The top 10 Wealthiest Politicians in Singapore

Over the years, more and more politicians have made a good name for themselves due to their hard working and it has helped increase their total wealth. It does not matter how they attained their status of being rich or wealthy, be it through inheritance or working for it.

Here is a brief overview of the wealthiest politician in Singapore 2017;

10. George Yeo

Net worth:$19 million

George Yeo is the politician from Singapore and the current Chancellor of the Nalanda University and the also the member of the Governing Board of the Nalanda University. He is also the member of the PAP and served as the Minister of Information and Arts, Minister of Trade and Industry, Minister of Health, Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1991 to 2011. George Yeo estimated net worth is US $19 million and he is ranked at number 10 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Singapore.

9. Charles Chong

Net worth:$23 million

Charles Chong is the politician from Singapore and the current member of the governing PAP and the member of the parliament and serving as the Deputy Speaker of the Singapore Parliament. Previously he also had been served as the chairman of the NPCC which governs the National Civil Defense and the Cadet Corps. Charles Chong estimated net worth is US $21 million and he is ranked at No. 9 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Singapore.

8. Vivian Balakrishnan

Net worth:$26 million

Vivian Balakrishnan is the Singaporean politician and the current Foreign Minister of Singapore and politically affiliated with the PAP. He also holds the charge of the office of Smart Nation Programme. Previously he also had been appointed as the Minister of Environment and water resources in the Singapore cabinet, minister of youth and sports, minister of Community Development and as the minister of Communication, Information and arts. Vivian Balakrishnan estimated net worth is US $26 million and he is ranked at number 8 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Singapore.

7. Low Yen Ling

Net worth:$31 million

Low Yen Ling is the Singapore female politician. She is the current Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of the Family and Social Development since October 2013. She entered into politics in 2011 and joined the PAP governing party and became the member of the Parliament from the Bukit Gombak division. Prior to her political career, she handled the commercial account at the United Overseas Bank and Keppel Tatlee Bank from 1996 to 2000. Low Yen estimated net worth is US $ 31 million and she is ranked at number 7 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Singapore.

6. Chiam See Tong

Net worth:$37 million

Chiam See Tong is a Singaporean lawyer and politician and the longest serving opposition leader of the Singapore Parliament and represents the Potong Paisr constituency in the parliament from 1984 to 2011. He was the founding member of the SDP Singapore Democratic Party and he left the party prior to the 1997 general election and joined the SPP Singapore People’s Party. Cham See estimated net worth is US $ 37 million and he is ranked at number 6 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Singapore.

5. Grace Fu

Net worth:$49 million

Grace Fu is a Singaporean female politician and a member of the governing party PAP. She is also the current Minister of the Youth, Culture and Community. She is only the second female politician of Singapore history after Lim Hwee to hold the full status of Minister. She started her professional career as an auditor with the Overseas Union Bank from 1985 to 1988 and later she joined the Haw Par Group in 1991 where she was responsible for financial control, business development and the corporate planning. Grace Fu estimated net worth is US $49 million and she is ranked at number 5 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Singapore.

4. Goh Chok Tong

Net worth:$61.7 million

Goh Chok is  the current member of the governing People’s Action party. He also served as the second Prime Minister of the Singapore from 1990 to August 2004. He also served as the senior minister in the cabinet and also the Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

Before entering into politics, he worked as the Planning and Projects Manager in the Neptune Orient Lines which was a shipping company and quickly he become Managing Director of NOL and the company achieved the most impressive financial results under his leadership. Goh Chok estimated net worth is US $ 61.7 million and he is ranked at No. 4 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Singapore.

3. Tharman Shanmugaratnam

Net worth:$67 million

Tharman Shanmugaratnam is a member of the governing party People’s Action Party and has served as the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore since 2011. Tharman is also the current chairman of the Singapore Monetary Authority. Previously he  served as the Minister of education for 5 years from 2003 to 2008 and the Minister of Finance for 8 years from 2007 to 2015 and has been the member of the Singapore Parliament since 2001. Tharman Shanmugaratnam estimated net worth is US $ 67 million and he is ranked third in the list of top 10 richest politician of Singapore.

2. Teo Chee Hean

Net worth:$72.5 million

Teo Chee Hean is the current member of the governing People’s Action Party. He is also currently serving as the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister in-Charge of the Civil Service and the Coordinating minister of the National Security. He previously also served as the Minister of Defense, Minister of Home Affairs, Minister of Environment, Minister of Education and has been the member of the Singapore Parliament since 1992. Teo Chee estimated net worth is US $ 72.5 million and he is ranked at second in the list of top 10 richest politician of Singapore.

1. Lee Hsien Loong

Net worth:$80 million

Lee Hsien is the third and current Prime Minister of Singapore and has been incumbent the Prime Minister office since 2004. Lee Hsien is the eldest son of the former Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew. Before he became the Prime Minister of Singapore, he also served as the Minister of Finance, Minister of Trade and Industry and the Deputy Prime Minister. He is married to the Ho Ching and she is the CEO of the Temasek Holdings since 2002 and she is also listed as the 59th most powerful women of the world. Lee Hsien estimated net worth is US $80 million and he is ranked at first in the list of top 10 richest politician of Singapore.