Richest Kings in Africa. As contained in history, colonial powers established their colonies and dominated African countries for long. Although a signicant number of African nations are regarded as democratic lands, many African monarchs have persisted in maintaining their traditional supremacy.
Although the political power vested in kings is considered less formal, many African kings have devoted themselves to promoting the welfare of their people and by reason of this, they are treated with due esteem.
As to the major focus of this article, we’ve obtained the names of the Top 5 Richest Kings in Africa 2019 and based on our ndings, these kings are ranked in line with Forbes’ list of Africa’s richest kings.
Top 5 Richest Kings in Africa 2019 [ King Goodwill Zwelithini Kabhekuzulu is 2nd ]
#5, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Ashanti
Net Worth: $14 Million Country Of Origin: Ghana
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II is regarded as the traditional ruler of Ashanti, the native land of the Asantes –the largest Ghanaian ethnic group. He ascended the royal throne in 1999. As regards his notable supremacy, King Otumfuo Tutu II serves as the spiritual as well as political leader of all Asante indigenes.
On his return to Ghana in 1989, he established his own enterprise Transpomech Ghana. With his Ashanti kingdom considered a vast deposit of gold, King Osei Tutu II has managed to acquire a pile of gold royal gems as well as an enormous land expanse in Ghana. Under the inuence of his majesty as a king, Osei Tutu II is declared with the net worth of $14 million.