Politics is a competitive career which requires a lot of hard work and persistence. It is the career of serving the people of the nation and making sure the nation heads to prosperity. But it takes a certain skill to do right by everyone which not all possess.

Among the few who possess such quality is congressman Beto O’Rourke. Unlike most, he is a politician who cares about the welfare of everyone and is selfless. Let us peek into his life and learn about his net worth.

What is Beto O’Rourke’s Net Worth?

Beto O’Rourke has a net worth of about $12 million as of 2019. However, back in 2015, the politician had a net worth of around $9 million. The source of his fortune is mainly his business and career as a congressman as he makes $174,000 a year.

During 2015, Beto had more than two times the net worth of his opponent, Ted Cruz. Likewise, he also ranked 51st wealthiest person among the 435 house members according to the non-partisan Center for Responsive Politics in 2015.

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He along with his family reside in a hilltop Hacienda-style 4,700 square-foot home in El Paso and their lifestyle inclines toward the lavish side. But the value of the house remains a mystery along with the value of his cars and other assets.

Investments of Beto

In terms of Beto O’Rourke’s investments, according to opensecrets.org, his investment in Real Estate amounts to a whopping $3 million.

Apart from such, he also has investments in Peppertree Square Ltd worth $6 million and in Imperial Arms LLC valued at $3 million.

Brief Political Journey

Beto O’Rourke journey to politics is really interesting as he had a career in music and business before.

In 1991, while at Columbia University, he was in the band Foss. It had a self-titled demo and a 7″ record, The El Paso Pussycats, on Western Breed Records in 1993.

Later O’Rourke played drums in the band Swedes, which released an album, Summer in 1995. Then he stepped into business and co-founded Stanton Street Technology Group, an internet service, and software company. As of March 2017, his wife Amy runs the operations of the business.

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His first step into politics was in mid-2005 when O’Rourke ran for the El Paso City Council. After that in 2012, O’Rourke filed for the Democratic primary to represent Texas’s 16th congressional district.

It was hard but eventually, O’Rourke won 50.5 percent of the vote. His career has continued since and it has seen immense growth till date.

Beto O’Rourke’s Relationship

Beto O’Rourke married wife Amy Hoover Sanders on September 24, 2005, at Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. The marriage of Louann and William Sanders daughter took place at their ranch in Lamy, New Mexico.

Her father, William Sanders, is a real estate developer who manages a $20 billion real estate portfolio. On the other hand, Louann Sanders is the director of education development for the La Fe Community Development Corporation, and executive director of the La Fe Preparatory charter school.

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The couple has three children together, Henry O’Rourke, Ulysses O’Rourke, and Molly O’Rourke. The lovers and their three children live in El Paso’s Sunset Heights area and are happily enjoying their life. The duo shares good romantic chemistry with each other.

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They have a shared commitment towards their marriage and are content with each other. Along with it, the pair is equal partners in everything and is going strong without any rumors or news of any breakup or separation.

Beto O’Rourke Wiki-Bio

Beto O’Rourke was born as Robert Francis O’Rourke on September 26, 1972, at Hotel Dieu Hospital in El Paso, Texas. His father is Pat Francis O’Rourke and his mother is Melissa Martha O’Rourke. He holds an Irish and Welsh ancestry and his family gave him the nickname Beto, a common Spanish nickname.

His mother owned a furniture store. Meanwhile, his father, Pat O’Rourke, served in El Paso as County Commissioner and County Judge.

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In terms of his academics, O’Rourke first went to Escuela Montessori Del Valle preschool. Then he continued his education to Rivera Elementary School and Mesita Elementary School. Later in 1988, after two years at El Paso High School, he enrolled in Woodberry Forest School, in Madison County, Virginia.

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Between high school and college in 1991, he was a summer congressional intern in the Capitol Hill office of U.S. Congressman Ron Coleman. After that, O’Rourke attended Columbia University and graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature.