6) Ben Carson (R) – Net Worth: $13.5 Million
Retired pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson has an estimated net worth of $13.52 according to Politco. He served as the Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital between 1984 and 2013. He is also an author and a political commentator. He was the first surgeon to successfully separate conjoined twins. He announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination in the 2016 presidential election at a rally in Detroit on May 4 2015. Since the party’s first debate on August 6, Dr. Carson has surged past Jeb Bush to the second place in public opinion polls.
5) Jeb Bush (R) – Net Worth: $25 Million
Bush made his wealth in real estate after moving to Florida from Houston. Politico estimated his wealth at $24.89 million as of October 2015. He served as the forty-third Governor of Florida from January 5 1999 to January 2 2007. Will he be able to follow in the footsteps of his father and elder brother? We will have the answer next year.