James Clyburn Net Worth, Biography, Wiki, Career (Updated)

James Enos Clyburn (a.k.a Jim Clyburn) serves the Democratic Party in the United States, currently holding the position of House Majority Whip. Clyburn has also served as Majority Whip twice, having held that position from 2007 to 2011. He also held the position of House Assistant Minority Leader between 2011 and 2019.

Full NameJames Enos Clyburn (a.k.a Jim Clyburn)
Date of BirthJuly 21, 1940 
Age82 (as of 2022)
Birth PlaceSumter, South Carolina, United States
SpouseEmily Clyburn
James Clyburn Net Worth$30 million (Last Updated 2022)

James Clyburn Net Worth

American politician James Clyburn is estimated to have a net worth of $30 million dollars

James Clyburn Biography

Early years

Sumter, South Carolina, is the birthplace of Jim Clyburn, the son of Enos Lloyd Clyburn(a fundamentalist minister) and Almeta Dizzley Clyburn(a beautician). 

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James is a distant cousin to George W. Murray, the organizer of the Colored Farmers Alliance, who served as a Republican member of Congress during the 53rd and 54th Congresses during the 19th century.


James Clyburn studied at Mather Academy (which was later renamed Boylan-Haven-Mather) of Camden, South Carolina, followed by South Carolina State College (now known as South Carolina State University), Orangeburg’s historical black college.

Afterward, he joined Omega Psi Phi and earned his BA in history. Upon graduating from college, Clyburn became a teacher at C.A. Brown High School, Charleston.

Personal life

Emily Clyburn and Jim Clyburn were married in 1961. President Obama appointed Mignon Clyburn, Clyburn’s oldest daughter, to the Federal Communications Commission. Jennifer Clyburn Reed and Angela Hannibal are his other children.