Xi Jinping is the current President of the People’s Republic of China. He also holds a position as the current General Secretary of the Communist Party of China. He is World’s forth powerful person according to the Forbes list of ‘The Most Powerful People’. He is recognized for his leadership qualities by all of China and is bestowed upon a role as Chairman of the Central Military Commission as well. Xi started his political career in the early 70s. He was elected as the President in 2013. The exact net worth of Xin Jinping is not clearly known to the public. However, his net worth is estimated around $1.3 million US dollars.
Xi Jinping was born on 15 June 1953, in Beijing, China. He was born to parents Xi Zhongxun and Qi Xin. He has six siblings, four brothers, and two sisters. His father served the communist part of China at various positions whereas his mother also worked for the Communist party of China. Xi suffered some setbacks while completing his primary and secondary education. Xi got his Chemical Engineering degree from the renowned Tsinghua University in 1979. He studied as Worker-Peasant-Soldier student. He also had to do farm work during his graduation period.
Xi Jinping married his first wife Ke Lingling in 1980. It did not work out between them and the couple got divorced within next few years. In 1987, He married his current wife Peng Liyuan. Interestingly, Peng was more famous than the current President of China at that time. She was a very prominent folk singer at that time. They have one daughter named Xi Mingze.
Xi Jinping started his career right after the graduation. He served Geng Biao who was the then vice premier of China as well as secretary general of the Central Military Commission. This post helped Xi in gaining the military background. In 1971, he joined the Communist Youth League and in 1974 he joined the communist party. In the year 2000, he was promoted to the Governor of Fujian province. He aggressively fought against corruption and made favorable arrangements for foreign direct investments in the province.
Later on, Xi was promoted to the position of Governor of Shanghai and it was a clear signal that he was under the radar of Chinese leadership due to his work ethic and loyalty to the party. He mostly served in government positions and did not involve himself in any other business. Xi Jinping was elected as President of People’s Republic China in 2013. He was elected by almost a unanimous vote as he received 2,952 votes against one vote.
How much is Xi Jinping Net Worth in 2017
Xi Jinping has a long political career. According to the news, he only earns a reasonable amount of money from his positions in the Chinese Government. On the other hand, his sister and brother in law are business tycoons in China and own around $500 million dollars as net worth.
Whereas, it has been reported that Xi, immediately after becoming president advised her sister to sell off her businesses and additional residences. It is because Xi wished to avoid any sort of media coverage in this regard. Xi Jinping has an estimated net worth of only $1.3 million US dollars as of 2017.
Xi Jinping is a very powerful man. He has used his powers very well to fight against the corruption in his country. He has proven to be a great leader for his country and has worked really hard to make economic and security alliances.