How much is James Mattis worth?
|Net Worth:||$5 Million|
|Profession:||Former United States Secretary of Defense
|Date of Birth:||September 8, 1950
|Country:||United States of America|
Who is James Mattis
James Norman Mattis is a retired United States Marine Corps general who served as the 26th US secretary of defense from January 2017 through January 2019. During his 44 years in the Marine Corps, he commanded forces in the Persian Gulf War, the War in Afghanistan, and the Iraq War.
James Mattis currently served in President Trump’s administration as the United States Secretary of Defense until his resignation.
A career Marine, he gained a reputation among his peers for his intellect, and eventually advanced to the rank of general. From 2007 to 2010 he commanded the United States Joint Forces Command and concurrently served as NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Transformation. He was commander of United States Central Command from 2010 to 2013 with Admiral Bob Harward serving as his deputy commander. After retiring from the military, he served in several private sector roles, including as a board member of Theranos.
According to sources, James Mattis’s estimated net worth is currently $5 million as of 2020.
How did James Mattis get rich?
James Mattis was born on September 8th, 1950, in Pullman, Washington. He graduated from the U.S. Marine Corps Amphibious Warfare School, and continued with his studies at the U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College, and later, the National War College. He also has a Bachelor of Arts from the Central Washington University.
Mattis had a long military career, which started in 1969 after joining the Marine Corps Reserve. He served as a commander in the Persian Gulf War and Afghanistan War. He held several offices before becoming the Secretary of Defense, including the Commander of United States Central Command from 2010 to 2013.
What about Mattis’ personal life? He is a bachelor, never been married and has no children. That earned him a nickname “The Warrior Monk”. His lifelong passion is studying military and world history. He owns a huge personal library of books.