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Top 10 Richest Politician of Lebanon 2018

Last Update May 22, 2018

1. Najib Mikati

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Najib Mikati is the Lebanese richest person and the politician and served as the Prime Minister of Lebanon twice. First he served as the Prime Minister in the caretaker government from Apr 2005 to June 2005. He was also nominated in the parliamentary consultation to serve as the Prime Minister and he gains the majority of the votes and holds the Prime Minister office from June 2011 to March 2013. He is also a businessman and established the telecommunication firm “Investcom” in 1982 with his brother Taha Mikati. Najib Mikati estimated net worth is US $ 3.3 billion and he is ranked at first in the list of top 10 richest politician of Lebanon.

2. Issam Fares

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Issam Fares is the most prominent Lebanese businessman and politician. He also served as the member of the Lebanese Parliament and the former Deputy Prime Minister of the Lebanon. At the age of seventeen he left his home and find the job as the clerk in the food serving firm in 1954 in Qatar. Just after two years he leading the Abela Group finances which managing its operation in Kuwait, Iran, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. Issam Fares estimated net worth is US $ 2.3 billion and he is ranked at second in the list of top 10 richest politician of Lebanon.

3. Saad Hariri

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Saad Hariri is the Lebanese billionaire and politician and the ex- Prime Minister of Lebanon. His father Rafik Hariri is also the former Prime Minister of Lebanon and was assassinated in 2005. He is the leader of the Movement of Future party since 2005. Before entering into politics he served as the chairman of the Oger Telecom which has interest in the Middle East and in Africa. He was also the chairman of the Omnia Holdings and the member of the Oger International board. Saad Hariri estimated net worth is US $ 1.5 billion and he is ranked at third in the list of top 10 richest politician of Lebanon.

4. Michel Aoun

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Michel Aoun is the Lebanese politician and the ex-Army Commander of Lebanon. He is also the founder of the Free Patriotic Movement and he served as the president for 10 years from 2005 to 2015. He also served as the Prime Minister of Lebanon at the end of the Lebanon civil war from 1988 to 1990. He escaped to the French Embassy in Beirut and later he moves to the France. He returned back to the Lebanon in 2005 after the Syrian troops are withdrawal from the country. Michel Aoun estimated net worth is US $ 90 million and he is ranked at No. 4 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Lebanon.

5. Walid Jumblatt

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Walid Jumblatt is the Lebanese politician and the leader and chairman of the Progressive Socialist Party which is founded by his late father Kamal Jumblatt. He started his professional career as the reporter in Beirut for An Nahar. The BBC describe him as the leader of the Lebanon mainly powerful Cruze people and the inheritor of the political leftist dynasty based party the Progressive Socialist Party. Walid Jumblatt estimated net worth is US $ 83 million and he is ranked at No. 5 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Lebanon.

6. Nabih Berri

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Nabih Berri is the Lebanon politician and the speaker of the Lebanon’s Parliament and the leader of the Amal Movement. He start his political career as the student and was elected as the president of the Lebanese students National Union and actively participated in the political and student affairs conferences. He becomes lawyer in his early career and serve as the lawyer in the Court of Appeals and he also work as the lawyer for several companies in 1970. Nabih Berri estimated net worth is US $ 78 million and he is ranked at No. 7 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Lebanon.

7. Tammam Salam

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Tammam Salam is the Lebanese politician and since February 2014 he has been the Prime Minister of Lebanon and since May 2014 he also serving as the acting President of the Lebanon. He also served as the Minister of Culture in the previous government of Lebanon from 2008 to 2009. He start his career ahs the businessman after completing his graduation and later he entered into politics in 1970s and established the political party as the Pioneers of Reform Movement in 1973. Tammam Salam estimated net worth is US $ 71 million and he is ranked at No. 7 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Lebanon.

8. Suleiman Frangieh Jr.

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Suleiman Frangieh is the politician and the member of the Parliament for the seat of Maronite Zgharta-Zawyie from the North Lebanon. He is also the current leader of the Marada Movement. His military career starts at the age of 17 and he became the leader of Marada Brigades. He first become the member of the parliament in 1991 as the most youngest MP of the country and continuously elected for 3 successive terms in 1992, 1996 and in 2000. Suleiman Frangieh estimated net worth is US $ 65 million and he is ranked at No. 8 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Lebanon.

9. Amine Gemayel

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Amine Gemayel is the Lebanese politician and served as the President of the Lebanon for six years from 1982 to 1988. He is the current leader of the Kataeb Party. He starts his career after completing his graduation and start practicing as an attorney in 1965. Amine Gemayel estimated net worth is US $ 58 million and he is ranked at No. 9 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Lebanon.

10. Michel Suleiman

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Michel Suleiman is the Lebanese politician and was served as the President of the Lebanon for 7 years from 2008 to 2014. He also served as the Chief Commander of the Lebanese Armed forces before he becomes the president of the Lebanon. Michel Suleiman estimated net worth is US $ 49 million and he is ranked at No.10 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Lebanon.

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