Leadership often comes with enormous responsibilities, one of which is being the custodian of state resources and welfare of the country. Wealth and power often go hand in hand. This is especially true for world leaders, who are often among the wealthiest individuals in their countries. Most leaders have earned great sums of money in their positions as elected officials, absolute monarchs or figureheads, while others have acquired their wealth through inheritance, or have built it up through business ventures and investments.
It is important to note that the wealth of world leaders is not necessarily a measure of their integrity or effectiveness as leaders. Additionally, the wealth of some world leaders is often tied to the wealth of the country they lead, and the numbers can change depending on the situation of the country. Despite these challenges, understanding the wealth of world leaders can provide valuable insight into their backgrounds, priorities, and potentially their decision making.
Here are the top 20 richest world leaders.
|1.||Vladimir Putin||President of Russia||$70 billion|
|2.||Maha Vajiralongkorn||King of Thailand||$30 billion|
|3.||Hassanal Bolkiah||Sultan of Brunei||$20 billion|
|4.||Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan||President of the United Arab Emirates||$18 billion|
|5.||Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum||Emir of Dubai||$14 billion|
|6.||Kim Jong Un||Supreme Leader of North Korea||$5 billion|
|7.||Andrej Babiš||President of Czech Republic||$3.7 billion|
|8.||Hans-Adam II||Prince of Liechtenstein||$3.5 billion|
|9.||Sebastian Pinera||Former President of Chile||$2.8 billion|
|10.||Mohammed VI||King of Morocco||$2.1 billion|
|11.||Xi Jinping (China)||President of China||$1.5 billion|
|12.||Bashar al-Assad||President of Syria||$1.2 billion|
|13.||Albert II||Prince of Monaco||$1 billion|
|14.||Ali Bongo Ondimba||President of Gabon||$1 billion|
|15.||Qaboos bin Said al Said||Sultan of Oman||$900 million|
|16.||Abdullah II||King of Jordan||$750 million|
|17.||Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah||Sheikh of Kuwait||$600 million|
|18.||Charles III||King of the United Kingdom||$600 million|
|19.||Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo||President of Equatorial Guinea||$600 million|
|20.||William Ruto||President of Kenya||$450 million|