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John Fetterman Net Worth: How Rich is Pennsylvania’s LT Gov?

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John Fetterman Net Worth

John Fetterman is an American politician who is a member of the Democratic Party. John has been serving as the 34th lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania since 2019. Previously, he worked as the mayor of Braddock until 2019. He is the current Democratic nominee for the upcoming 2022 U. S. Senate election in Pennsylvania. John Fetterman net worth is roughly $1.5 million as of 2022.

Full Name John Karl Fetterman
Birthday August 15, 1969
Birthplace West Reading, Pennsylvania
Profession Politician
Wife Gisele Barreto Almeida
Net Worth $1.5 million

Early life

John Fetterman was born on August 15 in the year 1969 in West Reading, Pennsylvania. He was born to Susan and Karl Fetterman. His parents were 19 and unmarried at the time he was born. John’s mom and dad later shifted their place to York, Pennsylvania. He witnessed his father’s success in the insurance industry. Both his mom and dad were conservative Republicans.

Fetterman played football for four years in college. He received his college graduation from Albright College in 1991. Then he attended the University of Connecticut and earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in 1993. Then, he studied Master of Public Policy at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. He graduated from the University in 1999.

John Fetterman Net Worth & Career

John started working with the non-profit organization, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America after the death of his best friend. In the organization, he paired up with an 8-year-old boy who lost his father due to AIDS, and his mom was slowly near to death from the same disease. He began working with the independent agency, AmeriCorps in 1995. Fetterman also dedicated his two years working in Pittsburg.

Fetterman kicked off his career serving at an insurance firm, where he helped local youth earn their GED. In 2004, he moved to Braddock, and there, he worked as the part-time mayor. He also worked as the full-time director of Braddock’s youth program. Then, he founded a non-profit organization, Braddock Redux. He was getting paid $150 per month as a mayor. During the time, his father helped subsidize him financially. In 2005, he ran for mayor and won the Democratic primary by one vote.

Fetterman later won the Democratic primary elections in 2013 and 2017. He worked on art programs and worked on the development of the Braddock’s abandoned buildings. John also worked on improving the economy of Braddock. During the time he served as a mayor, he bought the town’s First Presbyterian Church. Before the demolition of the church, he lived in the basement for a few months.

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While serving as mayor, he gave his power to the Braddock Police Chief, Frank Debartolo even though he had administrative power in the Braddock Police Department, He purposely handed over the powers so that he could look after the administrative duties more efficiently.

In September 2015, John announced that he would be running for the Democratic nomination for the United States Senate. The former Maryland Governor, Martin O’Malley endorsed him. His campaign mainly focused on progressive values and on building support through grassroots movements. Despite the low campaign funds and polling, he garnered 20% of the primary vote.

Fetterman announced in November 2017 that he would be running for the Democratic nomination for the lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania. In the end, he won the Democratic primary with 38% of the vote. On January 15, 2019, John was sworn in as the lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania.

In February 2021, he filed a statement of candidacy to run for the U. S. Senate Seat. He officially took his name in U. S. Senate race on February 8, 2021. John won the democratic primary with 58.7% of the vote. As he was hospitalized with a stroke in May 2022, his wife gave a victory speech on his behalf.

John Fetterman’s Wife & Personal Life

John Fetterman is a married man who tied the knot with a Brazilian-American activist, Gisele Barreto Fetterman. They share three kids together. The Fetterman’s family is reportedly not living in the official residence, State House.

Fetter was admitted to the hospital on May 13, 2022, after he experienced the symptoms of a stroke. The doctors concluded his medical report and found the problem in his heart which was stated to be atrial fibrillation. Then, he was fitted with a pacemaker and an implanted defibrillator. John shared a different statement on his recent campaign which was released on Friday, afternoon, June 3.

The Friday released statement said that the stroke he suffered on May 13 came out of nowhere. He avoided going to the doctor even after feeling unwell. The stroke almost took his life. In the end, he told others not to repeat the same mistake as he did.

John Fetterman Net Worth

John Fetterman’s personal wealth is estimated to be around $1.5 million as of 2022. He must be getting over $200 thousand in a year by serving as a lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania.

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