Sen. Bob Corker No. 14 on wealthiest Congress list

Sen. Bob Corker No. 14 on wealthiest Congress list

August 21st, 2011 by Staff Reports in News

In this file photo, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., speaks during a news conference on the debt ceiling on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP)

Roll Call magazine listed Sen. Bob Corker in the No. 14 spot of the top 50 wealthiest people in Congress.

The Capitol Hill newspaper adds the minimum value of total assets on each member of Congress and then subtracts their reported liabilities. They also list the percent change since the previous year.

Corker is worth $21.18 million, a nearly 16 percent increase since last year. Sen. Lamar Alexander hits the list at No. 27 with $10.38 million, a 14 percent decrease since last year.

In the House, Tennessee Rep. Diane Black comes in at No. 25 with $10.63 million and no change since last year.

Georgia Rep. Tom Price is listed at No. 33 with $9.43 million, a 10.8 percent increase over last year. And Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson just made the list at No. 48 with $6.47 million, a 2.6 percent increase over last year.