Quick Info about Bill Hagerty
- Full NameBill Hagerty
- First NameBill
- Last NameBill Hagerty
- Born NameWilliam Francis Hagerty IV
- Birth date14/08/1959
- Birth PlaceNashville, Tennessee, USA
- Zodiac SignLeo
- ProfessionPolitician, Businessman, Diplomat
- WifeChrissy Hagerty
- Net Worth$1 million to $5 million
William, Stephen, Tara, and Christine
Bill Hagerty is a popular American politician a businessman as well as a diplomat. He is very much popular for formerly serving as the 30th United States Ambassador to Japan. Previously, Hagerty also provided his services as the Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development.
Bill Hagerty was born as William Francis Hagerty IV on August 14, 1959, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, and was also raised there. His father was a veteran and his mother was a school teacher. He completed his BA degree from Vanderbilt University. A few years later, he completed his JD degree from the same university.
Bill Hagerty kicked off his professional career as an employee at Boston Consulting Group. He had to travel to Tokyo, Japan as he was assigned there for three years. After completing his services there, he started working for ex-President George H. W. Bush as his economic advisor as well as White House Fellow. He had also served for Mitt Romney’s 2008 presidential campaign as his national finance chairman.
On February 14, 2011, Bill Hagerty was appointed the new Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development and he serviced for the position until June 6, 2014. Apart from these, he was also one of the steering committee members of the Major League Soccer (MLS). During the 2016 presidential campaign, he served in the campaign of Jeb Bush. On August 31, 2017, he was appointed the 30th United States Ambassador to Japan. He worked for nearly two years, until July 22, 2019.
Bill Hagerty married Chrissy Hagerty in 1987. The couple is blessed with four children, William, Stephen, Tara, and Christine. The family is living happily together.
The exact net worth of Bill Hagerty not known but according to the source it is estimated to be between $1 million to $5 million as of 2020. He earns most of his income from his current political position. According to some of the reports, he has his shares of over 1,634 units at Ryman Hospital Properties Stock. This is equivalent to nearly $44,837.
Bill Hagerty’s 2020 US Senate Campaign:
Currently, Bill Hagerty is running for the US Senate election in Tennessee. He has been strongly endorsed by Donald Trump. Also, many other popular personalities like Kimberly Guilfoyle and Nikki Haley have endorsed him. He kicked off his campaign on September 9, 2019. He has nearly raised over $7 million for this campaign. The main reason for leaving his position of ambassador was to get focused on his campaign. In fact, Donald Trump had clearly announced that he would be very much busy with his campaign since July 12, 2019. It seems Donald Trump is very focused on making him the new Senator of Tennessee.
Who is Bill Hagerty Running Against?
There are almost seven republican candidates and five democratic in the 2020 United States Senate election in Tennessee. All of Bill Hagerty’s opponents include Byron Bush, Roy Dale Cope, Stokes Nielson, Aaron Pettigrew, Johnny Presley, and Manny Sethi from the Republican political party.
- Currently, Bill Hagerty has been providing his services for the Republican Political Party.
- According to a report from Vanderbilt University, he has more than 41% advantage to other republican opponents in the primary election of the 2020 US Senate in Tennessee.
- Nikki Haley is his campaign speaker who has played an important role in the fundraising programs.
- He had also worked for Trump’s presidential transition team back in August 2016.
- Hagerty has remained an active board member of various companies like CyMed, NEW Customer Services, Pinnacle Financial Partners, etc.