|Date of Birth:
|October 23, 1957 (66 years old)
What is Paul Kagame’s Net Worth?
Paul Kagame is a Rwandan politician who has a net worth of $500 million. Paul won the 2000 presidential election in Rwanda. When Pasteur Bizimungu stepped down in March 2000, Kagame took over. Paul Kagame was born in Tambwe, Ruanda-Urundi in October 1957.
When Kagame was just two years old, his family escaped to Uganda. He served as a senior officer in the Ugandan army while fighting for Yoweri Museveni’s rebel group. Following the death of its commander Fred Rwigyema, Paul joined the Rwandan Patriotic Front and assumed leadership.
Kagame’s military triumph assisted in putting an end to the Rwandan slaughter. From 1994 through 2000, he held the de facto positions of vice president, minister of defense, and president of Rwanda. He backed two contentious wars in Zaire at the time. A new constitution was approved after Kagame’s victory in the 2003 election.
In 2010, he was chosen to serve a second term. Paul has four kids with his wife, Jeannette Nyiramongi. A $151.8 million eight-year effort to train medical professionals was started in 2011.
According to a 2012 Financial Times article, Paul Kagame and his family members purportedly have the majority of influence over the Rwandan economy through a holding company called Crystal Ventures. A $50 million Bombardier Global Express private plane is among the $500 million worth of assets that Crystal Ventures allegedly holds, according to FT.com.
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