7. Pashupati Shumsher Rana
Pashupati Shumsher Rana, a politician from Rana Dynasty, was termed as one of the richest people of Nepal during the King rule with the net worth higher than King and still is one of the richest people of Nepal. He is estimated net worth is more than $250million.
He is a chairperson of Rashtriya Prajatantra party and in back days used to own Nepal gas Nepal. Nepal Gas is company that is dominating the fuel supply industry in Nepal for many years.
During Panchayat era he served as Minister of Panchayat and Local Development (1986-1988), Ministry of Transport and Tourism (1978-1979) and various other full ministers and state ministers and after that era served as Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Nepal), Ministry of Finance (Nepal), Ministry of Water Resources and Communication (1990-1994), Minister of Water Resources (1995-1997 & 1997-1998).