Ed Balls

Ed Balls is an English Labour Party and Co-operative Party politician. He worked in high function’s in Gordon Brown’s cabinet, same as his wife. The couple also flipped the designation of second house several times. No wonder he’s so rich. Balls’ net worth is estimated to be about £1.8 million ($2.24 million) as of 2016. Balls is currently competing on reality TV show Strictly Come Dancing.

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Balls served as a Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families in Gordon Brown’s Government from 2007 to 2010 and was paid annual salary of approximately £142 thousand. His wife Yvette Cooper worked in the same cabinet as a Chief secretary to the Treasury, earning a similar paycheck.

Large portion of his net worth is safely invested in real estate properties. Balls owns £900,000 house in North London and £230,000 estate in Castleford. Before his political caree, Ed Balls was teaching at prestigious Harvard University.

In September 2016, Balls started his appearance on Strictly Come Dancing. He’s partnered with professional dancer Katya Jones. They formed quite a successful team with this Russian beauty and continue to advance in the competition so far. In week eight they danced salsa to a catchy tune of Gangnam Style.