Jared Polis.
Jared Polis.

Jared Polis represents 92 percent of Colorado congressional delegation's net worth: $166M

The Center for Responsive Politics has released a personal finance overview for each member of Congress. We did a little number crunching and found some interesting figures regarding Colorado's congressional members.

Collectively, Colorado's nine-person delegation is worth $166,900,678.

Credit goes to Internet extraordinaire Congressman Jared Polis -- he's ranked as the country's seventh richest member of Congress, and his stash of cash makes up a whopping 92 percent of the Colorado officials' collective net worth. Polis is founder of three Internet businesses, which he sold in multi-million dollar deals.

Honorable mentions go to the millionaires of the delegation: congressmen Bennett, Coffman, Tipton and Udall, and Congresswoman DeGette.

Congressman Cory Gardner trails behind the rest with a net worth just over six-digits.

Below is the average net worth of each of Colorado's members of Congress:

• Jared Polis: $143,218,562 • Michael Bennet: $12,225,513 • Scott Tipton: $6,506,537 • Mark Udall: $1,405,524 • Diana DeGette: $1,267,012 • Mike Coffman: $1,075,002 • Ed Perlmutter: $967,519 • Doug Lamborn: $129,503 • Cory Gardner: $105,506

These figures are based on the most recent 2010 financial disclosure statements of each member of Congress. For a complete list, check out the Center for Responsive Politics website.

More from our Politics archive: "Jared Polis loses to supercomputer Watson (and a New Jersey Dem) in Jeopardy showdown."

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send:

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >