2) Mohammed VI of Morocco – Net Worth: $2.1 Billion
Country: Morocco, Years in Power: 15
Mohammed VI is the current King of Morocco. He is also the country’s leading businessman. He is worth more than $2.5 billion, according to Forbes. The King ascended to the throne following his father’s death in 1999 and he immediately set about improving upon his appalling human rights record and alleviating poverty.
1) Jose Eduardo dos Santos – Net Worth: $20 Billion
Country: Angola, Years in Power: 34
Jose Eduardo dos Santos is the President of Angola. He has held on to this post since 1979. His personal estimated wealth exceeds $20 billion, according to Cabinda Online.
While around 70 percent of Angolans live on less than two dollars a day. His daughter, Isabel dos Santos is among Forbes’ African billionaires with a net worth of $3.8 billion. She’s currently Africa’s richest woman and also the world’s richest black woman.
Please note that this list was compiled based on information from Forbes.com, ForeignPolicy.com, CelebrityNetWorth.com and Cabinda.net.