Ron Johnson Net Worth: Salary, Age, Height, Biography

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Ron Johnson Net Worth: $40 million (approx.)

Ron Johnson net worth is around $40 million. Sources differ on his exact net worth. As per a 2018 report by Roll Call, Ron Johnson had a net worth of $10.4 million. Ballotpedia reports that Johnson has a base salary of $174,000, and a net worth of $25 million.

Ron Johnson net worth
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Ron Johnson net worth was around $39 million, according to Investopedia. Johnson ranked sixth in the senate, according to Open Secrets, with an estimated net worth of $39 million in 2018. The website notes that Johnson invested $15,175,000 in real estate and $15,000,000 in securities and investment. 

In June 2011, Ron Johnson financial disclosures showed that PACUR had paid him $10 million in deferred compensation in early 2011. The compensation covered the period from 1997 to 2011, during which he took no salary from PACUR.

Ron Johnson said that, as CEO, he had personally determined the dollar amount and that it was unrelated to the contributions he had made to his campaign.

Ron Johnson net worth

Ron Johnson acquired his fortune in business before becoming a politician. PACUR, a Wisconsin-based polyester and plastics manufacturing company controlled by his brother-in-law, hired the senator as an accountant in the late 1970s.

Ron Johnson rose through the ranks over time, finally becoming the company’s CEO in the mid-’80s. Johnson is one of the top 20 wealthiest members of Congress, according to

Ron Johnson committed to putting his assets in a blind trust during his 2010 Senate campaign to eliminate any appearance of conflicts of interest. According to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics, Ron Johnsonbroke that commitment and has promoted various measures that have helped him enhance his income by as much as 100 percent since taking office.

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Sen Ron Johnson net worth is around $40 million. Ron Johnson’s estimated net worth in 2019 ranged from $18,101,013 to $84,366,000, with an average of $51,233,506.50, making him one of Congress’ wealthiest members.

From 2018 to 2019, his net worth increased by an estimated 30.6 percent, according to Congressional Integrity. Since being sworn into the Senate in 2011, Ron Johnson net worth is estimated to have climbed by more than 115 percent.

Ron Jonshon House:

Ron Johnson also rents a million-dollar home atop Capitol Hill just few meters from his Washington office in 2011. On its three stories, the 2,430 square foot home offers three bedrooms and three and a half baths.

It’s an attached row house nestled among others of comparable age and size. But, it is not as old as it appears. The Johnson house and its near neighbors were built in 1964, yet they mix in with structures that are much older, according to Urban Milwaukee.

The house is complete with many fireplaces, central air conditioning and forced-air heat powered by natural gas, a natural gas water heater, and a wet bar.

A modest wall separates the front garden from the brick walkway, which is a common District feature. The sunny, modest courtyard is manicured in the traditional manner. The prominent decorative feature is a crape myrtle.

Ron Jonshon Biography:

BornRonald Harold Johnson
April 8, 1955 (age 68)
Mankato, Minnesota, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Jane Curler ​(m. 1977)​
EducationUniversity of Minnesota (BS)
WebsiteSenate website

Ron Jonshon was born in Mankato, Minnesota, the son of Jeanette Elizabeth and Dale Robert Johnson.

Ron Jonshon Biography
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His father was of Norwegian descent and his mother of German ancestry. During his initial Years, Johnson delivered newspapers, worked as a caddy at a golf course, baled hay on his uncle’s dairy farm, and worked as a dishwasher in a restaurant.

Ron Jonshon Education:

Ron Jonshon graduated from Edina High School in 1973 and from the University of Minnesota in 1977 with a degree in business and accounting. He continued studying until 1979 but did not receive a graduate degree.

Ron Jonshon Business:

In 1979, Ron Jonshon moved to Oshkosh, Wisconsin, with his wife, Jane. Ron worked for his wife’s family’s plastics company,PACUR, an abbreviation of “Pat Curler”, Jane’s brother. Curler created the company with funding from his and Jane’s father, Howard Curler.

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Howard Curler had been named CEO of the plastics giant Bemis Company in 1978, and for the first many years of PACUR’s existence, Bemis was the company’s only customer.

Johnson worked as PACUR’s accountant and a machine operator. The company later expanded into specialty plastics used in medical device packaging, which involved hiring salespeople and exporting products to other countries.

In the mid-1980s, Pat Curler left PACUR and Johnson became its CEO. In 1987, the Curler family sold PACUR to Bowater Industries for $18 million; Ron Jonshon remained the company’s CEO. In 1997, Ron Jonshon purchased PACUR from Bowater; he remained CEO until he was elected to the Senate in 2010.

Ron Jonshon Political Career:


The 2010 U.S. Senate campaign was Johnson’s first run for elected office. As a candidate, Johnson opposed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Johnson’s 2010 Senate campaign raised $15.2 million, $9 million of which was his own money.

In the November 2 election, Johnson defeated Democratic incumbent Russ Feingold with 52% of the vote.

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After being elected to the Senate, Ron Jonshon claimed that he sold his liquid assets to avoid a conflict of interest and also promised to place his assets in a blind trust.


in March 2013, Ron Johnson announced that he would seek reelection in 2016. In November 2014, he was again endorsed by the fiscally conservative Club for Growth. In the November 8 general election, Johnson was reelected with 50.2% of the vote.


Despite a previous pledge to retire after two terms in the Senate, Ron Johnson announced in January 2022 that he would run for a third term.

Ron Jonshon Family:

Ron Jonshon and his wife Jane reside in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Ron Jonshon Family

They have three children, all graduates of the University of Wisconsin, and four grandchildren.

Interesting Facts about Ron Jonshon:

  • Ron Jonshon is a member of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod.
  • On October 3, 2020, Johnson announced that he had tested positive for COVID-19.After exposure on September 14, he quarantined until September 28. He tested negative twice during the quarantine, and was asymptomatic.