Last Update May 22, 2018
1. Ali Khamenei
Sayyed Ali Hosseini Khamenei is the Muslim cleric and the second and current Supreme Leader of Iran. He is being elected by the Assembly of Experts as the new Supreme Leader of Iran in 1989 at the age of 49 after the death of Ruhollah Khomeini who is the leader of Iranian Revolution. Ali Khamenei has also served as the President of Iran from 1981 to 1989. He is also been ranked 21st, 23rd and 19th in the list of Most Powerful People of the World respectively in 2012, 2013, 2014. Ali Khamenei controls the financial empire which is worth of US $ 95 billion which is far greater than the accumulated wealth of late shah.
2. Akbar Hashemi Rafasanjani
Akbar Hashemi is the Iranian influential politician and writer who served as the 4th President of Iran from 1989 to 1997. He was also been elected as the head of the Assembly of Experts in 2007 and served until 2011 when he withdraw himself from the nomination of post again. He is also the current chairman of the Expediency Discernment Council of Iran. Akbar Hashemi estimated net worth is US $ 1.2 billion and he is ranked at second in the list of top 10 richest politician of Iran.
3. Mohammad Ali Taskhiri
Mohammad Ali Tashkhiri is the Iranian politician, diplomat and cleric. He was served as the Iranian representative of the Organization of Islamic Conference and promoting the Iranian interest during the 1980 when the Iran-Iraq War is on height. He always played a significant role for the government of Iran and it even rise more after the invasion of Iraq in 203. He is also the one of the “Amman Message” Ulama signatories which gives the wide foundation of defining the Muslim orthodoxy. Mohammad Ali Taskhiri estimated net worth is US $ 90 million and he is ranked third in the list of top 10 richest politician of Iran.
4. Mohammad Khatami
Mohammad Khatami is the Shia theologian, Iranian scholar and the reformist politician. He also served as the 5th President of Iran from 1997 to 2005 and previously he also served as the Minister of Culture from 1982 to 1992. As the president he strongly advocates the freedom of expression, constructive diplomat relations with the neighbor states and the other countries both in Asian and Europe. During his presidency his focus was in the development of civil society, economic reforms and supports the foreign investment and free market. Mohammad Khatami estimated net worth is US $ 84 million and he is ranked at No. 4 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Iran.
5. Ali Larijani
Ali Larijani is the Iranian politician, philosopher and the current chairman of the Iranian Parliament. He was also appointed as the Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council by the President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for the duration of 2 years from 2005 to 2007. He is also the former commander of the Revolutionary Guards. He also served as the deputy minister of labor and social affairs under the Mir-Hossein Mousavi. Ali Larijani estimated net worth is US $ 70 million and he is ranked at No. 5 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Iran.
6. Mir Hossein Mousavi
Mir Hossein Mousavi is the Iranian artist, architect and the reformist politician who served as the last Prime Minister of Iran from 1981 to 1989. In the 2009 Presidential election, he was the reformist candidate and the leader of the opposition in the post-election conflict. He was the president of the Iranian Academy of Arts and served until 2009 when he was removed by the Conservative authorities. Mir Hossein estimated net worth is US $ 58 million and he is ranked at No. 6 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Iran.
7. Mohammad Hossein Adeli
Mohammad Hossein Adeli is the Iranian diplomat, economist, academic and a politician. Currently he is serving as the Secretary General of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum for his second term. He is also the founder of the Ravand Institute and was also served as the chairman of the Amin Investment Bank which is the Iranian first investment bank. He also has been appointed as the Iranian Ambassador to the Japan where he played an important role to revitalizing the business/political relationship between two countries. Mohammad Hossein estimated net worth is US $ 43 million and he is ranked at No. 7 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Iran.
8. Mohammad Javad Zarif
Mohammad Javad Zarif is the Iranian politician, academic writher, diplomat and the current foreign minister of Iran. He has been holding the various cabinet and diplomat post since 1990s. He is also an academic and the visiting professor at the University of Tehran and the School of International Relations where he teaching the international organization and diplomacy. Javad Zarif was the Permanent Representative of to the United Nations from Iran for the duration of 2002 to 2007. His estimated net worth is US $ 32 million and he is ranked at No. 8 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Iran.
9. Ahmed Bourghani
Ahmed Bourghani is the Iranian influential reformist politician, writher, notable journalist and the political analyst. He served as the deputy minister of culture in the cabinet of President Mohammad Khatami. He is also the member of the Iranian parliament and was the head of the IRNA in the United Nations. Ahmed Bourghani estimated net worth is US $ 19 million and he is ranked at No. 9 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Iran.
10. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is the Iranian politician and he served as the 6th President of Iran from 2005 to 2013. He was the political leader of Alliance of Builders of Islamic Iran which is the conservative political groups of the country. He is an engineer and a teacher from the poor background and after the Iranian Revolution he joined the Office for Strengthening Unity. He was appointed as the provincial governor but he was removed and then he was elected as the mayor of Tehran in 2003. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad estimated net worth is US $ 5 million and he is ranked at No. 10 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Iran.