Dick Durbin is an American politician who will go down in history as one of the longest serving politicians in his country.
He has been in office since 1996. Prior to that, he has held various political positions in his home state, Illinois.
This article looks at the net worth of Dick Durbin but before that let’s take a moment to get to know him.
Who is Dick Durbin?
Richard Joseph Durbin, popularly known as Dick Durbin is an American politician and attorney.
He is a Democrat and currently the Senator for the State of Illinois.
He also holds the position of the Majority Chief Whip in the US senate, a position he has held since 2021.
He has previously served in that capacity between 2007 and 2015 and as the Minority Chief Whip between 2005 and 2007.
Dick was born in East St. Louis, Illinois. His father is an Irish-American and his mother is a Lithuanian born.
He attended Georgetown University Law Centre and worked in the State Counsel throughout the 70s.
Dick started his pursuit for political office in 1978, when he made an unsuccessful run for Lieutenant Governor of Illinois.
He was elected into the U.S House of Representatives in 1982 where he represented Springfield based 20th Congressional District.
In 1996, he defeated a Pat Quinn to become the Democratic candidate to replace long-time friend, Paul Simon.
His first run was competitive but he managed to come out victorious.
He retained the seat in 2002, 2008, 2014 and 2020. He won each year with at least 10 points.
Dick’s wife and long-time sweetheart, Loretta Durbin is a popular lobbyist in the United States of America. They tied the knot in 1967 currently live in Springfield.
How much is Dick Durbin worth?
Dick Durbin is worth an estimated $3 million.
Currently, there is no information about Dick owning other businesses.
We can therefore conclude that his earnings come from his political career.