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Top 5 richest politicians

 

5. Hassanal Bolkiah. Net worth: 20 bilion$. The first and incumbent prime minister of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah is also the 29th and current sultan and yang di-pertuan of Brunei.

File photo of Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah in Bandar Seri Begawan

4. Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan . Net worth: 23 bilion$. He is the president of the United Arab Emirate, the Emir of Abu Dhabi and a philanthropist. According to Forbes, Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan runs the world’s second-largest sovereign wealth fund, with reported assets of $773 billion.

3. Bhumibol Adulyadej . Net wort: 30 bilion$. The King of Thailand is known as Rama IX. He is also known as the world’s longest serving head of state, as well the longest reigning monarch in Thai’s history

Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej leaves the Siriraj Hospital for a ceremony at the Grand Palace in Bangkok

2. Michael Bloomberg . Net worth:36.5 bilion$. He was mayor of New York City for 12 years. He began his career with Salomon Brothers, started his company in 1981, and is the founder and CEO of Bloomberg L.P.

1.Vladimir Putin. Net worth: 70 bilion$. Vladimir Putin became Prime Minister in 1999 the President in 2000, a position in which he remained until 2008, at which point he resumed the title of Prime Minister. During his rule the average Russian income has increased 2.5 fold, and the country’s economy has been growing for eight years! And so has his wallet.

 

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