The First Billion-Dollar Senate was the 115th in 2018

The 2018 Senate was the first Billion-Dollar Senate we've tracked. Yet, much like America, the wealth of Congress is not evenly distributed.
The First Billion Dollar Senate

The 2018 Senate was the first Billion-Dollar Senate we’ve tracked. Yet, much like America, the wealth of Congress is not evenly distributed. By analyzing both digital and handwritten disclosure forms for the 2018 calendar year, we’ve ranked the entire US Senate in 2018 based on their net worth by accounting for each member’s disclosed assets and liabilities – all $1,074,954,435 of it.

2018 yielded the most complete set of submitted financial disclosures and was best suited for analysis, and to serve as a template when disclosures are released next month for 2019.

We expect the Senate total to more than double when 2019 annual disclosures are released in September 2020 due both to strong stock market performance and the addition of Senators Romney (UT), Loeffler (GA), and Scott (FL) – each of whom has a net worth > $200 million.

For now, we present to you our full breakdown of the Senate’s net assets for the 2018 calendar year.


data compiled from both digital and handwritten disclosures, dated 12/31/18

Mark Warner (D-VA): $214,084,186.00

Dianne Feinstein (D-CA): $112,540,667.50

Richard Blumenthal (D-CT): $97,596,911.50

John Hoeven (R-ND): $62,271,682.00

Bob Corker (R-TN): $48,287,742.00

James Risch (R-ID): $43,946,032.50

Claire McCaskill (D-MO): $40,811,598.50

Ron Johnson (R-WI): $39,783,108.50

Mitch McConnell (R-KY): $38,441,041.50

David Perdue (R-GA): $27,903,213.00

Johnny Isakson (R-GA): $21,502,611.00

Steve Daines (R-MT): $19,838,223.50

Michael Bennet (D-CO): $16,160,022.00

Angus King (I-ME): $15,588,669.50

Rob Portman (R-OH) : $14,700,551.50

Lamar Alexander (R-TN): $14,632,528.00

Christopher Coons (D-DE): $13,544,049.00

John Kennedy (R-LA): $13,073,566.50

Joe Manchin (D-WV): $11,518,042.00

Richard Shelby (R-AL): $11,072,507.00

Jon Kyl (R-AZ): $10,470,788.50

Thom Tillis (R-NC): $8,623,025.50

Richard Burr (R-NC): $8,422,062.00

Roy Blunt (D-MO): $8,104,512.50

Elizabeth Warren (D-MA): $7,977,512.00

John Barrasso (R-WY): $7,589,006.50

Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI): $7,438,436.00

Orrin Hatch (R-UT): $7,368,119.50

James Inhofe (R-OK): $7,207,021.50

Thomas Carper (D-DE): $5,947,599.50

Dean Heller (R-NV): $5,821,728.00

Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND): $5,598,732.00

Tina Smith (D-MN): $5,544,233.50

Maria Cantwell (D-WA): $5,448,707.00

Mike Rounds (R-SD): $5,309,239.50

Margaret Hassan (D-NH): $5,058,457.00

Gary Peters (D-MI): $4,616,917.50

Mazie Hirono (D-HI): $4,178,723.00

Charles Grassley (R-IA): $4,152,544.50

Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH): $3,962,615.00

Susan Collins (R-ME): $3,774,353.00

Jon Tester (D-MT): $3,704,504.50

William Cassidy (R-LA): $3,548,035.00

Ben Sasse (R-NE): $3,448,720.50

Jeff Merkley (D-OR): $3,335,612.00

Catherine Cortez-Masto (D-NV): $3,257,612.50

Benjamin Cardin (D-MD): $3,254,958.00

Tom Udall (D-NM): $3,111,326.00

Pat Roberts (R-KS): $3,054,319.00

Daniel Sullivan (R-AK): $2,942,928.00

Deb Fischer (R-NE): $2,776,006.00

Shelley Capito (R-WV): $2,702,502.50

Bill Nelson (D-FL): $2,660,728.00

Patrick Toomey (R-PA): $2,536,142.50

Kamala Harris (D-CA): $2,406,129.00

John Boozman (R-AR): $2,341,051.00

Edward Markey (D-MA): $2,291,713.00

Patty Murray (D-WA): $1,952,513.50

Richard Durbin (D-IL): $1,904,513.50

Jerry Moran (R-KS): $1,759,539.50

Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MI): $1,611,018.50

Lisa Murkowski (R-AK): $1,498,612.50

Amy Klobuchar (D-MN): $1,460,514.00

Joe Donnelly (D-IN): $1,412,608.00

Gordon Jones (D-AL): $1,352,626.00

Cory Booker (D-NJ): $1,332,504.50

Charles Schumer (D-NY): $1,187,024.00

Michael Enzi (R-WY): $1,141,116.00

Tim Kaine (D-VA): $1,041,313.00

Mike Crapo (R-ID): $1,025,524.00

Rand Paul (R-KY): $971,723.50

Bernard Sanders (I-VT): $704,015.50

Ted Cruz (R-TX): $622,622.50

Tom Cotton (R-AR): $611,520.50

Cory Gardner (R-CO): $417,010.50

Robert Casey (D-PA): $416,307.50

Lindsey Graham (R-SC): $395,014.00

Mike Lee (R-UT): $390,003.50

Tammy Baldwin (R-WI): $348,502.00

John Thune (R-SD): $332,516.50

Martin Heinrich (D-NM): $268,114.00

John Cornyn (R-TX): $257,013.50

Jack Reed (D-RI): $195,632.00

James Lankford (R-OK): $182,421.00

Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY): $148,002.00

Jeff Flake (R-AZ): -$19,495.50

Robert Menendez (D-NJ): -$32,500.00

Sherrod Brown (D-OH): -$43,497.00

Brian Schatz (D-HI): -$73,986.00

Patrick Leahy (D-VT): -$77,495.50

Roger Wicker (R-MS): -$181,792.00

Chris Van Hollen (D-MD): -$204,497.00

Christopher Murphy (D-CT): -$263,491.50

Ron Wyden (D-OR): -$375,000.00

Joni Ernst (R-IA): -$400,988.50

Marco Rubio (R-FL): -$489,492.50

Todd Young (R-IN): -$658,998.50

Debbie Stabenow (D-MI): -$892,499.50

Tim Scott (R-SC): -$1,005,492.50

Tammy Duckworth (D-IL): -$2,549,758.50

Notes: All assets and liabilities are rounded down to the nearest whole dollar. Net worth for each Senator was calculated based on the median estimate for the reported range of assets, income, and liabilities or the minimum of the range for the top range selection, which has no upper bound. Data was disclosed in both digital and handwritten annual reports for the 2018 CY and is available from the Office of the Secretary of the Senate. Data for stock transactions was based on digital filings alone. For states who elected or appointed more than two Senators in 2018, we chose those with the longest term within the calendar year and whom had filed an annual report for 2018.


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