His net worth if $250 Million and his wife's net worth is $1.2 billion. I don't think he was in it for the money. Kerry would have been the 3rd richest President in history if had beaten George W.\n\nWith Kerry it is political motivation, not money\nGiven that, I'd argue he's always been in it for the money. Do you know anyone that's ultra wealthy that doesn't want more? I don't think I do.