Is Hillary as rich as LeBron?

June 2, 2016
LeBron James

Voters think LeBron James (above) has a similar bank account to Hillary Clinton. Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports


Donald Trump likes to remind people of exactly how much money he’s worth. Very wealthy!

But it seems the public isn’t quite buying it.

Trump has filed disclosures, which he frequently cites, that say he is worth more than $10 billion.

But a poll by Morning Consult, a nonpartisan media company, found that only 11 percent of respondents think he’s worth that much. The plurality who were willing to venture a guess (37 percent said they didn’t know) pegged the New York real estate mogul’s worth at $5 billion.

Estimates by Forbes and Fortune have placed his net worth at less than $5 billion.

When it comes to Democrat Hillary Clinton, the Morning Consult poll found that a plurality who were willing to guess her worth guessed $10 million or $100 million. Estimates have placed Clinton’s worth at about $30 million.

Oprah Winfrey (REUTERS/Danny Moloshok)

The poll also asked respondents to guess which celebrity bank account Trump and Clinton most resembled. Trump was though by most to be as rich as Oprah Winfrey while Clinton was more of a Lebron James.

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