List of current members of the United States Congress by wealth

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This list of members of the United States Congress by wealth includes only the forty richest current members of Congress and displays the difference between assets and liabilities for the member and his or her immediate family, such as a spouse or dependent children. These figures can never be entirely accurate, because the financial disclosure requirements for the United States Congress are approximate by design. [1] The original documents for each member's disclosure are publicly available on a database website, maintained by the Center for Responsive Politics. [2] For 2018, the median net worth of members of Congress was $511,000. [3]

Since 2009, the salaries per annum of members of the United States Congress have been as follows: [4]

PositionSalary
Vice President$230,700
Speaker of the House of Representatives$223,500
Majority leader and minority leader of the House of Representatives$193,900
President pro tempore of the Senate$193,400
Majority leader and minority leader of the Senate$193,400
Senators and House Representatives$174,000
Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico$174,000

As of 2018, the top 35 wealthiest members of the United States Congress currently sitting are as follows:

Source: Roll Call (2018) [1]
RankChamberNamePartyStateIncumbentNet worth ($ million)
1 House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi Democratic California Yes114
2 House of Representatives Michael McCaul Republican Texas Yes113.0
3 Senate Mark Warner Democratic Virginia Yes90.2
6 House of Representatives Vern Buchanan Republican Florida Yes73.9
7 Senate Richard Blumenthal Democratic Connecticut Yes70.0
8 Senate Dianne Feinstein Democratic California Yes58.5
9 House of Representatives Trey Hollingsworth Republican Indiana Yes50.1
10 House of Representatives Paul Mitchell Independent Michigan Yes37.7
11 House of Representatives Scott Peters Democratic California Yes32.0
12 House of Representatives Don Beyer Democratic Virginia Yes31.2
13 House of Representatives Suzan DelBene Democratic Washington Yes28.4
14 House of Representatives Roger Williams Republican Texas Yes27.7
15 House of Representatives Ro Khanna Democratic California Yes27.0
16 House of Representatives Francis Rooney Republican Florida Yes22.6
17 Senate Mitch McConnell Republican Kentucky Yes22.5
18 House of Representatives Joe Kennedy III Democratic Massachusetts Yes18.7
19 House of Representatives Ralph Norman Republican South Carolina Yes18.3
20 Senate John Hoeven Republican North Dakota Yes17.9
21 Senate Jim Risch Republican Idaho Yes15.6
22 House of Representatives Brad Schneider Democratic Illinois Yes14.9
23 House of Representatives Buddy Carter Republican Georgia Yes13.2
24 House of Representatives Lloyd Doggett Democratic Texas Yes13.1
25 House of Representatives Jim Cooper Democratic Tennessee Yes12.3
26 House of Representatives Rick Allen Republican Georgia Yes11.7
27 House of Representatives Jim Sensenbrenner Republican Wisconsin Yes11.1
28 House of Representatives Fred Upton Republican Michigan Yes11.0
29 House of Representatives Nita Lowey Democratic New York Yes10.9
30 House of Representatives Carolyn Maloney Democratic New York Yes10.8
31 House of Representatives Mike Kelly Republican Pennsylvania Yes10.4
32 Senate Ron Johnson Republican Wisconsin Yes10.4
33 House of Representatives Bill Foster Democratic Illinois Yes9.3
34 Senate Rob Portman Republican Ohio Yes8.6
35 Senate Steve Daines Republican Montana Yes6.9

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References

  1. 1 2 "Wealth of Congress". Roll Call . Retrieved May 17, 2020.
  2. "Top Net Worth - 2018 - Personal Finances". OpenSecrets. Center for Responsive Politics. Retrieved May 17, 2020.
  3. Hawkins, David (February 27, 2018). "Wealth of Congress: Richer Than Ever, but Mostly at the Very Top". Roll Call. Retrieved May 17, 2020.
  4. https://www.senate.gov/CRSpubs/9c14ec69-c4e4-4bd8-8953-f73daa1640e4.pdf