The cost of being president: Trump's fortune drops $400 million

The US president's most lucrative were the Obama years

Published: Apr 11, 2018

g_104923_trump_tower_280x210.jpg$1.5 bln is the worth of Donald Trump’s real estate in New York City. It is the largest contributor to his personal wealth

Over the last 12 months, us president Donald trump’s fortune has fallen by $400 million, to $3.1 billion. Except for a complete wipeout during George HW Bush’s administration, his financial performance has been the weakest during his own presidency. Trump’s most lucrative years? Obama’s, when he added $2.9 billion to his net worth.

g_104925_donald_trump_280x210.jpgImages: Ronald: Fred Prouser / Reuters; George Hw: Jason Reed / Reuters; Clinton: Hannah Mckay / Reuters; George W: Brendan Mcdermid / Reuters; Obama, Trump: Shutterstock

(This story appears in the 27 April, 2018 issue of Forbes India. You can buy our tablet version from To visit our Archives, click here.)

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