Top 5 Richest Kings In Africa And Their Net Worth. CHECK IT OUT!!!

Although many of Africa’s remaining kings don’t have any significant political power, they still play a key role in fulfilling traditional and spiritual obligations in their respective monarchies. In some African countries, these traditional empires have been constitutionally recognized as state institutions.

Some African monarchs are known to live lavishly with lots of privileges, including state protection, a generous monthly salary and allowances, and a motorcade of luxury vehicles. They also hold massive fortunes which have been acquired through investments and inheritance.
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Wikipedia has compiled the list of the top 5 Africa's richest kings.According to the platform,the ranking was published by FORBES MAGAZINE in 2014.

It should be noted that the information regarding the Kings and their wealth was edited on it's website on thursday,28th May.

Morocco's King Mohammed VI placed first with a net worth of $2billion with the Asantehene also placing 5th with a net worth of about $10million .

See full list below;

5. Otumfuor Osei Tutu II, Ghana
Otumfour is a Ghanaian king who rules the Asante(Ashanti) Kingdom. He was born on 6th May 1950. Otumfuor Osei Tutu becomes the 16th king of the Asante(Ashanti) Kingdom having ascended the throne in 1989. He rules the Asante(Ashanti) kingdom  in Ghana — a place known for mining gold and it's historic culture and tradition. He is worth $10 million.

4. King Mswati III, Swaziland
Mswati is Swaziland king who is known to be too ‘dorsted’ though his people are poor. King Mswati who takes the 4th position of African richest kings was crowned as a king in of Swaziland as young as 18 and he has remained the king of the monarchical state till date. Born as a royal in April 1968 in Manzini, Mswati is worth over $ 2 million.

3.King Okunde Sijuwade, Nigeria
Unfortunately, King Okunde Sijuwade popularly known as Olubuse II passed away in 2015. Born in January 1930 Olubuse II ruled Ife — a traditional Yoruba State in Ogun State Nigeria for 35 years. He is worth over $75 million.

 2. King Fredrick Obateru Akinruta, Nigeria 
 He is the traditional ruler of the Ondo State. Obateru is known for living lavish lifestyle. He is worth $300 million. He is a business mogul who has gained feat in the oil and gas business.

  1. King Mohammed VI , Morocco:  King Mohammed VI is the king of Morocco. He was crowned in1999 after the death of his billionaire father. He is on record as the richest king in Africa and he is worth over $ 10 billion. 

1. King Mohammed VI of Morocco - $2bn (Morocco) 2. King Fredrick Obateru Akinruntan - $300m (Nigeria) 3. King Olubuse II, late Ooni of Ife - $75m (Nigeria) 4. King Mswati III, the Ngwenyama of Eswatini - $50m (Eswatini) 5. King Osei Tutu II, Asantehene of the Ashanti - $10m (Ghana) Read more:
Wikipedia has compiled a list of top 5 Africa’s richest kings. The platform reported that the ranking was published by Forbes magazine in 2014. It should be noted the information regarding the king and their wealth was edited on its website on Thursday, May 28. King Mohammed VI of Morocco led the other four kings on the list with $2billion. Nigerian King Fredrick Obateru Akinruntan, the Olugbo of the Ugbo Kingdom is second as he commands $300m. Read more:

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