Jane Harman Net Worth, Wiki, Facts and Family, Age, Height

Jane Harman Net Worth: Jane Harman is an American politician who served as the representative from California’s 36th Congressional District at various times, most recently as 2011. Jane has a net worth of $500 million. Jane Harman is a Democrat who served as a representative from California from 1993-1999 and again from 2001 to 2011. The district includes Redondo Beach and Manhattan Beach.

She was born Jane Margaret Lakes on June 28, 1945, in New York, NY. After graduating from Smith College, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1966, Jane enrolled at Harvard Law. After graduating she spent roughly a decade working as a lawyer for various firms. In 1976 she joined the Jimmy Carter White House as a special counsel to the Department of Defense and as Deputy Secretary of the Cabinet. Jane stunned the political world in 1978 when she announced her intention to quit politics to raise her children. Later that same year, Jane and her first husband announced they were divorcing.

In 1980, Jane married engineering tycoon Sidney Harman. Sidney earned a fortune as the co-founder of Harmon Kardon, a company that manufactures home and car audio equipment. Today Harman manages the audio brands JBL, AKG Acoustics and Infinity. Sidney died in 2011 at the age of 92. In 2017 Harmon Kardon was acquired by Samsung Electronics for $8 billion.

Jane spent much of the 1980s working in corporate law. She entered politics in the early 1990s and was elected to the House of Representatives in 1993 to serve California’s 36th congressional district. She served from 1993 to 1999 and then again from 2001 to 2011.

Newsweek: In August 2010, Sidney reached a deal to acquire Newsweek magazine for $1 PLUS the assumption of the magazine’s significant financial liabilities. At the end of 2010 Newsweek was merged with Today the combined entity is 50% owned by tech conglomerate IAC/InterActiveCorp and 50% by Jane Harman.

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