Scott Lee Cohen Net Worth
Scott Lee Cohen net worth: Scott Lee Cohen is an American politician and businessman who has a net worth of $10 million dollars. Scott Lee Cohen was born in June 1965. Cohen made most of his money in real estate and runs a pawnbroker shop called State Jewelry & Loans, which he inherited from his father. He found the citizens group Rod Must Resign in 2009 urging then Governor Rod Blagojevich to resign. He campaigned in the 2010 primaries and promoted himself as a small business owner of Cohen's Green Cleaning. Cohen spent more than $2 million on his campaign. He ended up winning the Democratic Party's nomination to be Lieutenant Governor of Illinois. Cohen withdrew under pressure relating to his personal life and background. In 2005 he was arrested for domestic abuse but the charges were dropped. He admitted to using steroids, which his ex-wife alleged caused fits of rage towards her. In May 2010 Cohen announced his candidacy for governor of Illinois as an independent. He only received 3.64% of votes. In 2013 Cohen starred in the reality series Hardcore Pawn: Chicago on truTV. In late 2013 his house was put up for foreclosure auction. In 2014 Cohen was sued alleging a home he owns that has been leased to a halfway house was operating without a permit.