About Julia Gillard
It has been claimed that the total estimate of Julia Gillard net worth reaches 2 million dollars, according to the current calculations. She has earned her net worth mostly because of her career in Australian politics. In 2010, she became the 27th Prime Minister of Australia and served as such until 2013. She was the leader of the Australian Labor Party. Before she held this post, Julia Gillard was the 13th Deputy Prime Minister of Australia. In addition, Julia Gillard was in the cabinet positions of Minister for Education, Minister for Social Inclusion as well as Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations. Therefore, all of these involvements have also increased the total amount of Julia Gillard net worth. Julia Gillard became the first female politician in Australia who had the chance to hold the positions of deputy prime minister, prime minister and leader of a major party in the country.
She was born in 1961 in Barry, Wales, the United Kingdom. In 1966, she moved to Adelaide, South Australia. Julia Gillard was educated at Mitcham Demonstration School and Unley High School. Then, she continued her studies at the University of Adelaide.
However, she had to stop her studies when she moved to Melbourne, Victoria. There, she started to work with the Australian Union of Students. Also, she served as the president of it in the period of 1983-1984. In 1986, Julia Gillard earned her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Melbourne. In 1989, from the same institution, she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree.
In 1987, she started to work at a law firm called Slater and Gordon and became a partner three years later. Her focus was industrial law. In 1996, she stopped working there and turned to the political sphere, which has added up a lot of revenues to the total size of Julia Gillard net worth. She was hired to be the chief of staff to the Leader of the Opposition in Victoria John Brumby. In 1998, she was elected to the Australian House of Representatives. In 2001, Julia Gillard joined the Shadow Cabinet and became in charge of the portfolio of Population and Immigration. In 2003, she became responsible for Reconciliation and Indigenous Affairs and Health.
In 2007, Julia Gillard became the first female Deputy Prime Minister of Australia. She was responsible for the cabinet portfolios of Minister for Education, Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations and Minister for Social Inclusion. In 2010, she also became 27th Prime Minister of Australia. Thus, this position has also added up to the total sum of Julia Gillard net worth.
In 2013, she decided to retire from her political career although it has made her recognized not only in Australia but also in the whole world. When she retired, Julia Gillard was offered the post of an honorary visiting professor at the University of Adelaide, which she accepted. Also, she became a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution’s Center for Universal Education in the same year.