Top 10 Richest Presidents in the world 2022

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Most presidents in the world are also successful businessmen. Other presidents in the world are wealthy because they have been in power for a long. Which president in the world do you think should be on the list of Top 10 Richest Presidents in the world? Read on to find out.

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Top 10 Richest Presidents in the world

  • Vladimir Putin
  • Hassanal Bolkiah
  • Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
  • Mohammed VI of Morocco
  • King Jong-un
  • Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
  • Hans-Adam II
  • Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
  • Sebastian Pinera

 Vladimir Putin – $70 Billion

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Top 10 Richest Presidents in the world 2022

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is the richest president in the world of 2020. He has served as President of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 1999 until 2008.

He was also Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012. Putin leads the list of the top 10 Richest Presidents in the world with a net worth of $70 billion.

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Hassanal Bolkiah – $20 Billion

Top 10 Richest Presidents in the world 2022

Hassanal Bolkiah is the 29th and current Sultan and Yang di-Pertuan of Brunei, as well as the Prime Minister of Brunei, making him one of the last absolute monarchs.

The eldest son of Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien III and Raja Isteri (Queen) Pengiran Anak Damit, he succeeded to the throne as the Sultan of Brunei, following the abdication of his father on 5 October 1967.

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The sultan has been ranked among the wealthiest individuals in the world. The sultan once owned one of the largest private car collections in the world with about 2,500 cars.

Hassanal Bolkiah has a net worth of $20 billion making him the second of Top 10 Richest Presidents in the world.

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Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan – $15 Billion

Top 10 Richest Presidents in the world 2022

Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan is among the top 10 richest Presidents in the world. Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan is the current President of the United Arab Emirates, the Emir of Abu Dhabi, the Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces and the chairman of the Supreme Petroleum Council.

Sheikh Khalifa is also chairman of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, which manages $875 billion in assets, the largest amount managed by a nation’s head of state in the world. Collectively, the Al Nahyan family is believed to hold a fortune of $150 billion.

In January 2014, Khalifa suffered a stroke but was in a stable condition. He has since assumed a lower profile in state affairs, but retained presidential powers.

His half brother Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan now carries out public affairs of the state and day-to-day decision-making of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

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Mohammed VI of Morocco -$5.& Billion

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Top 10 Richest Presidents in the world 2022

Mohammed VI of Morocco is the King of Morocco. He is a member of the Alaouite dynasty and ascended to the throne on 23 July 1999 upon the death of his father, King Hassan II. he is the richest president in Africa and one of the wealthiest heads of state in the world.

He initiated political and economic changes and an investigation into human rights abuses during his father’s rule.

The king says the fight against poverty is a priority, earning him the name “guardian of the poor”. Economic liberalization has attracted foreign investment and officials point to better basic services in shanty towns and rural areas. But some non-government groups say little has changed, with poverty still widespread and unemployment remains high.

A key reform has been the Mudawana, a law that grants more rights to women. The king has said it is in line with Koranic principles, but religious conservatives have opposed it.

Top 10 Richest Presidents in the world

Kim Jong-un -$5 Billion

Top 10 Richest Presidents in the world 2022

Kim is a North Korean politician serving as Supreme Leader of North Korea since 2011 and the leader of the Workers’ Party of Korea since 2012.

He is the second child of Kim Jong-il (1941–2011), who was North Korea’s second Supreme Leader from 1994 to 2011, and Ko Yong-hui (1952–2004).

He is the grandson of Kim Il-sung, who was the founder and first supreme leader of North Korea from its establishment in 1948 until his death in 1994.

Kim rules a dictatorship where elections are not free and fair, government critics are persecuted, media is controlled by the regime, internet access is limited by the regime, and there is no freedom of religion

with a net worth of $5 billion, Kim Jong-un is among the top 10 richest presidents in the world.

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Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum-$ 4Billion

Top 10 Richest Presidents in the world 2022

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and ruler of the Emirate of Dubai. 

Since his accession in 2006, after the death of his brother Sheikh Maktoum, he has undertaken reforms in the UAE’s government, starting with the UAE Federal Government Strategy in April 2007.

He is responsible for the growth of Dubai into a global city, as well as the launch of a number of major enterprises including Emirates Airline, DP World, and the Jumeirah Group.

Many of these are held by Dubai Holding, a company with multi-diversified businesses and investments.

Sheikh Mohammed has overseen the development of numerous projects in Dubai including the creation of a technology park and a free economic zone, Dubai Internet City, Dubai Media City, the Dubai International Finance Centre, the Palm Islands and the Burj Al Arab hotel. He also drove the construction of Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s net worth is currently valued at $4 billion making him one of the richest world leaders.

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Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein-$4 Billion

Top 10 Richest Presidents in the world 2022

Hans-Adam II (Johannes Adam Ferdinand Alois Josef Maria Marco d’Aviano Pius; born 14 February 1945) is the reigning Prince of Liechtenstein. He is the son of Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1906–1989) and his wife.

Hans-Adam owns LGT banking group and has a family fortune of $US7.6 billion and a personal fortune of about $US4 billion, making him one of the world’s richest heads of state, and Europe’s wealthiest monarch. He owns an extensive art collection, much of which is displayed for the public at the Liechtenstein Museum in Vienna.

Top 10 Richest Presidents in the world

Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani -$2.5 Billion

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Top 10 Richest Presidents in the world 2022

Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani  is a member of the ruling Al Thani Qatari royal family. He was the ruling Emir of Qatar from 1995 to 2013. The Qatari government now refers to him as His Highness the Father Emir.

Hamad seized power in a bloodless palace coup d’état in 1995. During his 18-year rule, Qatar’s natural gas production reached 77 million tonnes, making Qatar the richest country in the world per capita with the average income in the country US$86,440 a year per person.

During his reign, several sports and diplomatic events took place in Qatar, including the 2006 Asian Games, 2012 UN Climate Change Conference, Doha Agreement, Fatah–Hamas Doha Agreement, and it was decided that the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be held in the country.

He established the Qatar Investment Authority; by 2013, it had invested over $100 billion around the world, most prominently in The Shard, Barclays Bank, Heathrow Airport, Harrods, Paris Saint-Germain F.C., Volkswagen, Siemens and Royal Dutch Shell

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Summary of the top 10 richest presidents in the world 2022

  • Vladimir Putin
  • Hassanal Bolkiah
  • Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
  • Mohammed VI
  • King Jong-un
  • Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
  • Hans-Adam II
  • Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
  • Sebastian Pinera
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