Donald Trump's Net Worth Hits $6.5 Billion, Despite Legal Woes

Boosted by Truth Social stock deal, former President Donald Trump is thrust into the world’s wealthiest 500 people on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Former President Donald Trump
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Donald Trump has entered Bloomberg’s list of top 500 global billionaires after Truth Social became part of a publicly-traded company. The former President's net worth has risen to $6.5 billion in spite of everything going on in his life, including a number of outstanding charges against him.

On Monday, Trump Media & Technology Group Corp. merged with Digital World Acquisition Corp. Trump Media runs the social media platform Truth Social and has now taken Digital World's place on the Nasdaq stock exchange.

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Kathryn Pomroy

For the past 18+ years, Kathryn has highlighted the humanity in personal finance by shaping stories that identify the opportunities and obstacles in managing a person's finances. All the same, she’ll jump on other equally important topics if needed. Kathryn graduated with a degree in Journalism and lives in Duluth, Minnesota. She joined Kiplinger in 2023 as a contributor.