Whistleblower Edward Snowden's $8.4 Million Net Worth - How Does he Became Rich?
Edward Snowden is an American PC security counsel who has a Net Worth of $8.4 million. Snowden is a former National Security Agency subcontractor who made headlines in 2013 when he leaked top-secret information about NSA surveillance activities.
He is known for infamous for leaking highly classified information from the National Security Agency in 2013.
Salary and Earnings
Snowden has disclosed in interviews that his highest salary before living in prison was $200,000 every year. That was from a private company.
When working for the government, his salary tops out at $122,000 every year. As informed by Snowden's partner, he earns around $200,000 every year in speaking engagement fees.
$50k Speaking Fees For 5 Minutes
The most rewarding occasion was at CLSA, a Hong Kong-based financier firm, he was paid $50,000 for his 8 minute speech. Likewise stashed $35,000 in the wake of talking at Piston in Kuwait alongside $32,000 from a talking occasion at a Portuguese the travel industry affiliation.
As per crusade fund records, Mr. Snowden offered cash in 2012 to Republican presidential long-chance Ron Paul, who underpins carefully shortening the forces of government. Mr. Snowden allegedly made two gifts of $250 (£160) through the span of the mission.
Income from Books
Edward's most popular book "Permanent Record" whose revelations sparked a global debate about surveillance Government sued Snowden over the Permanent Record publication.
His total income from this book was $5.2 million, all his income need to hand over to the US government according to a federal court rule, to the US Department of Justice. However, the book is available on Amazon at $49.2.
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