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The Top 20 Richest Politicians in the World

Who are the richest politicians in the world?

Most people have a pretty good idea, even if they’re not an entrepreneur, or interested in the subject at all for that matter.

As you’re reading this, you probably already have names popping into your head as to who will appear on the list of the richest politicians.

Let’s find out in this article, where we list the top 20 richest politicians in the world as of 2018. These are the game-changers, and the people who have helped transform and re-shape the world.

The 20 Richest Politicians in the World

There’s been a huge fluctuation in the net worth of these billionaires in the past year. But, you can find out more about that below!

The stats given here in regards to net worth have come from Forbes directly. These are the top 20 richest politicians in the world in 2018

 

20. Donald Trump

Net Worth: $3.1 billion

Donald Trump is the 45th and current President of the United States. Before entering politics he was a businessman and a television personality. Trump is one of the most well-known people in the world.

As of 2018, Donald Trump’s net worth is approximately $3.1 billion dollars, making him the 20th richest politician on the list.

 

19.Prince of Liechtenstein

Net Worth: $3.5 Billion

Prince of Liechtenstein has reigned for over 20 years and is fluent in German, French, English, and Italian. He has almost completely unchecked power over his country. The Prince of Liechtenstein is one of the richest politicians in the world.

As of 2018, Prince of Liechtenstein’s net worth is estimated to be $3.5 Billion.

 

18. Ross Perot

Net Worth: $3.7 Billion

Ross Perot is an American businessman who is best known for being an Independent Party Presidential Candidate in 1992 and 1996. Perot is one of the best businessmen in the industry and he began his career at IBM in 1957.

Ross Perot’s net worth is approximately $3.7 Billion, making him the 19th richest politician in the world.

 

17. Prince Azim

Net Worth: $5 Billion

Prince Azim is the third in line to succeed the throne of Brunei. His Royal Highness Prince Haji Abdul Azim, is the second born prince and the eldest child of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah. Azim had the privilege to study in the best schools including Oxford Brookes University and Leighton Park School.

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Prince Azim’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $5 Billion dollars.

 

16. Kim Jong-Un

Net Worth: $5 Billion

Kim Jong-Un is the supreme leader of North Korea after the death of his father Kim Jong-il in 2011. Kim Jong-Un spent his early years in school in Bern Switzerland. He is known for being one of the most powerful dictators in the world.

As of 2018, Kim Jong-Un’s net worth is roughly $5 Billion dollars, making him the 17th richest politician in the world.

 

15. Imelda Marcos

Net Worth: $5 Billion

Imelda Marcos is a Filipino politician and ambassador who was born in Manila, Philippines. Marcos is the widow of former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos. She is well known for her collection of over a thousand pairs of shoes.

Imelda Marcos net worth is approximately $5 Billion dollars.

 

14. Sultan bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al Kabeer

Net Worth: $6 Billion

Prince Sultan bin Mohammed bin Saud Al Kabeer is the member of the Suadi Royal family. However, apart from being the 12th son of King Abdulaziz and Saudi Arabia’s Crowned Prince, from 2005 to 2011. Al Kabeer is known for the establishment of dairy company Almarai in 1977.

As of 2018, Sultan bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al Kabeer’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $6 Billion dollars, making him the 15th richest politician on the list.

 

13. Abdulla bin Ahmad Al Ghurair

Net Worth: $6 Billion

Abdulla bin Ahmad Al Ghurair is a United Arab Emirate businessman who is a part of the Al Ghurair family. The family has formed the Al Ghurair Grup, and Abdulla has also formed Mashreqbank in 1967 which is today one of the leading banks in the UAE.

Abdulla bin Ahmad Al Ghurair’s net worth is roughly $6 Billion dollars.

 

12. Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair

Net Worth: $7.5 Billion

Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair is a businessman which makes him one of the richest people in the United Arab Emirates. Ak Ghurair is the current CEO of Mashreq Bank and his father is the one who founded the bank.

As of 2018, Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair’s net worth is estimated to be $7.5 Billion dollars, making him the 13th richest politician on the list.

 

11. Silvio Berlusconi

Net Worth: $8.5 Billion

Silvio Berlusconi is a former Prime minister of Italy who is one of Italy’s strongest-serving post-war ministers. Berlusconi is widely known for being the frequent criminal defendant and convicted tax evader. He is also the owner of the Italian football club A.C.

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Silvio Berlusconi’s net worth is approximately $8.5 Billion dollars.

 

10. Mohammed bin Salman

Net Worth: $10 Billion

Mohammed bin Salman is the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. His father King Salman who became the King of Saudi Arabia and the Prime Minister of Saudia Arabia in January 2015.

As of 2018, Mohammed bin Salman’s net worth is $10 Billion dollars, making him the 11th richest politician in the world.

 

9. Mohammed Al Amoudi

Net Worth: $12.6 Billion

Mohammed Al-Amoudi is an Ethiopian businessman who has become one of the richest people in the world. Al-Amoudi earned his net worth through his construction, real estate, oil refineries and other businesses.

Mohammed Al Amoudi’s net worth is roughly $12.6 Billion dollars.

 

8. Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum

Net Worth: $14 Billion

Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum is the Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, the Ruler of Dubai. He is the owner of 99.67% of Dubai Holding and the guy responsible for those really cool man-made palm island in the Persian Gulf.

Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum’s net worth is roughly $14 Billion, making him the 9th richest politician on the list.

 

7. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Nahyan

Net Worth: $18 Billion

Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Nahyan is the President of The United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Abu Dhabi. Upon his father’s death, he has succeeded to the position of Emir of Abu Dhabi and to becoming the President of the UAE.

Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Nahyan’s net worth is roughly $18 Billion, making him the 8th richest politician in the world.

 

6. Sultan of Brunei

Net Worth: $20 Billion

Sultan of Brunei also known as Hassanai Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah is the crown prince and sultan of Brunei. He has numerous honorary doctorates from universities, including the National University of Singapore, and the University of Oxford, England.

As of 2018, Sultan of Brunei’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $20 Billion.

 

5. Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud

Net Worth: $20 Billion

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud is a Saudi business magnate, investor, and philanthropist who was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Talal Alsaud is a member of the Saudi royal family and was listed as one of ‘Time Magazine’s Time 100.

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Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud’s net worth is $20 Billion dollars, making him the 5th richest politician in the world.

 

 4. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Net Worth: $30 Billion

Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan is a United Arab Emirates politician and businessman who was born in the Trucial States in November 1970. Al Nahyan is the prime minister of the United Arab Emirates and is also the minister of presidential affairs and he is a member of the ruling family of Abu Dhabi with his half-brother Khalifa bin Zayed Nahyan.

As of 2018, Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s net worth is roughly $30 Billion dollars.

 

3. Maha Vajiralongkorn

Net Worth: $30 Billion

Maha Vajiralongkorn is the crown prince of Thailand. Maha Vajiralongkorn graduated from the Royal Military College and trained with British, Australian and the United States armed services.  He is today the 3rd richest politician in the world.

Maha Vajiralongkorn’s net worth is approximately $30 Billion dollars.

 

2. Michael Bloomberg

Net Worth: $56 Billion

Michael Bloomberg is an American politician and entrepreneur who is most famous for being the former mayor of New York City and the founder of 88% owner of Bloomberg LP.

As of 2018, Michael Bloomberg’s net worth is $56 Billion dollars, making him the 2nd richest politician in the world.

 

1. Vladimir Putin

Net Worth: $70 Billion

Vladimir Putin is a Russian politician who was born in the Soviet Union. Putin is currently serving his second term as the President of Russia. Over the years Putin has earned a very controversial reputation.

As of 2018, Vladimir Putin’s net worth is roughly $70 Billion dollars, making him the richest politician in the world.

 

Summary

Finally, Here’s a quick recap of the top 20 richest politicians in the world in 2018:

  1. Vladimir Putin
  2. Michael Bloomberg
  3. Maha Vajiralongkorn
  4. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan
  5. Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud
  6. Sultan of Brunei
  7. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Nahyan
  8. Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum
  9. Mohammed Al Amoudi
  10. Mohammed bin Salman
  11. Silvio Berlusconi
  12. Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair
  13. Abdulla bin Ahmad Al Ghurair
  14. Sultan bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al Kabeer
  15. Imelda Marcos
  16. Kim Jong-Un
  17. Prince Azim
  18. Ross Perot
  19. Prince of Liechtenstein
  20. Donald Trump

How many of these politicians did you expect to appear on this list of the richest politicians in the world? Leave a comment below.

Emmy Wallin is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. She is a young Swedish girl from Uppsala, who is currently traveling around the world. Emmy has a big passion for helping others and motivating people.

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