10 Richest Presidents You Might Not Know Are Making Millions Everyday

Most of these richest presidents from around the world own multiple companies, houses, and other sources of income.

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10 Richest Presidents You Might Not Know Are Making Millions Everyday

It is exciting to know about the assets, wealth, and properties the rich personalities own.  When it comes to celebs, you know they own several villas and restaurants. They have properties in different countries and have multiple sources of income. 

But have you ever wondered how rich the presidents are? Their lifestyle looks royal, and they live life like a king size. Like celebs, these rich personalities are the owner of luxurious bungalows, helicopters, and several companies. 

Let’s find out the richest presidents of all time and their luxuries. 

1. Donald J. Trump - $3 Billion

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Right after the day he became the president of the United States, he has been in the news for one or the other reasons. Born on 14th June 1946, Donald Trump’s political position is described as a nationalist, protectionist, and isolationist. Before entering into politics, he was a television personality and a businessman. 

He was born into a wealthy family and inherited over $400 million from his father. He became president of his father’s real estate business and then expanded its operations to building and renovated golf courses, hotels, and skyscrapers. He owns commercial and residential properties around the globe. Donald Trump owns several golf courses in the United States, Ireland, and Scotland. 

As a president, he is entitled to receive an annual salary of $400,000. When he was 3-years-old, he was earning around $200k from family dividends. You won’t believe it, but he was a millionaire by the age of 8. In 2019, Forbes estimated Donald Trump’s net worth at $3 billion. 

He is the proud owner of helicopters, including the Sikorsky S-76 that costs $7million. He also owns a residential building, Trump World Tower in New York. So far, he is one of the richest presidents of the United States. If you are his fan, then you can’t miss Donald J. Trump's memes that people find funny and entertaining. 

2. Vladimir Putin - $150-200 Billion

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The former intelligence officer and Russian President Vladimir Putin is one of the wealthiest national leaders. During his career as a Prime Minister and President of Russia, he has earned an infamous reputation. He was appointed Prime Minister of the Government of the Russian federation by Yeltsin in 1999. Later, he decided to run for the presidency after he saw Putin as his successor. 

He was criticized by world leaders and other politicians for handling human rights and foreign policy issues. In 2012, it was reported that Putin took away over 5.8 million rubes as his salary. Many insiders believe that he has used his political power for other things rather than improving the lives of the common Russian citizens. 

Vladimir Putin is the longest-serving President of the Russian Federation and a renowned figure in the world. Forbes described him as the most powerful person running. In 2007, it was estimated that Putin’s worth is around $40 billion. And now, after ten years, his exact worth is still not known. 

Unlike Donald Trump, he wasn’t born in a rich family. His parents were middle-class and lived like this for a long time. He went to law school and then became an intelligence officer in the Russian military. In 1996, he worked under President Borris Yeltsin. Today, he owns several Russian companies, and most of his money comes from theft and extortion. He owns over 20 palaces and villas, helicopters, and over 40 airplanes. Unfortunately, he has been accused of murdering journalists and politicians. 

3. Hosni Mubarak - $70-200 Billion

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Hosni Mubarak, or Muhammad Hosni EI Sayed Mubarak, was a political leader who served as the 4th president of Egypt. Before entering politics, he was an officer in the Egyptian Air Force. 

He served as a commander from 1972 to 1975 and became air chief marshal in 1973. He got injured during the assassination of President Sadat in October 1981 by soldiers led by Lieutenant Khalid Islambouli. He was forced to resign as President in 2011. He got accused of pre-meditating the murder of protestors during the time of the revolution. 

In 2011, the news investigated and reported his net worth of nearly $70 Billion. The money was saved in the bank accounts of Switzerland and the United Kingdom. He lived his life regally and lived in palaces. His wealth is written in the names of his sons Alaa and Gamal. He owns 34 properties, and his apartments are scattered across villas in gated communities. 

4. Silvio Berlusconi - 670 crores USD

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He is a media tycoon and president who served as PM of Italy in four governments. He was a member of the Chamber of Deputies and also served as a member of the European parliament. He was the Prime Minister for a total of 9 years, making him the longest-serving post-war PM of Italy. 

He was the leader of the center-right party Forza Italia from 1994-2009. In 2013, he was convicted of tax-fraud by the Court of Cassation. He is popular for his populist political style and arrogant personality. In his career, he was accused of being an authoritarian leader. He is still a controversial figure known for dividing public opinion and political analytics. 

He hailed from a lower-middle-class family and studied law in Milan. He worked as a singer in different night clubs. He applied for a small loan from a local bank and oversaw the construction of small projects in the city of Milan. In 1993, he first appeared on the political scene running for PM. He has served four times as PM of Italy. His fortune that he shares with his family includes staked in renowned banking firms.  

5. Theodore Roosevelt - Over $138 Million

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Theodore Roosevelt, or better known as Teddy Roosevelt, was an American statesman, naturalist, and writer. He served as the 26th president of the United States of America from 1901 to 1909. He also served as the 33rd governor of New York and was also the 25th vice president of the United States from March to September 1901.

He entered politics at an early age and became one of the most renowned personalities in U.S history. He lost lots of money on a ranching venture in the Dakotas and later worked as an author to pay bills. His 235-acre property Sagamore Hill is one of the valuable real estates on Long Island. He bought this property when he was 22 years old for $30,000. 

He inherited the majority of his wealth from his ancestors. After his father’s death, he had inherited over $3.3 million and lived comfortably for the rest of his life. He entered politics and attended meetings at Morton Hall. 

He found allies in the local Republican party and defeated an incumbent Republican state assemblyman. He owns industrial glass companies and many private property endowments. 

6. Grover Cleveland

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Stephen Grover Cleveland was a politician, lawyer, and the 22nd and 24th president of the United States. He received his education at the Fayetteville Academy and the Clinton Liberal Academy. 

He worked for the Rogers firm for three years and later started his practice. In 1863, he was appointed as the assistant district attorney of Erie County. 

As a lawyer, he became popular for his dedication to work and concentration. In 1866, he defended several participants in the Fenian raid. He was the only president to leave the white house and return for a second term four years later. 

He won the Presidency with the support of Democrats and republicans. Not much is known about his wealth, but it is reported that Grover Cleveland was one of the richest presidents to serve, with a worth of over $25 million as of 2015. 

7. Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan - Over $150 Billion

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Khalifa bin Zayed AL Nahyan is the current president of the United Arab Emirates and the supreme commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces. He is the chairman of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and manages over $875 Billion in assets. 

It is the largest amount handled by a nation’s head of state in the world. When his father, Zayed, became Emir of Abu Dhabi, Khalifa was the ruler’s representative in the Eastern Region of Abu Dhabi. In 1969, he was nominated as the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. The next day, he was appointed as the Head of the Abu Dhabi Department of Defense. 

The records show that Khalifa has spent over $2million to buy more than 66 acres of land on the main island of Mahe, where his palace was built. Khalifa’s office was offered to pay over $15 million to replace the water piping system for the mountainside. He owns several properties in London worth more than $2 billion. He owns the Abu Dhabi Investment, and his family’s fortune is over $150 billion. 

8. Bhumibol Adulyadej - Over $30 Billion

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Bhumibol Adulyadej was conferred with the King Bhumibol The Great in 1987. He was the ninth monarch of Thailand from the Chakri dynasty. During his reign, he was served by over 30 prime ministers. 

According to Forbes, his fortune included investments and properties managed by the Crown Property Bureau and had a worth of over $30 billion in 2010. The estimates of the post devaluation wealth of the royal household and the Crown Property Bureau range from $10-20 billion. 

The properties of Bhumibol are managed by the Privy Purse. The Crown owns equity in several companies and has a land of about 3320 acres in Bangkok. The CPB also leases around 36000 properties to third parties, including The Suan Lum Night Bazaar and the Central World Tower. The Crown’s income from the CPB is estimated to be 5 billion baht in 2004. He is still one of the richest presidents of all time and the owner of the Golden Jubilee Diamond.   

9. Mohammed VI - Over $3 Billion

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Born on 21st August 1963, Mohammed VI is the king of Morocco. According to American business magazine Forbes, Mohammed VI's net worth is around $2 billion & is the 5th richest king in the world. He is a top businessman and a banker. The Moroccan Royal family owns one of the largest fortunes in the world. 

The family together hold the stakes in the Société Nationale d'Investissement (SNI). SNI has a portfolio consisting of businesses in Morocco that operate in multiple sectors, like insurance, mining, banking, real estate, and others. This richest president is also a leading producer and landowner in Morocco. His company Siger has shares in the agricultural group. 

You would be shocked to know that his palace’s daily maintenance budget is reported by Forbes is around $960,000, which is given by Moroccon state as a part of over 3billion Dirhams/year. 

10. Hassanal Bolkiah - Over $20 Billion

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Born on 15th July 1946, Hassanal Bolkiah is the current Sultan and Yang - di Pertuan of Brunei and the PM of Brunei. He has been ranked as the wealthiest person in the world. Forbes estimated the Sultan’s worth around $20 billion. In 2017, Hassanal Bolkiah celebrated his golden Jubilee to mark the 50th year of his reign on the throne. 

Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien (did you read that?) is his full name, and this richest personality owns the expensive and rarest collections of cars. His family has five sons, seven daughters, and ten grandchildren. 

Hassanal owns over 600 Rolls Royces and has the world’s largest palace worth $350 million. His personal life is complex. He got married to his cousin, who later became the Raja Isteri of the Queen.  

Final Words

Indeed! These richest presidents have lived or are living lavish lives and are still making millions every day. I am sure you are jealous of them and hope to be one of their relatives (lol). 

Do you know other personalities who are or were the richest presidents and have a million dollars, lavish bungalows, and expensive watches? If yes, then share their names below. 


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