Lauren Boebert is an American politician, activist, and businesswoman who is a member of the Republican party and has a net worth of $40 million. Boebert is a guns-rights activist who serves as the U.S representative for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional district.
She is popularly known for her gun-rights advocacy, particularly over the confrontation after confronting Beto O’Rourke over the semi-automatic rifle policy. She commenced a campaign for the 2020’s Colorado’s 3rd congressional district election.
She is often claimed as the far-right ally of former president Donald Trump and his highly controversial in nature as she has made quite some offensive remarks. Let us find out how Boebert rose to prominence and earned her millions.
Lauren Boebert Net Worth
|Real Name||Lauren Opal Boebert|
|Net Worth (2022)||$40 Million|
|Monthly Income & Salary||$250 Thousand|
|Annual Income & Salary||$2.5 Million|
Lauren Boebert Net Worth Growth in Last 5 Years
|Net Worth in 2022||$40 Million|
|Net Worth in 2021||$37 Million|
|Net Worth in 2020||$33 Million|
|Net Worth in 2019||$30 Million|
|Net Worth in 2018||$28 Million|
Early Life and Career
Lauren Boebert was born in Florida on December 15, 1986. She moved to Montebello near Denver, Colorado, and later to Aurora, Colorado before having settled in Rifle, Colorado permanently. Her family depended on welfare while she was growing up and had to drop out of high school to take care of her child in 2004 and earned a GED certificate in 2020.
Boebert has claimed that she was raised in a Democratic household and her mother was registered to vote in Colorado as a Republican from 2001 to 2013 and a Democrat from 2015 to 2020. Once leaving high school, Boebert took a job as an assistant manager at McDonald’s in Rifle. She then took a job as a pipeliner in 2007 as a member of the team who builds and maintains pipelines and pumping stations.
In 2013, Boebert opened a restaurant called Shooters Grill in Rifle and encouraged restaurant servers to carry guns. She also owned another restaurant called Smokehouse 1776 and Putters restaurant on Rifle Creek Golf Course, but she subsequently sold in 2016. Her restaurant Shooters Grill lost an estimated $400,000 in the years 2019 and 2020
In September 2019, Boebert confronted Beto O’Rourke who was a Democratic candidate for presidential primary elections at an Aurora town hall meeting when he devised a program to ban AR-15s. She also opposed other meetings that talked about banning guns.
She also organized the ‘We Will Not Comply!’ rally opposing the allowance of guns to be taken from those who are a threat. Multiple far-right organizations attended the rally. She challenged the incumbent Scott Tipton in Colorado’s 3rd congressional district elections in the U.S House of representatives.
Boebert has strongly spoken against Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez by positioning herself as the conservative spokesperson for the progressive representative. She is also known for endorsing QAnon conspiracy theories but has denied it multiple times. In 2020, Boebert won the Republican nomination which gained a lot of attention from political commentators and national attention.
She was later mentioned by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee that Boebert should be disavowed for supporting QAnon conspiracy theories. She became the first primary challenger to sit as the U.S representative in Colorado in 48 years and pledged to join the Freedom Caucus on taking the office.
2020 Congress Elections
Boebert won the 2020 elections as she was able to command strong support in the traditionally conservative state of Western Colorado and San Luis Valley while retaining enough Republican votes in the liberal-leaning Pueblo but did relatively bad compared to other states. Her campaign was however rebellious and appealed to independence thus garnering a huge win. She reimbursed herself $22,259 for the cost of the mileage of her campaign but ethics experts stated that the figures were suspicious.
Boebert has been caught using reelection campaign funds for personal expenses and claimed that they were billed to the campaign account in error. After Boebert was sworn into Congress she was assigned to two House committees, the Committee on Budget, and the Committee on Natural Resources serving the Indigenous Peoples of the United States and Water, Ocean, and Wildlife.
She also serves within the House Republican Conference and belongs to the Second Amendment Caucus that promotes the right to carry firearms. Multiple sources say she is far-right, but she constantly denies the label.
Boebert compared the Capitol Attack to the 1776 American Revolutionary War and told the people to remember the next 48 hours. She also objected to Arizona’s votes in an Electoral College vote by claiming it was unlawful as it amended its voter registration laws.
She was accused by democratic politicians in Colorado as she and her colleague Doug Lamborn helped incite violence that started the Capitol Attack. She even called the rioters of the attack the ones who participated in the Black Lives Matter movement and the protestors who stood up for George Floyd.
Boebert pleaded to U.S Attorney General Merrick Garland that he was being lenient to BLM protestors and Capitol attackers and also said that BLM would burn cities down and destroy businesses. She is against the teaching of critical race theory in schools because it would teach children to hate each other.
But Boebert is a strong advocate for firearms, which is highly the reason why she is controversial in nature. She urged Speaker Pelosi to uphold the 1967 law which exempts members of Congress to carry firearms and said she also intends to plan to carry a gun.
She even published a viral video where she is seen to be walking in the neighborhood with a gun in her hip holster, but it was later clarified that the gun was not real. Boebert has refused bag check several times and set off the metal detectors. She called the metal detectors another political stunt by Speaker Pelosi.
It determined her nature as that of a conspiracy theorist and she is known for endorsing QAnon conspiracy theory. She is also against LGBTQ+ communities as it would promote the supremacy of gays and transgender women as would take away opportunities from cisgender women, especially in sports and scholarships.
Boebert is also against same-sex marriage and refuses to make any other efforts except for a union of a man and a woman. She also introduced a bill to ban gender-affirming care for minors stating that minors will be used for illicit sexual research.
She is also religiously controversial, especially towards Muslims, having questioned the democratic representative Ilhan Omar on multiple occasions. She has even been against the COVID-19 vaccines and calls them military and called them Needle Nazis.
Boebert married Jayson in Silt, Colorado, and is a born-again Christian. Her husband began the Boebert consulting and earned $460,000 in 2019 and $478,000 in 2020.
She has claimed that she volunteered for a local jail for seven years, but the logs show that she volunteered only nine times between May 2014 and November 2016. She was arrested for careless driving and operating an unsafe vehicle but failed to show up at court for the charges. She however pleaded guilty.
She was recently caught making a remark against Jesus saying that he could save himself if he had an assault rifle. Tweets went around stating that Beobert does not understand the Christian religion.
Boebert is reportedly said to have an estimated net worth of $40 million out of which she owns multiple house properties, cars, and cash reserves which is an estimated $30 million at least. She earns an annual salary of $175,000 and is entitled to other perks and allowances.
Lauren Boebert is a famous American politician who is a member of the Republican House. As of 2022, Lauren Boebert has a net worth of around $40 million. She is known for advocating gun rights and is an active White supremacist.