A political commentator, Author, Military historian, and former lieutenant colonel are already impressive qualities to have. But Oliver North is not an ordinary man, and he happens to be Silver Star Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, and Defense Meritorious Service Medal to name few sitting proudly in a broad chest of his. The glorious career of Oliver does have a spot to forget as he dragged in a political scandal during Reagan administration.
How Much Is Oliver North's Net Worth?
The former colonel has amassed a fair net worth after a long career in the military and as a political commentator on Fox. His net worth reaches a decent $5 million dollars.
The retired colonel now lives a peaceful life, and his net worth is not expected to rise in coming days.
Oliver who graduated from Ockawamick Central High School in 1961, served as a Platoon Commander in during Vietnam War where he was awarded Silver Star, Bronze Star, and two- Purple Heart Medal in a large Medal cabinet. Then the former military colonel was assigned to Marine Corps Headquarter in Arlington, Virginia.
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In 1983, he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel after serving as a deputy director in the political-military affair.
North was convicted for his involvement in Iran-Contra affair, where he was sentenced to three years suspended prison term, two years of prohibition, $150,000 fine and1200 hours of community service on 5th July 1989. But in 20th July 1990, he was vacated from his convictions with the help of American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
North is also an author of best-selling books like Under Fire, One More Mission, Mission Comprised, The Assassins. Then he debuted on the TV with after making an appearance on the first season of The Jerry Springer Show in 1991.
The retired Colonel even hosted the radio show Oliver North Radio Show or Common Sense Radio. North who also appeared in TV shows including JAG and Wings, was the host of War Stories with Oliver North and a regular commentator on Hannity which aired on Fox News Channel
Recently, on 7 May 2018, Oliver was announced as the new president of the National Rifle Association.
Moreover, he will be making his debut as the keynote speaker at the Sangamon County Republican Party's Lincoln Day Dinner on 6 Feb 2019.
How Is Retired Life of Oliver?
Oliver, who spent the entire life serving the nation in one way or other, is on deserved break. North now lives a peaceful life and plans to see off his remaining days in happy moments.
The former Colonel is happily married to Betsy Stuart and blessed with four children including three daughters (Dornin, Sarah, and Tait North) and one son Stuart North.
Oliver tied the knot with his girlfriend of seven months on 13 November 1967 (Photo: wagcenter.com)
Oliver and his wife shared the wedding vows on 13 November 1967, after seven months of dating affair. The pair met each other when Oliver was 25 years old and his wife was of age 23. They reportedly had a blind date after one of his cousins showed Betsy his photograph.
After he got married, he started attending Anglican services along with his family, wife, and kids, even though he was grown a Catholic.
While talking with crosswalk.com on 6 October 2018, Oliver mentioned his lady, Betsy as the strongest woman.
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Oliver North was born on 7th October 1943 in San Antonio, Texas, US. His real name is Oliver Laurence North. The Silver Star Medal winner was raised in Roman Catholic faith with parents Oliver Clay North and Ann Theresa North. Oliver holds American Nationality.
The 73-years-old political commentator stands at the height of the 6' (1.83 meters). Oliver briefly attended the State University of New York at Brockport. Later, he completed his graduation from the Command and Staff course at Newport, Rhode Island.