Top 10 Richest Politicians In The World
6 Hassanai Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah
Position: Sultan of Brunei
Net Worth: $20 billion
While some Arabian royals make their fortune through shrewd investment, Bolkiah gets his from centuries of family rule. Though a successful Sultan, developing Brunei from a British protectorate into its own country, his wealth is relatively stagnant, and he is more content to spend it than further development. Spend it he does - a private collection of thousands of cars includes one-off vehicles from noted makers such as Bugatti and Bentley, and includes a 24-carat gold-coated Rolls Royce. His palace, with over 1,800 rooms, is considered the largest private residence in the world.
5 Shiekh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahayan
Position: President of Abu Dhabi
Net Worth: $23 billion
As one of the richest nations in the world, it shouldn't be surprising that their Royal Family is well-off. The Al Nahayan family is estimate to have a collective worth of over $150 billion. with Bin Zayed having the largest share. This stem from investment activities, as aside from being the President, he is also the chairman of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and their Supreme Petroleum Council, giving him control over hundreds of billions of dollars in assets.