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Hugo Chavez Net Worth: $1 Billion
Celbrity Net Worth ^ | March 5, 2013 | Staff

Posted on 03/05/2013 6:30:41 PM PST by lbryce

Hugo Chavez net worth: Hugo Chavez was a Venezuelan politician who had a net worth of $1 billion at the time of his death on March 5th 2013. Hugo Rafael Chavez Frias was born in was born July 28, 1954 in Sanbaneta, Venezuela.

When he died, Chavez had been the President of Venezuela since February 2, 1999. At age 17, Chavez enrolled in the Venezuelan Academy of Military Sciences, graduating in 1975 as a sub-lieutenant with a degree in Military Arts & Sciences. Upon completing his studies, Chavez entered active military service as a member of a counter insurgency battalion stationed in Barinas.

His military career lasted 17 years throughout which he held various positions, eventually rising to the rank of lieutenant colonel. Hugo also held a variety of teaching positions. In 1983 Chavez held the Revolutionary Bolivarian Movement and in 1998 Chavez began to campaign for president. His public speaking style was noted for his flamboyancy and colloquialisms. He worked to gain the trust of primarily poor working class citizens. Chavez went on to win the 1998 election with 56% percent of the vote.

Chavez was married twice. His first marriage to Nancy Colmenares lasted 18 years, during which they had 3 children. He was also divorced from his second wife, Marisabel Rodriguez de Chavez, and they also had one daughter together.


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It's always quite fascinating to learn of the utter hypocrisy, avarice and greed of those whose purported philosophy of accumulated wealth of others is one they consider an anathema, considered an act of immorality to have been amassed by the exploitation of the masses, money made on the backs of poor peasants, who receive little in return while such landowners in Venezuela live like kings off the sweat, hard work of the poor locals.

Chavez was a champion of the poor by expropriating land from rich people that had been in the family for decades,centuries, acquired legitimately yet was forcibly taken away because Chavez's considered it morally repugnant or so he claimed.

Well, now that the news that Chavez was worth $1 Billion changes everything about Chavez as crusader for the poor in his antipathy towards those he considered exploiters, crooks, opportunists otherwise known as rich people. Chavez had no problem usurping other people's money but as far as his stash was concerned that was considered sacrosanct.

Every year, Forbes Magazine reports the net worth of the failed baseball player, the quintessential robber baron, Mr. Cohiba himself, to have a net worth in excess of $600 million which of course enrages the Communist Castro and his cash cache to no end in a yearly histrionic denial of having any such thing. But if Chavez net worth teaches us anything it is that Forbes is much closr to the truth than Castro could ever be.

1 posted on 03/05/2013 6:30:45 PM PST by lbryce
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To: lbryce
Hugo Chavez Net Worth: $1 Billion

Gee, did he take it with him?

2 posted on 03/05/2013 6:34:10 PM PST by doc1019 (The rabbit hole that Obama is leading us down just gets deeper and deeper.)
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To: lbryce

I should have joined his Army. I would have served for half a billion.


3 posted on 03/05/2013 6:34:29 PM PST by Vermont Lt (Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care?)
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To: doc1019

I bet he smells sulfur now!


4 posted on 03/05/2013 6:35:18 PM PST by Lawdoc (My dad married my aunt, so now my cousins are my brothers. Go figure.)
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To: lbryce

What was he worth 15 years ago? Certainly the socialist who made his mark in South America by hating the US, didn’t ‘make’ money from politics, right?


5 posted on 03/05/2013 6:36:12 PM PST by griswold3 (Big Government does not tolerate rivals.)
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To: doc1019

Yes he did as a matter of fact. Right before passing away he had all his assets converted to travelers’ checks to make it easier as he traveled down into the center of the Earth.


6 posted on 03/05/2013 6:37:25 PM PST by lbryce (BHO:"Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds by way Oppenheiner at Trinity NM)
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To: doc1019

Good riddance and rot in hell, POS!


7 posted on 03/05/2013 6:39:47 PM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s Are The 21st Century's Muskets. Free Men Need Not Ask Permission!)
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To: lbryce

Nothing but the usual hypocrisy from socialists. If he really ascribed to socialism, his net worth at death would have been zero.


8 posted on 03/05/2013 6:40:26 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (There is no requirement to show need in order to exercise your rights.)
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To: griswold3

I bet Castro could buy and sell Chavez several times over, well now that he is dead, all left is the body. Probably would not pay much for it.

Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s King for life probably has many Billions tho if they are in Zimbabwean currency it would by about 50 cents.
Of course he know better than that and has most of it in gold.

The Whites of zimbabwe agreed to having a Methodist Bishop take over as he had a reputation for honesty. Jimmy Carter would not put up with that and insisted they have a Communist/Terrorist be the man.

Jimmy the total ahole who single handedly brought down our ally in Iran and truned it over to the the shia terrorists who rule it now.


9 posted on 03/05/2013 6:47:55 PM PST by yarddog (Per Ardua Ad Alta.)
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To: doc1019

I think he tried to have it “air mailed”.


10 posted on 03/05/2013 6:49:02 PM PST by elephant
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To: lbryce

He was truly a man of the people’s money.


11 posted on 03/05/2013 6:51:01 PM PST by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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What a leader! NOW< there was a el grande! presidente!

... something that obama aspires too!


12 posted on 03/05/2013 6:53:43 PM PST by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: lbryce

I have no doubt that Obama will join that club someday soon.


13 posted on 03/05/2013 7:02:11 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: lbryce
I wonder what a bil can buy in hell?

Not much...

14 posted on 03/05/2013 7:03:54 PM PST by RoosterRedux (Get armed, practice in the use of your weapons, get physically fit, stay alert!)
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If you want to pay your respects to the “Fearless Leader” (Hugo not Zero), you may want to get in line now .... no, that’s not the potty line, it’s the “pay your proper respects” line. Please be unzipped and ready to urinate when you arrive at the front of the line and approach the grave.


15 posted on 03/05/2013 7:09:02 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (Leveling the playing field for a Progressive is dragging everyone down to their level.)
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To: lbryce

You would think he could have afforded some real doctors and a real hospital.

But I guess the socialist agenda is more important than his life. Good call, I say.

There’s a full-blown ticker tape going on in Hell, I hear from some old friends.


16 posted on 03/05/2013 7:12:28 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: lbryce

Ticker tape parade, I should say.


17 posted on 03/05/2013 7:13:25 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: lbryce

LOL Not anymore!! Finally, some good news.


18 posted on 03/05/2013 7:16:01 PM PST by Tea Party Terrorist (Those who work for a living are now outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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To: lbryce

There’s some poetic justice here: Had Chavez come to America for treatment instead of going to KoooBAH, he might be alive.


19 posted on 03/05/2013 7:17:20 PM PST by Baynative (Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.)
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To: lbryce

Damn: Chavez used his position in Government to make almost as much money as Nancy Pelosi has made using her position in Government.


20 posted on 03/05/2013 7:18:16 PM PST by Venturer
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