Thomas Jefferson
Net Worth

Thomas Jefferson Net Worth $212 Million

Mr. Thomas Jefferson, the 3rd President of the U.S.A, was also one of its wealthiest. Thomas was a remarkable man, with achievements that mark him as a person of excellence.  He was the author of the Declaration of Independence, Virginia Statue for Religious Freedom and founder of the University of Virginia. Thomas was born in 1743, amidst great wealth and comfort, and his father Mr. Peter Jefferson wielded huge influence in Albemarle, Virginia. 

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Thomas was provided with over 3,000 acres of land and several dozen slaves as his share of the hereditary property. Thomas married Martha Wales Skelton in 1772, and in 1774 he inherited 11,000 acres of land and 135 slaves from his father-in law. Monticello, which was his home, stood on a 5,000 acre plantation and was considered as one of the architectural wonders of its time. Mr. Thomas Jefferson held various political positions and made a considerable amount of money before becoming President. 

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After his retirement from political life, he settled down in Monticello and concentrated on the construction of the University of Virginia. Pertaining to various reasons, Mr. Jefferson became mired in debts during the latter-half of his life. Still, he loved designing his house; it took him more than 40 years to build Monticello with its 33 rooms and 4 floors. His net worth was  $212 million. 

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