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Ben Carson Net Worth

Ben Carson Net Worth 2018: Wiki, Married, Family, Wedding, Salary, Siblings

Benjamin Solomon Carson Sr. net worth is
$26 Million

Benjamin Solomon Carson Sr. Wiki/Biography

Benjamin Solomon Carson Sr. was born on 18 September 1951, in Detroit, Michigan USA, to Sonya and Robert Solomon Carson Jr., and is known as a neurosurgeon, author and politician, who as of early 2018 serves as the US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, prior to which he was a presidential candidate in 2016.

So just how rich is Ben Carson as of late 2017? According to authoritative sources, Ben has net worth of $26 million, accumulated from his career in the previously mentioned fields which began in the mid-1970s.

Ben Carson Net Worth $26 Million

Carson had a troubled childhood, with his parents separating and his mother trying to commit suicide several times during his childhood. He was a student of Southwestern High School, where he also played chess, played in the band and practiced public speaking, later on adding that he was aggressive during this time. Having matriculated from high school, Ben enrolled into Yale University, chosen over Harvard as he only had enough money for one college application. His education continued when he enrolled into the University of Michigan Medical School, where he later on struggled to keep up with the work and thus was often advised to choose a different college and drop out, however, he graduated M.D., and was subsequently accepted by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine neurosurgery program, serving as a surgical intern and neurosurgery resident. In 1983, Ben finished his last year with the title of chief resident, then served as senior registrar at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. He became well known for his surgeries of four conjoined twin separations, which were at high risk – two of his patients were Joseph and Luka Banda, which resulted in both of them being able to continue with their lives normally after the procedure. He retired as a surgeon in 2013, however, having apparently benefited from procedures by Mannetech Inc both during and after surgery for prostate cancer in 2002, he remained involved with the company until 2015, promoting various of their products. His public speeches, for the company and on many other occasions, contributed significantly to his net worth over the years, including $4 million during January 2014 to May 2015 alone.

When it comes to his career as an author, Ben Carson has released numerous books and articles, including his autobiography in 1992, published by Zondervan with six of them entering the bestseller list, earning up to $6 million. Additionally, Carson has also written numerous articles and served as a weekly opinion columnist for The Washington Times, joining their team in 2013, and late that year he was hired as a contributor for Fox, one of the most prominent networks worldwide, to provide analysis and commentary, contributing together around $2 million to his net worth. Carson’s tenures on the boards of Kelloggs and Costco from the start of the century also benefited him to the tune of around $2 and $4 million respectively.

In mid-2015, Carson announced that he’d be entering the presidential race as one of the Republican politicians, but quit the campaign early, realizing that he ‘’did not see a political path forward’’. After Donald Trump became president, Ben was offered the position of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, which he accepted, and in March 2017 he was confirmed by the senate.

When it comes to his private life, Carson has been married to Lacena “Candy” Rustin, whom he met as a student, since 1975, and they have three sons. The couple currently live in West Palm Beach, Florida. Speaking about Carson’s religious beliefs, he is a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.


Full NameBen Carson
Net Worth$26 Million
Date Of BirthSeptember 18, 1951
Place Of BirthDetroit, Michigan, USA
Height1.83 m
Weight80 kg
ProfessionPolitician, Author, Neurosurgeon
EducationYale University 1969–1973, Michigan Medicine, Southwestern High School, University of Michigan
NationalityAmerican
SpouseCandy Carson
ChildrenRhoeyce Carson, Murray Carson, Ben Carson Jr.
ParentsSonya Carson, Robert Solomon Carson
SiblingsCurtis Carson, Fairell Tubbs
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/drbencarson
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/RealBenCarson
Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/realbencarson
IMDBhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm0990442
AwardsPresidential Medal of Freedom (2008), Spingarn Medal (2006), The Ford’s Theatre Lincoln Medal (2008)
NominationsGoodreads Choice Awards Best Nonfiction
#Fact
1Fox News contributor.
2Graduated from Yale University.
3Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2008 by President George W. Bush.
4His brother is an aerospace engineer.
5Father, with Candy Carson, of B.J. 'Ben Jr.' Carson, Murray Carson and Rhoeyce Carson.
6He is a real life doctor, the Director of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
7He is world-renowned for his pioneer research of the successful separation of conjoined twins. His work in pediatric medicine has contributed to the development of new technologies and made him one of the most notable African-American neurosurgeons in the United States.

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Stuck on You2003Head Surgeon (as Benjamin Carson Sr.)

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gifted Hands1991Video documentary short book "Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story" - as Ben Carson M.D.

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Untold Story of the Gulf Wars2016Documentary completedHimself
Black Women in Medicine2016DocumentaryHimself
The Kelly File2013-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Presidential Candidate
Fox and Friends2013-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Former Presidential Candidate / Himself - Former President Candidate / ...
Varney & Company2016TV SeriesHimself - Former Republican Presidential Candidate
Justice w/Judge Jeanine2013-2016TV SeriesHimself - Former Presidential Candidate / Himself
Revive Us2016DocumentaryHimself
Undecided: The Movie2016Himself
Outnumbered2016TV SeriesHimself
America's Election HQ2016TV SeriesHimself - Former Presidential Candidate / Himself - Speaker
The Nominee2016DocumentaryHimself (as Benjamin Carson Sr.)
Fox News Sunday2012-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Fox News Contributor / Himself - Trump Campaign Advisor / ...
Hannity2013-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Former President Candidate / Himself - Former Presidential Candidate / ...
Face the Nation2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - 2016 GOP Presidential Candidate / Himself - Former Presidential Candidate / Himself - Presidential Candidate / ...
The O'Reilly Factor2013-2016TV SeriesHimself
Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo2016TV SeriesHimself - Former Presidential Candidate / Himself / Himself - Presidential Candidate
PoliticKING with Larry King2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - guest
The Daily Show2016TV SeriesHimself
The View2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - Former Presidential Candidate / Himself - 2016 Presidential Candidate / Himself
CBS News Republican Presidential Debate2016TV SpecialHimself - Candidate
This Week2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - 2016 GOP Presidential Candidate / Himself - 2016 Presidential Candidate / Himself - Presidential Candidate / ...
Good Morning America2015TV SeriesHimself - 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate / Himself - 2016 GOP Presidintial Candidate
Meet the Press2015TV SeriesHimself - GOP Presidential Candidate / Himself - 2016 Presidential Candidate / Himself - 2016 GOP Presidential Candidate
Media Buzz2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - GOP Presidential Candidate / Himself - 2016 Presidential Candidate / Himself
Inside Edition2015TV Series documentaryHimself
CNN Republican Presidential Debate2015TV SpecialHimself - Candidate (as Dr. Ben Carson)
On the Record w/ Brit Hume2013-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - 2016 Presidential Candidate / Himself - Former Neurosurgeon
Charlie Rose2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Your World w/ Neil Cavuto2013-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Fox News Contributor
Huckabee2014TV SeriesHimself
Cavuto on Business2014TV SeriesHimself - Former Neurosurgeon
Money with Melissa Francis2013TV SeriesHimself
Special Report with Bret Baier2013TV SeriesHimself
America's Newsroom2013TV SeriesHimself
Tax Invasion2013DocumentaryHimself
America Live2013TV SeriesHimself
In Depth2013TV SeriesHimself
Lou Dobbs Tonight2012TV SeriesHimself
Hopkins2008TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Dandy Kids Documentary2008DocumentaryHimself (as Benjamin Carson Sr.)
African American Lives2006TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Tavis Smiley2005TV SeriesHimself
Horizon2000TV Series documentaryHimself
The Remarkable Journey2000TV SeriesHimself (as Dr. Ben Carson)
2000 Essence Awards2000TV SpecialHimself
Hopkins 24/72000TV SeriesHimself
The Essence Awards1994TV SpecialHimself
Gifted Hands1991Video documentary shortHimself
The 10th Annual Black Achievement Awards1989TV SpecialHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Watters' World2016TV SeriesHimself - Former Presidential Candidate
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Convention Speech / Himself - New Hampshire Debate / ...
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee2016TV SeriesHimself - Republican Candidate for President
The Drunken Peasants2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - New Hampshire Debate / Himself - Super Tuesday Speech / ...
Extra2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Presidential Candidate / Himself
Media Buzz2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Presidential Candidate / Himself - GOP Presidential Candidate / Himself / ...
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore2015TV SeriesHimself
Who Is Donald Trump?2015TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Making of Trump2015TV Movie documentaryHimself
Hannity2015TV SeriesHimself
Inside Edition2015TV Series documentaryHimself - GOP Presidential Candidate
The O'Reilly Factor2015TV SeriesHimself - GOP Presidential Candidate
Democracy Now!2015TV SeriesHimself
The Greg Gutfeld Show2015TV SeriesHimself - 2016 Presidential Candidate
The Insider2015TV SeriesHimself

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