Jan Tinetti Net Worth 2022, Age, Husband, Children, Height, Family, Parents, Salary

Jan Tinetti net worth

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Jan Tinetti is a New Zealand politician and a Member of Parliament in the House of Representatives for the Labour Party.

Biography and education

NameJan Tinetti
Net Worth$4 million
Age54 years
Jan Tinetti net worth 2022

Janette Rose Tinetti was born in 1968 (age 54 years) in Hokitika on the West Coast and grew up in Christchurch, New Zealand. She received her secondary school education at Villa Maria College.

Tinetti studied at the Christchurch College of Education, from where she obtained a diploma in teaching, and at the University of Canterbury, from where she graduated with a Master of Education.

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She became a teacher and union member. She then became the principal of Merivale School in Tauranga and has previously been on the national executive of the New Zealand Educational Institute.

Political career

Jan Tinetti stood for Labour in the Tauranga electorate in the 2017 election and was placed 15 on Labour’s party list. Tinetti came second, with the incumbent—Simon Bridges—winning with a 11,252-vote margin. She entered parliament via the party list.

During the 2020 general election, Tinetti contested Tauranga, coming second to Bridges with a margin of 1,856 votes on final results. Tinetti was elected on the Labour party list where she was in 32nd place for the 2020 election.

Tinetti put her name forward for the Labour candidacy at the 2022 Tauranga by-election. She was confirmed as Labour’s candidate on 6 April as announced by party president Labour President Claire Szabó.

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In the Cabinet formed after the 2020 election, Jan Tinetti was appointed as Minister of Internal Affairs, Minister for Women and Associate Minister of Education.


Jan Tinetti’s salary for 2022 ranges from $162,574 to $475,483, but with bonuses, benefits and various other compensation, she made significantly more than her salary in the year 2020.


Jan Tinetti is married to her husband David Merton, whose father Don Merton was a noted conservationist, and the couple has two children. In 2019, she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Jan Tinetti net worth

How much is Jan Tinetti worth? Jan Tinetti net worth is estimated at around $4 million. Her main source of income is from her career as a politician. Tinetti successful career has earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. She is one of the influential politicians in New Zealand.