8 World Leaders Who Have Way More Money Than Donald Trump
As a man who doesn't seem to be too fond of poor people, President Donald Trump loves to brag about how rich he is.
When he announced he was running for president, Trump pointed to his wealth as a sign he should run the country. “I'm really rich,” he said at the time.
It's clear the president derives much of his self-worth from being perceived as extremely affluent and loves to be surrounded by other wealthy people.
His cabinet, which is full of millionaires and billionaires, is the richest in the history of the United States.
But, when it comes down to it, there are actually a number of world leaders who are far more wealthy than Trump.
That's certainly not a small amount of money, but here are eight foreign leaders who are more wealthy than Trump.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, Trump's alleged BFF, is believed to be worth anywhere from $40 billion to $70 billion, The Washington Post reports.
According to Time, some believe Putin is worth as much as $200 billion. If that's true, it would make Putin the richest person in the world.
Like many politicians, Putin is not particularly open about his finances. Trump, who has yet to release his tax returns, isn't much different.
But, unlike Trump, Putin has tried to downplay how wealthy he really is. Putin reported making 3.6 million rubles in 2013, according to The Washington Post, which is equivalent to around $101,000.
Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the king of Saudi Arabia, is estimated to be worth around $17 billion, according to International Business Times.
Maha Vajiralongkorn became king of Thailand in 2016 after his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Vajiralongkorn is believed to have inherited a fast sum of money from his late father — somewhere between $30 to $40 billion, according to International Business Times.
Hassanal Bolkiah, the Sultan of Brunei, is estimated to be worth around $20 billion, according to Forbes.
Prince Hans-Adam II
Prince Hans-Adam II, the reigning Prince of Liechtenstein, is believed to be worth around $4 billion, according to Forbes.
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the prime minister and vice president of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Dubai, is believed to be worth over $4 billion, Forbes reports.
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, president of the United Arab Emirates, is worth approximately $15 billion, according to Forbes.
Kim Jong Un
Kim Jong Un, the leader of North Korea, is believed to be worth around $5 billion, International Business Times reports.
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