Michael Flynn Net Worth: Michael Flynn is a retired US Army Lieutenant General who was the 18th Director of the defense Intelligence Agency and was the 25th National Security Advisor for Trump Administration for three weeks and three days. As of 2017, Michael Flynn net worth is estimated to be $8 million.
Flynn was born in December 1958 in Rhode Island to Helen Frances and Charles Francis Flynn. He graduated from the University of Rhode Island with Bachelor of Science degree in management science and also earned a Master of Business Administration in Telecommunications from Golden Gate University. Flynn also received Master of Military Art and Science from United States Army Command and General Staff College and Masters of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from Naval War College.
Flynn started his Military Career in 1981 as he commissioned in the US Army as a second lieutenant in military intelligence. He also served as the assistant chief of staff, G2, XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, from June 2001 and the director of intelligence, Joint Task Force 180 in Afghanistan. In addition he served as the commander of Joint Functional Component Command for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, chair of the Military Intelligence Board, Assistant Director of National Intelligence and the senior intelligence officer for the Joint Special Operations Command. After his 33 years of service with U.S. Army he retired in August 2014.
After his retirement, Flynn came back on the position of National Security Advisor for Trump Administration in November 2016. He was facing lots of criticism from media including from Washington Post and Associated Press describing his close relations with Russia. Wall Street Journal reported that Flynn was under investigation by U.S. counterintelligence agents for his communications with Russian officials. On February 13, 2017 Flynn resigned as National Security Advisor following reporting on his communications with Russian officials.