Governor Charlie Baker’s Net Worth 2024

Governor Charlie Baker's Net Worth 2022

Charlie Baker’s Net Worth is discussed in this article. Charlie is an American businessman and politician born in Elmira, New York, Charlie Baker was raised in Needham, Massachusetts. He is currently in service as the 72nd governor of Massachusetts since January 8, 2015, and also is a former cabinet official.

Baker served as the secretary of Health and Human Services in 1991 under Governor Bill Weld. In 1992, Baker served as the secretary of Administration and Finance under Weld and Governor Paul Cellucci. 

Baker served as the CEO of Vanguard Medical Associates for three years and then stepped down to run for the 2009 governorship. He won the primaries but lost the general election to the Democratic incumbent, Deval Patrick. 

Who is Charlie Baker

He was born in Elmira, NY on November 13, 1956, and has been a famous politician for many years. He is also known as the Republican politician who launched the Massachusetts gubernatorial campaigns in 2010 and 2014, following serving as both the Secretary of Administration and Finance and the Secretary of Health and Human Services in his hometown of Massachusetts.

As a former presidential candidate, Charlie lost his 2010 Massachusetts gubernatorial election to former President Barack Obama’s Democratic opponent Deval Patrick.

Charlie Baker Biography

Charles Duane Baker Jr. is the real name of Charlie. Born in Elmira, New York, on November 13, 1956. Since the Colonial era, his family has lived in the northeast, and they’re English. He’s the fourth generation to carry the name Charles.
He spent some time in the state assembly of New York after becoming an assistant US attorney in New York in 1846. In Newburyport, Massachusetts, between 1890 and 1971, his grandfather was well-known as a politician.  He was born in 1928 to Charles Duane Baker, a Harvard-educated buyer for Westinghouse Electric Corporation, and Alice Elizabeth “Betty,” who died in 2016.
Jonathan Baker and Alex Baker are his two younger brothers. Before relocating to Rockport, they lived in Needham, Massachusetts. His upbringing was very all-American, with him playing football, hockey, and baseball. It was not unusual for Baker’s parents to get into heated political debates at the dinner table because his father was a conservative Republican and his mother was a liberal Democrat.
The vice president of Harbridge House joined his father in 1965.  When the Bakers settled in Washington, D.C., in 1969, the senior Baker served as assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation for policy and international affairs. It was John Volpe, the secretary of transportation and a former governor of Massachusetts, who was responsible for overseeing both positions.
He served as the undersecretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under U.S. Representative Margaret Heckler during the Reagan Administration.  In 1971, Baker enrolled at Needham High School after moving back to Needham with his family.

Charlie Baker’s Personal life 

Baker is married to Lauren Baker. The couple tied the knot in 1987 in a beautiful wedding ceremony attended by close friends and family.  The couple is blessed with two sons, A.J. and Charlie Baker, and also one daughter by the name of Caroline Baker.

Charlie Baker’s Net worth 

The estimated Net Worth of Charles E Baker is at least $30.9 Million dollars as of 9 August 2021.  Mr. Baker owns over 9,800 units of Ball stock worth over $16,767,823 and over the last 12 years, he sold BLL stock worth over $12,083,754. In addition, he makes $2,065,960 as Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary at Ball.

Mr. Baker’s BLL stock SEC Form 4 insiders trading

Charles has made over 38 trades of the Ball stock since 2010, according to Form 4 filed with the SEC. Most recently he exercised 9,800 units of BLL stock worth $225,106 on 9 August 2021.

The largest trade he’s ever made was exercising 96,400 units of Ball stock on 12 February 2018 worth over $1,931,856. On average, Charles has traded about 5,814 units every 34 days since 2010. As of 9 August 2021 he still owns at least 179,335 units of Ball stock.

What does Ball do?

Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable aluminum packaging solutions for beverage, personal care, and household product customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ 21,500 people worldwide and reported 2020 net sales of $11.8 billion.

Job approval ratings 

Gov. Charlie Baker’s approval rating has begun gaining positive traction as he contemplates seeking a third term in 2022. According to a new UMass Amherst/WCVB poll, 56% of residents indicate that they support the job Baker is doing and 69% are of the opinion that Massachusetts is the same or better off than it was prior to the governor taking office in 2015.

Baker’s approval number still trails behind the 78% peak it reached in August 2020, but he is up four percentage points from March when UMass and WCVB conducted a similar survey. 

Charlie Baker’s iconoclastic ideals as regards immigration

Governor Baker released a press statement on May 5, 2020, saying that he is against the decision by US President Donald Trump of suspending all immigration to the US due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. 

Quoting him directly, Baker said that he is opposed to the order and It doesn’t make any sense and isn’t safe for any American.” Earlier on, Trump had announced his intention on his Twitter account to issue a temporal suspension on US immigration. On the other hand, Trump has seized the Coronavirus opportunity to restrict travel restrictions in the US, slow visa processing, and also block all foreign nationals seeking asylum in America.

Charlie Baker’s gubernatorial stint

Baker was sworn in as the 72nd governor of Massachusetts on January 8, 2015, at the Massachusetts State House located in Boston. Baker is popularly known as the most moderate governor to ever be elected by the Republican party. He was re-elected back to the office for his second term on January 3, 2019, and he is a big rival of Donald Trump. He was on the frontline to support the motion to impeach Trump in September 2019.

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