John Boehner net worth: John Boehner is an American politician who has a net worth of $5 million dollars. John Boehner was born in Reading, Ohio, and began working at his family's bar when he was eight. He went on to graduate from Xavier University in the late 70s. It took him seven years to complete his college education, as he held several jobs in order to afford the tuition. He began working for a packaging and plastics company called Nucite Sales just after graduating. He eventually rose to President of the company, and retired from the position in 1990. He began to shift his focus to a career in politics in the early 80s, beginning as a member of the Board of Trustees in his county, and then serving as an Ohio State Representative from 1985-1990. He was elected to the US House of Representatives in 1991, and has remained in that position since then. He is the current Speaker of the House, and a former Minority and Majority Leader.