Wealth of Would-be President
Wealth of Current 2016 Presidential Candidates (Forbes Magazine)
Note: Losers dropped from the list 2/11/16 — a fortune bought Fiorina zip!
- Donald Trump – $4.5 billion
Richest candidate by a long shot is the GOP front-runner.
- D. Hillary Clinton – $45 million
Bill & Hillary, couple, both earners.
- Ben Carson – $26 million
Retired neurosurgeon sat on boards of Costco, Kellogg, K+-0.00%.
- Jeb Bush – $22 million
Fortune up nearly 16-fold since leaving office in 2007.
- John Kasich – $10+ million
Ohio governor worked at Lehman Bros.; hosted Fox show.
- Jim Gilmore – $7 million
Former Virginia governor, AG has money in cash, stocks.
Ted Cruz – $3.5 million
Tea Partier practiced law; wife works at Goldman Sachs.
- D. Bernie Sanders – $700 thousand
Vermont senator once worked as a carpenter and a filmmaker.
- 14.Marco Rubio – $100 thousand
Florida senator has house, boat, kids’ college plans and lots of debt.