Jim Webb is an American politician and author. His net worth is approximately $6.1 million.
Jim Webb has served his country on many fronts. He was born on February 9, 1946 in Saint Joseph, Missouri. He belonged to a military family and he was the second of four children. His father was in United States Air Force and due the nature of his job, they moved a lot, so Webb stayed in many states of the US. Due to this constant moving, he attended many schools throughout the country and finally graduated from a high school in Bellevue, Nebraska. He then attended University of Southern California.
Webb Joined the U.S. Marine Corps and was commissioned as a second lieutenant. He was awarded the Marine Cross for his heroism in Vietnam. Marine Cross is the second highest honor in the Navy and Marine Corps.
Webb ran his senate campaign in 2006 against Virginia Senator George Allen. Webb won it by 53.5% of the votes and later in that year he was assigned to three committees named Foreign Relations, Veterans’ Affairs, and Armed Services.
Webb wrote 7 books, of which 6 of them were the best sellers. His books and his experiences and views in those books were very famous. He also wrote script for the movie ‘Rules of Engagement’. Webb is an expert writer and has written for many national journals and newspapers, including The New York Times and Wall Street Journal.
According to Forbes, Webb reported an estimated $2.3 million to $6.9 million in stocks and bonds. Webb also has a $150,000 contract with Warner Bros for an ongoing movie project.