Richest Politicians in the world: Political heads usually put up a very modest face before the public. They claim that it is the public that they are working for and devote their life to the people of the nation. While there are many others, who enjoy humongous wealth apart from enjoying a huge stature in public’s eyes.
Here’s the list of the top ten richest politicians in the world.
Top 10 Richest Politicians in the World –
10. Silvio Berlusconi
Net Worth $ 7.8 billion
Silvio Berlusconi is an Italian Politician. He is a member of parliament in Italy. He hailed from a middle-class status family and started off his career as a vacuum cleaner seller on a low salary. He switched his career later. After many years of hard work, he opened a media company in 1970. After having served the country for a long time period, he resigned from his post in 2011. His net worth is 7.8 billion dollars.
9. Serge Dassault
Net Worth $ 8 billion
Serge Dassault is a French businessperson and a politician. He is the Chairperson and CEO of Dassault Group. Apart from this, he also owns a famous French newspaper Le Fijaro. He is also a philanthropist as he has helped many handicaps and patients suffering from many other ailments. He is much revered in his country because of his social work activities as well.
8. Zong Qinghou
Net Worth $ 10.8 billion
Zong Qinghou is a Chinese businessman and Politician. He is the Chairperson, Founder and CEO of Hangzhou Wahaha Group. He is a member of the member of the National Council. In 2012, he was listed as the richest person in China. He is the 35th Richest person in the world. His net worth is 10.8 billion dollars.
7. Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Net Worth $ 18 billion
Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan is the President of United Arab Emirates. He is also the Chairperson if the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. His net worth is 18 billion US dollars.
6. Sonia Gandhi
Net Worth $ 19 billion
Sonia Gandhi is the President of the Indian Congress Party. She is one of the most known political heads in the country. Gandhi is an Italy-born Indian leader who has a net worth of 19 Billion US dollars.
5. Hassanal Bolkiah
Net Worth $ 20 billion
Hassanal Bolkiah is the Sultan of Brunei. He is fond of luxury cars and owns nearly 7000 expensive cars. He has a net worth of 20 billion dollars.
4. Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz
Net Worth $ 21 billion
Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz, the King of Saudi Arabia is considered to be one of the wealthiest royals in the world and he is also one of the top 10 richest politicians in the world. He is also known for his philanthropy and has a net worth od 21 billion US dollars.
3. Vladimir Putin
Net Worth $ 40 billion
Vladimir Putin is one of the most influential world leaders and also one of the richest politicians in the world. He was recently listed at number 2 in the list of the most influential world leaders by Forbes. His net worth is 40 billion US dollars.
2. Hosni Mubarak
Net Worth $ 70 billion
Hosni Mubarak is the former President of Egypt. he had resigned in 2011. While he was in power, he was considered one of the most corrupt leaders in the country. His net worth is 70 billion UD dollars.
1. Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Net Worth $ 80 billion
Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the richest politician in the world. He has a net worth of 80 billion US dollars. He is the Prime Minister of United Arab Emirates. He is also known for his philanthropist acts. The growth and development of the nation are also often attributed to him.