Highest paid Political leaders in the world 2015-16 Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore on top of top 10 list. World Top most richest highest paid leaders from the World list with net worth, earning details here. Political leaders are at the helm of affairs are responsible for the general well being of the country. They leaders carry immense responsibility on their shoulders. Some political leaders are not only powerful but also rich. They should be dedicated to serve the society. Today’s African Political make plenty of money in a continent where many live below $2 per day. Their job enough of stress.
Now we discuss the Top 10 highest paid Politics from the World:
- Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore – $1,700,000
Singapore Prime Minister was born on February 1952 at Singapore. Lee Hsien served as the Minister for Trade and Industry Minister for Finance and Deputy Prime Minister Before becoming Prime Minister in 2014. He takes home $1,700,000 every year. He earned $2,856,930 per year.
- CY Leung, Chief Executive of Hong Kong – $530,000
Cy Leung was born on August 12, 1954 at Hong Kong China. He is the third and incumbent Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. His annual salary is nearly 12 times that of an average citizen of the Hong Kong at $530,000. He earns $19,000 per annum just 10,000 Yuan per month.
- Barack Obama, President of United States – $400,000
Barack Obama was born on August 4, 1961 at Honolulu Hawaii, United States. He is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. He is the head of government and he is the head of state. His annual salary is $400,000.
- Tony Abbott, Prime Minister of Australia – $345,000
Tony Abbott was born on November 4, 1957 London, United Kingdom. He was the 28th Prime Minister of Australia from 18 September 2013 to 15 September 2015. From 2009 to 2015 tony was Leader of the Liberal Party. His currently annual salary is $1,190,000. He is a 51 percent salary cut in 2012.
- Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland – $340,000
Michael D was born on April 18, 1941 at Limerick. He is the 9th and current President of Ireland. Sabina Coyne his wife is an actress. His annual salary is $340,000 he requested after taking office that his salary be reduced by 23.5 percent from.
- Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of Luxembourg – $340,000
Xavier Bettel was born on March 3, 1973 at Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. He is a Luxembourgish politician and lawyer serving as Prime Minister of Luxembourg since 4 December 2013. Bettel was elected to Luxembourg City’s communal council in the 1999 communal elections. His annual income is $340,000.
- Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada – $296,400
Stephen Harper was born on April 30, 1959 at Toronto, Canada. He is a Canadian politician and he is the 22nd and current Prime Minister of Canada and the Leader of the Conservative Party. He became prime minister in 2006. He is seven on the list with a salary of US$296,400 yearly.
- John Key, Prime Minister of New Zealand – $290,000
John Key was born on August 9, 1961 at Auckland, New Zealand. He is the 38th Prime Minister of New Zealand in office since 2008. His annual salary is $290,000. New Zealand citizen it is around 10 times the salary of an average.
- Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany – $283,608
Angela Merkel was born on July 17, 1954 at Hamburg, Germany. She is a German politician and former research scientist who has been the Chancellor of Germany since 2005. She pulls in an annual salary of $283,608.
- Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa – $272,000
Jacob Zuma was born on April 12, 1942 Nkandla KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. In the 2009 general election he is the President of South Africa elected by parliament following his party’s victory. His annual salary is $272,280. Jacob is currently the highest-earning president in Africa.