We often hear that civil servants should be simple folk and dedicated to the service of their people above all else. Suffice it to say, there are some world leaders who seem to have been very dedicated to their bank accounts and nothing else. Love ’em or hate ’em, some of the following 10 leaders just know how to handle their money.
Nursultan Nazarbayev, $1 billion
This president of the former Soviet republic of Kazakhstan is enjoying a wild ride on the wealth of this country, rich in oil, metals, and minerals as well as prime soil for agriculture. Having been accused constantly of corruption, Nazarbayev won another term in office in the spring of 2015 and there seems to be no end in sight to his “rule.” If he ever does get ousted, we’re sure he has plenty of cash stashed somewhere.
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