The United States of America has had 45 presidents in its almost 244-year history. From George Washington to Donald Trump, the U.S. had a really interesting history and became one of the most powerful countries on the planet. However, in today’s text we will not discuss the first or the current President of America, but the 43rd. It was George Bush, a man succeeded by Barack Obama and a person who led the United States for two presidential terms.
In the next article, you will be able to find out some very interesting details about his life, childhood, career and of course his net worth in 2020. So, if you’re ready, let’s get started.
George W. Bush Early Life
George Walker Bush, or simply George Bush is as we said 43rd U.S. President. He was born on July 6, in the year of 1946. George’s birthplace is New Haven, Connecticut, United States. Interestingly, George is one of six children from the marriage of the former President of America, George H. W. Bush and Barbara Pierce. In addition to George, his parents have three sons, John Ellis Bush, Neil Mallon Bush, Marvin Pierce Bush, and one daughter, Dorothy Bush Koch. It is important to note that one sister, Pauline Robinson Bush, died in 1953 of leukemia when she was 3 years old.
Although he was born in New Haven, George Bush Jr. spent most of his childhood in Midland and Houston. George is married to Laura Welch and the couple has two daughters, Jenna and Barbara, who are twins, as well.
George W. Bush Career
There is no doubt that George Bush Jr.’s career is mostly about politics. He entered the world of politics in 1978 as one of the candidates for the House of Representatives in the 19th congressional district in Texas. However, he failed to win. Afterward, the family moved to Washington where George worked in the service of his father, as one of the closest people to lead the campaign for re-election.
After a successful campaign, George Bush Jr. ran for the Texas gubernatorial election in 1994. This time he won and remained in this position from 1995 to 2000. However, his ambitions grew, so in 2000 he decided to run for president. After becoming a Republican Party candidate, George beat his rival, Al Gore, in the final election.
George Bush Jr. won and became President of the United States. After his first term, he ran again and became President for the second time. That means his presidential term lasted from 2001 to 2009. After that, he was succeeded by Barack Obama.
George W. Bush Net Worth
Given that he was previously President of the United States but also a successful businessman (Bush Exploration and Texas Rangers), it’s not uncommon that George W. Bush has a multi-million-dollar net worth. According to recent estimates, his wealth in 2020 is over $45 million.