Many world leaders are also extremely wealthy and in this list you will find leaders from world’s poorest nations. Read along to find out the richest world leaders who has net worth more than Jeff Bezos.
Richest World Leaders – Net Worth More Than Jeff Bezos
10. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (Equitorial Guinea) – $600 million
Teodoro is the president of oil-rich Equatorial Guinea since 1979 and has a wealth of $600 million.
His son Teodoro ‘Teodorin’ Nguema Obiang is the country’s vice-president and in 2016 bought 26 luxury cars which was sold at an auction for $27 million in 2019.
9. Ali Bongo Ondimba (Gabon) – $1 billion
Despite making only $65,000 (£50k) a year the Gabon president is worth $1 billion. He is accused of looting the country of its oil and natural resources. In 2018, he bought a mansion in Paris worth $111 million.
8. Bashar al-Assad (Syria) – $1.2 billion
The leader from Syria, Bashar al-Assad fortune is estimated at $1.2 billion. After the Syrian Civil War in 2011, the Assads and their friends are said to have owned between 60% and 70% of the country’s assets, including land, energy plants and factories.
7. Xi Jinping (China) – $1.5 billion
Known for holding different titles such as general secretary of the Communist Party of China, president of the People’s Republic of China and chairman of the Central Military Commission Xi Jinping comes at number 7.
In 2012, it was revealed that Xinping has multiple holding companies and has a $244 million share of property investment firm Shenzen Yuanwei.
Though his salary is just at $22,000 per year.
6. Sebastian Pinera (Chile) – $2.8 billion
Sebastian Pinera has started four-year term in 2018 as Chilean President. Before he had also served between 2010 and 2014. He has made a fortune from credit card company Bancard, which was founded in 1976.
In 2010 he had sold TV channel Chilevision to Time Warner for a reported $150 million.
5. Donald Trump (US) – $3.1 billion
Estimated at $3.1 billion by Forbes in September 2019 Donald Trump comes at number 5 in the list. Trump is the President of US and also a property tycoon who has a New York City real estate worth $1.5 billion, golf courses and clubs worth $590 million, as well as cash and personal assets of $310 million.
4. Andrej Babiš (Czech Republic) – $3.7 billion
Andrej Babiš is the President of Czech Republic who was an agricultural magnate. He took office in 2017 and has an net worth of $3.7 billion.
3. Kim Jong-un (North Korea) – $5 billion
The dictator from North Korean Kim Jong-un has an estimate of $5 billion when US and South Korean officals discovered his assets in over 200 bank accounts in China and other countries like Austria, Luxembourg, Russia and Switzerland.
2. Mahathir Mohamad (Malaysia) – $45 billion
The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad is the oldest serving head of government at the age of 94. He has been PM between 1981 and 2003 and was re-elected in 2018.
Mokhazani Mahathir, his son, is a former petroleum engineer-turned-entrepreneur and has a net worth of $325 million.
1. Vladimir Putin (Russia) – $200 billion
Bill Browder former CEO of Hermitage Capital Management under oath to the Senate Judiciary Committee in 2017, estimated the former KGB officer’s net worth at $200 billion.
This value is much higher than net wealth of the world’s richest man and Jeff Bezos who is the CEO of the Amazon.
Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation has said that Putin has officially earned only $673,000 between 2011 and 2016.