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Sayyed Ali Hosseini Khamenei Wiki Biography
Sayyed Ali Hosseini Khamenei was born on the 19th April 1939 in Mashhad, Khorasan, Iran. He is a politician, who recognized for being the second and current Supreme Leader of Iran, as well as the leader of the Iranian Revolution. He is also known for being the third President of Iran from 1981 to 1989. Beside that, he is also recognized as a Shia Cleric. His political career has been active since the late 1970s.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Ali Khamenei is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Ali’s net worth is over $150 million, an amount which has been accumulated through his involvement in politics.
Ali Khamenei Net Worth $150 Million
Ali Khamenei hails from a big middle-class family, the second of eight children born to Seyyed Javad Khamenei and Khadijeh Mirdamadi; he is the older brother of Hadi Khamenei, a newspaper editor. He asserts that he is the direct descent of Muhammad. He had just a seminary education, but attended religious studies classes up to advanced levels, after which he moved to Najaf in 1957, and later settled down in Qom. He went to the classes of Ruhollah Khomeini and Seyyed Hossein Borujerdi, which had a huge influence on him, as he was soon arrested due to his involvement in some Islamic activities during the 1960s; however, he was released and pursued further his education, earning a religious scholarship.
Nevertheless, he quit education and became politically active in 1977, when he joined the Combatant Clergy Association political party. Two years later, Ali became a key figure as a part of the Islamic Republican Party in the Iranian Revolution against the Pahlavy dynasty, led by the Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Right after that, he became the Deputy Minister for Defense, as well as a supervisor of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards, although staying in that position only for a year, but which certainly increased his net worth. In 1981, he became the Leader of the Islamic Republican Party. Unfortunately, he wasn’t able to completely escape an assassination attempt by the Mujaheddin-e Khalq, as an exploding bomb and hurt his right arm, which since then has been paralyzed.
Following the assassination of Mohammad-Ali Rajai in October 1981, Ali was elected in the Iranian presidential election for the third President of Iran, receiving more than 97% of the vote and becoming the first cleric to serve in this position. During his presidency, Ali led the country during the Iran–Iraq War, and with this, his career in politics progressed and so did his net worth. He was re-elected in the 1985 Iranian presidential election and stayed in the office until August of 1989, when was defeated by Rafsanjani.
Furthermore, when Ruhollah Khomeini passed away on the 4th June 1989, Ali was elected to assume the position of the Supreme Leader of Iran by the Assembly of Experts, as he won 60 votes of the 74 present. Since then, he has been in that position, from which he exercises considerable influence. His net worth has only gone upwards.
Speaking about his personal life, Ali Khamenei has been married to Khojaste Bagherzadeh since 1964; the couple has six children together. His current residence is in the Beit Rahbari compound.
|Date Of Birth
|19th April 1939
|Place Of Birth
|Mashhad, Khorasan, Iran
|Supreme Leader of Iran
|Mansoureh Khojasteh Bagherzadeh
|Mojtaba Khamenei, Masoud Khamenei, Boshra Khamenei, Meysam Khamenei, Mostafa Khamenei, Hoda Khamenei
|Seyyed Javad Khamenei, Khadijeh Mirdamadi
|Hadi Khamenei, Seyyed Mohammad Khamenei, Rababeh Khamenei