What’s Barbara Bush Net Worth? Wiki, First Lady, Bush Jr, Library, IG

What’s Barbara Bush Net Worth? Wiki, First Lady, Bush Jr, Library, IG 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Barbara Bush net worth is
$25 Million

Barbara Bush Wiki Biography

Barbara Pierce was born on the 8th June 1925, in New York City, USA, and as Barbara Bush was best known for being the former First Lady of the United States as she was the wife of its 41st President George H. W. Bush, who was in office between 1989 and 1993. She was also the mother of the 43rd President of the United States George W. Bush. She passed away in 2018.

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this famous spouse accumulated? How rich Barbara Bush was? According to sources, it is estimated that the total of Barbara’s net worth, as of early 2018, revolves around the sum of $25 million which she primarily acquired through her engagements on the American political scene, active between 1981 and 1993, and as an author.

Barbara Bush Net Worth $25 million

Barbara was born the third of four children of Marvin and Pauline Pierce in New York City’s borough of Queens, but was raised in Rye, New York; apart from American, she is also of British and German descent. During her childhood, she became an avid reader and was also very interested in sports such as tennis and bike riding. Between 1931 and 1937 she was schooled at Rye Country Day School after which she attended Ashley Hall boarding school in Charleston, South Carolina, between 1940 and 1943. Although she enrolled at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts in 1943, she dropped out after a year and began working at the Lord & Taylor department store, but due to the ongoing World War II, she later transferred to a nuts and bolts factory producing US Army supplies. These engagements provided the modest basis for Barbara Bush’s net worth.

During a Christmas dance in 1941 at the age of 16, Barbara met Philips Academy Andover student George H. W. Bush, and after a year and a half they became engaged, and married in January 1945. After her husband ended his military service, they settled in Midland, Texas, where George entered the oil business, and founded the Zapata Corporation in the mid-1950s. In 1959 he entered politics, and was chosen as the local Republican Party office chairman. To greater prominence the Bush family came in 1966, when he was elected as a Texas Representative in the US Congress. This achievement put Barbara and her husband on the national political scene, which later made an impact on their net worth.

As the congressman’s wife, Barbara became involved in various women’s groups and charity organizations during the 1960s. In the mid-1970s, she followed her husband to China where he served as chairman of the US Liaison Office. In 1981 when her husband was appointed as Vice-President of the United States, Barbara became its Second Lady, and during this eight-year long tenure she was heavily involved in various literacy organizations, and several charity organizations too. It is certain that all these activities helped Barbara Bush to build a household name, as well as to gain a huge amount of popularity, as well as somewealth.

In January 1989, she began her four-year tenure as the First Lady of the United States when her husband George H.W was elcted President. While still being active in literacy organizations and committees, she also founded the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy. Apart from these, she was involved with the White House Historical Association, and also revived the White House Endowment Trust. All these accomplishments helped Barbara Bush to increase her presence on the national scene, and add somewhat to her net worth.

After leaving the White House in 1993, Barbara and George moved to Houston, Texas, where they continued to reside, but also at another residence in Kannebunkport, Maine. Together, they welcomed six children, including George Jnr and ‘Jeb’, who became governor of Florida. Apart from those already mentioned above, Barbara  published several other books, including two children’s books “Millie’s Book” and “C. Fred’s Story” as well as “Reflections: Life After the White House” and “Barbara Bush: A Memoir” which certainly enlarged the size of her wealth.

Barbara Bush had several health problems in her later years, including intestinal and heart surgery. She passed away on 17 April 2018, at the family home in Houston.

Net Worth$25 Million
Date Of BirthJune 8, 1925
Place Of BirthQueens, New York City, New York
ProfessionFormer First Lady of the United States
EducationSmith College, Ashley Hall, Rye Country Day School
SpouseGeorge H. W. Bush
ChildrenGeorge W. Bush, Jeb Bush, Neil Bush, Dorothy Bush Koch, Marvin Bush, Robin Bush
ParentsMarvin Pierce, Pauline Robinson
SiblingsScott Pierce, Martha Pierce Rafferty, James Pierce
AwardsGlamour Award for The Generations
1Her pearl necklace
2Frequently wears blue dresses ("Barbara blue")
1[on the advantage of having turned ninety] Sometimes when someone asks me to do something I really don't want to do, I can say, "I might not be alive." It works.
2[on support for The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy] Our friends hide their wallets when they see us coming. But we are desperate to solve this problem. We have some exciting ideas we would like to try.
3You don't just luck into things as much as you'd like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it's friendships or opportunities.
4[ in 2013, on the notion that son Jeb might run for President] We've had enough Bushes.
1As of 2014, George and Barbara are the longest-married presidential First Couple. They celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary on January 6, 2014.
2Inducted into the International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame in 1997.
3Recovering at Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas after successful open heart surgery on March 4, 2009 to replace her aortic valve. In late November, 2008, she underwent surgery to treat a perforated ulcer in her small intestine. Also has had operations for back problems and two hip replacements.
4Grandmother of Barbara Bush, Jenny Bush and Lauren Bush Lauren.
5Alumna initiate of Pi Beta Phi sorority in 2003.
6She and Abigail Adams are the only women, so far, in American history who have been the wife of one President and the mother of a future President.
7Daughter-in-law of Prescott Bush.
8In The Simpsons (1989) episode "Two Bad Neighbors" (14 January 1996), George and Barbara Bush move to Springfield. Bart's constant pestering of his new neighbors soon turns into an all-out war between Homer and the ex-President. The show's producers didn't ask the Bushes to voice themselves because they didn't think they would. Harry Shearer voiced George; Tress MacNeille voiced Barbara.
9First lady of the United States (1989-1993).
10Suffers from Graves disease, and has also suffered from depression.
11Her father was the president of the McCall's magazine empire.
12Attended Rye Country Day School in Rye, New York, but graduated from Ashley Hall in Charleston, South Carolina in 1943.
13Portrayed by Phil Hartman on Saturday Night Live (1975).
14Children: George W. Bush (b. 6 July 1946), Pauline Pierce "Robin" (20 December 1949 - 11 October 1953), Jeb Bush (b. 11 February 1953), Neil Bush (b. 22 January 1955), Marvin Bush (b. 22 October 1956) and Doro Bush (b. 18 August 1959).
15Daughter Pauline Robinson Bush died of leukemia two months shy of her 4th birthday.
16Suffered a miscarriage in the mid-1960s.
17Is a distant relative of former President Franklin Pierce (1804-1869).
18Attended Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts.
19Born at 7:00 pm-EDT at Booth Memorial Hospital in New York City.


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