Brunei is a remote country tucked away in Borneo Island. It has been one of the wealthiest countries in the world for decades. The Discovery of Oil in Brunei forever changed its fortune. The discovery of Natural Gas came next which led to the creation of Brunei LNG (Liquidified Natural Gas) plant in 1973 and it is still one of the largest LNG plant in the World.
Hassanal Bolkiah is the Sultan of Brunei. He was born 15th July 1946. He is the Head of state and absolute Monarch of Brunei; He is also the Head of Government in his capacity as Prime Minister. Crude oil and natural gas Export has made him one of the world’s richest people. He is the Second wealthiest Royal in the world with an estimated net worth of $28 billon, He was once the richest Man in the world with an estimated net worth of $40 billion.
Hassanal Bolkiah has the largest private Car collection in the world consisting of approximately 7000 luxurious Cars which has an estimated value over $5 billion. He also live in a Palace of Gold named Istana Nurul Eman. The Palace has more than 1700 rooms, 257 bathrooms and 5 swimming pools. Apart from 110 Garages, there are air-conditioned stables for 200 horses. Most Travelers know Brunei for its Sultanate incredible wealth.
Sultan's parking lot
Brunei golden Palace (Istana Nurul Eman)
Brunei Mosque Entrance
Sultan's golden private Jet
If His assets continue to grow at present rates, the Sultan’s eldest Son will almost certainly become one of the World’s billionaire.
This small country"s Sultan is really wealthy. With the discovery of Oil and Natural gas that changed Brunei's fortune, do you think the Sultan's wealth will continue to grow more than it is at present? leave your Opinion in the comment section.
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