Kellyanne Conway made the majority of her wealth before she was 28 years old. When she joined the Trump Administration, she and her husband, New York City lawyer George Conway, had to disclose their assets.
The pair is worth approximately 39.3 million.
Conway attended George Washington University, where she worked closely with Richard Wirthlin. Wirthlin was Former President Ronald Regan’s pollster and strategist.
It was at her law school that she started on the path which made her the powerful woman she is today.
Conway created The Polling Company, which noted that there was a big market for companies, both private and political, who wanted to have data on how women vote.
It was there that Conway served as CEO and President, focusing on the female demographic. Her private clients included American Express, Hasbro and Boeing.
The company’s political clients have included Newt Gingrich, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, and ultimately, President Trump. In October of 2016, Politico reported that the presidential election had netted The Polling Company $1.9 million from the various candidates Conway had worked with. $952,000 of that reportedly came from the super PAC that had backed both Ted Cruz, and later, (under a different name) Trump. Today, much of Conway’s income — somewhere between $1 million and $5 million — comes from The Polling Company, and the couple has earned thousands in dividends from stocks. One Citibank account has been valued at between $500,000 and $1 million, according to financial disclosure forms. While The Polling Company’s website states that Conway resigned as President and CEO as of January 20, 2017, an investigation by Slate uncovered evidence that she still retains ownership of the company, which could be considered a federal crime under the criminal conflict of interest statute. Last week, Rep. Elijah Cummings of the House Oversight Committee sent a letter to The Polling Company’s new CEO, Brett Loyd, requesting more information about Conway’s current standing with the company.