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Joe Arpaio Net Worth

Joseph M. Arpaio net worth is

$500 Thousand

Joseph M. Arpaio salary is

$100 Thousand

Joseph M. Arpaio Wiki Biography

Joseph Michael Arpaio was born on the 14th June 1932. in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA of Italian descent. He is probably best recognized for being a law enforcement officer (LEO), and the 36th Sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, and also for investigating the birth certificate of US President Barack Obama. He is better known in the media as ‘America’s Toughest Sheriff’, who has published two books. His career has been active since the mid- 1950s.

Have you ever wondered how rich Joe Arpaio is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Joe’s net worth is over $500,000; his salary per year is over $100,000. This amount of money has been accumulated through his successful career as a law enforcement officer. Another source is coming from his career as an author.

Joe Arpaio Net Worth $500,000

Joe Arpaio was raised by his father, as his mother passed away while giving birth to him. He spent his childhood in his hometown of Springfield, where he matriculated from high school, after which he worked at his father’s grocery store. When he was 18 years old, Joe went to serve in the US Army, and was in the Medical Detachment Division from 1950 to 1954, plus he worked as a military policeman.

After he finished military service, Joe moved toWashington DC, and was hired as a police officer, then three years later moved to Las Vegas, Nevada. After a few months of devotion to the job, Joe became a special agent at the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, which became the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). He stayed with the DEA for the next 25 years, and reached the position of head of the DEA’s Arizona branch, which added a considerable amount to his net worth.

Following his leave from the DEA, he worked as a travel agent in his wife’s Starworld Travel Agency, which sold passes for the Phoenix E space rocket. Although several flights were booked, none of them were ever realized.

Nevertheless, Joe was first chosen for the Sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona in 1992, and since then was elected five more times, until he lost the elections in 2016 to Paul Penzone, who will success him in January of 2017. His career has been long and successful, which only increased his net worth by a large margin.

Beside that, Joe has published two books, “America’s Toughest Sheriff: How To Win The War Against Crime” (1996), and “Joe’s Law: America’s Toughest Sheriff Takes On Illegal Immigration, Drugs And Everything Else That Threatens America” (2008), the sales of which also increased his net worth.

Although he is a sheriff, Joe has been sued several times for his behavior and controversies by government agencies and organizations, including the US Department of Justice, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the American Jewish Committee, etc, without any notable effect on his career despite several rulings going against him.

When it comes to speak about his personal life, Joe Arpaio has been married to Ava since 1958. They are the parents of two children, and the grandparents of four. Their current residence is in Fountain Hills, Arizona.

# Fact
1 Advocate of illegal immigration enforcement.
2 Advocate of birth certificate enforcement.
3 Re-elected to his sixth term as sheriff on November 6, 2012.
4 Sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona (1993-present).


Title Year Status Character
Smile… You’re Under Arrest! 2008-2009 TV Series special thanks – 3 episodes


Title Year Status Character
Lou Dobbs Tonight 2016 TV Series Himself – Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff
The O’Reilly Factor 2016 TV Series Himself
The Kelly File 2016 TV Series Himself / Himself – Maricopa County, Arizonia Sheriff
Hannity 2016 TV Series Himself
PoliticKING with Larry King 2016 TV Series Himself – guest
Prison Night 2015 TV Special documentary Himself – Sheriff
Inside Edition 2014 TV Series documentary Himself
Cavuto on Business 2014 TV Series Himself – Sheriff, Maricopa County, Arizona
The Joe Show 2014/I Documentary Himself
Independent Lens 2014 TV Series documentary Himself
Erin Burnett OutFront 2013 TV Series Himself
Geraldo at Large 2012-2013 TV Series documentary Himself
Your World w/ Neil Cavuto 2012 TV Series Himself
Taboo 2012 TV Series documentary Himself – Sherriff
Ulmefilm 2012 Documentary Himself
America Live 2012 TV Series Himself
Lockup 2010-2012 TV Series documentary Himself – Maricopa County Jail / Himself – Sheriff
Domingão do Faustão 2011 TV Series Himself – Interview
The Border: Arizona, SB1070, and the Immigration Question 2011 Documentary Himself (as Sheriff Joe Arpaio)
DMX: Resurrection 2010 TV Movie Himself (as Sheriff Joe Arpaio)
Larry King Live 2010 TV Series Himself
The Colbert Report 2009 TV Series Himself – Guest
Smile… You’re Under Arrest! 2008-2009 TV Series Himself
Late Night with Conan O’Brien 2009 TV Series Himself
American Drug War: The Last White Hope 2007 Documentary Himself (as Sheriff Joe Arpaio)
The War on Drugs 2007 Documentary Himself (as Sheriff Joe Arpaio)
How to Start Your Own Country 2005 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Penn & Teller: Bullshit! 2004 TV Series documentary Himself – Sheriff, Maricopa County, Arizona
60 Minutes 2001 TV Series documentary Himself – Sheriff (segment “Joe the Jailer”)
Vie privée, vie publique 2000 TV Series Himself
History’s Mysteries 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Ruby’s American Pie 1999 TV Series documentary Himself
A Day with Sheriff Joe 1998 Video short Himself – America’s Toughest Sheriff (as Sheriff Joe Arpaio)
Full Disclosure Network 1993 TV Series Himself – Maricopa County AZ, Sheriff

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