Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Richest Politicians in The World 2017. In every country or state, there are political representatives who are known as the politicians. Their work is to represent the government, and they work for the well-being of all the other people. In some continents, there are political leaders who are voted in democratically while others have the aristocratic system. In the aristocratic system, there is the Kings’ family where the king is from one family, and the leadership is passed over to the next kin.
These politicians have large amounts of money due to the monthly salary they receive and the allowances added upon the salary. For that reason, they end up having a lot of money in their bank accounts. It’s noted that the politicians in the western regions do not have that much money in their banks. They receive low compared to other regions. Every leader should live well and have enough money to live and protect themselves from the enemies who hunt them down. In all situations, we don’t expect all the politicians to have the same amount of wealth. There are the richest and those who follow. Below is a list of the richest politicians in the world in the year 2017:
List of Top 10 Richest Politicians in The World 2017
1. Michael Bloomberg
Michael Bloomberg is the richest politician in the world with a net worth of $37.2 billion dollars. His residing place is in the United States of America. Bloomberg received his education at the University of Harvard where he was in a business school. The commonly known Solomon Brothers mashed up with Bloomberg where they started their career. They worked together by partnership and as time went on he established his own business.
Bloomberg is currently popularly recognized to be the director of the company for the economic news and information. He has worked to make New York City great and has introduced very many development projects as the mayor. His contribution to the medical research, education and area of arts has been very great. He has upgraded the lives of many people who reside in the New York City. In the last years, his net worth has considerably grown hence rating him as the richest politician in the world.
2. Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz
Abdullah Bin Abdul is the second richest with a net worth 21 billion dollars. He is an Arabian Sheikhs who are believed to be very wealthy. He is the richest king of Saudi Arabia who was born on 1st August in the year 1924 in the same country he is a king. In Saudi Arabia, there is the aristocratic system, and the kingship runs in the same family.
He received his education from the royal court and in 2005 he was handed in the kingship throne and became the king of Saudi Arabia. Abdullah has worked for his country tirelessly, and his primary motive is to educate the people of Saudi Arabia. He has inaugurated two universities in his era. He has worked to control minister councils, and he is the acting prime minister.
3. Hassanal Bolkiah
Hassanal Bolkiah has a net worth of 20 billion dollars. He was born in Brunei, and since 1967 he has lived a very wealthy life. Hassanal has been the sultan and is known for his resources of gas and oil. He is the Sultan of Burnei and his lavish lifestyle with his castles known as Istana Nurul Iman. His palace is the biggest and the most extraordinary places placed among the best.
Hassanal is also known to have a collection of very expensive cars. There are more than 8000 cars, and he paid 789 million dollars for the cars. I think purchasing these most expensive cars is one of the things he loves most. If this is his hobby, it shows that he has too much to spend on the cars.
4. Sonia Gandhi
Sonia Gandhi has a net worth of 19.2 billion dollars. He has a nationality of two states which are an Italian and Indian citizenship. She was born in Italy, and later married in India where she acquired the citizenship. She was married to the late Rajeev Gandhi. After the death of her husband, she immediately joined politics, and she is currently a leader of the national congress.
Sonia has served as the country member of the party she belongs and also as the president of the country. She has played the greatest role in trying to modify the condition of the country she is heading and also her party. Currently, she has the title of the king maker.
5. Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Khalifa Bin Zayed has a net worth of 19 billion dollars. He is president of Abu Dhabi who is known to be very rich. He is wealthy and influential as well. Khalifa has a wealthy fun that is known as Abu Dhabi Investment Fund. 97.8 million dollars reserved from the oils controlled by Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
He is the fifth richest and also a very prosperous politician. Despite his outpouring account and his reputation is also good.
6. Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin is a popular Russian politician and ha a net worth of 18.4 billion dollars. He has served in the Russian government for three times now. Vladimir became a Russian president in the year 2012 and had been serving the Russians very well. He has a reputable and an extraordinary lifestyle.
He has 20 lavish homes, 4 yachts, 58 aircraft and 75 marvelous toilets that are related to his entire possessions. In 2007, he was given an award for the person of the year by the Time Magazine. He is one of the Top 10 Richest Politicians in The World 2017.
7. Savitri Jindal
Savitri Jindal is and Indian and has a net worth of 13.2 billion dollars. She is one of the most prosperous women in India. Her assets have made her be the seventh richest politicians in the entire world. Savitri Jindal is one of the members of the Haryana legislative assembly. She is kind enough and is giving her serve for the welfare of her family.
Savitri Jindal has nine children hence being the richest mother. In 2014 she was the richest and currently she has the seventh position among the politicians.
8. Zong Qinghou
Zong Qinghou is a Chinese whose net worth is 10.8 billion dollars. Zong is a member of the National Council and the CEO of a group well known in China. Most of his money is from his flourished businesses. He is the richest in China as well and spends much of his money developing the natural resources. He wants to benefit his country a lot and make it grow. His money has given him a position in the list among the richest politicians in the world 2017.
9. Serge Dassault
Serge Dasault holds a French nationality with a net worth of 8 billion dollars. He is both the senator and the chairperson of the Dassault group. He owns a famous newspaper known as the Le Fijaro. His country has represented him because of his many welfare activities like helping the disabled young people and helping with pediatric cancer. He likes social work hence being loved by many because of being social to other people.
10. Silvio Berlusconi
Silvion Berlusconi is a member of the Italian Parliament and has a net worth of 7.8 billion dollars. He started his career by selling vacuum cleaners to earn his daily income. After selling the vacuum cleaners, he then started a new business related to uptown houses. In 1970 he was inaugurated as the most influential media company. He served the nation for a very long span and later resigned in 2011. His dedication to his work has given the tenth position of the richest politician in the world 2017.