Nearly $4.7 billion, according to this post on Bill Moyers’ blog. The average net worth of a U.S. Senator is $13 million. For a member of the House of Representatives, the average is $6 million.
The information, borrowed from a personal finance website, is from 2010, so it’s a little dated. The Hill has the latest rankings here.
Either way, Virginia Democrat Mark Warner remains the second wealthiest U.S. Senator, with a total net worth of $85.9 million. He’s fourth wealthiest among members of both chambers of Congress. One other Virginian makes the top 50, Rep. Scott Rigell, a Virginia Beach businessman with a net worth of $10.8 million. He’s Number 27.
Perhaps the most interesting ranking, courtesy of The Washington Post, shows the 25 members of Congress with the lowest net worth. No Virginians in that group. The unlucky guy at the bottom of the wealth spectrum is Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., with negative net worth exceeding $7.7 million in 2010.