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Top 10 Richest Politicians in Malaysia 2017

Being the richest politician doesn’t necessarily equate him/her as a corrupt official, but it’s a good tool to see the movement of their wealth. But who’s the richest of them all? Checking this list would surprise you to discover the richest politicians in the country.

These are the Top 10 Richest Politicians in Malaysia 2017

10. Jeff Ooi – Net worth : $ 4 million

Jeff Ooi is the Malaysian politician and by profession he is the information technology consultant, photographer and an ex-blogger. He was first entered in to politics in 2006 and the current member of the Malaysian parliament from the DAP and was elected in the 2008 Malaysian general elections.

Jeff Ooi estimated net worth is US $ 4 million and he is ranked in the last at 10th position in the list of top 10 richest politician of Malaysia.

9. Jamaluddin Jarjis – Net worth : $ 5.6 million

Jamaluddin Jarjis was the Malaysian politician and the Malaysian special diplomat to the United States. He was the minister of science and technology and also the chairman of the Malaysian people housing.

He was also elected as the member of the UMNO supreme council in 2000 and the member of the parliament since 1990 until his death. He was killed in 2015 including the Tan Huat and the Azlin Alias who is the private secretary of PM office. Jamaluddin Jarjis has left the US $ 5.6 million for his family.

8. Fong Kuan – Net worth : $ 7.5 million

Fong Kuan is the Malaysian women politician and politically affiliated with the democratic action party and able to speak in English, Chinese and also in Malay.

She was first participated in the 1999 general elections of Malaysia and won the seat in the lower house of the Malaysian parliament and becomes the youngest member of the Malaysian parliament. Fong Kuan estimated net worth is US $ 7.5 million and she is ranked at No. 8 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Malaysia.

7. Chong Eng Net worth : $ 8.5 million

Chong Eng is the Malaysian richest politician and politically associated with the DAP and ranked at No. 7 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Malaysia with an estimated net worth of US $ 8.5 million. She was served as the member of the parliament from 1999 to 2013 from the Penang state Bukit Mertajam.

She is also the deputy head of the women’s parliamentary group and also the member of the standing order commission. She is also the general secretary of the party’s central executive committee and chairperson the DAP women wing.

6. Betty Chew Net worth : $ 10 million

Betty Chew is the Malaysian-Chinese politician and politically affiliated with the DAP and the chief of the Malacce DAP women’s wing and also represents the Kota Laksamana constituency in the Malacca state assembly.

She is married to Yab Tuan who is the current CM of the Penang State and her father-in-law if opposition leader in the previous Malaysian parliament. Betty Chew estimated net worth is US $ 10 million and she is first women politician of Malaysia who ranked at sixth place in the list of top 10 richest politician of Malaysia.

5. Badruddin Amiruldin Net worth : $ 14 million

Badruddin Amiruldin is the Malaysian politician and is the deputy chairman of the UMNO which is the leading political party of the country. He was the member of the Malaysian parliament lower house until 2008 when he was defeated in the general election from the constituency of Kedah.

Badruddin Amiruldin estimated net worth is US $ 14 million and he is ranked at No. 5 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Malaysia.

4. Anwar Ibrahim Net worth : $ 16 million

Anwar Ibrahim is the Malaysian politician and the founder of the People Justice Party which is the second leading figure in the Malaysian democracy. He also served as the Deputy PM of the Malaysian form 1993 to 1998 along with the finance minister of the state when he was the member of the UMNO party.

He was removed by the PM Mahathir Mohammad form his post and send him to jail for the corruption charges. He was released in 2004 and established the new political party. Anwar Ibrahim estimated net worth is US $ 16 million and ranked at No. 4 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Malaysia.

3. Ahmad Shabery – Net worth : $ 17.5 million

Ahmad Shabery is the Malaysian politician and the agriculture and agro industry minister in the coalition government of Barisan Nasional and holds the seat of Parliament as the member of the Kemaman.

He is also politically affiliated with the UMNO and in 2009 he was elected as the supreme council chairman of the UMNO. Ahmed Shabery estimated net worth is US $ 17.5 million and he is ranked at No. 3 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Malaysia.

2. Adnan Yaakob – Net worth : $ 19 million

Adnan Yaakob is the most well know Malaysian politician and also the current Menteri Besar of Pahang. He gets enrolled in the Islamic university of Malaysia to study law but he cannot complete his studied and full time entered into politics.

He was first contested in the Legislative Assembly of Pahang State and wins the seat in the general election of 1986 and he was also elected as the chief of the UMNO division of Bentong in 1987.

Adnan Yakoob estimated net worth is US $ 19 million and he is ranked at No. 2 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Malaysia.

1. Abdullah Badawi – Net worth : $ 20 million

Abdullah Badawi is the Malaysian politician and the former prime minister of Malaysian and served for 6 years from 2003 to 2009. He was the president of the UNMO which is the largest political party of Malaysia.

He has made some amazing contribution in the development of human capital and has been referred as the father of the human capital development in Malaysia. He was also served as the deputy prime minister of Malaysia from 1999 to 2003 with the PM Mahathir Mohammad.

Abdullah Badawi is the richest politician and ranked at first in the list of top 10 richest politician of Malaysia with an estimated net worth of US $ 20 million.

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Updated: September 21, 2017 — 4:32 pm
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