Surprise! Mitt Romney is still rich
June 1st, 2012
06:47 PM ET
2 years ago

Surprise! Mitt Romney is still rich

New York (CNNMoney) - Mitt Romney is worth between $84 million and $256 million, according to campaign disclosure forms released Friday by the Federal Election Commission.

That's actually down a little from last year, when the forms pegged Romney's net worth at between $85 and $264 million.

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  1. thomas

    Philanthropy etymologically means "the love of humanity"—love in the sense of caring for, nourishing, developing, or enhancing; humanity.

    People with such wealth a Romney used to give ti the arts and culture,

    Romney's Philanthropic contributions only go the the Mormon Church .

    June 1, 2012 07:05 pm at 7:05 pm |
  2. Four and The Door

    As it turns out, America's best and most admired president was much wealthier than Mitt Romney. That's right, George Washington would be a billionaire in today's terms. It would be inappropriate for Obama/ Biden 2012 to use wealth as any suggestion that Mitt Romney would not be an excellent president. But certainly that would not stop them.

    June 1, 2012 07:14 pm at 7:14 pm |
  3. getoverit

    Good fact reporting, CNN. Only a $179 million gap in your estimate. LMFAO! Oh, and last time I checked, it's not illegal for a presidential candidate to be rich. Of course the jealous posts here will continue to bash Romney because he is a successful businessman.

    June 1, 2012 07:23 pm at 7:23 pm |
  4. Former Republican for President Obama

    We want to know about the Blind Trust investments that were just sold. The American people need to know if they were foreign investments against our interests. CNN can you find out?

    June 1, 2012 08:06 pm at 8:06 pm |
  5. BostonianNThe WoodlandsTX

    But this guy knows what the average american is going through from day to day ?

    Don't pee on my leg and tell me it's raining.

    June 1, 2012 08:17 pm at 8:17 pm |
  6. Gurgyl

    He does not know darn thing of middle class America.

    June 1, 2012 09:03 pm at 9:03 pm |
  7. S. Washington

    No effect, somehow.

    June 1, 2012 09:13 pm at 9:13 pm |
  8. GayAtheist

    Oh, well then he probably has some servant avaliable to operate the car elevators.
    Rich guy with no job..sonds like a scam to me.

    June 1, 2012 10:08 pm at 10:08 pm |
  9. Former Republican, now an Independent

    Between $84 and $256 million??? With that large of a spread, how much is still unknown and kept secret about this guy? Romney still has not disclosed the tax information that all of the other republican candidates demanded he disclose. How come they have all become silent now? Funny how money in their pockets can shut them up!

    June 1, 2012 10:54 pm at 10:54 pm |
  10. chuck weidemann

    Why such a large gap? Just 170 million or so!!! Lost track of his money? What's going to happen when he has trillions to play with???

    June 1, 2012 11:34 pm at 11:34 pm |
  11. Indy

    Now if he could only get people to like him,with a personality like the man on the wedding cake its going to be hard to get excited about Romney even after making a career out of running for office of some sort. Poor little rich kid cant buy the popular vote.

    June 2, 2012 12:20 am at 12:20 am |
  12. getoverit

    Really? You mean he didn't lose all his money on a bad bet like Solyndra?

    June 2, 2012 01:42 am at 1:42 am |
  13. ThinkAgain

    Ill-gotten gains, at the expense of American companies and jobs. I don't mind success – in fact, I especially admire Warren Buffet, who still lives in a 2500-square-foot house and made his billions by investing in companies that he had researched and concluded would be good investments.

    Compare that to Mittens who has left a trail of broken companies sucked dry of their assets and deep in debt, while he and his cronies pay themselves handsome fees.

    Only a fool will vote for Mittens and the GOP in November – only a fool.

    June 2, 2012 01:53 am at 1:53 am |
  14. 2020

    They haven't count those bank accounts he tug offshore tax haven.

    June 2, 2012 02:02 am at 2:02 am |
  15. joepawlak

    I do not obama will make it this time round he should be one of us for a change and quit getting a big head on or a chip on his shoulder his the one spending all our money!

    June 2, 2012 02:43 am at 2:43 am |
  16. getoverit

    OMG!!!! Romney has money!!!! Last i checked, it's not illegal for a presidential candidate to be rich.

    June 2, 2012 05:20 am at 5:20 am |
  17. Marty, FL

    Disclosures schmosures. Where are Romney's tax returns?

    Obama/Biden 2012

    June 2, 2012 07:57 am at 7:57 am |