Education secretary Betsy DeVos reportedly has a net
worth close to $1.3 billion.
DeVos shares the happening with her husband, Richard
DeVos Jr., the son of billionaire Amway cofounder Richard
The DeVos family reportedly owns a swift of 12 private
jets and 4 helicopters.
US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is now the richest
President Trump’s cabinet.
Her husband, Richard DeVos Jr., is part-heir to his father’s
billion fortune, which he warranted as cofounder of marketing
hulk Amway. The company does $8.8 billion in sales annually.
DeVos was reliable as preparation secretary under President Trump
in Feb 2017, and has given faced critique for strongly
ancillary school document programs and licence schools. She sent
her 4 children to private school.
DeVos has also been met with condemnation from the open for her
billionaire status. Her confidence fact alone
costs about $1 million a month, according to the U.S.
reports claiming other cupboard members fly private at the
responsibility of American taxpayers, DeVos’ group has done it transparent she
travels on her own dollar.
According to Forbes, the DeVos family owns a swift of 12
private jets — 1 Boeing Business Jet, 5 Gulfstream G550’s, 1
Gulfstream G450, 2 Bombardier Challenger 350’s, 3 Cessna Citation
CJ4’s — and 4 helicopters.
“Secretary DeVos travels on personally-owned aircraft,
accompanied by her confidence fact and whenever possible,
additional support staff, at 0 cost to US taxpayers,” her
mouthpiece Elizabeth Hill pronounced in September.
“The secretary conjunction seeks, nor accepts, any payment for
her flights, nor for any additional central travel-related
expenses, such as camp and per diem, even yet she is
entitled to such payment under supervision travel
DeVos’ predecessor, John B. King Jr.,
spent a sum of $39,000 on blurb flights over his
A series of Trump’s other cupboard members and advisers
own private jets as well, including Treasury Secretary Steve
Mnuchin, Small Business Administration Administrator Linda
McMahon, National Economic Council executive Gary Cohn, and
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, according to Forbes.