Hillary Clinton to give first paid speech since leaving State Dept.

Hillary Clinton will hit the paid speaking circuit next month in what is expected to be a highly profitable endeavor for the former Secretary of State.

CNN cited “a Democratic source close to Clinton” in reporting on Sunday that Clinton will give her first paid speech since leaving office to the National Multi Housing Council in Dallas on April 24.

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It’s unclear how much Clinton will be paid for the speech, but experts have estimated the former Secretary of State could draw six figures per engagement.

The Harry Walker Agency represents Clinton for speaking engagements. The agency also represents her husband and former president Bill Clinton, who is estimated to have pulled in nearly $100 million in speaking fees since leaving office in 1999.

Clinton retired this year after serving four years in the State Department, and was succeeded by former Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.).

She told CNN shortly before stepping down that she had plans to speak and write on behalf of girls and women worldwide, and said that she and her husband would “look to see how we can join our efforts together.”

Clinton is seem as the clear favorite for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016 if she chooses to run.