Sonia Gandhi 4th Richest Politician in the World: ‘Business Insider’ Reports

Monday, March 12th, 2012 | by

A comprehensive list provided by ‘Business Insider’ cites Sonia Gandhi, President of Indian National Congress as the 4th richest politician in the world. The article titled ‘Meet The 23 Richest Politicians In The World’ has taken reference from World’s Luxury Guide section of Die Welt, a German newspaper, which lists Sonia Gandhi fourth in the list, with assets of $2-19 billion.

“No one goes into politics to get rich, but politicians happen to be some of the wealthiest figures around the globe,” begins the article and proceeds to declare that Sonia Gandhi has assets worth  $2-19 billion. “Gandhi is originally from Italy. She is the widow of Rajiv Gandhi, the assassinated former prime minister. As leader of the Congress party, Gandhi played a key role in reviving the party’s fortune and power.”

The article gives a list of the richest politicians in the world, whose names are derived from local officials and US Congress members to royal heirs and foreign ministers. King of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz with an asset of $21 billion finds himself numero uno in the list. The last in the list is US Senator John Kerry, with a networth of $181-$281 million.

Savitri Jindal, another Indian figures at number 7, with networth of $13.2 billion. She is the Member of Legislative Assembly in Haryana. Residing in India, she is one of the richest Indian women and serves as a non-executive board member of OP Jindal, the steel and power conglomerate and family heirloom run by her sons.

Others in the list include Michael Bloomberg, Asif Ali Zardari, Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Wu Yajun, Silvio Berlusconi, Vladimir Putin, Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Darrell Issa, Sebastian Pinera etc.



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24 Responses to Sonia Gandhi 4th Richest Politician in the World: ‘Business Insider’ Reports

  1. LPsend52

    Sonia Gandhi’s estimated worth $2-19 billion! Vladimir Putin $180,000-40 billion!! Why such imprecision?

  2. Tehrain khan

    $2-19 billion is nothing against her real money in swiss accounts and other tax heavens… sonia gandhi must have more than $150 Billion in her assets…

  3. Sudhir

    4th Richest [$19
    billion] / unofficially:
    1st Richest [$1.8

    The total monetary worth of the Scam committed
    under Sonia’s leadership since 1992

    in India is worth more than Rs
    1,00,00,000 crores (One Crore Crores).

  4. Indian

    Where is Sharad Pawar…..

  5. Rejeesh R Rejeesh


  6. Firebird

    Too less !! What about the rest ??? It may not be accountable right ??? 

  7. Navin Venu

    sonia gandhi must have enough money to give every indian a lack each or more

  8. Manoj103gupta

    Sonia India ko loot rahi hai,IS loot me sath dene wale Manmohan,P.Chimbaram,K.(Kutta) Simbal etc

  9. Vinod 1985

    wah wah wah wah    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  10. Vinod 1985

    loot loo, loot loo (100 main sey 96 beimaan phir bhi main ra desh mahan )

  11. Anil Kumar

    (സോണിയ മൈനോ  ലോകത്തിലെ രാഷ്ട്രീയക്കാരില്‍ ഏറ്റവും വലിയ പണക്കാരില്‍4 ആം സ്ഥാനത്തു .സൗദി രാജാവും ദുബായ് രാജാവും ബ്രുനൈ സുല്‍ത്താനും സോണിയക്ക് പിന്നില്‍ ……………………?ഇത് എവിടെ നിന്നും വന്നു …?ബോഫോഴ്സ് ….. 

  12. Venu Bachwale

    off course, India is still developing country…

  13. Sanil Nair

    aray she herself dont know how much she has how the other can predict in congrass party if jagan mohan reddy has 10 lakh crore of property then wat will be abt head of the party

  14. Tk_balakrishnan

    The problem is the power of huge money is such, you keep on crying, nobody will listen you. IF something started coming up, they will get it silenced by moneypower. Finally, “you bloody Indian” and “NO ENTRY for INDIANS and DOGS ” will continue our faith.

  15. Amit Acharya

    Sonia Gandhi Biggest Richest

  16. Sayhi2kuna

    Pay 4 the poor..

  17. Akhand

    Sonia Gandhi is not even her real name. She wasn’t a Cambridge graduate (she studied and did not complete a 6-week English course) and wasn’t even an Indian citizen, until recently. A person like this is a master of identity management. So it must have been difficult to pinpoint her financial holdings. That said, her government has presided over the largest scams in India’s history – Bofors, CWG, 2G spectrum, etc. so the figure could be even higher. Interestingly, she is richer than 100 million Indians put together (if you take the above the poverty line definition of >22 rupees per day)

  18. Vicky As Micky

    hahahaha this Italian b*tch is f**kin HARD =))
    infact Indians shud be proud of bein f**k’d by her administration :D

  19. Madhukarodu

    yes this t he orginality of “Aam Admi’s LEADER”

  20. Pulock from guwahati

    the criminal mastermind of india : sonia gandhi should have been at the top most position. you have got it wrong:”Business Insider”. with her black money in tax havens she must be far ahead of the richest saudi probably by several billions. only  an indian can know how she has looted (and plundered )the country in the last few decades.

  21. Servant of Light

    First check with the website Business Insider then jump to any conclusion. Anyone can make any claim about anything.

  22. Yograj Singh

    where is sharad pawar, kalmadi, raja????karunanidhi, reddy brothers, mayawati, mulayam sing yadav, Badal famil etc……..together around 500 billion dollars, while 60% of India reels in poverty…

  23. Aam admi

    Who can factually tell to Aam aadmi how did she aquired this wealth ?

  24. sridharan

    All this wealth surely belongs to the people of India. It has to be seized.

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