2. George Washington Net Worth
The first President of the United States held the number one spot as the richest President since the founding of the country until just recently being out beaten. With a net worth around $580 million, Washington was making bank back in the 1700s! Washington came from a family of wealthy tobacco plantation owners in Virginia- which is how he acquired majority of his money. Know as the “Founder of The Country”, Washington would also have been known as rich beyond belief.