Sarah Palin is an American politician, author, and former governor of Alaska with an estimated net worth of $8 million according to Celebrity Net Worth.
She is a very popular political personality in the USA who contested the post of vice president alongside John McCain in 2008.
Sarah Palin is making a buzz in political circles as she made an announcement on 1st April, Friday that she is running for her state’s single congressional seat after staying away from national politics for several years.
The seat is now vacant following the untimely death of Rep. Don Young, last month.
Sarah Palin to run for Alaska’s Congressional seat
She said, “America is at a tipping point. As I’ve watched the far left destroy the country, I knew I had to step up and join the fight. There is a time and a season for everything. If I were asked to serve in the House and take his place, I would be humbled and honored. In a heartbeat, I would.”
We will be covering everything about her in our article below. Keep reading!
Everything you need to know about Sarah Palin
Palin started her career in Journalism as a sportscaster in Anchorage after completing her graduation in 1987. In 1992, she began her political journey when she was elected to the Wasilla City Council. She registered herself as a Republican a decade earlier and she continued with this party allegiance throughout her entire political career.
She then ran for the post of mayor in 1996 and won the elections. During this phase of her political career, Palin became famous for reducing taxes and getting rid of wasteful spending along with many environmental initiatives.
Palin contested for the post of lieutenant governor of Alaska in 2002. Even though she lost the elections, Palin became a prominent personality in the Republican party. Palin agreed to her appointment to the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission even though she had no experience in the oil & gas industry. However, she had the willingness and commitment to learning more about it from an ethical standpoint.
She then won the election in 2006 and became the youngest ever person to be appointed as Governor of Alaska. In her initial days, her approval rating shot up to 93%, however, it declined gradually. After her three years tenure, she resigned.
Palin was very successful as a writer. Her book “Going Rogue” has sold more than two million copies across the world.
Sarah Louise Heath was born in the year 1964 in Sandpoint, Idaho. She used to play flute in her school band during her high school years. She then joined the girls’ basketball teams and went on to become the co-captain of the basketball team.
In 1982, they won the Alaska state championship. Sarah Palin won the Miss Wasilla beauty pageant and finished in third place in the Miss Alaska pageant.
Real Estate investments
Sarah and her husband, Todd purchased a six-bedroom house in Scottsdale, Arizona in 2011 for $1.75 million. The house was later sold in 2016 for $2.275 million.
The couple bought their second property in 2015 for little less than $1 million in Scottsdale, Arizona. They started renovating the house but it was not completed. Four years later, it was sold for $6.2 million. They also co-own many properties in Alaska.