David Duke Net Worth 2018 - Biography, Salary & Income

- July 19, 2018
An American by birth, David Duke is a white male chauvinist and white nationalist politician. Adding to it, he is an antisemitic conspiracy theorist, a convicted lawbreaker, a one-time Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, and the list does not end here.
In this article, we will embark on a quick and detailed journey talking about the net worth, career, and earnings of this former Republican Louisiana State Representative.
David Duke Net Worth 2018

David Duke Early Life

Born on July 1st, 1950 in Tulsa, OK to David Hedger Duke Snr and Alice Maxine, the father of this Holocaust denier worked for the oil company named Shell Oil Company. It was the nature of his father’s work due to which they traveled extensively with the family. Not only did they live for a while in the Netherlands, they settled in Louisiana too. 
Duke somehow managed to fix a meeting with William Luther Pierce - the leader of the white nationalist who remained a great friend of Duke. He even influenced his views. It was the year 1967 when David made a decision to be an inseparable part of Ku Klux Klan. Thereafter, he joined Louisiana State University in the capital city.
While he was judiciously involved in the White Youth Alliance, he got acquainted with this gorgeous young girl named Chloe Eleanor Hardin, one of the most vibrant and influential personalities in the group. Both David and Chloe dated through their college life before exchanging vows in 1974. After the tying the knot, they became the proud parents of two girls - Erika and Kristin Duke. But their marriage could not last as long as they would it would. They parted ways after a decade. 
After the separation, Chloe moved to West Palm Beach, FL. She wanted to be with her parents. And it was not long when Chloe began seeing this chap called Don Black, who happened to be a member of Duke Klan. After some time, both served their union and exchanged vows. Duke moved to Russia in 1999 where he lived for five years and paid for an apartment he rented in Moscow city, Russia.

David Duke Career

On the account of harassment, Duke got detained in New Orleans in 1972. He was held accountable for starting up a revolt. Three years later, it was for the very first time that he ran for a political seat. Though he put up a tough competition to grab the Louisiana seat, his bid did him no good but he did not give up. He competed as a Republican striving for the 10th district senate seat.
It was the year 1988 when Duke ran for the Democratic presidential primaries, but this bid fell flat. During his political career, Duke took no long in switching sides, whenever he witnessed that things did not seem to be working in his favor either in Democrat or Republican. As a matter of fact, his Twitter account got suspended as he was accustomed to posting tweets that criticized or tried creating differences among various races. He has worked exceptionally well on his numerous publications that have done reasonably well.

Awards & Achievement

As a politician, Duke has been very successful and able to have dominance over some of the highest political offices which included the populist nominee for the president of the United States of America. Adding to his list of achievements, Duke’s name was proposed for the US Senator from Louisiana.

Net Worth of David Duke

The source of Duke’s wealth has been his career as a politician. Boasting about a net worth of over $600,000 in 2018, David takes immense pride in having served in the Democratic Presidential primaries. Not only did this manage to earn him money, it also got him publicity. However, he received loads of cash when he ran for tenth District Senate seat and ended up at number two.
Albeit his political career is packed with controversies, he somehow managed to rise to some of the highest political positions. His determination for making it to the top is something you should admire.