Madeleine Albright net worth: First female US Secretary of State's legacy

Madeleine Albright net worth: First female US Secretary of State's legacy

She rose to fame as a brilliant analyst of  world affairs and a White House counselor on national security.

She was the child of Czech refugees who fled from Nazi invaders and Communist oppressors before landing in the United States.

She served as the representative to the United Nations (1993-97) and Secretary of State (1997-2001) under President Bill Clinton.

As the 64th Secretary of State, she became the highest-ranking woman in the history of the American government at the time.

Albright received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, from President Barack Obama in 2012.

Madeleine Albright had a net worth of $10 million at the time of her death. Another source claimed it to be $67 million.

She accrued this wealth from her books, her time spent in government offices, her business ventures and more.

She worked to advance human rights, curb nuclear weapons and mend Arab-Israeli relations.