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Upton's biggest claim to fame might be his model niece, Kate Upton, but the powerful House chairman is also an heir to the Whirlpool fortune.

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The congressman is the grandson of one of the founders Whirlpool and holds at least $1 million worth of stock in the company with his wife, Amey. But the majority of Upton's fortune is in family trusts worth at least $5 million that are not directly under his control.

Upton's spouse also holds assets in several other large companies, such as AT&T; Exxon Mobil; General Electric and Pfizer. The couple holds together at least $250,000 in Pepsi.

Upton has two liabilities, including a home mortgage worth at least $250,000 and a home line of equity valued at a minimum of $15,000.

— Megan R. Wilson


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