Ann Coulter has combined several careers to become a successful woman in many fields. She is a media pundit, a syndicated columnist, a best-selling author, and a lawyer. Coulter rose to prominence during the 1990s when she was a critic of the Clinton administration and appeared in print and on television. Due to her professional success, Ann Coulter’s net worth is now $8.5 million. Here is how she became so wealthy.
Ann Coulter’s Early Life
Coulter was born in New York City on December 8, 1961. However, she was raised in Connecticut after her parents moved to New Canaan with Coulter and her two brothers. After graduating from New Canaan High School, Coulter attended Cornell University and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history in 1984. She then received her Juris Doctor in 1988 from the University of Michigan Law School.
Her Career as a Lawyer
Ann Coulter began her law career working as a law clerk for Pasco Bowman II in Kansas City. She then worked in private practice in New York City and specialized in corporate law. Her next role was handling crime and immigration issues for Senator Spencer Abraham at the United States Senate Judiciary Committee. Later, Coulter worked as a litigator for the Center for Individual Rights.
Coulter’s Political Views
Outside of her work as a lawyer, Coulter’s career is based on her political views. She has strong opinions around many topics, and it because of her opinions that she has built a career in print, television, film, and radio. She claims not to pretend to have balanced or impartial views on political and current affairs. Some of the topics on which she has publicly expressed views are abortion, Christianity, civil liberties, immigration, LGBTQ rights, drugs, and white genocide. However, it was her views on the Clinton administration during the 1990s that led to her rise in prominence. It was her views on the Clinton administration that meant she featured in print and cable news. Clinton was also the topic of Coulter’s first book.
Ann Coulter’s Career in Print Media
Coulter has written 12 books, of which many have appeared in the New York Times Best Seller list. The combined number of copies sold of her books is three million. Her first book was ‘High Crimes and Misdemeanors: The Case Against Bill Clinton,’ which was published in 1998. The book highlights Coulter’s case for the impeachment of Bill Clinton and is based on her experience of writing legal briefs for the attorneys of Paula Jones, who was an intern who accused Bill Clinton of sexual harassment. Coulter faced allegations of plagiarism for this book, as columnist Michael Chapman claimed she stole passages of her book from a journal he wrote the previous year. Her most recent book was ‘Resistance Is Futile!: How the Trump-Hating Left Lost Its Collective Mind’, which was published in 2018. She also writes a syndicated newspaper column. Coulter’s column has become famous because of her polemical style and her willingness to stir up the pot by expressing views that are often controversial. Not only does her column appear in multiple newspapers, but it also appears on several associated websites and her own website.
Her Career in Radio, Television, and Film
In 1996, Coulter made her first national media appearance. The MSNBC network hired her as a legal correspondent. Later, Coulter appeared on both Fox News and CNN. As she became better-known, Coulter was invited as a guest to appear on multiple radio and television talk shows. Although she has no intention of pursuing a career in the film industry, Ann Coulter has appeared in four films. The first of these films was the 2004 made-for-television documentary film ‘Feeding the Beast.’ She then appeared in the 2004 direct-to-video documentary ‘FahrenHYPE 9/11.’ Her third film was a documentary of clips and interviews called ‘Is It True What They Say About Ann?’, which was also released in 2004. Finally, she had a cameo role in the 2015 made-for-TV movie ‘Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!’
Ann Coulter’s Other Ventures
In addition to her television and radio appearances, Coulter is also a regular speaker at various universities regarding various political issues. She has also been a keynote speaker at various conferences. Most notably, Coulter was the keynote speaker at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference, where she spoke about immigration issues. She was also criticized for making negative comments about the hairdo of political activist Sandra Fluke and for detrimental comments about New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s weight. Coulter is also a blog contributor. She has made regular contributions to VDARE since 2006. VDARE is a right-wing website that was founded by Peter Brimelow, a paleo-conservative and anti-immigration activist. Both Brimelow and his blog have raised controversy due to the support for white nationalism and scientific racism and ties to white supremacist rhetoric.
Ann Coulter’s Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ann Coulter’s net worth is $8.5 million. All aspects of her career have contributed to her fortune, as she has made money from her work as a lawyer, writing books and columns, and appearing on television as a media pundit. Coulter’s wealth has allowed her to purchase multiple properties in various locations. Her main residence is a property in Palm Beach, Florida, that she bought in 2005. She also owns an apartment in Los Angeles and a condominium in Manhattan. Coulter is only registered to vote in Palm Beach, so she cannot vote in California or New York.
Her Personal Life
Ann Coulter has dated several high-profile people, including conservative writer Dinesh D’Souza and publisher and ‘Spin’ founder Bob Guccione Jr. She also dated liberal democrat and former president of the New York City Council Andrew Stein. Although she has been engaged several times, Ann Coulter has never married, and she has no children.