January 23, 2017 5:21 AM EST

NET WORTH: $2.5 BILLION

WILBUR ROSS

Commerce

The “king of bankruptcy” made his fortune acquiring and restructuring failing companies

$1.25 BILLION

BETSY DEVOS

Education

After marrying an heir to the Amway fortune, DeVos became a conservative education activist

$325 MILLION

REX TILLERSON

State

As the CEO of ExxonMobil, he presided over millions in campaign donations and lobbying spending

$300 MILLION

STEVE MNUCHIN

Treasury

A former Goldman Sachs partner, he ran a bank that foreclosed on thousands of people during the recession

$45 MILLION

ANDY PUZDER

Labor

The fast-food magnate could use his post to push back on policies like minimum-wage increases

$29 MILLION

BEN CARSON

Housing and Urban Development

The retired neurosurgeon has never held elected office and ran against Trump last year

$24 MILLION

ELAINE CHAO

Transportation

The former Labor Secretary is married to Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell and sits on four corporate boards

$10 MILLION

TOM PRICE

Health and Human Services

The Georgia Congressman invested in drug companies before co-sponsoring legislation that benefited them

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$4.5 BILLION

Net worth of Trump’s Cabinet appointees*

$2.75 BILLION

Net worth of Obama’s outgoing Cabinet*

$2.2 BILLION

Value of the Chicago Cubs

$250 MILLION

Net worth of Taylor Swift

$4B

$3B

$2B

$1B

0

*ESTIMATES

SOURCES: FORBES; BLOOMBERG; ETHICS AGREEMENTS; QUARTZ

This appears in the January 30, 2017 issue of TIME.

Write to Abigail Abrams at abigail.abrams@time.com.

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