Top 10 Richest Unsuccessful Presidential Candidates. To be nominated for President of the United State is an honor, but been unsuccessful can be heartbreaking as your supporters will looking up to you. During their campaign, the party and many of their supporters contributed some cash with aim of using it to defeat the opponent; not knowing that everything is going to go wrong. But we are not here today to talk about their victory and defeat anyways rather, we are here to show you guys how rich and powerful these people were. The following are the Top 10 Richest Unsuccessful Presidential Candidates in America years back.
10. Samuel J. Tilden
Samuel J. Tilden was the man who won the majority of the popular vote in a United States presidential election but loses the election itself. He was the 25th Governor of New York and presently $8.5 million of net worth even in death.
9. James M. Cox
James M. Cox is the unsuccessful Democratic nominee for President of the United States in the 1920 election. Anyways, he was the 46th and 48th Governor of Ohio, a U.S. Representative from Ohio. He is dead gone about 60 years ago, but still remains among the richest unsuccessful presidential candidates in the U.S history. James M. Cox is currently $40 million richer even in death.
8. Nelson Rockefeller
Nelson Rockefeller served as the 41st Vice President of the United States under President Gerald Ford and was once the 49th Governor of New York. What if even made Nelson an unsuccessful presidential candidate? I know that most of you might be thinking this way after knowing that he was once Vice president and also a Governor. Well, Nelson Rockefeller happens to be on this list for unsuccessfully seeking the Republican presidential nomination in 1960, 1964, and 1968 but couldn’t make it. His net value is approximately $1 billion presently.
7. Ted Kennedy
Ted Kennedy was once a United States Senator from Massachusetts and widely known as the fourth longest continuously serving senator in U.S history. He was the youngest brother of John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States and Senator Robert F. Kennedy, both victims of assassination, and the father of Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy. Ted is about $163 million, making him top the 7th position in our list of 10 richest unsuccessful presidential candidates.
6. Ross Perot
Ross Perot is no longer a millionaire, but one of the world billionaires. Perot is an American business magnate who ran independent presidential campaign in 1992 and known to be the owner of the Reform Party. Ross Perot campaigns were among the strongest presidential showings by a third party or independent candidate in U.S. history. He is about $4.1 billion in net worth as we speak.
5. Steve Forbes
Steve Forbes is the Republican candidate who has been nominated twice for President of the United States but fail to win any. Steve is the son of longtime Forbes publisher Malcolm Forbes, and the grandson of that publication’s founder, B.C. Forbes. And been the Editor-in-Chief of one of the most popular business magazines in the world (Forbes) only qualifies him to be here. Forbes is presently $430 million of net value.
4. Al Gore
Al Gore is the rich American politician as well as environmentalist who once serve as the 45th Vice President of the United States while President Bill Clinton was in office. Al Gore was luckily nominated by the Democrat for the 2000 presidential election, but couldn’t win the election. Above that, Gore is one of the richest unsuccessful presidential candidates with a total net value of $200 million.
3. John Kerry
John Kerry is currently $200 million richer. The 68th United States Secretary of State was the Democratic nominee as of 2004 presidential election, but unfortunately loses it to a Republican; in the person of George Bush the 43rd President of the United States. John might be an unsuccessful presidential candidate, but pretty rich and popular.
2. Mitt Romney
Mitt Romney is not only the second richest unsuccessful presidential candidate in America, but also one of the most handsome politicians in the world. He current net worth which made him appear in our list is about $190–250 million as estimated. Mitt was the 70th Governor of Massachusetts who got nominated for the 2012 President of the United State but couldn’t make it.
1. Hillary Clinton
There is no doubt; Hillary Clinton might be one the unsuccessful presidential candidates but she is supper rich and famous more than world billionaires. Hillary is the 67th United States Secretary of States, U.S. Senator from New York, once the First Lady of the United States. And in 2016 she got nominated for President of the United States of which she got defeated by Donald J. Trump; the current United States President. Her net value is about $52–111 million, making her the richest unsuccessful presidential candidate in America right now.