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Rob Portman Net Worth

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Rob Portman net worth

Rob Portman net worth 2022, career, politics. Robert Jones Portman (born December 19, 1955) is an American attorney and politician serving as the junior United States senator for Ohio. A Republican, Portman has served as a U.S. representative, the 14th United States trade representative, and the 35th director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

Rob Portman Net Worth

Rob Portman net worth: Robert Jones Portman  is an American lawyer and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Ohio. A Republican, Portman previously served as a U.S. Representative, the 14th United States Trade Representative, and the 35th Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

Rob Portman Net Worth: Rob Portman Early life

Portman was born in 1955, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Joan and William C. “Bill” Portman II. When Portman was young, his father started the Portman Equipment Company, a forklift dealership where he and his siblings worked growing up. From his mother Joan, a liberal Republican, Portman inherited his sympathy for the Republican Party.

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Education and early career

Portman graduated from Cincinnati Country Day School in 1974 and attended Dartmouth College, where he started leaning to the right, and majored in anthropology and earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1978.

Portman next entered the University of Michigan Law School, earning his Juris Doctor degree in 1984 and serving as vice president of the student senate.

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During law school, he embarked on a kayaking and hiking trip across China and met Jane Dudley, whom he married in 1986.  After graduating from law school, Portman moved to Washington, D.C., where he worked for the law firm Patton Boggs.

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Portman next became an associate at Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP, a law firm in Cincinnati.

In 1989, Portman began his career in government as an associate White House Counsel under President George H. W. Bush. From 1989 to 1991, he served as Bush’s deputy assistant and director of the White House Office of Legislative Affairs. While serving as White House counsel, Portman visited China, Egypt, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

United States Representative

In 1993, Portman entered a special election to fill the seat of Congressman Bill Gradison of Ohio’s second congressional district, who had stepped down to become president of the Health Insurance Association of America.

Portman lost four of the district’s five counties, but won the largest, Hamilton County, his home county and home to 57% of the district’s population. Largely on the strength of his victory in Hamilton, Portman took 17,531 votes (36%) overall, making him the winner.

In the general election, Portman defeated the Democratic nominee, attorney Lee Hornberger, 53,020 (70%) to 22,652 (29%)

He was reelected in 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, and 2004, defeating Democrats Les Mann,Thomas R. Chandler, and then Waynesville mayor Charles W. Sanders four times in a row.

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In the 2020 presidential election, Portman supported Trump, in a reversal of his 2016 vote. Portman maintained his support for Trump during the impeachment proceedings against Trump for his conduct in the Trump–Ukraine scandal. Portman was the Ohio state co-chair of Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign

Rob Portman Net Worth

Rob Portman net worth is estimated at $16 million making him one of the richest lawmakers in Ohio.

Portman married Jane Dudley in July 1986. Dudley, who previously worked for Democratic Congressman Tom Daschle, “agreed to become a Republican when her husband agreed to become a Methodist.”

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Portman still owns the Golden Lamb Inn with his brother Wym Portman and sister Ginna Portman Amis. In 2004, a Dutch conglomerate purchased the Portman Equipment Company.

Portman married Jane Dudley in July 1986. Dudley, who previously worked for Democratic Congressman Tom Daschle, “agreed to become a Republican when her husband agreed to become a Methodist.”

Rob Portman Net Worth Summary

Net worth$16 million
Date of BirthDecember 19, 1955
NameRobert Jones Portman
OccupationAmerican lawyer and politician
Political partyRepublican
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