How Much Is Matt Gaetz's Family Worth? | Forbes

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Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz—who is reportedly facing a Justice Department investigation into whether he had a sexual relationship with a minor—countered this week, tweeting Tuesday: “[M]y family and I have been victims of an organized criminal extortion involving a former DOJ official seeking $25 million while threatening to smear my name.”

If that sounds like a lot of money, that’s because it is. But the Gaetz family, prominent in Florida politics, has it. Forbes estimates that Gaetz and his parents are worth about $30 million, based on financial disclosures filed with the state of Florida and the United States House of Representatives.

Matt Gaetz reported assets of just $235,000 to $625,000 on his most recent Congressional disclosure form, which requires representatives to list most, but not all, of their holdings. That makes him wealthy enough, but his parents, Don and Victoria Gaetz, are among the nation’s top 1% of ultra-high net worth individuals.

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