Washington's Most Expensive Speakers

June 7th, 2015
in News, econ_news, syndication

from Felix Richter, Statista.com
by Niall McCarthy

After finishing a lengthy stint in office, many American politicans make money through speaking engagements.

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For more prominent public figures, these can prove highly lucrative, according to research conducted by ABC News. Take Donald Trump for example. The billionaire earned an incredible $1.5 million for each of his 17 speeches at The Learning Annex's "real estate wealth expos" in 2006 and 2007 - he was contracted to speak for just one hour! Ben Bernanke makes up to $400,000 per speaking engagement while Bill or Hillary Clinton could cost $200,000.

This chart shows the highest speaking fees among selected public figures in the United States.

Infographic: Washington's Most Expensive Speakers | Statista
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