Hey, give him a little slack. He is just ready to get started. By any evaluation, the net worth of the Obama's is mere chump change from the rarified air of the Trump Towers. Making money at the end of the office term is understandable. Few folks would expect Obama to be the next Jimmy Carter, when he has to pay for his own golf vacations.
So what is the financial background on Barry Soetoro? An answer to that query would go a long way to expose his true origins and his meteoric rise to bring him into the millionaire class. On the high end Barack Obama Net Worth contends that "The 44th president of the United States, author and the most popular person in the world, Barack Hussein Obama II, has an estimated net worth of $12.2 million. Excluding the $1.4 million in Nobel Prize money he donated to charity and his primary home."
Based upon a wide range of appraisals, Barack Obama Net Worth has a "net worth is estimated to be in the millions, $12.2 million according to Celebrity Net Worth and $6 million according to Forbes." USA Today chimes in, Obama could be worth as much as $6.9 million, "President Obama's net worth is roughly $2 million to $7 million, according to an annual disclosure released Friday — a broad estimate that is mostly unchanged from last year."