Secretary of Education
Net Worth: $5.1 billion
Betsy DeVos, a Michigan education activist and major GOP donor, has been tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to be his pick for education secretary. She is an advocate for school choice and charter schools and has drawn criticism in conservative circles for being associated with groups that support the Common Core.
She is married to Dick DeVos, the president of the Windquest Group, an heir to the Amway fortune and a former Republican candidate for governor of Michigan, for over 30 years. She has four children and five grandchildren.