- Career highlights and net worth
- Personal life
- Wiki, facts and height
Ronald Reagan is famous known for being president during the end of the Cold War with the Soviet Union. He is also famous among public for his economic policy which is popularly known as Reaganomics. He is one and only a Hollywood movie star who became president. The Ronald Reagan birthday is on 6th February every year and he was born in the year 1911. In his birthday many people still remember him for his contribution to the United States. The Ronald Reagan bio is really inspirational. Ronald Reagan was raised in Illinois. During his childhood, he travelled in several small towns due to his father’s profession of a salesman. As a child, his family members called him Dutch because his father felt that he looked like a Dutchman. Ronald was keen in athletics and acting. He was enrolled at Eureka College in Illinois where he was active in several sports including football and swim team.
Career highlights and net worth
Ronald Reagan started his career from the job of a radio announcer in Iowa. In 1937 he took part in a screen test and started acting career with Warner Brothers Films. He made appearances in a number of films over the next several years such as Knute Rockne: All American, Kings Row, and Dark Victory. His Hollywood career was somehow marred by World War II when, in 1942, he was ordered for active duty. He served the next four years in the army where he worked out stateside on promotional films for the war. As Reagan grew older he involved in political activities. First, he was a member of the Democratic Party and then shifted over to the Republicans as his views changed. In 1966 he tried for Governor of California and served for two terms. In 1980 he took part for President of the United States and defeated Jimmy Carter. Ronald Reagan primary goal after becoming president was to go down in history as the President who made Americans believes in them again. Before Ronal Reagan presidency, the United States was paralyzed by high inflation, unemployment and rapidly rising gas prices.
Additionally, many American citizens were kept as a hostage in Iran over a year. Reagan made people to feel confident in their own abilities and to not rely on the government to take care of everything. In order to try and get the American economy smoothly moving, Reagan brought a number of changes to try and raise employment up and inflation down. First, he reduced taxes and a variety of government programs. At the same time, he invested in the military. In 1980, the year before he took office, the inflation rate was around 13.5%. After 8 years of his presidency, the inflation rate decreased by 4%. For several years the United States involved in the so-called a Cold War with the Soviet Union. Reagan decided to make the U.S. strong enough than the Soviet Union. He invested heavy amounts in building up the military and nuclear arsenal. However, in 1985 when Mikhail Gorbachev became the leader of the Soviet Union, Reagan got an opportunity for peace. The two leaders came to an agreement of reducing their stockpile of nuclear missiles. Ronald Reagan died on 5th June 2004 due to pneumonia, caused by Alzheimer's disease. At the time, the Ronald Reagan net worth was estimated somewhere around 13 million US dollars. His net worth was accumulated from his acting income and politics.
While talking about Ronald Reagan personal life, he got married twice in his life. He got married with Nancy Reagan and Jane Wyman. He was the father of five children. Ronald Reagan Children are Ron Reagan, Patti Davis, Michael Reagan, Maureen Reagan and Christine Reagan. The Ronald Reagan son Ron Reagan is a famous radio host. Another son Michael Reagan is an American political commentator.
Wiki, facts and height
However, Ronald Reagan height was 6 feet and 1 inch but the height he reached in the political field is really remarkable. He was of Irish ethnicity. The Ronald Reagan bio has been featured by almost all of the wiki sites including Wikipedia.