Idriss Déby Net Worth
Idriss Deby Net Worth: Idriss Deby is a Chadian politician who has a net worth of $50 million. General Idriss Deby Itno was born in Fada, French Equatorial Africa in 1952. He has been the President of Chad since 1990 and is the head of the Patriotic Salvation Movement. He is part of the Bidyat clan of the Zaghawa ethnic group. Deby gained power after a rebellion against President Hissene Habre in 1990 and he has survived rebellion attempts himself. He received a professional pilot certificate after attending the Officers' School in N'Djamena. He became commander-in-chief of the army under Habre in 1983. He later became chief military advisor to the Presidency. In 1989 a rift took place between Deby and Habre and Habre accused Idriss of planning a coup d'état. The Patriotic Salvation Movement started as an insurgent group and was supported by Sudan and Libya. Deby won elections in 1996 and 2001. Term limits were eliminated and he won again in 2006 and 2011. He made international headlines in 2006 saying that Chevron and Petronas were not paying taxes totaling nearly $500 million. Chad was named the world's most corrupt nation by Forbes magazine in 2006. Idriss has been married several times and married Hinda in 2005. He has had at least a dozen children. His son Brahim was found dead in 2007 from being asphyxiated by white powder from a fire extinguisher.