Barbara Bush became interested in the literacy and started working for the several literacy organization. Bush spent more time in the search of the main cause of illiteracy and she found that homeless is one of the main reason behind that.
Barbara traveled around the world together with vice president on an official tour as the second lady. After that, she wrote a book for the welfare of the children which was based on the story of her dog C.
Bush donated all the money to charity which was collected from her book and she promotes children by expressing a sense of humor and self-deprecating wit.
Barbara Pierce is the winner of awards for Greatest Public Service Benefiting the Disadvantaged which was given by Jefferson Awards. Following she was awarded the "The Miss America Woman of Achievement" for her work on literacy programs. In 2016 she also became an honorary member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Looking at her personal life, Barbara met George Herbert Walker Bush at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts and they engaged. The couple married On January 6, 1945, at the First Presbyterian Church in Rye, New York. The couple is blessed with six children George W. Bush, Jeb Bush, Neil Bush, Dorothy Bush Koch, Marvin Bush, and Robin Bush.
Being a first and second lady of the United States Barbara collects a big chunk of money. As of 2017, her estimated net worth is $1.5 million through which she finances her living and lives a fancy life.