#5 – Sebastián Piñera
Sebastián Piñera was the Chilean President from 2010 to 2014 who had total assets of $2.4 billion. Serving as the 35th President of Chile, Piñera was also the sole possessor of Chilevision, a Chilean telecom organization. Piñera was born in Santiago, Chile on December 1, 1949. Growing up, Piñera lived in Belgium and New York City before returning to his come country in 1955. He graduated in 1971 from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile where he was the best pupil in his class. He also graduated with a M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University. He became a Professor at the University of Chile among different schools, teaching economics, before becoming a businessman and prior to his political career.