Presidents by Net Worth 2024

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Net Worth (millions)
Years in Office
Zachary Taylor8Whig1849–1850
Woodrow Wilson<1Democratic1913–1921
William McKinley<1Republican1897–1901
William Howard Taft3Republican1909–1913
William Henry Harrison7Whig1841
Warren G. Harding<1Republican1921–1923
Ulysses S. Grant<1Republican1869–1877
Thomas Jefferson284Democratic-Republican1801–1809
Theodore Roosevelt168Republican1901-1909
Rutherford B. Hayes3Republican1877–1881
Ronald Reagan16Republican1981–1989
Richard Nixon20Republican1969–1974
Millard Fillmore5Whig1850–1853
Martin Van Buren34Democratic1837–1841
Lyndon B. Johnson131Democratic1963–1969
John Tyler68Whig / None1841–1845
John Quincy Adams27Democratic-Republican1825–1829
John F. Kennedy10Democratic1961–1963
John Adams25Federalist1797–1801
Joe Biden10Democratic2021–present
Jimmy Carter9Democratic1977–1981
James Monroe36Democratic-Republican1817–1825
James Madison136Democratic-Republican1809–1817
James K. Polk13Democratic1845–1849
James Buchanan<1Democratic1857–1861
James A. Garfield<1Republican1881
Herbert Hoover100Republican1929–1933
Harry S. Truman<1Democratic1945–1953
Grover Cleveland33Democratic1885–1889, 1893-1897
Gerald Ford9Republican1974–1977
George Washington707None/Independent1789–1797
George W. Bush47Republican2001–2009
George H. W. Bush31Republican1989–1993
Franklin Pierce2Democratic1853–1857
Franklin D. Roosevelt79Democratic1933–1945
Dwight D. Eisenhower10Republican1953–1961
Donald Trump3000Republican2017–2021
Chester A. Arthur<1Republican1881–1885
Calvin Coolidge<1Republican1923–1929
Bill Clinton90Democratic1993–2001
Benjamin Harrison7Republican1889–1893
Barack Obama48Democratic2009–2017
Andrew Johnson<1National Union / Democratic1865–1869
Andrew Jackson159Democratic1829–1837
Abraham Lincoln<1Republican / National Union1861–1865
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Which President Has the Highest Net Worth in History?

Even though the vast majority of prior presidents were very wealthy, not all of them are insanely rich. The salary of the Office of the President is not as much as people think, although it has varied over time. Without a doubt, the president with the highest net worth in history is Donald Trump, who is estimated to have a net worth of $250 million (or more). Even though there are some questions about how much he is worth, it is obvious that the real estate mogul is worth significantly more than the vast majority of other presidents. There are plenty of other presidents who have collected a large sum of money as well.

Were Early Presidents of the United States Rich?

In general, the earlier presidents of the United States were very wealthy. Many of them were founding fathers, which meant that they had to own land in the new world. As a result, they are considered to have vast fortunes. For example, George Washington was one of the wealthiest people in the United States when he passed away. Now, his prior estate is a historic museum. In addition, Thomas Jefferson was well known to have a very large plantation, which included several slaves. Therefore, he is widely considered to be very wealthy as well. Andrew Jackson, another early president, was also widely considered to be very wealthy.

Were Any Presidents Poor When They Passed Away?

Even though there are a lot of presidents who have accumulated vast sums of money, there are also several presidents who were not that wealthy. In particular, some of the presidents who were elected to office at the beginning of the twentieth century did not have a lot of money. For example, Ulysses S. Grant was widely known to be broke when he passed away, and he had to commission his memoirs to support his family after his passing. James Garfield, who was president at the end of the nineteenth century and was assassinated, also did not have a lot of money. Andrew Johnson, who was impeached from office and nearly removed, also did not have a lot of money when he passed away. Some of the other presidents who were not that wealthy include Chester A. Arthur, Calvin Coolidge, and Harry S. Truman. None of these individuals accumulated vast fortunes.

Are Modern Presidents Considered To Have a High Net Worth?

In general, most of the modern presidents who have been elected to office recently are considered to have a high net worth. For example, Joe Biden is estimated to be worth several million dollars. Ronald Reagan, who enjoyed a career as a movie star before he was elected President, also amassed a fortune of tens of millions of dollars. In addition, some presidents come from political dynasties, such as Bill Clinton, John F. Kennedy, and George W. Bush. They are widely considered to have a significant amount of money as well.