Carly Fiorina is an American politician. She was also a business executive in the past. She gained a lot of popularity during the presidential elections in 2016 when she was nominated as a candidate for the Republican nomination. Carly is also known as the second richest lady to be nominated for the Republican party because her wealth is estimated to be close to the current American President Donald Trump. She was once a successful business executive but since 2004 she has been a full-time politician.
Who is Carly Fiorina? Her age, Education and her career
Carly was born on 6th September 1954 in Texas, USA. She is 65 years old. She was born and brought up in a highly academic and intelligent family. Her father was a professor at a famous law school. She completed her graduation from Charles E. Jordan High School Durham, North Carolina and later earned a degree in philosophy and history from Stanford University, in 1976.
She planned to have a professional career in law and she also rolled in a law college but later dropped out because she lost interest in it. She went on to pursue an MBA from a reputable university.
Her Career Highlights
- AT&T as a sales rep
- Hewlett-Packard” as a CEO
- Republican Party of USA as a party member
- Republican Party as a candidate for Presidential elections
Battle with Cancer
Carly was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer in 2009. The businesswomen and politician underwent surgery for breast cancer treatment. After undergoing serious surgery she went on to get chemotherapy and radiation therapy for several months. She ran her senate campaign along with her treatment that shows her enthusiasm towards life. During this period her stepdaughter passed away and she went through all the troubles with a strong mind. She recovered and fought back to become successful her that she is today.
Personal Life and Family
Carly got married for the first time in 1977 but got divorced to her husband after 11 years of their marriage. She is now married to Frank Fiorina who worked with her at AT&T. Carly doesn’t have any kids as yet and she hopes to have kids in the future with her husband Frank. When she was asked about kids she expressed her views that God did not plan to give her children in this life.
Her husband Frank has two daughters which makes her a stepmother to 2 girls. Carley considers them her own children. Her stepdaughter Lori died of being a drug addict when she was battling with cancer. She was rumored to be in an out of rehab many times before she passed away. Carley was shocked by the death of her daughter and it was hard to come out of the grief of losing her precious daughter.
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Carley Fiorina Books
Carley has launched a series of books for enlightening the general public. These are the books she has launched so far.
- Find your way: unleash your power 2019
- Find your way: discussion guide 2019
- Find your way: curriculum 2019
- Unleash your God 2019
- Rising to the challenge 2015
- Our shared opportunity 2013
- Tough choices
How much is Carley Fiorina’s net worth?
Carly has been a successful businesswoman for a decade and is also a professional politician presently. She has accumulated a great amount of health. Her net worth is estimated to be $ 59 million. She is considered the richest candidate to have been nominated for the Presidential elections. Her annual income is similar to the income of Donald Trump.