Tony Blair Net Worth : $60 million
Former Prime Minister of the UK
Source of Wealth
Years of Experience
39 years (approximately)
Date of Birth
May 6, 1953
Did B.A. from St. John’s College, Oxford
Tony Blair’s Total Net Worth
Tony Blair is a British politician, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, as well as the former Leader of the Labour Party. He also served as the Member of Parliament from 1983 to 2007. In 1975, Blair completed his graduation with a Second-Class Honours B.A. in Jurisprudence from St. John’s College, Oxford. Blair is an excellent public speaker, and possesses the ability to earn around $500,000 through a single speech. His net worth is around $60 million, which he earned through consulting contracts, public speaking fees and book royalties. Presently, Blair also serves as an envoy with the Quartet in the Middle East.
Properties: Private Fortune
Blair owns a total of nine residences, while his primary residence is a lavish house in Connaught Square, Central London. He bought this house for £3.6million and its current value is around £4.5 million.
In 2003, in the episode of The Simpsons, called ‘The Regina Monologues’, Tony made an animated cameo where he appeared as himself. He was also seen as himself in the first episode of a British drama serial, called ‘The Amazing Mrs Pritchard’. He made an appearance as a celebrity judge on a TV show, called ‘Masterchef goes Large’, where the contestants had to make a three course meal for Blair and another politician, Bertie Ahern.
He has also been portrayed in the movies and the television programmes by several renowned personalities, like Michael Sheen, Robert Lindsay, James Larkin, and Christian Brassington. He was also portrayed in satires and fictions, like ‘The Hunt for Tony Blair’, ‘The Trial of Tony Blair’, etc.
He penned several books, including ‘Journey’, ‘New Britain: My Vision of a Young Country’, ‘Leading the Way: A New Vision for Local Government’, etc.
From 1983-2007, Blair served as the Member of Parliament of Sedgefield. In July 1994, he was elected as the Leader of the Labour Party, and served till 2007. Under his leadership, the party won three general elections in 1997, 2001 and 2005. He became the youngest Prime Minister of the UK at the age of 43. During his reign, a number of manifesto pledges were executed, such as Freedom of Information Act, the National Minimum Wage Act and Human Rights Act.
Blair founded ‘Tony Blair Sports Foundation’ on November 14, 2007, which is aimed at encouraging the participation of children in sports and games, and preventing obesity in them. In 2008, he also started the “Tony Blair Faith Foundation” with a motto to bring together the people of different faiths and fostering understanding between them while working to eliminate poverty.
Honours & Awards
In 2003, Blair received “Congressional Gold Medal”. In 2009, he was honoured with the “Presidential Medal of Freedom” by President George W. Bush. In the same year, he was also awarded with the ‘Dan David Prize’ from Tel Aviv University. He also got the ‘Liberty Medal’ in 2010, in Philadelphia.