David Malpass Biography, Age, Professionalism, Nationality and Net Worth

David Robert Malpass is an American economic analyst and former government official serving as President of the World Bank Group since 2019. Malpass previously served as Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs under Donald Trump, Deputy Assistant Treasury Secretary under Ronald Reagan, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State under George H. W. Bush. He served as Chief Economist at Bear Stearns for the six years preceding its collapse.

Profile Summary

Full Name David Robert Malpass
Gender Male
Date of Birth March 8, 1956
Nationality American
Occupation Economic Analyst and Former Government Official
Net Worth $5 million

Who is David Malpass?

David Malpass is a native of northern Michigan.He has four children, and he is a notable figure, who during the 2016 U.S. presidential election, served as an economic advisor to Trump, and in 2017, he was nominated and confirmed as Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs at the Treasury Department. Malpass was elected President of the World Bank on April 4, 2019, having been nominated to the position in February 2019 by the Trump administration. He formally took office on April 9, 2019, and announced in February 2023 that he was leaving the position in June 2023.

David Malpass

Malpass earned a B.A. in physics at Colorado College and an MBA at the University of Denver. He studied international economics at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. He speaks Spanish, Russian, and French. From 1977 to 1983, he worked in Portland, Oregon for Esco Corporation and Arthur Andersen’s systems consulting group, where he became a licensed CPA.

Professional Life of David Malpass

During the administrations of Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush, Malpass worked on an array of economic, budget, and foreign policy issues including small business promotion throughout Latin America and the 1986 tax cut. Malpass served as the Republican staff director of the United States Congress Joint Economic Committee from 1989 to 1990, and as a member of Congress’s blue-ribbon panel on budget scoring from 2002 to 2003.

Malpass was chief economist at Bear Stearns from 1993 to 2008. As a result of the global financial crisis and under the prodding of the Federal Reserve and United States Department of the Treasury, Bear Sterns was sold to JPMorgan Chase in March 2008 for 6% of its value twelve months prior.


Malpass writes a column for Forbes and is a contributor to the op-ed section of The Wall Street Journal. He is also a frequent television commentator.

Malpass sits on the boards of UBS Funds, the New Mountain Financial Corporation, and the Gary Klinsky Children’s Center. He is also a former director of the National Committee on United States–China Relations, the Council of the Americas, and the Economic Club of New York, and a former member of the board of trustees of the Manhattan Institute.

David Malpass Net Worth

David Robert Malpass has a net worth of$5.00 million which he earned from his occupation as Economist. Popularly known as the Economist of United States of America. He is seen as one of the most successful Economist of all times.


David Malpass is married to Adele, daughter of Herman Obermayer and granddaughter of Neville Levy, live in New York City. Adele Malpass was appointed as the Chairwoman of the Manhattan Republican Party in January 2015 and was elected to a two-year term in September 2015. She was succeeded in the role by Andrea Catsimatidis after resigning to move to Washington when Malpass was appointed to his role in the Treasury Department under President Trump. As of September 22, 2022, Adele Malpass was the president of The Daily Caller News Foundation, a non-profit organization linked with the eponymous news organization.

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