Money and connections are indisputable requirements to become the supreme leader of any country, as it is required for campaigns, political mileage and for boosting the social stand of every political candidate.
However, most head of countries are not just leaders but also successful businessmen. While some of them were born into wealthy families, others have climbed the ladder through honest means. Below are the richest head of countries in the world:
- Vladimir Putin, President of Russia- $70 billion.
- Maha Vajiralongkorn, King of Thailand- $43 billion.
- Hassanal Bolkia, Sultan of Brunei- $30 billion.
- Mohammed bin Salman, King of Saudi Arabia- $18 billion.
- Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of United Arab Emirates- $15 billion.
- Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Emir of Dubai- $14 billion.
- Hans Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein- $4 billion.
- Sebastián Piñera, President of Chile- $2.9 billion.
- Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar- $2.5 billion.
- Mohammed VI, King of Morocco- $2.1 billion.