King Mswati III Net Worth

Net Worth: $100 Million
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  • Source of Wealth:

    Swaziland
  • Age:

    50
  • Birth Place:

    Manzini, Swaziland
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Zena Mahlangu)
  • Full Name:

    Makhosetive Dlamini
  • Nationality:

    Swaziland
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About Makhosetive Dlamini

Swaziland royalty King Mswati III has an estimated net worth of $100 million in 2012. He is the successor of Sobhuza II to the throne of the Southern African kingdom.

King Mswati III was born on April 19, 1968 in Raleigh Fitkin Memorial Hospital, Manzini, Swaziland. Known for still practicing polygamy, the act of having more than one wife, King Mswati has earned several domestic protests. The King is also noted for his very opulent lifestyle. Currently, he has fourteen wives.

In 1983, he was introduced as a crown prince. Three years later, at age 18, he became the King making him the youngest reigning monarch until December 2006. Today, he is considered as the last absolute monarch of Africa with the power to select the prime minister as well as other top traditional and government posts. Nevertheless, he still has to consult the council and the queen mother for certain activities he needs to do such as choosing the prime minister. For cabinet appointments, he has to consult the prime minister.

In 2001, in order to mitigate the pandemic impact of AIDS and HIV, he used his power to ban the engagement of young Swazi maidens, less than 18 years old.. However, two months after the new order was implemented, he married his 13th wife who was just 17 years old then.

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