There are currently 18 major candidates vying for the Democratic presidential nomination — and they all come from markedly different financial backgrounds.
The net worth of 2020 candidates ranges from Mayor Pete Buttigieg, whose net worth was estimated at around $100,000, to Rep. John Delaney who was estimated to be worth $232 million in 2015, and billionaire financier Tom Steyer.
Here’s everything we know about the net worth and personal finances of every 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.
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There are currently 18 candidates vying for the Democratic presidential nomination — and they all come from markedly different financial backgrounds.
Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who is estimated to be worth about $100,000, gave up a comfortable consulting job for a life in public service. He and his husband have been also been open about being among the ranks of millennials still paying off student loan debt.
Other contenders, like billionaire Democratic activist Tom Steyer and former Rep. John Delaney are extraordinarily wealthy from success in the private sector. And most other candidates fall somewhere in between.
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The Democratic candidates who have recently run for federal office or served in Congress or another federal government position have filed personal financial disclosure forms listing their assets and liabilities.
But because members are only required to report those figures in wide ranges, we don’t know the exact net worth of most of the candidates.
And for others who haven’t recently filed any formal financial disclosures or released tax returns, we only have limited information about their salaries and assets.
Here’s everything we know about the net worth and personal finances of every 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, thanks to data collected by Forbes, the Center for Public Integrity and the Center for Responsive Politics.
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