Paula Jones net worth: early life, career, personal life, net worth
Paula Jones is a civil servant in the US. She has been serving as an Arkansas State employee. She is popularly known for accusing and suing former president Bill Clinton of sexual harassment in 1994. Initially, the lawsuit was dismissed as a result of lack of legal merit before Clinton’s impeachment, and later on, Clinton agreed to pay Jones and her lawyers $850 thousand to withdraw the suit. The current net worth of Paula Jones is $700 thousand.
Paula Jones was born in Lonoke, Arkansas, US, on the 17th of September, 1966. She is the daughter of the minister of the Church in Nazarene. As for her academics, Paula completed her high school graduation in 1984. After that, she attended a secretarial school based in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Jones served at many places even before joining the Arkansas Industrial Development Commission(AIDC) in March 1991. While serving as an Arkansas state employee, she was asked to report to the Arkansas Governor, Bill Clinton’s hotel room in Excelsior Hotel. He propositioned and exposed himself to her.
Jones chose to stay quiet till 1994. She filed a sexual harassment suit against Bill on May 6, 1994. The case went on for four years. However, Clinton later agreed to an out-of-court settlement and paid Jones and her lawyers $850 thousand to withdraw the suit. After Clinton paid the amount, his lawyers remarked that the matter had been settled for the best of both parties. Even after the settlement, Jones kept on claiming that Clinton harassed her sexually, and Bill kept on denying her allegations.
In 2016, Jones started supporting Donald Trump and endorsed him for the 2016 US Presidential Elections. Later on, she became a part of a press conference in October 2016, where the second Presidential Debate was about to start against Hillary and Bill Clinton.
Jones’s real-life story in the context of sexual harassment cases was presented on the FX series “Impeachment: American Crime Story”. Her role was depicted by the actress, Annaleigh Ashfold.
Paula Jones has been married twice. Her first spouse was Steve Jones, with whom she tied the knot in 1991. They stayed together for seven years and ended their marriage in 1999. They have two sons, Stephen and Preston. Her second marriage took place in 2001 with her neighbor, Steven Mark McFadden. They met each other at a housewarming party.
Paula Jones’s net worth
As of the current year, Paula Jones’s net worth is estimated to be around $700 thousand. She has amassed a hefty amount of money being an Arkansas State employee. Jones received $850 thousand as a settlement amount from Clinton in 1998 and in 1999.