Andrew Yang net worth: Andrew Yang is an American attorney and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $600 thousand. Andrew Yang was born in Schenectady, New York in January 1975. He graduated from Brown University and earned his JD from Columbia University. Yang has worked in starts and early-stage growth companies and founded Venture for America. He was selected as a Champion of Change by the Obama administration in 2012 and in 2015 Yang was named a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship. He announced he was running for the Democratic nomination in the 2020 U.S. presidential election in 2017. One of his best known policies is the Freedom Dividend, which would provide every American over 18 with $1,000 a month in universal basic income. Andrew Yang has authored Smart People Should Build Things: How to Restore Our Culture of Achievement, Build a Path for Entrepreneurs, and Create New Jobs in America in 2014 and The War on Normal People: The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future in 2018.