Fact check by Reuters’ Fact Check
‘Ocasio-Cortez’s most recent financial disclosure, filed in 2021, shows she had between $3,003 and $45,000 in assets, including her 401k pension plan, and owed at least $15,000 in student debts. Despite this, inaccurate posts circulating on social media and articles have claimed that Ocasio-Cortez has a net worth of $29 million. Most of these cite as their source an article on CAknowledge.com, a website that previously made unsubstantiated claims - debunked by Reuters - about the income of Jen Psaki. The CAknowledge article, entitled “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Net Worth 2022 (Forbes) AOC Assets Salary Cars House,” does not state its source of information, other than the reference to Forbes in the title. While Forbes regularly releases the estimated net worth of high-profile individuals, there is no online record of it doing so for Ocasio-Cortez “Forbes has not reported, nor can we confirm the net worth of Alexandria Ocasio- Cortez at this time,” Jocelyn Swift, director of corporate communications at Forbes told Reuters by email.’
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