Despite the tall claims by most of the politicians all over the world, that they fight for the masses and don’t care about their personal lives, the fact is that most of the politicians are quite well off. In fact, some politicians are multi-millionaires and even billionaires. There are only a handful of politicians who are from the lower class or lower middle class of society. Same is the case with the United States. Today we are going to take a look at the list of top 10 richest politicians in the United States.
10 – Rick Scott
Rick Scott is the governor of Florida. He is a very influential figure in the politics of Florida. He is at number 10 in the list of the top 10 richest politicians in the United States. The total net worth of Rick Scott is estimated to be around $83 million.
9 – Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton
Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton are have been in the mainstream politics since quite some time now. This power couple of the US politics has been in many important positions of power. The total net worth of Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton is around $85 million.
8 – Al Gore
Al Gore is another influential figure in the US politics. He ran for president in the 2000 elections. Despite giving a tough fight he did not win the elections. The estimated net worth of Al Gore is around $100 million.
7 – John Kerry
John Kerry is one of the big names of American politics. He has been at many key positions in the corridors of power. Today he is the 7th richest politician in the US and his net worth is around $193 million.
6 – Mitt Romney
Mitt Romney is a very influential figure in the US politics. He was the governor of the Massachusetts from the year 2003 to the year 2007. The total net worth of Mitt Romney is around $255 million.
5 – Michael McCaul
Michael McCaul is the representative of the 10 District of Texas. Hailing from one of the richest states in the US, Michale McCaul is himself a multi-millionaire. His estimated net worth is $305 million.
4 – Jon Corzine
Jon Corzine has a net worth of $375 million and he is at number 4 on the list of the richest American politicians. He is a senator from the New Jersey state.
3 – Arnold Schwarzenegger
There is hardly anyone who is not familiar with the name of Arnold Schwarzenegger. The legendary bodybuilder first made his name in bodybuilding and became one of the greatest bodybuilders of all time. After that, he entered the world of Hollywood and appeared in many successful Hollywood movies. And now he is making his mark in the world of politics. He became the governor of California in 2003. The total net worth of Arnold is estimated to be around $400 million.
2 – Darrell Issa
Darrell Issa has a net worth of $450 million and he is a key figure in the Republican party. He is a representative of the 49th District of California. Darell Issa owns a company that deals in automobile security and convenience parts.
1 – Michael Bloomberg
Without any doubt, the richest politician in the US is Michael Bloomberg. Having a net worth of around $27 billion, Michael Bloomberg is also one of the richest men in the world. And it is not surprising that he tops the list of the top 10 richest politicians in the United States.