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In Pictures: 10 Highest-Paid World Leaders; Narendra Modi Not in List

Politics | | August 22, 2019, 7:09 pm
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 Here's a list of the top-10 highest-paid leaders as of 2018/19 compiled by 24/7 Wall St. However, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was named 'World's Most Powerful Leader' for 2019 by readers of the British Herald magazine, failed to find a place on the list. <br /><br />Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong tops the list with an annual salary of $1,610,000. (Image: Reuters)

Here's a list of the top-10 highest-paid leaders as of 2018/19 compiled by 24/7 Wall St. However, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was named 'World's Most Powerful Leader' for 2019 by readers of the British Herald magazine, failed to find a place on the list.

Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong tops the list with an annual salary of $1,610,000. (Image: Reuters)

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 Chief Executive of Hong Kong Carrie Lam was the second on the list with annual pay of $568,400. (Image: Reuters)

Chief Executive of Hong Kong Carrie Lam was the second on the list with annual pay of $568,400. (Image: Reuters)

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 Followed by Lam, President of the Swiss Confederation Ueli Maurer ranks third in the list with $482,958 annual pay. (Image: Reuters)

Followed by Lam, President of the Swiss Confederation Ueli Maurer ranks third in the list with $482,958 annual pay. (Image: Reuters)

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 President of the United States Donald Trump secured the fourth slot in the list with an annual salary of $400,000. (Image: Reuters)

President of the United States Donald Trump secured the fourth slot in the list with an annual salary of $400,000. (Image: Reuters)

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 Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison rounds off the top five list of Highest Paid World Leaders with an annual salary of $378,415. (Image: Reuters)

Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison rounds off the top five list of Highest Paid World Leaders with an annual salary of $378,415. (Image: Reuters)

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 Sixth in the list is Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel. Her annual salary was $369,727. (Image: Reuters)

Sixth in the list is Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel. Her annual salary was $369,727. (Image: Reuters)

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 Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern manages to secure the seventh position with an annual earning of $339,862. (Image: Reuters)

Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern manages to secure the seventh position with an annual earning of $339,862. (Image: Reuters)

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 President of Mauritania Mohamed Ould Aziz was eighth in the list with an annual salary of $330,000. (Image: Reuters)

President of Mauritania Mohamed Ould Aziz was eighth in the list with an annual salary of $330,000. (Image: Reuters)

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 Former Chancellor of Austria Sebastian Kurz bagged a ninth spot in the list with an annual salary of $328,584. (Image: Reuters)

Former Chancellor of Austria Sebastian Kurz bagged a ninth spot in the list with an annual salary of $328,584. (Image: Reuters)

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 Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel rounds off the top ten list of Highest Paid World Leaders with an annual salary of $278,035. (Image: Reuters)

Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel rounds off the top ten list of Highest Paid World Leaders with an annual salary of $278,035. (Image: Reuters)

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