Cameroonian politician and current president of Cameroon Paul Biya has an estimated net worth of $200 million, according to the ForeignPolicy.com. Paul Biya has been the President of Cameroon since 1982. He assumed office on 6 November 1982 following the resignation of President Ahmadou Ahidjo. Around 48 percent of the citizens of Cameroon live below the poverty line. Catholic Committee against Hunger and for Development (CCFD) and several on-and-offline media has placed him in the list of leaders with ill-gotten wealth. In 2009, French online newspaper, Rue 89, reported the Cameroon President’s vacation was the top more expensive among world leaders. More than that of the American President. He was criticized for spending 30,000 euros ($40,000) per day on renting a villa.
Born Paul Barthelemy Biya’a bi Mvondo on 13 February 1933 in Mvomeka’a, French Cameroons (now Cameroon). He attended Lycee General Leclerc from 1954 to 1956, Lycee Louis le Grand in Paris in 1956, Sorbonne and Sciences Po Paris, where he earned a degree in International Relations. President Paul Biya is married to Chantal Pulchérie Vigouroux. He has three children; Franck Biya, Paul Biya Jr., and Anastasia Brenda Biya Eyenga.