David Petraeus Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

David Petraeus Biography
  • Name: David Petraeus
  • Age: 65 years old
  • Height: 5ft 9in (176 cm)
  • Occupation: U.S. Army General
  • Net Worth: US $2 Million
  • Status: Alive

David Petraeus is an American military officer and retired four-star U.S. Army General. He served as Director of the Central Intelligence Agence (CIA) from 2011 to 2012. David Howell Petraeus was born on November 7, 1952 in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York. His mother, Miriam, was a librarian, and his father, Sixtus, a sea captain. Petraeus attended Cornwall Central High School followed by the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He completed his BA degree in 1974. Petraeus graduated from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College in 1983. He earned his M.P.A (1985) and his Ph.D (1987) from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.

Petraeus joined the infantry in 1974 following his graduation from West Point. He trained several weeks at the Ranger School. He served on the 509th Airborne Battalion Combat Team and later on the 24th Infantry Division. Petraeus earned the rank of captain in the 1980s and was promoted to lieutenant colonel in 1991. He commanded the 187th Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division from 1991 through 1993. Petraeus was promoted to brigadier general in 2000. He served in Bosnia as a member of the NATO Stabilization Force. He attained the rank of general in 2007.

Petraeus was selected by President George W. Bush in 2007 to lead the United States Multi-National Forces in Iraq. He served as commanding officer of the U.S. Central Command (2008-10), and later as Commander of the International Security Assistance Force (2010-11). Petraeus was appointed by President Barack Obama as Director of the CIA in 2011. He held that office from September 6, 2011 until his resignation on November 9, 2012. Petraeus is a potential pick for Secretary of State under President-elect Donald Trump.

David Petraeus is 5ft 9in tall and is of Dutch and Frisian descent. He has a net worth of $2 million. He will earn upwards of $200,000 per year in pension as a retired army general. Petraeus married Hollister “Holly” Knowlton in July 1974. They have two children, Anne and Stephen. The family resides in Springfield, New Hampshire.

Petraeus had an extramarital affair with writer Paula Broadwell back in 2012. He resigned his post as director of the CIA as a result. He was sentenced to 2 years probation in 2015 after pleading guilty to sharing classified governmental information with Broadwell.

David Petraeus Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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David Petraeus Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: David Howell Petraeus
  • Birthday: November 7, 1952
  • How Old : Age: 65 years old
  • Place of Birth: Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • How Tall : Height: 5ft 9in (176 cm)
  • Occupation: U.S. Army General, Director of CIA
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $2 Million
  • Marriage(s): Holly Knowlton
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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