Paul Manafort Net Worth: American lawyer, lobbyist and political consultant who once served as the campaign manager for the president campaign of Donald Trump has an estimated net worth of $30 million.
Paul was born on April 1, 1949 in New Britain, Connecticut as the son to Antoinette Marie and Paul J. Manafort Sr. His grandfather migrated from Italian to United States and founded construction company “Manafort Brother” while his father served with the US Army combat engineers in World War II. Manafort Sr. was also a mayor of New Britain from 1965 to 1971. Paul graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Georgetown University in 1971 while he got Juris Doctor degree in 1974 from Georgetown University Law School in 1974.
Manafort started his political career in 1978 when he was the southern coordinator for Ronald Reagan’s presidential campaign and the deputy political director at the RNC. After Reagan got elected as the president of U.S., he was appointed Associate Director of the Presidential Personnel Office at the White House. He was worked with George H. W. Bush and Bob Dole as an adviser.
Manafort However was known to world when he joined presidential campaign of Donald Trump a campaign manager after Trump fired Corey Lewandowski. Manafort quickly gained control of that position expanding $20 million budget, hiring decision, advertising and supporting media strategy.
As a lobbyist, Manafort often lobbied on the behalf of several leaders like Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych, dictator of Philippines Ferdinand Marcos, dictator of former Democratic Republic of Congo, Mobutu Sese Seko and Jonas Savimbi. In-order to lobby to serve the foreign governments, it requires registration with Justice Department but Manafort had not been registered by Justice Department.
On June 9, 2016, Paul Manafort along with Donald Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner were participants in a meeting with Russian attorney to obtain damaging information on Hillary Clinton. Associated Press also reported that Manafort was paid $10 million from 2006-2009 by a Putin Associate to help the Russian government. Currently, he is under investigation by Federal Agencies like FBI, CIA and NSA. Manafort has been the subject to look into possible collusion between the Russian government and Trump associates in 2016 presidential election.
Paul Manafort Net Worth Timeline
|Paul Manafort Net Worth in 2014||$20 million|
|Paul Manafort Net Worth in 2015||$24 million|
|Paul Manafort Net Worth in 2016||$27 million|
|Paul Manafort Net Worth in 2017||$30 million|