We all know that the Sultans are famous for their royalty and extravagant lifestyle. However, can you imagine the lifestyle of the wealthiest sultan in the world? We are talking about Hassanal Bolkiah who is the Sultan of Brunei Darussalam. The eldest son of Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien III and Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Damit, he succeeded to the throne as the Sultan of Brunei.
The Richest Sultan- Hassanal Bolkiah
The Sultan has been ranked among the wealthiest individuals in the world; Forbes estimated the Sultan’s total peak net worth at US$20 billion in 2008. Following the death of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej in 2016, the Sultan is the wealthiest monarch in the world.
A Huge Collection Of Cars
Talking about the wealth of the Sultan, he got 7000 cars including 600 Rolls Royce, 300 Ferrari, 134 Koenigsegg, 11 Mclaren, 6 Porsche and several Jaguars.
A Private Plane Made Up Of Gold
Furthermore, he also got a private plane which is made up of gold. The prime sources of income for the richest sultan are Oil and natural gases. Back in 1980, the sultan was the richest man in the world. However, he got outmatched by American Businessman, Bill Gates back in 1990.
Hassanal Bolkiah lives in a gigantic palace which is spread over the area of 2 Lakh square feet. The palace was built in 1984 and it encompasses 1788 rooms. Furthermore, there are 257 bathrooms and 110 garages for the cars. Moreover, the dome of the palace is made up of 22-carat gold. All in all, even the horses are kept in the air-conditioned place. Pursuing this further, the five swimming pools added to the allure of the palace.
The luxurious lifestyle of the sultan can make the richest people in the world look poor. What do you say? Share your thoughts in the comments.
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