Have you ever wondered who is the richest politician in the world?
Undoubtedly, many political leaders are amassing wealth through superiorities. Most of them are billionaires and belong to royal families. They inherit strong administrative positions while others are entrepreneurs who invest a lot and get rich step by step.
All the politicians across the world pay taxes and invest a lot as part of their election campaigns. But once they come into power, taxes keep on increasing while they also get richer and richer, day by day – step by step.
So here we have a list of the top 10 richest politicians in the world provided by Forbes Magazine. Read on to know who are the richest politicians and how much net worth they currently have.
Net worth = $70 billion
I am sure you have already heard about Vladimir Putin. He is a Russian politician and business oligarch. He was born in the Soviet Union and currently he is doing his responsibilities as the President of Russia.
He was a former intelligence officer and considered one of the most influential personalities in the world. As of 2022, he has a net worth of $70 Billion roughly, which makes him the strongest and richest politician in the world.
Net worth = $56 Billion
Michael Bloomberg is a great American politician and businessman who has previously served as the former mayor of New York City and earned a great reputation due to his contributions to politics. He is also a founder of 88% owners of Bloomberg LP.
According to the analysis of 2022, Michael Bloomberg owns a $56 Billion net worth, which makes him the second richest politician in the world in 2022.
Net worth = $30 Billion
You might have not heard about this name, but he is also one of the most influential politicians in the world. He is the crown prince of Thailand. Maha Vajiralongkorn earned his graduation degree from the famous Royal Military College and got trained by the British, Australian as well as the United States armed services.
Currently, he owns the title of the world’s third-richest politician with a net worth of approximately $30 Billion.
Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Net worth = $30 Billion
Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan belongs to the United Arab Emirates and is a very famous politician and businessman. He was born in the Trucial States in November 1970, contributed a lot as a politician, and became the prime minister of UAE. He also earned the title of minister of presidential affairs as he is a member of a ruling family of Abu Dhabi with half-brother Khalifa bin Zayed Nahyan.
According to a 2022 analysis, the net worth of Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al is roughly $30 Billion.
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud
Net worth = $20 Billion dollars
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud is a very popular Saudi business magnate, investor, and philanthropist who was listed in Time’s Magazine as well.
He was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and was also a noble member of the Saudi royal family. He contributed a lot to human welfare and the political world.
According to Forbes, his net worth is around $20 Billion, which makes him the 5th richest politician in the world. He is 57 years old and included in the list of the most influential people in the world.
Sultan of Brunei
Net worth = $20 Billion
Hassanal Bolkiah who is commonly known as Sultan of Brunei is the current prime minister of Brunei and is also known to be the richest monarch in the world with a net worth of $20 Billion.
Sultan of Brunei is the crown prince as well as the sultan of the southeast Asian country “Brunei”. He has lots of honorary doctorates from different reputable universities like the National University of Singapore as well as the University of Oxford, England. Crude Oil and natural gas exports have made the Sultan of Brunei the 6th richest politician in the world.
Forbes also ranked him as the 5th richest man in the world in 1988.
Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Nahyan
Net worth = $18 Billion
Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Nahyan is the second President of UAE as well as a great Ruler of Abu Dhabi. After the tragic death of his father, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Nahyan was throned as Emir of Abu Dhabi and then after some time, he has crowned the title of the President of the UAE.
His net worth is roughly around $18 Billion, which makes him one of the richest political leaders in the world.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum
Net worth = $14 billion
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum is the Prime Minister and Vice president of UAE and is also known as the 8th richest politician in the world. Unlike other political leaders, he has 99.6% shares in Dubai holding due to which his net worth is around $14 billion.
Net worth = $13.2 Billion
Savitri Jindal belongs to India. She is a very kind and polite political leader and had lots of contributions to politics. Savitri is also a chairman of Emeritus of OP Jindal group and is considered the 9th richest woman in India. She owns a net worth of $13.2 Billion. The great lady also served as a member of the legislative assembly for the state of Haryana from 2005 to 2014.
Muhammad Bin Salman
Net worth = $10 billion
Mohammed bin Salman is also included in the list of the world’s richest politicians in 2022. He holds roughly around $10 billion and is titled the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. People also call him “MBS”. He is the second son of King Salman bin Abdulaziz.
So here was the list of the top 10 richest politicians in the world who have earned a great reputation in politics due to their amazing contributions. Hope you found it informative. If you want to know more interesting information about politics and politicians, stay tuned with One Politician which brings the latest news and information!