How Rich are the 2016 Presidential Candidates?
Net Worth of the Candidates and Likely Candidates in 2016
When Mitt Romney ran for president in 2012, his wealth was a big deal. He had the most money of anyone in the race, and his net worth of as much as $264 million made him the wealthiest presidential candidate since billionaire Steve Forbes ran in 2000.
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Quick answer: Not nearly as much as Mitt Romney, who is among the wealthiest Americans. None of them is among the 10 wealthiest members of Congress, either. But they’re also not doing to badly themselves. Each of the 2016 presidential candidates or likely presidential candidates mentioned below is a millionaire, for example.