How Rich Is Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter?

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Former U.S. president of Jimmy Carter has accumulated an impressive fortune and still makes money after his presidency. What is his net worth?

Jimmy Carter, the 39th United States of America President, turned 99 years on October 1, 2023, a milestone which has been celebrated with his wife Rosalynn at his home in Plains, Georgia. 

A gathering has been planned at the president’s old Georgia home that he lived in before his election to the Georgia Senate in 1962. The White House put up a wooden cake display in from of the north lawn and it was decorated in the colors red, white, and blue, per TheSun.

A celebration open to the public was held at The Carter Library in Atlanta, Georgia. This party was moved to Saturday night due to the possible government shutdown that could happen on Sunday night.

While social media was flooded with several tributes and well-wishes, many might be curious to know more about the finances of the politician and how he makes his money today.

Profile Summary

Celebrated Name:Jimmy Carter
Net Worth:$10 million
Birthname:James Earl Carter Jr.
Birthday:October 1, 1924
Age:99 years old (as of 2023)
Birthplace:Plains, Georgia, United States
Height:5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
Profession:Writer, Politician, Novelist, Author, Farmer, Statesman, Military Officer
Nationality:United States of America
Wife:Rosalynn Carter
Kids:John William “Jack” (b. 1947), James Earl “Chip” III (b. 1950), Donnel Jeffrey “Jeff” (b. 1952), and Amy Lynn (b.
Grandchildren:22 grandkids
Jimmy Carter, 99, who served as the 39th president of the United States from 1977 to 1981. SOURCE: GETTY
Jimmy Carter, 99, who served as the 39th president of the United States from 1977 to 1981. SOURCE: GETTY

What is Jimmy Carter’s net worth?

American politician and businessman, Jimmy Carter has accumulated an impressive fortune over the years. Although it’s a known fact that the U.S. president doesn’t make a huge salary, he currently has an estimated net worth of $10 million and earns a salary of 207 thousand every year.

Jimmy Carter’s net worth reflects the many things he has accomplished in life. Jimmy has nabbed himself a high net worth thanks to a multitude of business ventures, endorsement deals, and media appearances since leaving office.

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has always remained in the public eye for his humanitarian work, publications, and most recently his ill health. The oldest living president has battled several health obstacles for almost 10 years, including melanoma, a kind of skin cancer.

The 99-year-old former politician has held many titles in his life, and the oldest living president is just one of them. He actively contributes to the global conversation regarding human rights, writes books, teaches Sunday school, and volunteers whenever he can.

A true model citizen, Jimmy has remained a vital source of information for all incoming, current, and past presidents since he left office.

Jimmy Carter has an impressive net worth and earns money from other endeavors. SOURCE: GETTY
Jimmy Carter has an impressive net worth and earned money from other endeavors. SOURCE: GETTY

Where is Jimmy Carter now?

Even though he did not have the best approval rating after leaving the white house, Carter has been living his life to the fullest regarding his participation in politics, activities, and philanthropic efforts.

One of the biggest contributions following his presidency was the Carter Center, which he and his wife founded in 1982. The organization has collaborated with several other organizations in advancing human rights and improving the quality of life around the world.

He’s also become a successful author, writing Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid and We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land. Both books were published in 2006 and 2009 and became New York Times Best Sellers. Although they were both controversial, they made a difference regarding issues in Palestine and settlement expansions in Israel.

One of Carter’s most notable achievements was being awarded the Noble Peace Prize in 2002 for everything in his political history and humanitarian efforts. However, he was met with controversy due to rumors of political motivation and prematurity during the nomination process.

Carter will be remaining in his home in Georgia, which is where the Carter Center is also located. More updates regarding his health will be released in the future. All of his friends, family, and supporters will be standing by him during this difficult time.