|Net Worth:||$15 Million|
|Birthday:||Feb 23, 1975|
|Age:||59 years old|
|Height:||5.7 feet (173cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Last Updated:||September, 2021|
Frank Ian Luntz is known for being a political and communications consultant, pollster and pundit from the United States of America famous for his outstanding capacity to manipulate vocabulary for political purposes. Considering that he has such an important role within politics, it is no surprise that the net worth of Luntz is approximately USD 15 million in 2021.
How Did Frank Luntz Become Rich?
On the 23rd of February 1962, Frank Ian Luntz was born in West Hartford, Connecticut. He is the son of Phyllys (née Kelmenson) Luntz and Lester Luntz. His parents are famous for writing the very first American forensic dentistry textbook which is known as the “Handbook for dental identification”. Inspired by his studious paternal figures, Frank put plenty of effort into his studies. As a result, Frank landed the famous Thouron Award, which is a scholarship program established in 1960 to strengthen the academic relationship between the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
Among his several achievements, he had worked as an adjunct professor for Pennsylvania University (1989-1996) due to his academic prowess. In addition, he also gave lessons at prestigious universities such as George Washington and Harvard.
Frank is famous for pioneering the focus group technique “Instant Response”, which has been featured in several media outlets across America. The purpose of the technique is to invoke the emotions of Americans since Luntz claims that emotions carry a heavier weight than words. In addition, he introduced the term manipulation in order to invoke certain emotions in Americans.
On the one hand, Frank participated gave his opinion either as a consultant or as part of the panel on several important television shows of the United States such as The Colbert Report, Capital Gang, Good Morning America, Hannity, Hardball with Chris Matthews, Meet the Press, PBS NewsHour, Face the Nation, Nightline, The O’Reilly Factor, Real Time with Bill Maher and The Today Show. On the other hand, Frank wrote articles for The Financial Times, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. One of his most outstanding journalistic achievements was that his segment in MSNBC/CNBC, “100 Days, 1000 Voices” won the Emmy Award back in 2001.
Frank’s influence does not only reach the United States of America, but also other countries such as Canada, Britain, Ireland, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Australia, Venezuela, and Ukraine. For instance, Frank contributes with his analysis prowess in British television programs (for instance, Newsnight). In Addition, Frank participated in important events such as Debate Night, Election Day. Thanks to his experience, he was involved in historical events. For instance, he commented on the impeachment on Bloomberg, CNBC and the BBC back in 2020.
What Is Frank Luntz Net Worth?
Since he is one of the most influential consultants across the world, it is not surprising that affluent people resort to his advice. As of 2021, the consultant has recorded approximately USD 15 million in net worth.
Throughout the course of his career, Luntz rendered his services for several important figures not only in politics and media but also in business. For instance, 50 Fortune companies and CEOs requested his advice. Yet, his most outstanding performance is in media, since media outlets resort to his knowledge to understand the desires and concerns of Americans. He is the most requested political pollster in the United States of America. Back in the 2012 and 2016 elections, Frank hosted a debate between the Republican Party presidential contenders despite not being a journalist. Besides, Frank was even called to render his consultation services for the NBC show The West Wing.
Throughout the last two decades, Frank has carried out approximately 2,500 surveys, focus groups, ad tests and dial sessions around the world. On the one hand, he used to be one of the key pieces of the Republican Party since he rendered assistance for Newt Gingrich’s Contract with America. On the other hand, he is one of the most important members of the public relations sector in the pro-Israel policies following his convictions. These policies deal with the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.
Frank is renowned for manipulating vocabulary to use its emotional effect on people. For instance, Frank encouraged changing estate tax into death tax. In addition, he introduced the term “climate change” in order to replace the term “global warming”.
Not only he is successful as a consultant, pollster, advisor, and commentator, but also, he succeeded as a prolific writer in several fields. His books encompass areas such as business and communication by dealing with topics such as communication strategies with clients, and public opinion. His very first book is titled: It’s Not What You Say it’s What People Hear that he wrote in 2007 and made it to the list of Best Sellers by the New York Times. The successful book was followed by What Americans Really Want… Really: The Truth About Our Hopes, Dreams, and Fears, which also became part of the Business best Seller and published by the New York Times. Back in March 2011, Frank published another book named Win: The Key Principles to Take Your Business From Ordinary to Extraordinary.
How Frank Luntz Spends His Money?
Thanks to his earnings arising from his profession and skills, Frank managed to purchase a replica of the Oval Office in Los Angeles. In addition, Frank even has Monica Lewinsky’s blue dress, displaying his patriotism in California. In a similar manner to several political figures, Frank invests in stocks, properties, yachts, and private airplanes.
- His family is Jewish.
- He finished his secondary education at Hall High School.
- He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in history and political science at Pennsylvania University.
- He graduated with a doctorate in politics from Trinity College in Ireland.
- He based his first book, Candidates, Consultants, and Campaigns: The Style and Substance of American Electioneering on his doctoral thesis published back in 1988.
- In January 2021, he stated that he is no longer a Republican.
- He was contemporary to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson when studying at Oxford University.