High ministerial salaries is one of the hottest topics in Singaporean kopitiam talk. The millions that entry-level ministers make a year is certainly high – but just how much can our best-paid politicians make?
Well, we’ve collated information from a few sources, and present to you, as accurately as possible*, the top 10 richest politicians in Singapore – 2018.
10. George Yeo – Net Worth: S$28.6 million
Well, technically he isn’t a Singaporean politician anymore, after losing to Worker’s Party Low Thia Khiang Aljunied GRC in the 2011 General Election.
However, he did serve as a Member of Parliament from 3 September 1988 to 7 May 2011, and as our Minister for Foreign Affairs for almost 7 years.
Since resigning from politics, Yeo had a stint at Nalanda University from 2011 to 2016 as a chancellor and member of governing board.
He is currently the chairman and executive director of Kerry Logistics Network, director of Kerry Holdings, and non-executive director of Wilmar International as well as AIA Group.