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Dr. Oz Net Worth Explored as Senate Bid Reveals His Huge Fortune

Dr. Oz (actual name Mehmet Cengiz Oz) who is a Turkish-American television personality, author, and the cardiothoracic surgeon has an estimated net worth of over $100 million.

He is also one of the leading Republican candidates for the Senate in Pennsylvania.

The Republican political candidate holds a massive fortune which could lead him in the race.

Dr. Oz is best known for his popular TV show, “The Dr. Oz Show,” launched in the year 2009 by Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Productions and Sony Pictures.

Let us now get into more details exploring his net worth and his financial assets.

Prospective Republican Senate candidate Dr. Oz has a huge fortune

The celebrity doctor is making quite a buzz on the internet as his massive fortune has been revealed while filing financial disclosure form earlier this week. In a government filing done on Wednesday night, Oz revealed that he holds a net worth of over $100 million.

Last year in late November, Oz announced that he would participate in the 2022 U.S. Senate election in Pennsylvania as a Republican to fill the seat of a retiring Republican Sen. Pat Toomey.

What all are included in his financial assets?

Speaking about the assets owned by Oz as disclosed in the filing, he owns a huge private investment in the Pennsylvania gas and convenience chain Wawa. His financial assets also include widely spread properties in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Florida, and Turkey.

In the year 2021, he also purchased a cattle farm in Okeechobee, Fla. The cows there are expected to be worth $500,000 currently.

His list of assets contributing to his fortune does not end here. He is the owner of a home in Palm Beach, Fla. whose estimated value is anywhere between $5 million and $25 million.

Exact figures are not known as according to the financial disclosure filings of federal law, it is needed to reveal the asset values in a broad range.

In case, Oz gets elected, he would be one of the richest Senate members. Owing to his celebrity status and a huge fortune, Oz is running in the race driving towards the top of the Republican field.

He has already poured in a huge $5.3 million of his funds in 2021 and might put more if needed for his campaign filing later this month.

In order to make it to the general election, Oz will have to win by leaving behind David McCormick, another wealthy first-time candidate. McCormick is the former chief executive of Bridgewater Associates which is the world’s largest hedge fund. However, he is yet to file his financial disclosure.

Oz has often criticized Big Tech on the campaign trail. However, according to his financial disclosure, he has big investments in some of America’s largest companies like Amazon, Apple, and Alphabet.

Sources of Income

His filings also reported that he raked in $2.2 million in 2021 by being the host and supervising producer of the show “The Dr. Oz Show”. As an owner of Oz Media, the co-producer of the show, he earned $7 million.

Oz also served as a guest host for two weeks on “Jeopardy!” which earned him around $269,000 as per the financial disclosure filings. However, the payment was donated to an undisclosed charity.

His paid speeches were one more source of income in 2021. He made a decent $120,000 for addressing a medical foundation in Texas. He also earned $125,000 for speaking to the American Pistachio Growers trade association in California.

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Archana Kabra
Archana Kabra is a Freelance Writer and has been extensively writing stuff related to Entertainment, Lifestyle, and Technology. She is also an ardent music lover. Twitter handle: @archana153sarda
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