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Darrell Issa Net Worth

Darrell Issa Net Worth is
$460 Million

Darrell Issa Bio/Wiki 2018

A known Republican, Darrell Issa’s net worth is estimated to be around $460 million. Prior to his political career, Darrell Issa once served as the Chief Executive Officer of Directed Electronics, a company based in Vista California that focuses primarily on manufacturing advantage products and auto security. With his hundreds of millions worth of assets, Darrell Issa is considered among the wealthiest now-serving members of the U.S. Congress.

Darrell Issa Net Worth $460 Million

As a congressman, Darrell Issa is known for his conservative political viewpoint. He was a powerful supporter of authorization of the PATRIOT Act,Department of Homeland Security creation,Patriot Act Reauthorization in 2005, boosting increased efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and”Taxpayer Protection Pledge”. The congressman is among the sponsors of Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act,Fair Copyright in Research Works Act and Research Works Act. His paternal grandparents were truly Lebanese immigrants. Darrell Issa is now married to Kathy Issa and has a kid named William.

Net Worth$460 Million
Date Of BirthNovember 1, 1953
Place Of BirthCleveland, Ohio, United States
ProfessionU.S. Representative
EducationSiena Heights University (1976), Kent State University at Stark (1976)
SpouseKatherine Stanton Issa (m. 1980)
ChildrenWilliam Issa
NicknamesDarrell E. Issa, Darrell Edward Issa
1Issa is a self-made millionaire, and his net worth has been estimated to be as high as $450 million. Since coming to office in January 2001, Issa has been estimated to be the wealthiest or one of the top five wealthiest members of Congress almost every years since coming to office.
2Issa founded and ran Directed Electronics, Inc., and it is his voice which is famously heard "Please step away from the car", as the warning for DEI's lead product, the Viper car alarm. Directed Electronics diversified, becoming, as of 2004, North America's largest after market automotive electronics manufacturer. Issa divested his interest in Directed Electronics when he was elected to Congress.
3The district Issa represents was numbered as the 48th District during his first term (2001 - 2003) and was renumbered the 49th District as a result of the 2000 Census.
4Father of son, William Issa.
5Favorite songs: "Cat in the Cradle" by Harry Chapin, "American Pie" by Don McLean, "Take It Easy" and "Life in the Fast Lane" by Eagles, "Wouldn't It Be Nice" by The Beach Boys, "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" by Jim Croce, "Bridge Over Troubled Water" by Simon & Garfunkel, "You're So Vain" by Carly Simon.
6Member, U.S. House Judiciary Committee (? - present).
7Named "Entrepreneur of the Year" in 1995.
8Favorite songs: "Cat in the Cradle" by Harry Chapin, "American Pie" by Don McLean, "Take It Easy" and "Life in the Fast Lane" by The Eagles, "Wouldn't It Be Nice" by The Beach Boys.
9Chairman, U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee (2011 - present).
10Republican U.S. Representative representing California's 49th Congressional District (2001-present).
11Personally financed the 2003 California recall election that removed Gray Davis from the governor's office. As a result of the recall election, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger became the state's new governor.


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Fox News Sunday2012-2014TV SeriesHimself
Meet the Press2012-2013TV SeriesHimself
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Face the Nation2012-2013TV SeriesHimself
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