Who is Henry Paulson? Bio, Political career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts

May 25, 2018Who is Henry Paulson? Bio, Political career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts

American banker and politician Henry Paulson is also known for his writing. Along with policy level profession, he loves to work for nature sustainability.

Political Career & Issues of Henry Paulson

74th Secretary of the Department of Treasury, Henry Paulson was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs before that. Besides these big highlights of his career, his work/career lists long. Paulson started working professionally immediately after his master graduation at the Pentagon as staff assistant to the assistant secretary of defense for two years and then one year in the White House as a staff assistant, before joining Goldman Sachs in 1974, then he served as chairman & CEO of Goldman Sachs from 1999 to 2006 before leaving the company and also was chairman of The Nature Conservancy from 2004 to 2006. After working on the government position as 74th Treasury Secretary from 2006 to 2009, Paulson expressed his experience on the journal “On the Brink: Inside the Race to Stop the Collapse of the Global Financial System” in 1st Feb 2010. Presently he is engaged in Latin America Conservation Council as co-chair and in University of Chicago as chairman of Paulson Institute and also as a senior fellow on Harris School of Public Policy Studies of the University, since 2011. Paulson Institute works on economic and environmental sustainability policies of U.S.- China. Moreover, he also co-chairs Risky Business Project that focuses on climate change and its economic impacts. On each of his job he was and is seen giving full effort in the assigned sector, from making a personal effort for U.S.-China relation to analyzing the economic gap in America and not excluding nature care.

What is the Net Worth of Henry Paulson?

Paulson’s net worth read more than $700 million. On 2005 his compensation was estimated around $37 million and also lowered to $16.4 on the next year of it. He is richest treasury Secretariat in American History and despite fluctuation in net worth, he is always seen wealthy along with his committed works. Paulson has homes in Chicago as well as in Barrington Hill.

Who is in the Personal Life of Henry Paulson?

Paulson is living a family life with his wife Wendy Judge and they had two children, Merritt Paulson (Henry Merritt Paulson III) sports team owner and Amanda Paulson a journalist. Presently Paulson has already turned grandparents. He is near to his fifty years of marriage and the couple seems happy with their life. They got married in 1969. Wendy is a graduate from Wellesley College, presently looking after their own family charity conservation the Bobolink Foundation and is also engaged in Nature Conservancy. Whereas, Paulson is seen in his Institute the Paulson Institute (works on U.S.-China relation). Despite different on nature of work, the couple maintains a strong bond of friendship between them. Both love to hang out on the lap of wild nature and share the common interest to protect the ecosystem.

How was the Early Life of Henry Paulson?

Born with the birth name Henry Merritt Paulson Jr. in Palm Beach of Florida on 28th March 1946, Paulson was grown up in Christian religion environment on a farm of Barrington Illinois. With parents Marianna Paulson and Henry Merritt Paulson, Paulson has ancestry of German, Norwegian and English Canadian. Paulson’s dad was a wholesale jeweler and also was in Marine Crops but was liberal-minded inclined to education which pushed Paulson towards studies & sports along with camping rather than money & business. The family also had a small farm with cows, pigs, chickens & sheep along with a vegetable garden, where Paulson too worked and also had fun alongside with his family. Paulson was seen active in scouts along with wrestling, football and other outdoors. In the Boy Scouts of America, he was ranked as Eagle Scouts and also had the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award. On the education side, Paulson graduated in 1964 from Barrington High School, had B.A. in English from Dartmouth College in 1968 and received master degree M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 1970.

Facts about Henry Paulson

After journal “on the Brink” where he highlighted financial crisis along with his economic analysis, he got his book “Dealing with China” published on April 14, 2015. Documentary on Paulson “Hank: Five Years from the Brink” by Joe Berlinger on the screen on September 16, 2013.


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