Asia, the land of diversities, hold with it a great many names in every field of life. Politics here in this part is of a completely unique nature and many political leaders have been making their fortunes out of it. Being successful in politics is not as easy as a regular job. It requires an extraordinary brain and best strategic skills that is so worth a handful of payback. It depends on how you play the game of politics to earn your stake.
A list of top ten wealthiest politicians in Asia is given as under
1.Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz
King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, the president of one of the largest countries, Saudi Arabia stands at the first position in the list of richest politicians. He has managed an uphill task to control a country with discipline and regulation. Hi net worth has been estimated to $21 million.
The next powerful man on the list is none other than the Sulatan of Brunei “Hassanal Bolkiah” who has made it possible to be in the list of wealthiest politicians. He is also the prime minister of the state with a net worth of $20 billion.
Belonging to one of the legendary families of India, Sonia Gandhi is the next great name in our list. She is the most popular politician in today’s politics in India and third richest in Asia. She has a net worth of $19 billion.
4.Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
President of Abu Dhabi, Khalifa Bin Zayed AL Nahyan is occupying a prominent position in the list of politicians of Asia. He brought a number of changes in the policy matters of Abu Dhabi and always succeeded in his decisions. His net worth is $19 billion.
Savitri Jindal, a member of Indian National Congress Party makes it to the fifth richest politician in Asia in 2015 with a net worth of $13.2 billion. She is also legislator in the Haryana Legislative Assembly.
From China, the first richest politician on our list is Zong Qinghou. He has been a delegate from National People’s Congress party and also runs a successful business alongside. He has got a net worth of $10.8 billion.
Another renowned name from China, Wu Yajun takes the next spot on the list of richest politicians in Asia. She is a member of national people’s council. Alongwith politics, she has 70% shares with Longfor Properties. Estimated net worth is $7 billion.
8.Asif Ali Zardari
Asif Ali Zardari is a great name in the politics of Pakistan. Belonging to a Sindhi tribe, he has inherited a part of his wealth from his father. His political scenario has also earned him a fortune to make his wealth reach $4 billion.
A common man from China Lu Guanqiu, who started off as a mechanic, makes it possible to become the richest politician in Asia. He is a member of National People’s Council and runs Wanxiang Groups of China with a net worth of $2.4 billion.
We have got a talented sportsman next on the list. Yes he is none other than Manny Pacquaio the boxing champion of Philippines. He is a congressman in the Philippines House of Representatives with a net worth of $100 million.