Donald Trump is worth R70 billion (but claims to have R140 billion)

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Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump’s net worth is estimated at $4.5 billion.

Trump claims he’s worth twice that amount.

This contrasts sharply with his Republican rivals and the leading Democratic candidates.

Hillary Clinton – who made most of her fortune on the speaking circuit - is worth $18 million.

Bernie Sanders has a net worth of $500 000.

In contrast to Trump - who built his fortune in property and by using his global TV profile from The Apprentice - Sanders did a series of odd jobs in the 70s when he often did not have enough money for electricity.

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