Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was born as Mahmoud Saborjhian on the 28th October 1956 in the Iranian village of Aradan. The very successful Iranian politician is best known to the world for being the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran. He is also recognized as a civil engineer and a teacher, who founded the Iranian University. His career has been active since 1979.

Have you ever wondered how rich Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is? According to estimates from authoritative sources, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad counts his net worth at the decent amount of $5 million. Obviously, most of his income is the result of his successful involvement in politics, in particular when he was named President of the Islamic Republic. Another source of his wealth is coming from his activity in education, and working as a teacher at the University.


Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Net Worth $5 Million

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was born in the village, Aradan, which is near Garmsar, a city in the north of Iran. He was raised in a big middle-class family, the fourth child of seven. His father worked as a blacksmith. When he was a year old, his family moved to the Narmak, a district of the capital Teheran, where he grew up; his father changed their last name to Ahmadinejad which contains the religious significance of “race of Muhammad”, before they moved to Tehran. He attended elementary and high school there, and surpassed other students. He then became a student of Science and Technology at the University of Iran, from which he graduated in 1979 with a degree in Civil Engineering. Mahmoud’s political career began in the same year, following the Iranian Revolution against the Pahlavy dynasty, led by the Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini which resulted in a republic During the 1980s his career in politics progressed and so did his net worth. Firstly, he joined the Islamic Association of Students in the Science and Technology University, a faction of the Office for Strengthening Unity, which focused on preventing students becoming allies of the rising Mojahedin-e Khlaq.

Afterwards, he assumed the position of governor of West Azerbaijan Province`s Khoy and Maku, holding position throughout the 1980s, which increased his net worth to a large degree. He also served as an advisor to the governor general of Kurdistan Province. In 1986, Mahmoud decided to enroll in the Masters course at Iran University of Science and Technology in Tehran, and after receiving his degree, he was appointed as a professor at the faculty. Mahmoud became the governor of the Ardabil Province, serving for three years, before Mohammad Khatami removed him from that position in 1997, which made him return to the position of the professor at the Faculty.

In 2003, Mahmoud returned to politics as the Mayor of Teheran, being appointed by the City Council, which was ruled by the Alliance of Builders of Islamic Iran, as the party won the 2003 elections. From that point on, his name became known throughout the world, and he made a big impact on Teheran’s laws, making religious activities one of the most important things in the city, and also helped the poor by delivering free soup. In 2005, Mahmoud resigned from the position of a mayor, and decided to enter the presidential election. His campaign was rather successful, winning 62% of votes. During the time he served as the President of Iran, Mahmoud’s net worth increased by an even larger margin. He won the election again in 2009; however in 2013, he stepped down from the position, and was succeeded by Hassan Rouhani. After that, Mahmoud returned to University, and founded Iranian University, in which students can enroll for post graduate studies. Furthermore, Mahmoud became a member of the Expediency Council in 2013, appointed by the supreme leader Ali Khamenei.

When it comes to his personal life, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been married to Azam Farahi since 1981. They have three children – one daughter and two sons, named Fatemeh, Alireza, and Mehdi. One of his sons is married to the daughter of Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei, a senior Cabinet member in the administration of the President Ahmadinejad.

Quick Facts

Birth date: October 28, 1956
Birth place: Aradan, Iran
Height:5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Profession:Politician, Civil engineer, Teacher
Education:Iran University of Science and Technology
Spouse:Azam Farahi (m. 1981)
Parents:Khanom Ahmadinejad, Ahmad Ahmadinejad

Interesting Facts

1Has his look-alike puppet in the French show Les guignols de l'info (1988).
2President of Iran.


1[suggesting his potential candidacy to become an astronaut] I am ready to be the first Iranian to sacrifice myself for our country's scientists.




El gran tabu2007DocumentaryHimself
The World2007TV SeriesHimself - President of Iran
Channel 4 News2007TV SeriesHimself - Iranian President
Fariba2014Documentary short post-production
News Every2013TV SeriesHimself
Which Deviance?2013Documentary shortHimself
Charlie Rose2007-2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
CBS This Morning2012TV SeriesHimself - Iranian President
Piers Morgan Tonight2012TV SeriesHimself
Fareed Zakaria GPS2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Atomic Jihad: Ahmadinejad's Coming War and Obama's Politics of Defeat2010Video documentaryHimself
Letters to the President2009DocumentaryHimself
Iran, une puissance dévoilée2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Alternative Christmas Message2008TV Short documentaryHimself
Deh Namaki-ha2008DocumentaryHimself
60 Minutes2006-2007TV Series documentaryHimself - President, Iran (segment "President Ahmadinejad")

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

After the Tribulation2012DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010-2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - At United Nations
Kriegsversprechen II - Terrormanagement im 21. Jahrhundert2012Video documentaryHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2011TV SeriesHimself
Chroniques d'un Iran interdit2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Moraalridders2010TV SeriesHimself - President of Iran
The Green Wave2010DocumentaryHimself
National Geographic Explorer2010TV Series documentaryHimself
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
Frontline2008-2009TV Series documentaryHimself - President, Iran / Himself
The Jay Leno Show2009TV SeriesHimself
Dorfers Donnerstalk2009TV SeriesHimself
Iran and the West2009TV Series documentaryHimself - President of Iran / Himself
Neues aus der Anstalt2008TV SeriesHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2007-2008TV SeriesHimself - Iranian President / Himself / Himself - President of Iran / ...
Just In with Laura Ingraham2008TV SeriesHimself - Iranian President
Zwischen den Fronten - Die neuen Achsen der Macht2008TV Series documentaryHimself
The Third Jihad2008Video documentaryHimself - Iranian President
60 Minutes2007TV Series documentaryHimself - President, Iran (segment "President Ahmadinejad")
Canada A.M.2006TV SeriesHimself

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