Federica Mogherini Net Worth, Early Life, Education, Political Career, Foreign Affairs, EU, Criticisms and Personal Life

Published Date   11th Aug. 2017, 07:22 am
Federica Mogherini Net Worth, Early Life, Education, Political Career, Foreign Affairs, EU, Criticisms and Personal Life
Quick Info
Birth Name: Federica Mogherini
Date of Birth: 16/06/2017
Age: 3 years old
Nationality: Italian

Italian politician Federica Mogherini net worth heightened as she acquired the prestigious position of High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.


Born in 1973, Federica Mogherini currently serves as High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. Apart from this position, she also serves the Vice-President of the European Commission in the Juncker Commission since 2014. The Italian politician Federica Mogherini net worth served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation until 2014. Mogherini is the member of political parties, Party of European Socialists and Italian Democratic Party.

Early Life and Education

Federica Mogherini was born on June 16, 1973. Her birthplace is Rome, Italy. She was born to the family of director and set designer Flavio Mogherini.

Regarding education, Mogherini attended Sapienza University of Rome where she graduated with specialization in Political Philosophy. Her dissertation was “relationship between religion and politics in Islam”. She wrote it when she was on the Erasmus programme at Aix-en-Provence, France.

Early Political Career

Federica Mogherini net worth in political career increased as she became the member of the Italian Communist Youth Federation in 1988. In 1996, she joined the Youth Left after the party dissolved and turned into a social democratic party. In 2001, Mogherini became the member of the National Council of the Democrats of the Left (DS).

Later, she went to serve in the party’s National Executive Board and Political Committee. Similarly, her involvement includes working at DS’s Foreign Affair Section in 2003. During this position, Mogherini was responsible for maintaining international relations, movements and parties. She became team’s coordinator soon where she was responsible for Foreign Affair and International Relations.

While she was working as team coordinator, Mogherini looked after the policies on Afghanistan and Iraq in addition to Middle East Peace process. Federica Mogherini net worth increased as she became the in charge of maintaining relations with left wing parties including Party of European Socialists, the Socialists International and the US Democratic Party. In 2007, Mogherini became the staff of Italian Democratic Party after its formation.

Member of Parliament

In 2008, Federica Mogherini net worth hiked as she was elected to the Chamber of Deputies where she served in 16th legislature. Later, she became secretary of Defense Committee, member of Italian parliamentary delegation to the Council of Europe.

The following year, she became the staff to chairman of PD Dario Franceschini where she held equal responsibility as the chairman. Her roles include serving as Vice-President of the Italy-USA Foundation, Committee of Foreign Affairs and Italian Delegation to Parliamentary Assembly of NATO. Moreover, the new chairman of the PD Matteo Renzi appointed Mogherini as staff in 2013 and allocated her responsibilities of the European relations.

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Italy

Mogherini served Renzi Cabinet as Minister of Foreign Affairs. Her role included public engagement, meeting with wives of Italian marines detained in India after Enrica Lexie incident. She maintained good relation between Italy and Sudan. As a result, Mogherini made successful effort to release Sudanese woman Mariam Ibrahim. She even helped her fly to Italy on Italian government plane.

EU High Representative and Accomplishments

After 2014 European election, European Council considered her candidate for position of High Representative of the Union of Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. However, Baltic States and various Central European countries opposed her nomination proposal because of her stance that Ukrainian crisis was too soft.

On August 30, 2014, Federica Mogherini net worth rose as she received approval of the Party of European Socialists as well as High Representative. The commissioner encompassed external affairs such as trade, development, migration, emergency and humanitarian aid, etc. with Mogherini in the chair. As the High Representative, Mogherini stated that she would devote her efforts to establish discussions between conflicting Russia and Ukraine.

A year after her appointment, Federica Mogherini net worth grew as she received praise for her role negotiating the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. It was an international agreement on nuclear program of Iran. Mogherini is still serving as the member of the European Commission’s High-level Group of Personalities on Defense Research.

Political Positions and Criticism

In 2015, Mogherini held discussion among EU Foreign Ministers about approaching Russia, economic sanctions, visas, energy policy, etc. Mogherini attracted criticisms from the UK and Poland while the fighting intensified in Ukraine. Dozens of journalists, analysts and politicians ridiculed her in March 2017 for her statement in support of Russia. She stated that she was “trying to avoid naming Russia as the main creator of hostile disinformation”.

Mogherini made a visit to Russia in April 2017 and met Sergei Lavro. They discussed about implementation of Minsk Agreement, annexation of Crimea, homophobic discrimination in Chechnya and so on.

Relationships with Middle East and the USA

Mogherini stated that she wants to play lead role in restarting Israeli-Palestinian peace talk. Therefore, she visited the conflicted region and pushed to revitalize the Middle East Quartet together with the USA, the UNO and Russia. She involved key Arab countries in the peace process.  While Mogherini coordinated negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program, Federica Mogherini net worth rose as US Secretary of State John Kerry praised her for her efforts. On the other hand, her critics attacked her for being pivotal supporter of Iran.

During the negotiation in Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, Mogherini argued on energy chapter. She criticized the US President Donald Trump for his support of Brexit and interfering in Internal European matters. Mogherini stated, “Europeans expect that America does not interfere in European politics”.

Personal Life and Net Worth

The political and international icon Federica Mogherini married Save the Children official Matteo Rebesini. Mogherini and Rebesini have two daughters, Caterina and Marta.

The foreign minister Federica Mogherini net worth rose as she became the one to work on behalf of 500 million citizens. One of the world’s most powerful women has garnered huge net worth but the exact figure is not available. However, her deeds have been more significant than how much she makes.

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