former President of the United States, George H.W. Bush took office in 1989 and served for one term. Originally an oil tycoon, who became a millionaire by age 40, he also served as Vice President under Ronald Reagan.
Born George Herbert Walker Bush on July 6, 1946 in New Haven, Connecticut, he has also been the former Governor of Texas before serving as the 43rd President for two terms between 2001 and 2009. Preceded by Bill Clinton and succeeded by Barack Obama, George Bush is said to have brought to the White House a devotion to traditional American values along with a determination to point them toward making the United States a better nation. After the historic attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, the 18-year-old Bush delayed college enlisting in the US Navy to become the youngest aviator in the country at the time. Serving until the end of the war, he enrolled and graduated from Yale University in 1948. Shortly after, he moved with his family to West Texas, where he entered the oil business and became a millionaire by the age of 40. As for his first success in politics, he saw it once he became the Governor of Texas in 1994. It was in the 2000 elections that he run for President of the United States, when he was opposed by Al Gore, the U. S. Vice President at the time. In extremely close finish, in which Bush carried Florida, he won, but the outcome was challenged in court and lasted for months. Four years later, he earned the presidency once again in a less controversial battle against John Kerry of the Democratic Party. As any other leader of a country, the George W. Bush ruling was shrouded by a number of controversies. The most notable of them being the September 11, 2001 bombing of the World Trade Center in New York City. Although his policies have often been criticized by many, George H.W. Bush has garnered a solid base of followers who believe he did his best and succeeded in most of his efforts in his tenure as a President.