The Top 9 Wealthiest Women In The United States Congress: Richest Congresswomen
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, tops the list as the wealthiest women in the United States congress with a minimum net worth of nearly $44 million.
Just 9 woman cracked the “Top 50 Richest Members of Congress” list , and all are Democrats — save for lone Republican Rep. Diane Black of Tennessee.
A former Microsoft executive, Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Washington, is the second richest woman in Congress, with a minimum net worth of nearly $38 million, also making the Roll Call’s list are: Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-California, Rep. Diane Black, R-Tennessee, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri, Rep. Nita Lowey, D-New York, Sen. Kay Hagan, D-North Carolina, and Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-New York.
The Top 9 Wealthiest Women In The United States Congress — Richest Congresswomen:
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Agriculture; Commerce-Justice-Science; Defense; Energy-Water – Chairwoman; Interior-Environment; Transportation-HUD); Judiciary (Crime & Terrorism; Immigration, Refugees & Border Security; Privacy, Technology & the Law); Rules & Administration; Select Intelligence – Chairwoman.
Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Conservation, Energy & Forestry; Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology & Foreign Agriculture); Judiciary (Courts, Intellectual Property & the Internet; Regulatory Reform, Commercial & Antitrust Law)
3. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine (Overall Rank: 12) – Net worth: $34.47 million. You can follow Chellie Pingree on Twitter @chelliepingree.
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Agriculture; Interior-Environment)
6. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri (Overall Rank: 24) – Net worth: $18.38 million. You can follow her on Twitter @mccaskilloffice. Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Airland; Readiness & Management Support; Strategic Forces); Commerce, Science & Transportation (Communications, Technology & the Internet; Consumer Protection, Product Safety & Insurance – Chairwoman; Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine); Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (Efficiency of Federal Programs; Financial & Contracting Oversight – Chairwoman; Permanent Investigations); Special Aging.
7. Rep. Nita Lowey, D-New York (Overall Rank: 37) – Net worth: $11.48 million. You can follow her on Twitter @NitaLowey. Committee Assignments: Appropriations – Ranking Member (State-Foreign Operations – Ranking Member)
8. Sen. Kay Hagan, D-North Carolina (Overall Rank: 41) – Net worth: $9.12 million. You can follow her on Twitter @SenatorHagan. Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Emerging Threats & Capabilities – Chairwoman; Personnel; Seapower); Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs (Economic Policy; Financial Institutions & Consumer Protection; Securities, Insurance & Investment); Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (Children & Families – Chairwoman; Primary Health & Aging); Small Business & Entrepreneurship.
9. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-New York (Overall Rank: 48) – Net worth: $7.73 million. You can follow her on Twitter @RepMaloney. Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Capital Markets & Government Sponsored Enterprises – Ranking Member; Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit; Oversight & Investigations); Oversight & Government Reform (National Security); Joint Economic
But not all Congresswomen are rolling in money, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, reported a negative net worth and listed as among the poorest members of Congress.
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