8. Moammar Kadafi - $200 billion

The extent of the Libyan colonel's vast wealth came to light in a stunning fashion after he was killed in an uprising over his rule last year. Senior Libyan officials said Kadafi had stashed away more than $200 billion in bank accounts, real estate and corporate investments globally -- double what Western governments had suspected. Kadafi, who once dubbed himself the "King of Kings," is thought to have built up billions of dollars in gold reserves. His lavish lifestyle is said to at one point have included designer clothing, sumptuous villas, fleets of fancy vehicles and more.
Marwan Naamani / Agence France-Presse
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