Monica Lewinsky Net Worth
|Date of Birth||July 23, 1973|
|Age||49 years old|
|Height||5 ft 5 inches (1.68m)|
|Profession||American TV Personality|
|Net Worth||$1.5 million|
Monica Lewinsky Introduction
Monica Lewinsky is a most famous and well-known television personality, fashion designer, and former White House intern, in America.
Between 1995 and 1996, Lewinsky served at the White House. Lewinsky has had a number of businesses, including a line of handbags bearing her name. She has also appeared as a television presenter and as a spokesman for a diet plan.
Monica Lewinsky Early Life
Lewinsky was born in San Francisco, California, and raised in an affluent family in Los Angeles’ Westside Brentwood neighborhood and later in Beverly Hills. Bernard Lewinsky, an oncologist, is the son of German Jews who left Nazi Germany as children, first to El Salvador and then to the United States when he was 14.
Marcia Kay Vilensky, her mother, is a novelist who goes by the pen name Marcia Lewis. In 1996, she published The Private Lives of the Three Tenors, a “gossip biography.” Samuel M. Vilensky, Lewinsky’s maternal grandpa, was a Lithuanian Jew, and Bronia Poleshuk, her maternal grandmother, was born to a Russian Jewish family in the British Concession of Tianjin, China. In 1988, Lewinsky’s parents split and each remarried.
The family was members of the Sinai Temple in Los Angeles, and Lewinsky was a student at Sinai Akiba Academy, the Temple’s connected school. She went to the John Thomas Dye School in Bel-Air for her primary education. After three years at Beverly Hills High School, Lewinsky transferred to Bel Air Prep (later known as Pacific High School) and graduated in 1991.
Lewinsky went to Santa Monica College after graduating from high school. She worked in a tie store and for the theater department at Beverly Hills High School during this time. Andy Bleiler, her married former high school theatre instructor, allegedly began an affair with her in 1992.
She began her studies at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, in 1993, and graduated in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She revealed that she began an affair with a 40-year-old married person in Los Angeles when she was 18 years old and that the relationship lasted while she was attending Lewis & Clark College in the early 1990s, in an appearance on Larry King Live in 2000; she did not identify the guy’s identity.
Lewinsky landed an unpaid summer White House internship in the office of White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta with the help of a family connection. In July 1995, Lewinsky relocated to Washington, D.C., and began her new job. In December 1995, she was promoted to a salaried position in the White House Office of Legislative Relations.
Monica Lewinsky Personal Life
Monica has stated that after the affair, she struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder and that knitting allowed her to deal with the unwanted public attention. In 1999, she founded The Real Monica, Inc., and began designing handbags for retailers such as Henri Bendel and Fred Segal.
Since the incident, Lewinsky has resided in New York City, London, Portland, and Los Angeles, generally avoiding the limelight until 2014, when she penned an essay for “Vanity Fair” titled “Shame and Survival” and became a regular contributor to the magazine’s website.
Monica Lewinsky Age, Height, & Weight
Being born in 1973, on the 23rd, of July “Monica Lewinsky” age is 49 years old as of today date and her height is 5 feet 5 inches tall, (1.68 m) and her weight is 72 kilograms and (158 lbs) in pounds as of 2022.
Monica Lewinsky Career
Monica Lewinsky was questioned by Barbara Walters on “20/20” in March 1999, and the conversation drew 70 million viewers; it is still the 2nd greatest conversation in tv history (behind Oprah Winfrey’s 1993 question and answer session with Michael Jackson), and the broadcast rights earned Lewinsky $1 million. Monica made a cameo appearance on “Saturday Night Live” on May 8, 1999, in two segments.
She began making advertisements for Jenny Craig, Inc. in January 2000, after signing a $1 million endorsement deal with the diet firm that required her to drop at least 40 pounds in six months. Monica was chosen as the firm’s spokesman, causing controversy, and the company halted her campaign in April of that year, paying her only $300,000 of the $1 million they gave her. Monica had her own show, “Monica’s Postcards,” on Channel 5 in the United Kingdom, and performed on “The Tom Green Show” in 2000.
Lewinsky was featured on HBO’s “Monica in Black and White” in 2002, giving her the opportunity to explain her side of the story and field questions from the public. She is featured on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” “The View,” and “V Graham Norton” after hosting the reality show “Mr. Personality” in 2003.
Monica moved to London in 2005 and remained out of the spotlight for nearly a decade, but in 2014, she started writing for “Vanity Fair,” emerged in the National Geographic Channel special “The 90s: The Last Great Decade,” and spoke out against cyberbullying at a “Forbes” magazine “30 Under 30” event.
In March 2015, Lewinsky gave a TED talk on the subject, and three months later, she became an ambassador and strategic advisor for the Bystander Revolution, an anti-bullying initiative, and spoke of abuse at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Monica authored the foreword to Sue Scheff and Melissa Schorr’s book “Shame Nation: The Global Epidemic of Online Hate” in 2017, and she spoke about public humiliation on “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” in 2019.
Monica worked as a producer for Ryan Murphy’s “Impeachment: American Crime Story” third season, which focused on the Clinton-Lewinsky affair. The show began production in the fall of 2020 and will premiere in the fall of 2021.
Monica Lewinsky Net Worth
Monica Lewinsky has an approximate net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million and is an American author, motivational speaker, and anti-bullying crusader. In the mid-1990s, Lewinsky rose to prominence after having the affair with President Clinton while serving as a White House intern. Clinton was impeached as a result of the affair, and Lewinsky became a global celebrity.
Since 2014, Lewinsky has worked as an anti-cyberbullying campaigner and a major proponent of the #MeToo movement, claiming to be “the first person to have their reputation utterly destroyed internationally via the Internet.”
In 1999, she collaborated with journalist Andrew Morton to publish “Monica’s Story,” with a rumored advance of $500,000. Monica has also created her own handbags line, worked as a spokesperson for Jenny Craig, and presented “Mr. Personality,” a Fox dating show that aired in 2003.
Monica worked on the FX series “Impeachment: American Crime Story,” starring Beanie Feldstein as Monica and Clive Owen as Bill, which premiered in 2021.
Monica Lewinsky has an approximate net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million as of 2022.
During her career, Monica Lewinsky has been on numerous TV shows, appearances, and ads. She’s also launched her own clothing line, dubbed ‘The Real Monica, Inc.’ The brand’s products are sold around the world.