Facts about Sultan of Brunei

Here is the man, the Sultan of Brunei whose net worth and cars collection would leave you awestruck but apart from these some of the most amazing and astounding facts about him are also there that would shock and surprise you both at the same time. Let’s take a look at them:

Sultan of Brunei

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#1. With the real name as Sultan Hazi Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, he becomes the ultimate Sultan of Brunei just at an age of 21. Born on 15th July 1946 he is the eldest son of his parents.

#2. With the net worth of $20 billion, he was declared as the wealthiest individual in the world in the 80s by the Forbes. He is married thrice, divorced twice and has 12 children.

#3. He holds the privilege of being first Prime Minister of Brunei. Apart from this, he also holds the position of Minister of Defense, Commander In Chief, Minister of Finance, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade and many other important political positions of the country.

#4. He has got the biggest cars collection in the world. He owns 452 Ferraris, 134 Koenigeggs, 209 BMWs, 179 Jaguars, 11 Aston Martin, 11 McLaren F1s and 21 Lamborghinis including Diablo jota. You name them and he possesses them. For such a huge car collection, he has got the biggest car garage in the world.  Apart from these, he has got 600 Rolls Royals which is coated with 24 carat gold.

#5. His palace is the world’s largest living palace build in 49 acres of land. The lavish mansion comprises 1788 rooms and 257 bathrooms with the floor area of 2 million square feet.

#6. Apart from his palace he owns the most expensive real estate properties in Las Vegas which estimate about 38 million.

#7. He is not only the fanciest and wealthy sultan of the time but is also most educated one. He holds the degree of doctorate in fourteen fields.

#8. He has made Brunei tax free. The citizens of the country did not have to pay any tax to the government. Sultan has also made the medical charge of children, police, disables and the members of Brunei Armed Forces free of cost.

#9. He earns approximately $100 every second by his oil refineries and all his investment. This estimates that he earn around $2 million every year.

#10.  His customized private jet gained enough appreciation from all over the world when he gold plated it and increase its worth million times. His jet plane is the third most expensive private jet plane in the world. He bought it for $100 million but after gold plating it the price shook to $220 million. With gold details inside the plane in most of the parts, he customized his private jet into one lavish mansion. It has a living room, a bed room and a bathroom all of which are decorated with pure gold and crystals. He himself is a pilot and flies his own jet.

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