Politics is a game of power and money. And yes, the politicians, whether they are from the first world or third world countries, work hard to get both – power and money. Majority of the politicians are busy with making money and power. They are hungry for both. In developed countries, they think over and do the best for the masses and the poor but the politicians from the poor or third world countries, they only make money and enjoy their power. Let’s check out the top 10 list of the richest politicians of the world in 2013.
Asif Ali Zardari net-worth $4 billion
He is the President of Pakistan and his corruption allegations are supremely high nonetheless the man sits on the president’s chair. His wealth is increasing day by day. As per reports, his wealth is around $4 billion. He is among the richest politicians of the world.
Mohammad Bin Rashid net-worth $5 billion
The Vice President and Prime Minister of United Arab Emirates, Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has net worth as $5 billion. He sits on the 9th position of the world’s richest politicians. He is simply loved by his nation because he has done wonders for his nation and making UAE a world leading country.
Wu Yajun net-worth $7 billion
Wu Yajun is the member of National People’s Council in China and her net worth is around $7 billion. She traveled from being a journalist to chairwoman of Longfor Properties. In 2013, she has also been named the richest woman of China.
Silvio Berlusconi net-worth $8 billion
The member of Italian parliament, Berlusconi has net worth as $8 billion. He is called the longest serving prime minister of Italy who resigned in 2011. Started his career as a vacuum cleaner, he launched Telemilano in 1970 that turned into Mediaset that is called the largest media company of Italy.
Zong Qinghou net-worth $12 billion
The man is quite rich with net worth as $12 billion. He lives in China and is the member of National Public’s Council. The CEO and Chairman of Wahaha Group, the beverage company, he is among the top 15 businessmen who have really influenced China.
Khalifa Bin Zayed net-worth $18 billion
Sonia Gandhi net-worth $18 billion
Sonia Gandhi, the leader of Indian political party Congress which is a ruling party of the country, has net worth $18 billion. She is the widow of the late Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi. Her role in leading the country aptly is well defined by the Indians.
Michael Bloomberg net-worth $19 billion
Hassan Al Bolkiah net-worth $20 billion
He is the sultan of Brunei and has the net worth as $20 billion. Since 1967, he has been ruling the country. His business is in oil and gas industries. His extensive automobiles collection is well liked and noted.
Abullah Bin Abdul Azizi net-worth $21 billion
He is the most famous King of Saudi Arabia. He is called the most richest politician and world leader of the entire world. Having net worth as $21 billion, King Abdullah has been ruling the country since 2005 and has developed the country tremendously.