Barbara Pierce Bush Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Barbara Pierce Bush Net Worth – the only woman besides Abigail Adams to be both a wife and a mother to a president of the United States — was born in New York City on June 8, 1925.
In 1945 she married George H.W. Bush, who became vice president in 1981 and president in 1989, the same year she started the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy.
In 2001 her son George W. Bush was inaugurated, president. The former first lady passed away at her home in Houston, Texas, on April 17, 2018.
Early Life, Family, and Education
Barbara Bush was born Barbara Pierce on June 8, 1925, in New York City.
Her mother, Pauline Pierce, was the daughter of an Ohio Supreme Court justice and dedicated to conservation efforts as a chairwoman of the Garden Club of America.
Her father, Marvin Pierce, was a distant descendant of 14th President of the United States Franklin Pierce and president of the McCall Corporation, which published the well-known magazines McCall’s and Redbook.
Growing up in an Episcopalian family in the bedroom community of Rye, New York, Bush was an athletic and witty child who loved — above all things — to read.
She received her primary education at Rye’s Milton Public School and Rye Country Day School before going off to Ashley Hall, a boarding school in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1940.
Barbara Pierce Bush co-founded Global Health Corps which is a non-profit organization and she also serves as the board chair.
She graduated from Yale University and worked for the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
She has also worked with AIDS patients in many countries. Bush co-founded Global Health Corps to provide opportunities to young professionals to fight for global health equity.
She authored the memoir Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life with Jenna Bush Hager. Barbara Pierce Bush married Craig Coyne in 2018 and is an Independent.
Barbara Bush has an estimated net worth of $25 million.