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Wednesday January 23rd 2019

World’s Richest and Best Paid

The richest royals:

1.     King Bhumibol Adulyade of Thailand
2.     Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates
3.     King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia
4.     Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei
5.     Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai
6.     Prince Hans-Adam II von und zu Liechtenstein of Liechtenstein
7.     Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani of Qatar
8.     King Mohammed IV of Morocco
9.     Prince Albert II of Monaco
10.  Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman


Below is a list of the 10 highest-paid CEOs at S&P 500 companies for 2007.


 1.    Larry Ellison, Oracle Corp., $84.6 million
2.    John Thain, Merrill Lynch & Co., $83.1 million
3.    Leslie Moonves, CBS Corp., $67.6 million
4.    Richard Adkerson, Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc., $65.3 million
5.    Bob Simpson, XTO Energy Inc., $56.6 million
6.    Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., $54.0 million
7.    Kenneth Chenault, American Express Co., $51.7 million
8.    Eugene Isenberg, Nabors Industries Ltd., $44.6 million
9.    John Mack, Morgan Stanley, $41.7 million

10.  Glenn Murphy,  Gap Inc., $39.1 million



The TOP 30 highest paid politicians in the World are all from Singapore !!

1.    Elected President SR Nathan РS$3.9 million.
2.    Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong РS$3.8 million.
3.    Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew РS$3.5 million.
4.    Senior Minister Goh Chok Thong РS$3.5 million.
5.    Senior Minister Prof Jayakumar РS$3.2 million.
6.    DPM & Home Affairs Minister Wong Kan Seng РS$2.9 million.
7.    DPM & Defence Minister Teo Chee Hean Р$2.9 million
8.    Foreign Affairs Minister George Yeo РS$2.8 million.
9.    National Development Minister Mah Bow Tan РS$2.7 million.
10.  PMO Miniser Lim Boon Heng РS$2.7 million.
11.  Trade and Industry Minister Lim Hng Kiang РS$2.7 million.

12.  PMO Minister Lim Swee Say РS$2.6 million.
13.  Environment Minister & Muslim Affairs Minister Dr Yaccob Ibrahim РS$2.6 million.
14.  Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan РS$2.6 million.
15.  Finance Minister S Tharman РS$2.6 million.
16.  Education Minister & 2nd Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen РS$2.6 million.
17.  Community Development Youth and Sports Minister РDr Vivian Balakrishnan РS$2.5 million.
18.  Transport Minister & 2nd Minister for Foreign Affairs Raymond Lim Siang Kiat РS$2.5 million.
19.  Law Minister & 2nd Minister for Home Affairs K Shanmugam РS$2.4 million.
20.  Manpower Minister Gan Kim Yong РS$2.2 million.
21.  PMO Minister Lim Hwee Hwa РS$2.2 million
22.  Acting ICA Minister РLui Tuck Yew РS$2.0 million.
23 to 30 = Senior Ministers of State and Ministers of State – each getting between S$1.8 million to S$1.5 million.

US President’s Salary?

Effective January 1, 2001, the annual salary of the president of the United States was increased to $400,000 per year, including a $50,000 expense allowance.


1. ¬† The above pay scale of Singapore’s ministers does not include MP allowances, pensions and other sources of income such as Directorship, Chairmnship,¬†¬†¬†Advisory, Consultancy, etc to Gov-linked and gov-related organisations or foreign MNCs such as Citigroup, etc.

2.   Though it is based on an estimate, the data cannot be far off the official salary scales.



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