Sean Spicer is known to everyone. His political career started long before the former Secretary of the White House Press cemented his place as one of Trump’s most reputed staff. He is an American political assistant who served as the 28th White House Press Secretary and as President Donald Trump‘s White House Communications Director in 2017. His illustrious career has taken him to the military, specifically the navy, where his current rank is a commander. Notwithstanding, he has also created a colorful career in politics.
If you’re very familiar with this man, at some point you’ve no doubt wondered what Sean Spicer’s net worth is, how much in annual salary he gets and how he happens to make the money that he has.
Sean Spicer Hails From A Privileged Background
Sean Spicer was born at North Shore Hospital in Manhasset, New York on the 23rd of September, 1971. He is the son of Kathryn and Michael William Spicer. He has half-Irish roots and was raised Catholic by his parents. Sean’s dad, William, worked at an insurance agency. His mum, meanwhile, was a department manager in the East Asian studies department at Brown University. Judging from the careers of his parents, it is quite obvious that Sean Spicer was raised quite in a relatively comfortable family.
Sean Spicer attended Portsmouth Abbey School in Rhode Island from 1985 to 1989 – Portsmouth Abbey School is a Roman Catholic boarding school. From 1989 to 1993, he attended Connecticut College and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Government. It was in college that he started his controversial relationship with the press. In 2012, he graduated from the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island with a Master’s degree in National Security and Strategic Studies.
How Sean Spicer Makes His Money?
Sean Spicer worked on a number of political campaigns immediately after graduating from college. He worked for representatives Mike Pappas in New Jersey, Frank LoBiondo in New Jersey, Mark Foley in Florida, and Clay Shaw in Florida. He was, of course, a profound republican at this stage.
Sean entered the U.S. Navy Reserve as an officer of public affairs in the 1990s. His work as a public affairs officer saw him as a media planner during joint exercises in Guam, Sweden, and Germany. He also oversaw media coverage of the Navy operations in McMurdo Station in Antarctica. He is presently a commander. He was assigned to the Naval Reserve contingent of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in Washington, D.C. as of December 2016.
The early 2000s saw Sean Spicer act in the capacity of Communications Director for the House Government Reform Committee. He was also Director of the Incumbent Retention at the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC). Sean was the Communications Director and spokesperson for the House Budget Committee from 2003 to 2005. He also became the Communications Director for the Republican Conference of the U.S. House of Representatives.
How Much Does He Make as Salary?
Sean Spicer has done a rather spectacular job with regard to his earnings and investments. Using his knowledge garnered from his years as a politician, Spicer was able to acquire several properties and options that have been reaping returns for him. With regards to Sean Spicer’s net worth, public records show that the former Secretary of White House Press has a net worth estimated to be $8 Million with his annual salary at the tune of $179,000.
Sean Spicer also boasts a diversified stock portfolio. The naval commander has holdings in several significant corporations. These include up to $50,000 in Coca-Cola, the same for Verizon and AT&T, and up to $100,000 in McDonald’s stocks.
Everyone knows that if you’ve got the stuff for it, investing in real estate is a pretty smart way to go. Looks like Spicer also believes in real estate. He is the proud owner of two properties located in Rhode Island valued at $1.5 million. He and his wife purchased a home in Tuckerman Avenue, Middletown, Connecticut for the price of $795,000. The house rests on 3,920 square feet of land, with the house itself occupying 1,774 square feet of the land. Sean Spicer owns several other commercial properties in Newport worth up to $500,000 and two more in Madison valued at up to $1 million.