Henry Kissinger Net Worth

Henry Kissinger net worth was $50 million at the time of his death. He was the 56th United States Secretary of the State and a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Henry Kissinger is one of the richest politicians and authors of the world. He was born on May 27, 1923 in Furth, Germany and died on November 29, 2023. Originally he belonged to Bavaria and migrated to United States as a political refugee  escaping Jewish persecution. He worked with presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford to implement US foreign policy. He was one of the most influential politicians, advisor and authors of his time. Many observers see him as a controversial person. Kissinger established an international geopolitical consulting firm after leaving government office. His firm had very much impacts on global politics.

After leaving his political office, he signed many book advances of million dollars. He became a correspondent for NBC and earned $1 million yearly. He also earned millions of dollars as speaker and business consultant. Henry consulted for Goldman Sachs and Disney and served on the board of directors of Twentieth Century Fox, CBS and American Express. Famous mining company Rio Tinto paid $5 million in 2009 for his advisory work. Kissinger was reportedly going to join the board of directors of OpenAI, the firm behind Chat-GPT a few weeks before his death.

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Henry Kissinger Net Worth

Henry Kissinger Net Worth & Quick Facts

Full NameHeinz Alfred Kissinger
Net Worth of Henry Kissinger$50 million
ProfessionAuthor, Politician, Businessperson, Diplomat, Soldier, Teacher
Date of BirthMay 27, 1923
Birth PlaceFurth, Germany
Date of DeathNovember 29, 2023
Height5 feet 8 inches
175 cm
1.75 m
FamilySpouse: Anne Fleischer, Nancy Maginnes
Children: David and Elizabeth.

Early Life of Henry Kissinger

Henry Kissinger was born on May 27, 1923 in Furth, Bavaria, Germany in a middle-class family. Real name of Henry Kissinger is Heinz Alfred Kissinger who changed his name to Henry after moving to New York city. Heinz was interested in playing soccer in his early age. He played for the popular soccer clubs of Germany like SpVgg Furth. Escaping rising anti-semitism in Germany, Kissinger’s family migrated to United States. He studied accounting at graduation level after completing high school education.

During his graduation, he was selected for the United States Army in Second World War. He became a naturalized citizen of United States during Army training. He worked as intelligence officer in the US Army. He left the army after winning the Bronze Star.

Henry Kissinger completed his M.A. and Ph.D.  in 1954 from Harvard. Henry founded the Center for International Affairs in Harvard and led research into nuclear weapons and foreign policy.

Political Career of Henry Kissinger

In 1969, president Nixon appointed Henry Kissinger as his National Security Adviser. They both worked together for their foreign policies. Kissinger kept working as National Security Adviser of the next president of the US. He worked for establishing close diplomatic relations with the Soviets and ceasefire in Vietnam. The United States and China also established an anti-Soviet pact due to Kissinger’s diplomatic efforts. Kissinger played his role during Pakistan and Bangladesh war. He also tried to install US-friendly president in Chile.

Famous Books of Henry Kissinger

Henry Kissinger Net Worth
1957Nuclear Weapons and Foreign Policy
1957A World Restored
1969•American Foreign Policy: Three Essays •The National Security Council
1974The Kissinger Report: NSSM-200 Implications of Worldwide Population Growth for U.S. Security Interests
1979White House years
1999Years of Renewal: The Concluding Volume of his Memoirs
2000Les années de renouveau
2011On China
2014World Order
2021The Age of AI: And Our Human Future
2022Leadership: Six Studies in World Strategy

Family of Kissinger

Names of Henry Kissinger’s wives are Anne Fleischer and Nancy Maginnes. Kissinger remained with Anne Fleischer from 1949 to 1964.Names of their children are David and Elizabeth.

Henry Kissinger married Nancy Maginnes in 1974. Nancy’s father Al Maginnes was a famous football player and lawyer.

Henry Kissinger Net Worth & Real Estate

Henry Kissinger net worth is $50 million at the time of his death. He left political life in 1970s and started private career as a public speaker, author and corporate advisor. Henry remained on the board of directors of Twentieth Century Fox, CBS and American Express.

Henry Kissinger Net Worth

Henry signed a $5 million exclusive television contract with NBC as a consultant on world affairs. In 1970s, he earned $600,000 per year as a speaker, author and business consultant. During his peak years, he paid $150,000 per year to his assistants and security persons.

Henry Kissinger owns properties in New York City, Palm Springs, California and Connecticut. Henry paid $100,000 for an apartment in River House building, features a famous club  named “The River Club”. This club has a dining room, swimming pool, two championship tennis courts and 26-rooms.

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