carly fiorina net worth

carly fiorina net worth

Carly Fiorina Net Worth

Carly Fiorina Net Worth: Carly Fiorina is an American businesswoman and politician who has a net worth of $60 million. Carly Fiorina is probably most famous for being the former CEO and chairman of the board of Hewitt-Packard. Fiorina was born Cara Carleton “Carly” Fiorina on September 6, 1954, in Austin, Texas. She is a best-selling author, sought-after speaker, influential business commentator, as well as an excellent strategic advisor. From 1999 to 2005, Carly served as CEO of Hewlett-Packard, prior to which was an executive at AT&T and its equipment and technology spinoff, Lucent. Throughout her tenure at each company, Fiorina was considered to be one of the most powerful women in the business world. During her time at HP, the multinational information technology corporation overcame the collapse of the dot-com bubble, even though the stock lost half of its value in the process. Things got better in 2002, when the company carried out a merger with rival computer company Compaq, after which HP became the world’s largest personal computer manufacturer. Unfortunately, she was forced to leave her position as CEO and chairman of HP due to “differences about how to execute HP’s strategy”. In 2008 she started serving as an advisor to John McCain, the Republican presidential candidate at the time. Then in 2010, Fiorina launcehd an unsuccessful challenge against Democrat Barbara Boxer of California in the 2010 Senate election.
carly fiorina net worth 1

Carly Fiorina Net Worth

Mrs. Fiorina, a former Hewlett-Packard Co. chief executive, revealed her net worth alongside a personal financial disclosure statement. The disclosure, required by law, allows candidates to reveal their assets and income in broad ranges. But Mrs. Fiorina went beyond the requirement, releasing tax returns from two recent years as well as precise figures for her assets.
carly fiorina net worth 2

Carly Fiorina Net Worth

According to USA Today, Fiorina’s net worth is second only to Donald Trump among the 2016 presidential candidates. Trump disclosed a net worth of $8.7 billion, but there is a debate as to how much he is actually worth.
carly fiorina net worth 3

Carly Fiorina Net Worth

However, the real expenses began to add up in 2010 when Fiorina ran for the Senate in California. She won a contentious Republican primary, before losing the general election to incumbent Barbara Boxer. The venture cost Fiorina a reported $5.7 million of her own money.
carly fiorina net worth 4

Carly Fiorina Net Worth

Fiorina’s net worth also includes the assets and income of her husband, Frank. The couple met at AT&T, where Frank was also an executive.
carly fiorina net worth 5

Carly Fiorina Net Worth

Mrs. Fiorina also included a thinly veiled jab at Hillary Clinton, the Democratic front-runner whom she says she is uniquely suited to oppose in the 2016 general election. Mrs. Clinton, who released her financial disclosure form last month, has been criticized by Republicans as overly secretive.
carly fiorina net worth 6

Carly Fiorina Net Worth

In 2012 and 2013, they paid an effective tax rate of 30%, according to the Fiorina campaign. They also gave an average of 14% of their income to charity in those years, the campaign said.
carly fiorina net worth 7

Presidential candidates are required to file personal financial disclosure statements showing their income, assets and liabilities in the year leading up to their campaigns. Mrs. Fiorina ran an unsuccessful campaign for a California Senate seat in 2010, but she has never held elected office.
carly fiorina net worth 8

Mrs. Fiorina served as CEO of H-P for six years before being ousted in 2005, and has since served on the boards of several companies, including the nonprofits Good360 and Opportunity International. She wasn’t paid for her roles on those boards.
carly fiorina net worth 9

Fiorina — who has previously knocked Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton for her campaign’s lack of transparency — disclosed every stock, bond, and fund she owns shares in, in addition to the compulsory personal financial disclosure filed with the Federal Election Commission. The GOP contender also provided her 2012 and 2013 federal tax returns, as well as state returns from those years.
carly fiorina net worth 10

Fiorina then made her way into politics, joining John McCain’s 2008 U.S. presidential campaign, among other stints, before dropping out of the 2016 race in February.
carly fiorina net worth 11

Fiorina and her husband gave roughly 14% of their income to charities in 2012 and 2013, according to her campaign’s filings. (See also, To Donate or Not to Donate: Tips for Charitable Giving.)
carly fiorina net worth 12

Since leaving Hewlett-Packard in 2005, Fiorina has devoted a large share of her wealth to the advancement of her political career. According to the Federal Election Commission, she has spent $183,000 on political campaign contributions.
carly fiorina net worth 13

Fiorina has also donated her money and time to a number of charitable endeavors. She is the chair of Good360, an Alexandria, Virginia-based charity that works with companies to get excess merchandise to charities. Forbes Magazine has ranked Good360 as one of the 10 most efficient charities, and as the 33rd largest charity in the U.S. (See also, Deducting Your Donations.)
carly fiorina net worth 14

As a famous female success story, Fiorina has also contributed to a number of women’s charities. She is also the fund chair of One Woman Initiative, a self-described “International Women’s Empowerment Fund” that works with women’s initiatives in Muslim countries. As of 2009, OWI had made more than $500,000 in grants to organizations in Azerbaijan, Egypt, India, Pakistan and the Philippines. She has also worked with Opportunity International to help the charity provide money, education and training to 2 million poor women, though she later resigned to pursue her presidential candidacy.

Published on Mar 7, 2017 | Under Car | By michael ellis
please edit your menu