Hassanal Bolkiah is the ruler of Brunei, where he has appointed as the 29th Sultan and as the prime minister. Hassanal was born on the 15th of July 1946 in Seri Begawan, based in Brunei.
He was born with the title of the crowned prince as his father announced the legacy even before his birth. From Kuala Lumpur School, he completed his primary school studies, and then on a scholarship basis, he went to the United Kingdom for Royal Military Academy by the end of 1967.
Sultan of Brunei Biography and Net Worth
|Full Name Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah|
|Birth Date July 15, 1946|
|Age 76 Years Old (as of 2022)|
|Birthplace Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei|
|Profession Sultan of Brunei|
|Wife Pengiran Anak Saleha|
|Net Worth $30 Billion|
Hassanal’s father is the son of the 28th of Sultan of Brunei, who ruled there for 20 years known as Sultan Sir Haji Omar Ali Saifuddin.
When Hassanal was only 15, his father, Sultan Haji died due to an accident, and the throne was transferred to crowned prince Hassanal in 1967. Brunei is the smallest sultanate located on an island but was a huge responsibility for a 15-year-old.
Brunei has the best oil resources, and by their exports, they earn billions of dollars every year. Hassanal started working as the Sultan of Brunei in 1968, but that was not satisfying him as he wanted to take charge of imports and exports of the country, including finance and foreign ministries.
Then after the coordination with Queen Elizabeth II, he participated in the five-year elections plan and became the Prime Minister of the Island with massive votes and democratic rules.
Lately, Sultan has been the richest businessman and politician while holding the Supreme positions of Defence and Armed Forces.
Who is Sultan of Brunei’s Wife/Girlfriend?
Sultan married Pengiran Anak Saleha in 1976, to whom he is still married, but then along with that marriage, Sultan got married twice to Mariam Abdul Aziz and Azrinaz Mazhar but divorced both of them simultaneously.
But, Pengiran has been his constant for the last 45 years and has 11 children with her.
The net worth of Sultan of Brunei
Sultan of Brunei has several restaurants and hotels chain in the United States and European countries, such as The Beverly Hills, The Dorchester, Hotel Bel-Air, and many more.
As of August 2022, the estimated net worth of the Sultan of Brunei is $30 billion.
After he graduated from United Kingdom Royal Academy, he was given Air Marshal Chief post in his honor. And Later, he was awarded 3 National Awards by Brunie, the State of Honor by Queen Elizabeth, and the Britannia Awards.
Hassanal Bolkiah, aka Sultan of Brunei, has ruled for the longest time span, and his reign period is still going on and has broken down the Queen Elizabeth record. His control and power have left an astonishing thought on history.
|Height: 5’ 8” (in feet)|
|Weight: 72 (in Kg)|
|Figure measurements: 42-39-14 inches|
|Eye color: Brown|
|Hair color: Black|