Current estimated net worth: $65 million
Rudy Giuliani was mayor of New York from January 1993 to December 2001. His leadership during the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks made him an internationally renowned figure of heroic proportions.
He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II of England and, after campaigning hard to get President George W. Bush re-elected in 2004, he ran for the 2008 Republican nomination for the presidency. That didn’t go too well for him, and he withdrew from the race to support the eventual nominee, Sen. John McCain of Arizona.
Giuliani currently has an estimated net worth of $65 million with which to console himself. Much of it was earned after he left the mayor’s office and founded Giuliani Partners, a management and security consulting business.