Mehmet Oz, who is popularly known as Dr. Oz, announced his bid for the US Senate seat. Amid this, many have been wondering what his net worth looks like.
Over the years, Dr. Oz has appeared in several television shows. Now, it seems like he is planning on having a career change as he recently announced his plans to bid for the US Senate seat in Pennsylvania. In fact, he has already released a 60 seconds video describing the change he plans on bringing.
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Dr. Mehmet Oz’s net worth explored
As per Celebrity Net Worth, Dr. Oz has an estimated net worth of $100 million with a salary of $20 million. The reality star rose to prominence after his show ‘The Dr. Oz Show’ was launched in 2009.
However, coming to the entertainment industry was not always his place. Dr. Oz graduated from Harvard University with a degree in biology. Later, he decided to continue his study and got an MD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and an MBA from Penn’s Wharton School.
He also founded New York-Presbyterian Hospital’s Cardiovascular Institute and Integrative Medicine Program along with Sharecare, Inc. Dr. Oz got a chance to have his own show after appearing on Oprah Winfrey’s show several times.
Reality star’s Senate run explored
As per CNN, Dr. Oz is going to join the Republican primary field which includes Jeff Bartos and Carla Sands.
Back in 2007, Dr. Oz had hinted he would be running for the position. At the same time, in 2018, the reality star had helped former President Donald Trump. He was appointed to Presidential Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition. He was later reappointed in 2019.
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A look at Dr. Oz’s video
After announcing his Senate run, Dr. Oz released a video on his Twitter. He wrote: “I’m running for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania because America needs a Conservative Republican to cure what’s wrong with Washington. I’m a world-class surgeon, fighter, and health care advocate stepping forward to cure our country’s ills.”
In his video, he said: “Covid has shown us that our system is broken. We lost too many lives, too many jobs, and too many opportunities because Washington got it wrong. They took away our freedom without making us safer and tried to kill our spirits and our dignity and as a heart surgeon, I know how precious life is.”
He ended the video by adding: “Pennsylvania needs a conservative who will put America first. One who can ignite that divine spark, one who can fight bravely, and tell it like it is and that’s why I am running for Senate.
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