Mubarak Net Worth: $40 – $70 Billion

Experts say the wealth of the Mubarak family was built largely from military contracts during his days as an air force officer. He eventually diversified his investments through his family when he became president in 1981. The family’s net worth ranges from $40 billion to $70 billion, by some estimates.

Gross national income is $2,070 per family in Egypt, according to the World Bank. About 20 percent of the population lives below the poverty line, according to a 2010 report by the CIA.

Complete article via ABC News

An additional article about the impact of Hosni Mubarak’s economic pillaging on the Egyptian people is available here.

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