It is a common concept that the politicians are chosen to serve the country. It is not a fact, these people make handsome money. About 80 % of the politicians all over the world take this job as a source to make billions and billions of dollars. This is why, they love to secure their positions in one way or the other. Here are the top 10 richest politicians in the world in 2014.
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10. Silvio Berlusconi:
Silvio Berlusconi is one of the richest politicians in the world. He belongs to Italy and is an active media person. Silvio has an estimated net worth of USD7 billion. He jumped into the politics during 1994 and soon became a prominent person.
9. Alexander Lebedev:
Alexander Lebedev owns about USD8 billion. He is a leader of Russia. Despite the fact that Alexander has been criticized a number of times and the former KGB agent refused him to become a politician, he still managed to make his place in the society.
8. Serge Dassault:
Serge Dassault has an approximate net worth of USD9.1 billion. He is a successful and one of the most prominent politicians of France. He is an entrepreneur and conventional person and remains active in the political activities.
7. Lord David John Sainsbury:
Lord David, with an estimated net worth of USD10 billion was the Minister of Science and Innovation, UK during 1998-2006. He also has inherited about USD30 billion from Sainsbury. Lord David has become one of the most successful businessmen of United Kingdom.
6. Savitri Jindal:
Savitri Jindal is serving as the non-executive chairperson of O.P. Jindal Group. She is also an active member of the legislative Assembly of India, Haryana Vidhan Sabha. Savitri’s approximate net worth is USD12 billion and she is the richest female of India.
5. Meg Whitman:
Meg Whiteman, with a net worth of about USD13 billion was the Republican Gubernatorial Candidate of California (2010). She also worked as the CEO of Hewlett-Packard. Meg is now an active politician of the era and of course one of the richest politicians in the world.
4. Zong Qinghou:
Zong Qinghou is the chairman and CEO of the Hangzhou Wahaha Group. He is one of the most successful Chinese entrepreneurs. Zong’s estimated net worth is USD15 billion. It was his luck that made him succeeded even when he had no education.
3. Vladimir Putin:
Vladimir Putin is a successful and one of the most politicians of Russia. He is now working as the President of Russia since 7th May 2012. Vladimir became a politician during 1999 and has presented a number of domestic, economic, industrial, and environmental regulations within the state. His estimated net worth is USD16 billion.
2. Tom Golisano:
Tom Golisano gets the 2nd position here. He is an active gubernatorial candidate of New York. He was elected three times for this position during 1994, 1998, and 2002. He is one of the strongest funders of National Popular Vote, an organization the serves to abolish the political system at college and institutional level. Tom’s estimated net worth is USD17 billion.
1. Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan:
Khalifa Bin Zayed is one of the most famous rulers of the Abu Dhabi. He is also the President of the United Arab Emirates. His approximate net worth is USD19 billion. He got the seat after the death of his father in 2004.