Top 10 Business Leaders Turned Politicians

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Michael Bloomberg
Michael Bloomberg

The founder, CEO, and majority owner of Bloomberg LP, a financial data and media company, is a billionaire businessman, philanthropist and a three-term mayor of New York City.

With a net worth of some $44.3 billion, Bloomberg is the richest politician in the United States, the 6th richest person in the United States and the 8th richest in the world.

On March 7, 2016, Bloomberg announced that he would not run as a third party candidate in the 2016 Presidential election.