A U.S based website, Richest Lifestyle, Compiled a list of the 9 richest presidents and kings in Africa, and Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan, has been ranked the 6th Richest African president.
According to the article, titled, ‘Richest African Presidents 2014′, some of the Presidents who made the list are not included in Forbes Africa’s Rich List because their exact wealth and source of wealth are unknown. Below is the list of the richest Presidents in Africa:
1. Jose Eduardo dos Santos of Angola – Net Worth: $20 Billion
Jose Eduardo dos Santos is the President of Angola and has held power for 34-years, since 1979. His personal estimated wealth exceeds more than $20 billion. His daughter, Isabel dos Santos is among the Forbes Africa’s billionaires with a net worth of $3.8 billion. She’s currently Africa’s richest woman and also the world’s richest black woman.
2. Mohammed VI of Morocco – Net Worth: $2.5 Billion
Mohammed VI is the current King of Morocco and has been in power for 15 years. He is also the country’s leading businessman. He is worth more than $2.5 billion.
Worth: $600 Million
Teodoro Obiang is the President of Equatorial Guinea and has been in power for 34 years. He came to power in August 1979 by ousting his uncle Francisco Macias Nguema in a military coup. This President and his family literally own the economy, his personal fortune exceeds $600 million.
4. Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya – Net Worth: $500 Million
Uhuru Kenyatta is the President of Kenya and the son of Kenya’s first President, Jomo Kenyatta. Most of his wealth comes from property. With his family, the president owns stakes in Kenya’s largest dairy company Brookside Dairies, media company Mediamax, Heritage Hotels, Commercial Bank of Africa and hundreds of thousands of prime Kenyan land. He is regarded as man of the people due to his sociability.
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