Donald Trump has stunned America and the world by defeating Hillary Clinton in the race to become the 45th president of the United States. Reuters.
Trump is a real estate mogul, a reality TV star and a US president-elect whose worth Forbes estimates at $3.7 billion. Reuters.
Media mogul Silvio Berlusconi served as Italy prime minister three times between 1994 and 2011. Reuters.
According to Forbes magazine Berlusconi was in 2016 Italy's fifth-richest man with a fortune of $6.2 billion. Reuters.
Businessman Rafiq Hariri was prime minister of Lebanon twice from 1992-1998 and 2000-2004, before he was assassinated in 2005. Reuters.
Hariri was described as one of the world's 100 richest people, with some putting his wealth at around $10 billion. Reuters.
Bidzina Ivanishvili served as Georgia prime minister from October 2012 to November 2013. Reuters.
Ivanishvili made his fortune -- listed by Forbes as $4.8 billion in 2016 -- first selling computers and then buying up Soviet-era mining. Reuters.
Sebastian Pinera was president of Chile between March 2010 and March 2014. Reuters.
Pinera started out selling credit cards, moving into aviation, mining, media, real estate and pharmaceuticals. Reuters.
Petro Poroshenko, known as the "Chocolate King," is the Ukraine's president since June 2014. Reuters.
Poroshenko dropped off Forbes magazine's list of billionaires in 2015. Reuters.
Media mogul Thaksin Shinawatra was prime minister of Thailand from February 2001 to September 2006. Reuters.
Deposed in a 2006 military coup and now living in exile, Shinawatra had $2 billion in assets frozen by Thai authorities due to corruption charges. Reuters.