Bernie Sanders during Presential Campaign.

Bernie Sanders Net Worth: Books & Charity

United States Senator for Vermont, Bernie Sanders, has a net worth of $3 Million.

Bernard Sanders, famous as Bernie Sanders, is an American politician and activist, and United States Senator since 2007.

Senator Bernie was born on 8th September of 1941 born in Brooklyn, New York.

Bernie Sanders speaking in house.
Bernie Sanders is speaking in the house.

Meanwhile, Sanders has served as U.S representative for the State’s at the sizeable congressional district from 1991 to 2007.

Likewise, Bernie has also undertaken several presidential campaigns and has won the title of ‘Times Person of the Year’ in 2015.

And Bernie earns his impressive net worth from investments in real estate, investments, government pensions, and being an author.

Quick Facts

Meanwhile, here are some quick facts about Bernie Sanders:

Full Name Bernard Sanders
Net Worth $3 Million
Salary $174,000
Birth Date 8 September 1941
Known as Bernie Sanders, Senator
Age [calculate_years datestring=”09/08/1941″] Years Old
Birth Place Brooklyn, New York
Religion Judaism
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Education James Madison High School, Brooklyn College, The University of Chicago
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Father’s Name Eli Sanders
Mother’s Name Dorothy Sanders
Siblings Larry Sanders
Height 1.83m
Weight 78Kg
Sexual Orientation Straight
Hair Color White
Eye Color Brown
Gender Male
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Jane Sanders
Children Levi Sanders
Profession Politician
Active Years 1981- Present
Social Media Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Facebook, 
Website Bernie Sanders
Meme Merch Chair Meme: Mug, Mood T-Shirt, Socks
Last Update [current-month], [current-year]

Net Worth and Income

Meanwhile, Bernie earns an impressive salary of $174,000 as a lawmaker.

His assets were valued at around $750,000 in 2015, which rose following his royalty from the books published later.

Also, he served as the Mayor of Burlington from 1981 to 1989, which made him an earning of $33,700.

And, as a Member of the U.S House of Representatives from 1991 to 2007, Bernie earned between $90K to $150K.

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Lifestyle and Vacations


Meanwhile, with such huge net worth, Senato Bernie enjoys a healthy lifestyle.

Bernie is an outdoor person and lives an athlete lifestyle. He loves baseball a lot.

Also, he is sometimes seen playing baseball, basketball, and football despite his old age.

And Senator is also spotted playing games like ping pong and bowling with grandkids.

Regarding his eating habit, Sanders loves fruit the most. He includes English Muffins, Cereals, Cherry Juice, and Coffee in his breakfast.

Also, he loves eating Omelette and blueberry pancakes and has decreased his intake of fried eggs and bacon.

For Snacks, Sanders likes to take almonds, tangerines, and apples, which he even carries in his car and avoids fast foods and restaurants.

Likewise, Usually, the senator is not concerned regarding his clothes and cars as well!!

Bernie's viral photo
Bernie’s viral photo

Meanwhile, he was spotted wearing Stone Island 40922 micro reps in his viral photo, which cost around $775.

And he was also wearing Lanvin brown stripes gloves, which cost about $185.

Similarly, He wears a Givenchy glass that is worth $166.45.


Mostly, the senator enjoys his vacations in his vacation home in Vermont. Furthermore, Sanders has been to places like the Soviet Union and Baltimore.

He mostly goes to several countries for diplomatic works.

Meanwhile, he has been to more than 41 countries, including China, Mexico, Israel, Vietnam, etc.

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Houses and Cars


Meanwhile, the millionaire political icon has two houses in Vermont and a townhouse in Washington, DC.

Also, the senator owns a one-bedroom townhouse in Washington, DC, that he bought in 2007 for $488,999. It spreads over an area of 900 Square Feet.

Likewise, he bought a house with four bedrooms in Chittendon County, Vermont, for around $405,000 in 2009, for which he obtained the mortgage of $324,000.

Similarly, one of the summer houses he bought in Lake Champlain in Vermont is around $575,000.

The property was bought in 2016, which is spread over 1800 Square feet.


Meanwhile, the senator has simple cars in his collection.

During his early years, he owned a rusty Volkswagen Dasher in the 1980s and shifted to Honda Civic later after being elected to the House of Representatives.

As of now, he owns a Subaru Foster, which costs $24,795.

Books, Annual Earnings, Revenue, Assets & Investment


Meanwhile, the senator and politician is a successful writer as well.

Sanders released a book called ‘Our Revolution: A Future to Believe in‘ in 2016, awarded as ‘The New York Times bestseller.’

The book costs around $11.99 and made record sales of 220,000 copies.

The interesting thing is he was even paid an advance of $800,000.

Also, he released a book called ‘Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution‘ in 2017, which costs around $8.72 on digital shopping sites.

This book made sales of about 27,000 copies.

Bernie Sanders Smiling for Camera.
Bernie Sanders Smiling for Camera.

And, in 2018, Bernie released a book called ‘Where we go from here that‘ costs around $12.99 on the online platform.

Meanwhile, this book made sales of 26,000 copies.

Also, his books were translated into German and Spanish Language as well.

Regarding his earning from books, Bill Sanders collectively made around $1.75 Million from book royalties in 2016 and 2017.

Also, in 2018, Bernie earned around $395,000 from the book royalty.

Meanwhile, Sanders was able to pay his 30 Years Mortgage 25 years earlier with his earnings from his Books.

Assets and Investments

Meanwhile, Bernie Sanders has assets worth $1.3 Million.

Similarly, around $250,001 to $500,000 is available in Bernie Sanders’ US State Senate Federal Credit Union.

Meanwhile, the couple has collectively earned over $60,000 from the capital gains and dividends from it.

Also, the records show that Bernie and his Wife have collected about $400,000 in social security over ten years.

And they also collected around $135,000 from pensions and annuities.

Annual Earnings

Meanwhile, Bernie Sanders has published his earnings through 2010 as tax returns for his presidential campaign in 2020.

As per reports, in 2009, Sanders earned $314,742.

Following this, Bernie made an earning of around $321,592 in 2010.

Furthermore, Bernie earned around $324,870 in 2011, which decreased to $280,954 in the following year.

And, in 2013, Bernie earned an amount of $279,724, which further slid down to $205,617 in 2014.

In 2015, Sanders earned around $240,610, which dramatically increased because of his book publication to $1,062,626 in 2016.

Further, in 2017 Bernie earned an impressive amount of $1,150,891, which almost halved in 2018, amounting to $561,293.


Meanwhile, Bernie also earns from the revenue collection over youtube.

Similarly, the video named ‘America‘ has over 4.6 Million views over the youtube platform and has earned around $37,000.

Likewise, Bernie has published a fact-based video called ‘A Rigged Economy: This is how it Works,’ which has over 1.3 Million views and made a collection of around $10,400 from the views.

Also, another video named ‘Fox News Audience agrees with Bernie‘ has over 1.3 Million, which has over $10,000 earnings from the views.

Following this, Bernie published a video named ‘Real Change‘ around five years ago, which earned over $9900 from its views of over 1.1 Million views.

Also, Bernie, during his presidential campaign in 2020, released a video called ‘I’m Running for President,’ which amassed around $9000 from its views over the digital platform.


Meanwhile, until 1979, Bernie sanders made many unsuccessful attempts for public office as the anti-war Liberty party’s member since 1970.

Similarly, Bernie stepped into mainstream politics after being the Mayor of Burlington, Vermont, from 1981 to 1989.

Following this, Bernie served as the Member of the House of Representatives from 1991 to 2007.

Meanwhile, Bernie won the post of senator in 2006, where he was competing against Republican businessman Richard Tarrant.

Bernie Sanders with Smile.
Bernie Sanders smiling at a camera

Following this, Bernie expressed that he was hoping to get the presidential nomination from the Democratic Party.

Also, Sander became one of the candidates to speak on moral, environmental, and economic issues in the Vatican.

And Sanders also vowed to stand up for the newly elected president when Donal Trump won the election in 2016.

As of now, Bernie is serving as Senator for Vermont.

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Meanwhile, the senator is also into charitable works and works continuously for a noble cause.

Similarly, Bernie sanders meme merchandise earned around $1.8 Million for Vermont charities within the short span of 5 days.

Also, Bernie sanders collected over $2Million through various campaigns to fight Corona-Virus and proposed to release a $2 trillion proposal to counter the Virus.

And Bernie has supported organizations like Addison County Parent/Child Center, ONE Campaign, Indigenous Environmental Network, Whitman Walker Health, and many more.

Similarly, the former mayor also supports and advocates for the causes like Adoption, Fostering, Orphans, HIV/AIDS, Human Rights, and several others.

3 Facts about Bernie Sanders

  • Meanwhile, Bernie Sanders had dropped out of the presidential race in 2020.
  • Also, Bernie is regarded as one of the least wealthy members of Congress.
  • Interestingly, Bernie had previously worked as a carpenter and a filmmaker for the documentary.

Social Media

Meanwhile, Bernie is very famous on social media platforms and has huge followers on social media.

Twitter: 15.2 Million

Instagram: 6.7Million

Youtube: 462 K

Facebook: 5.7 Million

Also, the senator has a Website.


“When I talk about democratic socialist, I’m not looking at Venezuela. I’m not looking at Cuba. I’m looking at countries like Denmark and Sweden.”

“Democratic socialism means that we must reform a political system that is corrupt, that we must create an economy that works for all, not just the very wealthy.”

“The goal of real healthcare reform must be high-quality, universal coverage in a cost-effective way.”


How much did Jane Sanders earn from book royalty in 2017?

Similarly, Jane Sanders earned around $106,000 from the book royalty in 2017.

Which Car does Jane Sanders drive?

Although Bernie Sanders owns a simple car, his wife drives a luxurious Mercedes.

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