As of 2024, American politician, Jay Rockefeller’s Net Worth is estimated to be $170 million. Jay is a well-known personality in the politics of the United States. He has served in politics for a long period and gained popularity for his work in politics. He was selected for the position of  United States senator from West Virginia in the years of 1985 and he has served in this position till the years of 2015.

He has served in the position for a long period. He also served as the governor of West Virginia from the years of 1977 to 1985. He first came to public service in the years of 1966  when he was selected for the position of member of the West Virginia House of Delegates for two years. He has also been selected as the secretary of state of West Virginia and he has been in the position till the year of 1973.

He has been in this highly influential position for a long period. In the year of 1973, he was also selected as the president of West Virginia Wesleyan College. He was also a serving politician of the Rockefeller family. E is now a well-known personality in the United States. Must Check Joaquin Castro Net Worth.

Jay Rockefeller Net Worth

The famous Former Governor of West VirginiaJay Rockefeller” has a net worth of $170 Million. According to various online resources (Wikipedia, Forbes, Bloomberg), the most popular Former Governor of West Virginia Jay Rockefeller estimated net worth is around $170 Million. Jay Rockefeller has made a career in the political field and has been in various positions as the political.


He has become the  United States senator from West Virginia for a long period and that was the longest position that has held politically. He has been serving the government for a long time and He also got a high amount of salary for his services.

NameJay Rockefeller
Net Worth (2024)$170 Million
ProfessionFormer Governor of West Virginia
Monthly Income$1 Million +
Yearly Income$14 Million +
Last Updated2024
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Jay Rockefeller Net Worth Growth 

Jay Rockefeller Net Worth in 2024$170 Million
Jay Rockefeller Net Worth in 2023$156 Million
Jay Rockefeller Net Worth in 2022$142 Million
Jay Rockefeller Net Worth in 2021$128 Million
Jay Rockefeller Net Worth in 2020$116 Million
Jay Rockefeller Net Worth in 2019$104 Million

Jay has made a good sum of money as a politician in his career. Jay Rockefeller’s primary source of income from the salary that he received serving in government in a high position and this was his longest source of income as he spent his career in politics. As per the reports, he is making millions of dollars on an annual basis and as of now, he has made a net worth of $170 million in 2024. You may also like Ron Paul Net Worth.

Jay Rockefeller Biography

Jay Rockefeller was born on the 18th of June 1937 and he is currently 86 years old. Jay was born in New York City, United States. He grew up in the well-settled family of John D. Rockefeller III and Blanchette Ferry Hooker in the New York Hospital in Manhattan. He was born just after the month of the death of his patrilineal great-grandfather. He has completed his education at a well-reputed university and learned the language of Chinese and Japanese.

He started working at the Peace Corps in Washington, D.C for President John F. Kennedy. He later has also started working as an assistant to Peace Corps Director Sargent Shriver. He later moved to Emmons, West Virginia and since then he has started his political journey and become an influential person in this area.

Real NameJohn Davison “Jay” Rockefeller IV
Nick Name:Jay Rockefeller
Birth Place:New York City, United States
Date Of Birth:18 June 1937
Age:86 years old 
Height:In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight:In Kilograms – 86 kg
In Pounds – 189 lbs.
Eye Colour:N/A
Hair Colour:N/A
Education:International Christian University, Phillips Exeter Academy, Yale University, Harvard University
Zodiac Sign:Gemini
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Kids/Children Name:John D. Rockefeller V, Justin Rockefeller, Valerie Rockefeller, Charles Rockefeller
Profession:Former Governor of West Virginia
Net Worth:$170 Million
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Jay Rockefeller Relationship & More

Girlfriend  N/A
Best FriendN/A
Spouse Sharon Percy Rockefeller (m. 1967)
ChildrenJohn D. Rockefeller V, Justin Rockefeller, Valerie Rockefeller, Charles Rockefeller
Parents John D. Rockefeller III, Blanchette Ferry Rockefeller
Siblings   Alida Rockefeller Messinger

Jay Rockefeller: Career and Awards

Jay Rockefeller started his profession in politics in the years of 1966 when he was selected as the  West Virginia House of Delegates; later he was also selected for the position of West Virginia Secretary of State in 1968. He has started serving in various positions in his career after his popularity in the area. He was also selected as the president of West Virginia Wesleyan College in the years of 1973.

One of the major breaks came in his career when he was elected to the position of governor of West Virginia in 1976 and was elected in 1980. He became the  United States senator from West Virginia in 1985. He served in his position till the year 2015 he has been in this position for a long period and this was the longest position in his career as a politician. He has done various good work in his career and for this, he has also been awarded awards.

In 2009, he won the  National Intelligence Distinguished Public Service Medal. He has also received the first-ever Consumer and Labor Leadership Award. In 2013, he received the  Order of the Rising Sun. Jay has done massive growth in his career since he started his political career. Must Check Barbara Boxer Net Worth.


Jay Rockefeller has completed his high school education at the local high school. He graduated from the Phillips Exeter Academy in 1955. He has also studied Japanese in Tokyo at the International Christian University. He also completed his Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard.


What is the net worth of Jay Rockefeller?

Jay Rockefeller's total net worth is around $170 Million.

How old is Jay Rockefeller?

Currently, Jay Rockefeller is 86 years old (18 June 1937).

How much does Jay Rockefeller make annually?

Jay Rockefeller earns an estimated salary of $14 Million per Year.

What is the height of Jay Rockefeller?

The height of Jay Rockefeller is 1.70m. (5’ 7”).

What is the name of Jay Rockefeller’s wife?

Jay Rockefeller was married to Sharon Percy Rockefeller (m. 1967).


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