3. Jon Huntsman ($16 million to $71 million)
Jon Huntsman has served as CEO of his family’s Huntsman Corporation and was elected Governor of Utah in April, 2004. In 2008, he won re-election with nearly 78% of the vote.
While governor, he also served as chairman of the Western Governors Association and as a member of the Executive Committee of the National Governors Association.
On August 11, 2009, he resigned as governor to accept an appointment as the United States Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.
Huntsman is estimated to have a net worth between $16 million and $71 million. Most of this wealth is inherited from his father’s fortune and exists in the form of stock in his father’s company.
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