Joseph Manchin III, better known as Joe Manchin, is a 74-year-old American politician who is currently the leading United States Senator from West Virginia. He previously served as the 34th Governor of West Virginia and the 27th Secretary of State of West Virginia. As of 2021, Joe Manchin's net worth is estimated to be around $5 million.
|Full Name||Joseph Manchin III|
|Birth Date||August 24, 1947|
|Birth Place||Farmington, West Virginia, U. S.|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
Joe Manchin was born on August 24, 1947 in Farmington, West Virginia, United States. He was born the second child to his parents, John and Mary O. Manchin. His father was mayor of Farmington. He also had a rug and furniture store.
Regarding his education, he graduated from Farmington High School in 1965. He then attended West Virginia University on a football scholarship. In 1970 he graduated in business administration.
Joe Manchin’s net worth and career
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Joe began his political career in 1982 at the age of 35 when he was elected to the West Virginia House of Representatives. Four years later, in 1986, he was elected to the West Virginia Senate. He served in the Senate until 1996, when he ran for Governor. However, he lost Charlotte Pitt’s area code. Joe was later elected Secretary of State for West Virginia in 2000.
Joe challenged incumbent Democratic Governor Bob Wise in the 2004 Democratic Primary. He won the Democratic Primary and the General Election by wide margins. In 2008, he won re-election to a second term as governor against Republican Russ Weeks. Joe later announced in July 2010 that he would seek a Senate seat following the death of Senator Robert Byrd in June 2010.
Joe managed to win the Democratic primary, where he defeated former West Virginia Secretary of State Ken Heckler. On November 15, 2010, he was sworn into the United States Senate by then-Vice President Joe Biden.
Manchin recently struck a deal with current Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer in which he proposed capping the total cost of the Democrats’ massive spending at around $1.5 trillion. In addition, corporate tax has been increased to 25%, the maximum rate to 39.6% and the capital gains tax rate to 28%. He later revealed that any revenue from the bill above $1.5 trillion would go to reducing the deficit.
Joe Manchin is married to educator Gail Heather Connelly. He married his wife Gail on August 5, 1967. Joe and Gail have three children named Heather, Joseph IV and Brooke.
Joe Manchin’s Luck
As of 2021, Joe Manchin’s net worth is estimated to be around $5 million. He is also the founder of the coal brokerage firm Enersystems. Based on 2020 financial information, Joe owned approximately $1.5 million of private stock in coal brokerage firm Enersystems.