Austin Scott’s Net Worth Forbes: How Much Money Does The Politician Make, and Why Is He So Rich? Wikipedia, Bio

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Georgia Republican Rep. Austin Scott has made an impressive fortune over the years as a politician. His current net worth and salary explored.

Republican Rep. Austin Scott of Georgia, who entered the race for House speaker after House Majority Leader Steve Scalise dropped out, lost the GOP’s nomination to Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio in a 124-81 vote Friday.

After the vote, Scott told CNN he was dropping out of the race and endorsing Jordan.

“We had the vote; Jim Jordan won the vote. The party should unite behind the person who wins the vote,” he said.

Scott announced his intentions for the speakership in a Friday post on X, formerly known as Twitter: “I have filed to be Speaker of the House. We are in Washington to legislate, and I want to lead a House that functions in the best interest of the American people.”

Following his decision to opt out, people want to know more about his finances, kike, how much money he makes, and his current net worth. Read on for more.

Austin Scott is an American politician and the U.S. representative for Georgia. Image Source: Getty
Austin Scott is an American politician and the U.S. representative for Georgia. Image Source: Getty

Who is Austin Scott?

Austin Scott is a politician born on December 10, 1969, in Augusta, Georgia.

His parents are Jim Scott (father) and Becky Scott (mother).

Austin’s father, Jim, is an orthopedic surgeon and his mother, Becky, is a teacher in the public school system.

He received his Bachelor’s in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Georgia.

At 26 years old, Austin was elected as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives in 1996.

He held this position until 2011 when he became a member of the US House of Representatives of Georgia’s eighth district.

Throughout his political career, Austin has advocated for agriculture issues and sits as a vice chairman of the House Agriculture Committee.

On October 13, 2023, the US Representative announced he was running to be the next House Speaker following Kevin McCarthy’s oust.

Austin and his wife, Vivien, reside in Tifton, Georgia, with their three children. The Scotts are members of the First Baptist Church of Tifton.

American politician and the U.S. representative for Georgia Austin Scott is a millionaire and has a decent net worth. Image Source: Getty
Politician Austin Scott is a millionaire and has a decent net worth. Image Source: Getty

What is Austin Scott’s net worth?

Austin Scott (real name: James Austin Scott) has made a more than impressive fortune for his long years of being a politician. Per reports, he has accumulated an estimated current net worth of between $1 million and $5 million and earns a sizable salary.

He accrued his fortune from his primary career as a politician as well as other endeavors.

Back in 2010, Scott spent millions of dollars in his campaign donations from national PACs, Scott challenged Democratic incumbent Jim Marshall in Georgia’s 8th congressional district. He defeated Marshall in the November 2 general election with 53% of the vote to Marshall’s 47%.

Scott is president of the Southern Group, LLC, and a partner in Lockett Station Group, LLC.

In 2010, Scott signed a pledge sponsored by Americans for Prosperity promising to vote against any global warming legislation that would raise taxes.