Raheem Kassam’s net worth

Raheem Kassam’s net worth

Facts of Raheem Kassam’s net worth

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Date of Birth:1986 August 1
First NameRaheem
Last NameKassam
NationalityBritish
AkaRaheem Kassam
Age:32 years old

Raheem Kassam's net worth: $83000+

Raheem Kassam born on August 1, 1986, is a British political activist, ex-conservative blogger, and editor-in-chief of Breitbart News, London. Raheem's current net-worth is still under review, but his estimated salary is $83,000+. An ex-Muslim and atheist, Kassam is best-known as a former chief adviser to UK Independence Party (UKIP) former leader Nigel Farage. Kassam also contested in November the 2016's leadership election of the party. Nevertheless, Kassam has managed electoral campaigns in the UK and United States. Outside politics, he has also worked for Lehman Brothers.  Furthermore, he is the member of conservative think-tanks such as the Bow Group and the Henry Jackson Society. A free market advocate, Raheem was handpicked by the conservative polemicist as the managing editor of Breitbart, UK, in 2014. After gaining popularity, he also tried to set up a UK arm of the Tea Party Movement.

Early Days

Raheem was born on 1986, August 1 in Hammersmith Hospital, Acton, London. Kassam is the son of Tanzanian immigrant parents of Gujarati origin from Hillingdon, Greater London. His parents raised him in the liberal Ismaili sect of Shia Islam. However, he hasn't practiced the faith for a decade.  He grew up idolizing prominent figures such as Margaret Thatcher, Michael Glove, and Barry Goldwater. Raheem went to Bishopshalt School, and later attended St. Helen’s College, Hillingdon. Later, he studied Politics at the University of Westminster.

Career Highlights

Initially, Kassam joined a national executive board member of Conservative Future after university. Then, he was also the director of a campus anti-extremism group, Student Rights. Raheem, holding the prestigious position, also campaigned against the London School of Economics for accepting money from Gaddafi’s Libya. Later, he joined a right-wing blogging platform, The Commentator. He even became the Executive Editor of The Commentator before leaving the organization over a dispute with the founding editor, Robin Shephard.

UKIP

Raheem became a UKIP voter in later 2013. He joined the party in the late 2013 and became the Farage’s senior advisor in the same year. In the October 2016, Kassam launched a campaign to become the new leader after the resignation of the leader Diane James. He came up with the slogan “Make UKIP Great Again” and pledged to increase UKIP’s membership to 100,000. Interestingly, Nigel Farage and Kassam were the first British Politicians to meet President-elected Trump, who had run his own campaign with the slogan "Make America Great Again." Kassam is a Trump supporter who likes to write about terrorism, middle east, culture, and US politics.  


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