10 richest US Presidents of all time and how much they were worth

1. Donald Trump (2017-2021) - $2.9B

People think that Donald Trump is the richest President of the United States because he built up properties in New York City and got about $40 million from his father, Fred Trump.

2. George Washington (1789-1797) - $525M

Based on his time's economy, George Washington was the richest president. His income came from his marriage to a wealthy widow, his inheritance of 8,000 acres of magnificent Virginia farmland.

3. Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809) - $212M

Thomas Jefferson was the third president of the United States. He was very rich and received $212 million worth of property and slaves near Charlottesville, Virginia.

4. Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909) - $125M

Roosevelt was born in New York City to a rich family. An important amount of money was left to him by his father when he was young. Even though he spent all of his trust fund on bad land deals,

5. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837) - $119M

It is said that Andrew Jackson was one of the most controversial and well-known leaders in U.S. history. Jackson got rich through marriage and his time in the service, even though he started out poor.

6. James Madison (1809-1817) - $101M

James Madison was a prosperous plantation owner who inherited around 5,000 acres of property, which included his mansion at Montpelier.

7. Lyndon B Johnson (1963-1969) - $98M

Lyndon Baines Johnson, the 36th President of the United States of America, was able to get very rich even though he didn't come from a very wealthy family.

8. Herbert Hoover (1929-1933) - $75M

After being left without a parent when he was 9, Herbert Hoover was raised by his uncle. He began his work as an engineer in the mining business before going to Australia.

9. John F Kennedy (1961-1963) - $1B

The family fortune that John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was born into was far more than the wealth of any previous president in the history of the United States.

10. Bill Clinton (1993-2001) - $75M

The Clinton family's wealth did not come from an inherited family income. Instead, it was built up while Bill Clinton was Governor of Arkansas and then President of the United States.