Wealthiest Presidents

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A president’s net worth has often been tied to the economy of their time.  The way a president makes his money or made his money has changed.  Early presidents were landowners and made money from land, crops and commodity speculation.  After 1850 most presidents were lawyers and just about all of their income came from salaries.  The following list is the net worth of presidents in today’s dollars.

9- Bill Clinton $55 million

8- Franklin D. Roosevelt $60 million

7- Herbert Hoover $75 million

6- Lyndon Johnson $98 million

5- James Madison $101 million

4- Andrew Jackson $119 million

3- Teddy Roosevelt $125 million

2- Thomas Jefferson $212 million

1- George Washington $525 million

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