Do you know who are among the top 10 richest presidents and prime ministers in the world 2023?
Every country has a King or President or Prime Minister as the head of their governing bodies. The governing bodies with their head hold the responsibilities of running a country efficiently and leading the way of its people. These leaders earn a generous amount of salary and collect fortunes from other means as well. But did you know that there are certain Kings, Presidents and Prime Ministers who have earned not millions but billions in net worth most of it owing to their political career. In this article, we have compiled a list of top 10 richest presidents in the world 2023-2024.
Top 10 Richest Presidents in the World 2023
The table provides the list of the top 10 richest presidents in the world 2023 along with their net worth and their nationality.
|Pesidents||Expected Net Worth (as in 2023)||Nationality|
|Vladimir Putin||$70 billion||Russia|
|Hassanal Bolkiah||$30 billion||Brunei|
|Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan||$20 billion||U. A. E|
|Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum||$14 billion||Dubai|
|Hans-Adam II||$8 billion||Liechtenstein|
|Silvio Berlusconi||$7.1 billion||Italy|
|Kim Jong-un||$5 billion||North Korea|
|Sebastian Pinera||$2.9 billion||Chile|
|Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani||$2.5 billion||Qatar|
|Mohammed VI||$2.1 billion||Morocco|
World’s 10 Richest Presidents in 2023
As you already know the top billionaire presidents in the world 2023, now let’s have a little glance at their personal statement, lifestyle and career path.
1. Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin is the President of Russia and is believed to be the richest president in the world. Although his estimated net worth is around forty billion dollars, some claim that Vladimir Putin has a net worth of over $200 billion. Putin currently owns $1.4 billion black Sea mansion, 19 other houses, 700 cars, 58 aircraft and helicopters and luxury watch collection but his publicly disclosed assets only include 800-square foot apartment, a trailer and three cars. Putin is serving as the president of Russia since 2012 and previously from 2000 to 2008. He also served as the prime minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and 2008 to 2012. Putin worked as a KGB foreign intelligence officer for 16 years and rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel. He then resigned in 1991 to begin a political career in Saint Petersburg. Officially, he earns an annual salary of $140,000.
2. Hassanal Bolkiah
Hassanal Bolkiah (full name Hassanal Bolkiah ibni Omar Ali Saifuddien III) is the Sultan and Yang di-Pertuan of Brunei since 1967. He is also serving as the Prime Minister of Brunei since its independence from the United Kingdom in 1984. Hassanal Bolkiah is the eldest son of Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien III who succeeded to the throne following the abdication of his father on 5 October 1967. After Queen Elizabeth II, he is the world’s second-longest reigning monarch currently in rule. The sultan is one of the richest person in the world with an estimated net worth at US$30 billion. The Sultan of Brunei owns 600 Rolls-Royces, 450 Ferraris, 380 Bentleys and lives in the world’s largest palace.
3. Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan was the second president of the United Arab Emirates, since November 2004 until his death in May 2022. Under the leadership of Khalifa the non-oil economy of United Arab Emirates grew and turned it to a regional economic powerhouse. He was named in the list of the world’s most powerful people by Forbes in 2018. In the honor of Khalifa, the world’s tallest man-made structure, originally known as Burj Dubai, was renamed the Burj Khalifa in January 2010. Apart from being the President of UAE, Khalifa is also the ruler of Abu Dhabi.
4. Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the third son of Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum and the current vice president, prime minister and minister of defense of Dubai. Before Mohammed, his brother Maktoum served as the vice president and ruler but after his death in 2006, Mohammed succeeded to the throne. Under the rule of Mohammed bin Rashid, there has been a significant growth in the number of businesses and economic assets of Dubai, most of which are under his ownership, Dubai World and Dubai Holding. As of 2023, the net worth of Muhammad is over 14 billion dollars and most of his wealth comes from real estate development.
5. Hans-Adam II
Hans-Adam II, the son of Prince Franz Joseph II, is the Prince of Liechtenstein, the Duke of Troppau and Jägerndorf and the Count of Rietberg. He is one of the richest heads of state in the world and the wealthiest monarch of Europe. Hans-Adam has a personal fortune of four billion dollars and a family fortune of over seven billion dollar. His net worth is estimated to be around US$8 billion as in 2023, says the report by Bloomberg Billionaires Index. He is also the owner of the banking group LGT and the 453rd richest person on earth. Hans-Adam II owns an extensive collection of art, most of which is displayed for the public at the Liechtenstein Museum in Vienna.
6. Silvio Berlusconi
Silvio Berlusconi was the Prime Minister of Italy in four governments from 1994 to 1995, 2001 to 2006 and 2008 to 2011. He served as a Prime Minister for a total of nine years making him the longest serving post-war Prime Minister of Italy and the third longest-serving since Italian unification. Currently he holds the title of Italian media tycoon and has significant assets in television, newspaper, publishing, cinema, finance, banking, insurance, and sports. Silvio is also serving as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) since 2019. According to Forbes magazine’s estimate in 2012, Berlusconi was Italy’s sixth richest man, with a net worth of $5.9 billion. As of now his net worth is around $7.1 billion.
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7. Kim Jong-un
Kim Jong-un is the Supreme Leader of North Korea since 2011 and the leader of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) since 2012. His grandfather Kim Il-sung was the founder and first supreme leader of North Korea from its establishment in 1948 and his father Kim Jong-il was the second supreme leader of North Korea. Kim follows the same North Korean cult of personality as his grandfather and father and governs North Korea under total dictatorship. According to a report of International Business Times, Kim lives a luxurious life and is the owner of 17 luxury palaces around North Korea, a fleet of 100 luxury cars (mostly European), a private jet and a 100-foot tall yacht.
8. Sebastian Pinera
Miguel Juan Sebastian Piñera Echenique OMCh was the resident of Chile who served from 2010 to 2014 and from 2018 to 2022. He is also a businessman and one of the richest men in Chile. Sebastian is the first conservative president to be democratically elected since 1958. He had an estimated net worth of around two billion dollars and is among the top 10 richest president of the world 2023.
9. Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Hamad bin Abdullah bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani was the ruler and president of Qatar. He is a member of the royal family and abdicated the throne in 2013 to make his son Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani the next ruler of Qatar. Under his presidency, the natural gas production of Qatar reached 77 million tons making Qatar the richest country in the world per capita. The average income in the country crossed eighty thousand US dollars a year per person. Hamad bin Khalifa seized power of the throne in a bloodless palace coup d’état in 1995. Hamid is one of the richest presidents of the world with a net worth of around $2.5 billion.
10. Mohammed VI
Mohammed VI is the King of Morocco who became the king upon the death of his father, King Hassan II. Mohammed is the owner of business holdings across several economic sectors in Morocco and his net worth is over two billion dollars. According to the Forbes, Mohammed is the richest king in Africa and the fifth wealthiest monarch in the world. The daily operating budget of his palace only is said to be around a million dollars. Also, the Moroccan Royal Family is among the richest royals of the world.
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Putin deserves to be the richest