Mo Brooks net worth:$10 million (approx.)
Mo Brooks net worth is around $10 million. Mo Brooks is a famous American attorney and politician serving as the U.S. representative for Alabama’s 5th congressional district since 2011.
Mo Brooks Biography:
Mo Brooks was born in in April 29, 1954. His mother, Betty J. Brooks, taught economics and government for over 20 years at Lee High School, while he attended Grissom High School.
His father, Morris Jackson “Jack” Brooks Sr., was raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and worked as an electrical engineer before retiring from Redstone Arsenal’s Meteorology Center. They still live in Madison County, Alabama.
Mo Brooks moved to Huntsville, Alabama when he was nine and later graduated from Duke University with a double major in political science and economics. Brooks received his J.D. degree from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1978.
Mo Brooks Career:
Mo Brooks started his legal career with the Tuscaloosa County district attorney’s office. He left that office in 1980 to return to Huntsville as a law clerk for presiding circuit court Judge John David Snodgrass. During every year except when Mo Brooks was serving as a prosecutor or judicial clerk, Brooks was a practicing lawyer.
In 1993, Mo Brooks became counsel to Leo and Associates, a business law firm with a national focus, founded by Karl W. Leo. Mo Brooks became a partner in the firm, which was reorganized as Leo & Brooks, LLC. Mo Brooks maintained a national practice that specialized in commercial litigation
The National Journal ranked Mo Brooks as the 75th most conservative member of the U.S. House of Representatives in 2012.
In 1995 Mo Brooks was appointed special assistant attorney general for Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Mo Brooks political career
Mo Brooks was elected to the Alabama House of Representatives in 1982 and reelected in 1983, 1986, and 1990. While in the legislature, Brooks was elected Republican house caucus chairman three times.
In 1991, Mo Brooks was appointed Madison County district attorney, after the incumbent, Robert E. Cramer, was elected to Congress. In 1992, he ran for the office, but lost to Democrat Tim Morgan.
In 1996, Mo Brooks ran for the Madison County commission and unseated an eight-year incumbent Republican. Mo Brooks was reelected to the commission in 2000, 2004, and 2008.
In January 2012, Parker Griffith, having switched parties, filed for a rematch against Brooks in the Republican primary. He defeated Griffith in the rematch, 71%–29%. Brooks won all five counties.
In the November 4, 2014, general election, Brooks faced independent candidate Mark Bray and won by a margin of 115,338 (74.4%) to 39,005 (25.2%).
In the November 8, 2016, general election, Brooks faced Democratic nominee Will Boyd Jr. and won by a margin of 205,647 (66.7%) to 102,234 (33.2%).
On May 15, 2017, Brooks announced his candidacy in the 2017 United States Senate special election. He ran against Luther Strange, a Republican appointed to the Senate by former Alabama Governor Robert Bentley after Senator Jeff Sessions was appointed U.S. attorney general.
U.S. House of Representatives
Brooks won the Republican primary, receiving 51% of the vote, defeating incumbent (and former Democrat) Parker Griffith (33%) and conservative activist Les Phillip. Brooks won the general election, 58%–42%. He became the first freshman Republican to represent this district since Reconstruction.
Mo Brooks Wife:
Mo Brooks has four children with his wife Martha, who he married in 1976. Mo Brooks has a sister, Suzetta, who was a former employee of CrimeStoppers and a brother, Tim, who is a dentist.