Governor Andrew Cuomo was probably one of the most popular governors in the United States. He is actually no longer a Governor of New York but everyone still knows him. Aside from being the former New York Governor, he is also the son of the former New York Governor (Mario Cuomo), the brother of the CNN correspondent (Christ Cuomo), and the former husband of the daughter of Robert F. Kennedy, Kerry Kennedy, that’s explains why he is so popular.
If you know a little about Andrew Cuomo and want to know more about him, including about his net worth, you can keep reading the post and it will feature the information about his everything, especially his net worth and his career.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has an estimated net worth of $5 million. When he was the NY’s Attorney General, it was reported that he made $1 million every year in 2004 and 2005 while he worked as an advisor to real estate tycoon named Andrew Farkas. In 2003, his net worth was reported to be at least $1.75 million to as much as $3 million. According to the report that was released in 2015, he got $650,000 from his book royalties. Last year, the man collected $5 million from a book about the leadership during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was reported that he got a $3 million advance and expects to get the additional $2 million over time.
As a Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo collected a total of $200,000 of salary every year.
Andrew Cuomo took part as the campaign manager of his father, Mario Cuomo, during his campaign for Governor of New York in 1982. When his father was chosen, he then joined his father staff as a policy advisor. He earned $1 every year. Two years after that, he then became the Assistant District Attorney for New York. The man also once worked for a lay firm of Blutrich, Falcone & Miller. In 1986, he created Housing Enterprise for the Less Privileged (HELP) and in 1988 he decided to leave his work to focus on HELP. For about a total of three years, he was chosen as the chair of New York City Homeless Commission, the one that was changed with developing policies to address the homeless issue in the city and developing more housing options.
After parting with the New York City Homeless Commission, Andrew Cuomo joined the Clinton Administration as assistant secretary for Community Planning and Development in the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. From 1997 to 2001, he was hired as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. In 2002, the man failed to run for Governor and became the Attorney General of New York for five years.
Andrew Cuomo was the favorite candidate for the temporary replacement of the New Work governor until a special election but then the current New York governor, David Paterson decided to appoint Kristen Gillibrand instead.
In 2010, Andrew Cuomo was the nomination from Democrat for the Governor and beat Carl Paladino from Republic. He then was chosen for the second time in 2014. In the 2018 gubernatorial election, the brother of Chris Cuomo faced Sex and the City actress and activist Cynthia Nixon. Fortunately, he won 65.53%-34.47%. In the end of 2018, he won by many, beating Marc Molinaro from Republic by a margin of 59.6%-36.2%.
When he was the Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo oversaw the passage of law legalizing same sex marriage in New York; creation of a group of states committed to fighting climate change by following the terms of the Paris Climate Accords named United States Climate Alliance; the passage of the strictest gun control law in the country; Medicaid Expansion; a new tax code that raised taxes for the middle class; a $15 minimum wage program; wage equality; and legislation legalizing medical marijuana. In the 2018 budget, the Excelsior Scholarship was introduced by Andrew Cuomo. This one opened the chance for the families with less than $125,000 to have free tuition at all SUNY and CUNY universities.
Just yesterday (August 10, 2021), Andrew Cuomo announced that he would step down as the Governor of New York in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal. A few weeks ago, the New York Attorney General dropped a report that claimed the Governor sexually harassed a few women and retaliated against a former employee. Everyone has demanded him to leave his position for months. Not only that, Andrew Cuomo was also surrounded by another controversy. It was about the public reporting of nursing home deaths during the darkest part of the COVID-19 crisis in New York. According to the Attorney General, the administration of Cuomo counted nursing home deaths by 50%.
Governor Andrew Cuomo is not only known as the Governor of New York but is also an author. As an author, he has written several books. What are the books that he has written? To find out the answer to the question, keep going and do not stop reading the post.
In 2003, the man named Andrew Cuomo wrote one called Crossroads: The Future of American Politics. 11 years later, he then wrote All Things Possible: Setbacks and Success in Politics and Life. According to the report, this book sold fewer than 4,000 hardcover copies. Last year, the author came with a book named American Crisis: Leadership Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic. Five months ago, he was reported to have been seeking a $4 million advance for the rights to the book, which was actually acquired by Crown Publishing Group. The tax records that were released later show that he will collect about $5 million for the book or about $3 million last year and then an addition of $2 million in the next years. In the same tax records, it was written that he donated a total of $500,000 of the proceeds to charity.