Political commentator Bill Maher is having U.S. Representative Darrell Issa (R-Calif) on his show Real Time with Bill Maher as the top-of-the show interview guest on Friday, February 24. Rep. Issa is known as being the wealthiest member of Congress. His worth is estimated at $768 million. He co-founded (with his wife Kathy) and was CEO of Directed Electronics, a California company that produces car alarms and security devices for car makers including Rolls Royce, BMW, General Motors, Ford and Toyota. He co-founded the company in 1982. When elected, Darrell Issa sold his controlling shares.
Bill Maher’s net worth is estimated at $25 million, or $743 million less than Issa’s. Maher’s interview with Rep. Issa will be followed by a roundtable conversation including Maine Senator Angus King (Independent), whose net worth is estimated at $12.7 million. Real Time with Bill Maher airs Fridays at 10pm on HBO.