According to the biblical records king Solomon's annual salary was pegged at 666 gold talents. An ounce of gold (troy weight) was valued at $393, so 666 talents would be worth almost 287,000,000. He was 40 years in power… Other sources say a talent of gold in today's value is worth $1,641,000.
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What is King Solomon known for?
Solomon was the Biblical king most famous for his wisdom. In 1 Kings he sacrificed to God, and God later appeared to him in a dream asking what Solomon wanted from God.
How much money did Mansa?
With an inflation adjusted fortune of $400 billion, Mansa Musa I would have been considerably richer than the world's current richest man, Carlos Slim, who ranks in 22nd place with a relatively paltry $68 billion. The list, compiled by the Celebrity Net Worth website, ranks the world's 24 richest people of all time.