Alan Greenspan is an American economist and author who has a net worth of $20 million. 

From 1987 to 2006, Greenspan served as Chair of the Federal Reserve of the United States, a position that earned him a salary of $180,000.

Currently he owns the consulting company Greenspan Associates LLC, where he works as a private advisor to various firms.

President Ronald Reagan first appointed Greenspan to the chairman position in August 1987, and he was reappointed by George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush. Alan's tenure is the second-longest in the position's history, and he has received numerous honors during his career, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which George W. Bush presented him with in November 2005. 

 Greenspan has also written several books, such as "The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World" (2007) and "Capitalism in America: A History" (2018).

According to his last financial disclosure statement submitted in 2004, Alan controlled assets valued between $3 and $6.5 million at that point.

While he was Chair of the Fed his assets were invested in short-term Treasury Bills. At the same time, his wife NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell listed her separate assets as being worth $1.3 to $3 million.

Alan Greenspan was born on March 6, 1926, in New York City. His parents, Rose and Herbert (a market analyst and stockbroker), were of Hungarian-Jewish and Romanian-Jewish descent, respectively.