3. Akbar I
Peak net worth: $21 trillion
Abu'l-Fath Jalal-ud-din Muhammad Akbar (October 1542– 27 October 1605), popularly known as Akbar I also as Akbar the Great, was the third
Mughal emperor, who reigned from 1556 to 1605. His power and influence, however, extended over the entire country because of Mughal military,
political, cultural, and economic dominance. During his rule, the Mughal empire tripled in size and wealth. He created a powerful military system
and instituted effective political and social reforms.