10 Richest Members Of U.S. Congress As Of 2019

It should come as no surprise that many of the politicians in the United States of America are rich individuals. However some are richer than others due to various factors. Some individuals didn’t start as politicians so they would have made some of their earnings in other ways. Some have businesses and possibly just come from a rich family. Regardless of how these persons got to where they are, they are millionaires. Here are the 10 richest members of Congress.

10.Rep. Donald S. Beyer Jr.

Rep. Donald S. Beyer Jr. is worth an estimated $31.2 million. He represents the 8th District of Virginia and made most of his money operating car dealerships. Rep. Beyer is a 69 years old Democrat and served since 2015.

9.Rep. Scott Peters

Rep. Scott Peters is worth an estimated $32.0 million. He represents 52nd District of California and made his way as a lawyer before taking up politics. Rep. Peters is a 61 years old Democrat and served since 2013.

8.Rep. Paul Mitchell

Rep. Paul Mitchell is worth an estimated $37.7 million. He represents the 10th District of Michigan and made his fortune at Chrysler and then Ross Education. Rep. Mitchell is a 62 years old Republican and served since 2017.

7.Rep. Trey Hollingsworth

Rep. Trey Hollingsworth is worth an estimated $50.1 million. He represents the 9th District of Indiana and made his fortune at Hollingsworth Capital Partners a family business. Rep. Hollingsworth is a 36 years old Republican and served since 2017.

6.Sen. Dianne Feinstein

Sen. Dianne Feinstein is worth an estimated $58.5 million. She represents the State of California and made her fortune with Carlton Hotel Properties and her marriage to Richard Blum, founder of Blum Capital. Sen. Feinstein is a 86 years old Democrat and served since 1992.

5.Sen. Richard Blumenthal

Sen. Richard Blumenthal is worth an estimated $70.0 million. He represents the State of Connecticut and made most of his fortune through marriage to Cynthia Malkin. She is the daughter of a Manhattan real estate mogul. Sen. Blumenthal is a 73 years old Democrat and served since 2011.

4.Rep. Vern Buchanan

Rep. Vern Buchanan is worth an estimated $73.9 million. He represents the 16th District of Florida and made most of his fortune through car dealerships and charter jet and yacht leasing. Rep. Buchanan is a 68 years old Republican and served since 2007.

3.Sen. Mark Warner

Sen. Mark Warner is worth an estimated $90.2 million. He represents the State of Virginia and made most of his fortune being a venture capitalist. He also had dealings with Nextel and other investments. Rep. Buchanan is a 64 years old Democrat and served since 2009.

2.Rep. Michael McCaul

Rep. Michael McCaul is worth an estimated $113.0 million. He represents the 5th District of Texas and made most of his fortune through his marriage to Linda McCaul. Rep. Buchanan is a 57 years old Republican and served since 2005.

1.Rep. Greg Gianforte

Rep. Greg Gianforte is worth an estimated $135.7 million. He represents Montana’s at-large congressional district and made most of his fortune through a software company he founded. He later sold the company and founded RightNow Technologies which he also sold. Rep. Buchanan is a 58 years old Republican and served since 2017.

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