Ashraf Ghani Net Worth

Ashraf Ghani

Net Worth: $5 Million
Real (full) name: Mohammad Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai
Born: May 19, 1949
Country of Origin: Logar, Afghanistan
Source of Wealth: World leader
Social networks: Instagram | Twitter | Facebook

How Rich is the Afghanistan President?

Ashraf Ghani became President of Afghanistan in 2014 and had to abandon the post in 2021. He fled the country when Taliban guerilla fighters took over the nation. Over his political career, he worked as the Chancellor of Kabul University and the Minister of Finance. According to 2021 estimates, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai’s current net worth is about $5 million.

Biography

Ghani was born, bred, and educated in Afghanistan. At some point, joined a foreign exchange program and pursued education in the United States.. After graduating from Lake Oswego High School, he entered the American University of Beirut and finished it in 1973 with a degree in cultural anthropology. Next, he entered Columbia University, which he finished in 1977. The Soviet invasion and the political shift and imprisonment of his family members prevented him from returning to his home country. He chose to stay in the U. S. and continue to study. In 1983, he received a Ph. D.

How Ghani Earned his Net Worth

Ghani went on to teach at the Kabul University and at Aarhus University of Denmark. In 1983, he joined the University of California, which became a milestone in his career. There he got a position at John Hopkins University and continued to teach there until 1991. Later, he went to work at the World Bank, where he got insight into international development. The newly obtained skill and knowledge helped him manage project in Asia.
He spent twenty years working for the World Bank and finally took decision to move to his home country. The fall of the Taliban regime prompted him to take effort to bring the country back to stability. In 2002, he took a position of the chief advisor to President Hamid Karzai. He founded the Institute of State Effectiveness and initiated social and investment projects to ease the transition to a new economy model and improve the Afghans’ life. Ghani retained significance even after leaving the government in 2004.
In 2010, Ashraf Ghani worked as a chairman of the Transition Coordination Commission and managed the transition of authority from the international to national military. One year earlier he ran for president, but lost the race. In 2014, he ran another campaign successfully and became President of Afghanistan. He was 65 years old at the time. During his presidency, Ashraf focused on building economic and political ties with neighboring and other countries. He tried his hardest to integrate Afghanistan into the global economy and planned to stimulate steel production inside the country. However, the U.S.’s withdrawal from Afghanistan in August 2021, and the Taliban’s return put an end to his presidency. He had to abandon his position and flee the country with his family in a helicopter.

Personal

Ashraf Ghani met his wife – Rula Saade – when they both were studying at the American University of Beirut. Ghani has 200 acres of land in possession in Surkhab, Logar province. The family has two children – Mariam and Tariq.
Ashraf Ghani is very persistent and well-organized. He has a long-lasting habit of waking up early in the morning. He spends two to three hours each day reading. In the 1990s, he had to undergo cancer treatment. The problems contributed to his strength, endurance, and ability to find ways out of difficult situations.

How Rich is Ashraf Ghani Today?

Right now, there is uncertainty as to Ashraf’s net worth. Some media say that he left Afghanistan with several vehicles and a helicopter stuffed with cash. They say he had to abandon some of his cash because it simply wouldn’t fit in the helicopter.

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