Inside The Lives Of The 5 Richest Kings In Africa

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The opulent lifestyles of Africa’s five wealthiest monarchs are nothing short of astounding. King Mohammed VI of Morocco, boasting a staggering net worth of $8 billion, is a discerning investor and revels in a life of luxury, complete with extravagant yachts and private jets. On the Nigerian front, Oba Fredrick Obateru Akinruntan, hailing from Ugbo Land, commands a $300 million fortune attributed to his successful petroleum company, Obat Oil. His treasures include posh rides like Rolls Royce and Bentley.

Meanwhile, King Mswati III of Eswatini, with a personal wealth of $10 million, wields significant influence through a $10 billion trust. His astonishing car collection comprises a fleet of grandeur, featuring the likes of a $450,000 Rolls Royce Phantom, a $214,000 Bentley Flying Spur, a $156,000 BMW 760Li, and a $335,350 Rolls Royce Cullinan. With 11 wives, King Mswati pampers them with lavish gifts, not to mention his luxurious modes of travel, including a $20 million McDonnell Douglas MD-87 and a $16 million Airbus A340-300. Remarkably, he also owns 60% of Eswatini’s land, making him the continent’s largest landowner.

Meanwhile, King Misuzulu Sinqobile kaZwelithini, leader of the Zulu Nation, boasts a net worth of $20 million, presiding over a $6 million royal budget granted annually by the South African government. Lastly, Osei Tutu II, the traditional ruler of Ghana’s prosperous Ashanti Kingdom, possesses a $10 million fortune, enriched by holdings in gold, real estate, and an array of invaluable crown jewels. Prepare to be astounded as we delve into the immense wealth and opulent lifestyles of these African monarchs; their riches are simply beyond belief!

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Mandla Ndlovu

Meet Mandla Ndlovu, our Editor-in-Chief at ZimScribes Online Magazine. With a passion for storytelling and a keen eye for diverse narratives, Mandla curates and leads our team in delivering captivating and thought-provoking content that celebrates the rich tapestry of Zimbabwe's culture, people, and experiences

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