US Vice President Kamala Harris earned $80,000 in royalties from books she published during her second year in office, a significant drop from the $450,000 she earned during her first year but still outperforms President Joe Biden’s book rights, according to the report. for financial reports. He disclosed this by detailing the sources of income for Biden and Harris in public financial disclosure reports filed on Friday that are required of federal office holders and other high-ranking officials under the Ethics in Government Act.
Harris earned $40,209 in 2022 from her book “Superheroes Everywhere,” a children’s book she published in 2019, and another $41,104 from the memoir “The Facts We Bear,” published the same year.
Biden and first lady Jill Biden reported receiving between $8,003 and $21,402 for the five books they published. Biden reported that he earned between $2,501 and $5,000 from his 2017 memoir “My Father Promised Me” and less than $201 from his 2004 book “A Promise I Keep.”
The Bidens also received royalties for books released in 2022 written by Jill Biden. A children’s book entitled “Joey: The Joe Biden Story”, published in 2020, earned between $5,001 and $15,000, in addition to between $201 $1,000 from her 2019 autobiography “Where Does the Light Come From?”; and less than $201 for her 2012 children’s book Don’t Forget, God Bless Our Troops.
The presidential couple’s other assets, measured by range, were estimated at between $1.1 million and $2.6 million when including investments, property and other accounts. Biden also owes between $250,001 and $500,000 on a mortgage on his home in Delaware, and between $45,003 and $150,000 in other loans.
Biden, whose salary as president is $400,000 a year, also reported that he received $2,933 from Celtic Capri Corp., a company he set up at the end of former President Barack Obama’s administration to organize speeches at rallies. The company has been “dormant” since 2020 and is not involved in any business, according to the White House.
Harris earned $80,000 in royalties from books she published during her second year in office, a significant drop from the $450,000 she earned during her first year.