Often when we are told about richest people in the world. Then we think of Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg and other billionaires focused by mainstream media because they are on the forb’s list of richest people but does not include the people who earn with unsavory ways such as Dictatorship, Drug business etc. There are some billionaires who might not appear on Forbs list but they are still wealthier than Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos? What if the real richest man in the world has hidden his wealth. Most of the people on this list have hidden away their wealth. The wealth of these people is stored in obscure banks and most of their wealth is invested into different companies. Billionaires on this list try to fly under the radar.
10. Dawood Ibrahim
Dawood Ibrahim is a crime lord of India. He runs organized crime syndicate called D company. He is one of the world most wanted criminal and is facing charges of Terrorism, Murder, Drug trafficking and assassination. Due to his illegal business, he collected a huge amount of wealth.
His net worth is estimated to be $6.7 billion.
9. Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan is the president of UAE. He has been serving as the United Arab Emirates president since 1971. He is the person who opened the country to the west. UAE has become center of business and the president of UAE has gained much from the booming business. The net worth of Al Nahayan is increasing with business of UAE.
His Net worth is estimated to be $15 Billion.
8. Zain al Abideen
Zain al Abideen is the former is a politician and former president of Tunisia who fell from power in 2011 due to Arab spring but before he could be overthrown from power. He collected quite a bit of wealth. Although much of his wealth had found a way back to citizens. He remains a billionaire.
His net worth is estimated to be $17 Billion.
7. Hassanal Bolkiah
Hassanal Bolkiah is the Sultan of Brunei and he is the person who owns the world largest residence with 1800 bedroom. He also owns a fleet of 600 Rolls Royce car and a Private jet which interiors are made entirely of gold. Most of his wealth comes from the money generated by his country oil and gas development and sales.
Bolkiah net worth is estimated to be $20 billion.
6. Ali Abdullah Saleh
Abdullah Saleh is the former president of Yemen. Who rose to power after the former president was assassinated. He was president of Yemen for thirty years. During the Arab spring, he was removed from power like other middle eastern rulers. Before he could be removed from power, he was able to collect a large amount of fortune.
His net worth is estimated to be $30 billion to $62 billion or even more.
5. Hosni Mubarak
Hosni Mubarak is the former president of Egypt. He was president of Egypt for three decades before he was overthrown from power during Arab spring in 2011. During his time as a president of Egypt, he accumulated quite a bit of wealth. Hosni Mubarak might be much wealthier than even his known hidden assets
His net worth is estimated to be$70 billion, however, some sources suggest that might be over $700 Billion.
4. Bashar al-Assad
Bashar al-Assad is the ongoing ruler of Syria who has used Syria as piggy bank to collect his wealth. He is also the reason for Syrian crises. Although officially his wealth is estimated to be $1.5 billion. It is suspected that he had hidden his wealth all over the world.
His theorized wealth is $120 billion.
3. Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin has served as both Prime minister and President of Russia. He is also current President of Russia. Putin has accumulated his wealth by pilling up money from his country and stashing it all over the world. He had a group of people who work for him as a collector and they forcefully make people sign a contract for Putin’s benefit. According to an estimate, Putin is the richest person alive.
His net worth is estimated to be $200 billion.
Rothschild is considered one of the richest family on earth. Some of this family member had appeared on Forbs list of the billionaire but many aren’t. The family fortune is divided into number of ways when you add all that up it makes quite a bit of fortune
The estimated net worth of this family ranges from 400 Billion to 2 Trillion.
1. House of Saud
Saud family is considered the richest family in the world. Most of the Saud family wealth comes from oil extraction, which has also helped the country to gain a footing in the international community. Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud is the current king of Saudi Arabia and his personal wealth worth more than a billion. Like the Rothschild, the family wealth is spread far and wide.
Their estimated fortune is 1.4 Trillion.