Mike Pompeo Net Worth, Salary, Education

Mike Pompeo may go down in the history books, having served in former president Donald Trump’s administration as the Director of the CIA.

However, unlike the others who preceded him, Mike Pompeo’s tenure met more than 100 incidences of misconduct, harassment, and mismanagement of state funds. This led to more than a dozen employees quitting, firing, or forcefully retiring.

If that doesn’t arouse your curiosity, perhaps taking a closer look into Mike Pompeo’s net worth, salary and wiki-bio should do the trick.

Who is Mike Pompeo? 

Michael Richard Pompeo is an American diplomat, businessman, politician, attorney, and former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. His tenure was one of the most short-lived in history, lasting only months between 2017 to April 2018. In case you were thinking it, he was not fired but promoted to the U.S. Secretary of State position.

Pompeo’s career traces back to his time in the U.S. Military, where he gained ranks as a Captain. Before he learned all about diplomacy, he toured in the Gulf War as an Armour Branch Cavalry Officer from 1986 to 1991. The years that followed had him attending Havard Law School, where he was a part-time editor for their school magazine.

Upon graduation, he practiced at Williams & Connolly as an attorney before immersing himself in politics. He found his way into government as a house representative between 2011 to 2017, when he headed the CIA.

Mike Pompeo Net Worth, Salary

From fighting wars to handling cases with diplomacy, Mike Pompeo has an impressive resume. His net worth is also built from his many years of service in government in whichever capacity. However, the former head of the CIA also had his palms in business back in the day. To open up Thayer Aerospace, he teamed with three of his best buddies, Brian Bulatao, Michael Stradinger, and Ulrich Brechbuhl.

However, two of the partners pulled out when the venture wasn’t doing well. As a result, he sold his interest to Highland Capital Management and focused on his job as the president of Sentry International. According to legit sources, Mike Pompeo’s net worth sits at approximately $800,000. Most of it comes from his federal pension scheme worth $350K and not his salary of $210K a year.

Mike Pompeo Education

Mike’s educational background seems pretty solid. By the looks of it, he attended Los Amigos High School in Fountain Valley, California. While there, he played as the forward for the school’s basketball team until his graduation as valedictorian in 1982.

Seemingly his time in the U.S. military wasn’t always about guns and fighting wars. It also brought him some sense of enlightenment since he majored in Engineering Management. The former militant graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 1986 at West Point, U.S. Military Academy.

Upon leaving his comrades, he enrolled at Harvard to pursue a career in law. By 1994, Pompeo graduated with a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.

Wiki: Religion, Family, Height, Age, Weight

Mike Pompeo is an Orange County native following his birth on December 30th, 1963. The 57-year old was born to his parent, Dorothy and Wayne Pompeo, of Italian origins. His paternal grandparents were immigrants during the 19th Century from Pacentro, Italy.

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A politician, attorney, and former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, Mike Pompeo, with his father

Another interesting fact about Mike is that he is of average height at 5 feet 11 inches and weighs just about 159lbs. The former CIA director is also very religious and identifies as an Evangelist. Other than that, there isn’t much to tell about his family or his two other siblings since he is mostly a private person.

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