King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Net Worth
King Abdullah bin Abul Aziz Net Worth: King Abdullah bin Abul Aziz was a politician who had a net worth of $18 billion. King Abdullah reigned as the King of Saudi Arabia from 2005 until his death in 2015. King Abdullah bin Abul-Aziz also served as Saudi Arabia's regent from 1996 to 2005 and was the Commander of the National Guard for 48 years, stepping down from the post in Fall 2010.
He was born on August 1, 1924, in Riyadh. During his reign as king, he was the absolute monarch of the desert kingdom. As King he oversaw the security of Islam's holiest cities, as well as the control of 20% of the world's most valuable oil reserves. He ascended the throne of the Kingdom in August 2005 following the death of his half-brother, King Fahd.
During his reign as King he successfully led Saudi Arabia through the global recession with government spending and high oil production. He also managed to avoid losing power through the famous Arab Spring that that toppled several neighboring powers.
Abdullah lost his second heir apparent when his brother, Crown Prince Nayef, died in June 2012. Prince Nayef was replaced by another brother, Crown Prince Salman, the former governor of Riyadh, as heir apparent. Salman became King in 2015 after Abdullah's death on January 22, 2015 at the age of 90.
Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
|Net Worth:||$18 Billion|
|Date of Birth:||Aug 1, 1924 - Jan 23, 2015 (90 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)|