Some people acquire their incredible wealth through luck, hard work or family heritage. For others, it is a combination of all of those traits. Politicians, including some of the wealthiest in the world, tend to be driven and focused, which helps them accumulate personal gain, fortune and an international ranking among those with the richest net worth. Here is a compilation of the top global politicians with personal assets of colossal amounts.
10. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Former King of Saudi Arabia, the late Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, reigned from 2005 until he died in 2015. He followed his father’s footsteps in politics, and held numerous positions in his lifetime, including commander of the Saudi Arabian National Guard. He promoted women’s equality by permitting them the right to vote in municipal elections and to participate in the Olympics. His net worth at the time of his death was $21 billion.