World Billionaires Who Gave Politics A Chance And Failed
These 10 billionaires who turned into politicians are the very best example that politics and money have very close relation but they could end one’s career if you pursue the wrong path.
With a very successful career in other domains or just filthy rich these individuals gave politics a chance and wanted the best for everybody.
With a wrong step and some bad decisions these billionaires transformed the political life in something they could control, that eventually ended bad.
So let’s see who are the ten billionaires who turned into politicians and failed and what was the cause.
10. Donald Trump
Starting the list of successful billionaires who turned into politicians and failed whit an entry that is coming from the United States, more exactly Donald Trump.
With a net worth of $4,1 billion dollars the host of “The Apprentice” game show, he owns one of the most expensive private jets in the world, Donald Trump is a name that was featured in many campaigns for the presidency, his political activity consisting in large contributions to both parties.
After a while he declared that he wants to candidate as a third-party candidate for the presidency and started to prepare for the 2012 US presidential election.
As the election days were coming and some pols declared him to be ahead of some actual candidates, his president day’s where unsure, the media starting to think this is a way to create more publicity for him and his ventures.
He alone was the reason for an unsuccessful run and he eventually made an announcement that he will not candidate.
Update: As we’re nearing the end of 2015 with him ahead of the pools we might just have to reconsider his position in this top 10!