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Top 15 Richest People In Europe and Their Net Worth

This ranking list shows the top 15 richest people in Europe, their net worth, country and various industry/sources of income. Europe today, is ranked as the third continent with the highest number of billionaires and also in Europe there are about 70-75 women billionaires which is more than that of the United States who have about 60-65. Most persons in this list ranks among the richest people in the world so read on to know the 15 richest people in Europe.

Top 15 Richest People In Europe

15. Kirsten, Finn and Jorn Rausing

  • COUNTRY : Russia
  • NET WORTH : $15.3 billion
  • INDUSTRY : Owner of the Tetra Laval Group.

14. Georg Schaeffler

  • AGE : 53yrs
  • COUNTRY : Germany
  • NET WORTH : $19.4 billion
  • INDUSTRY : German businessman, owner of 80% of the holding company INA Holding Schaeffler GmbH & Co. KG

13. Dieter Schwarz & family

  • AGE : 78yrs
  • COUNTRY : Germany
  • NET WORTH : $20.7 billion
  • INDUSTRY : German entrepreneur and owner of the Schwarz-Gruppe.

12. Leonardo del Vecchio

  • AGE : 81yrs
  • COUNTRY : Italy
  • NET WORTH : $22.4 billion
  • INDUSTRY : Italian businessman, founder and chairman of Luxottica Group

11. Giovanni Ferrero

  • AGE : 52yrs
  • COUNTRY : Italy
  • NET WORTH : $23.1 billion
  • INDUSTRY : Businessman and leader of the confectionery company Ferrero SpA

10. Maria Franca Fissolo

  • AGE : 99yrs
  • COUNTRY : Italy
  • NET WORTH : $25.2 billion
  • INDUSTRY : The owner of Ferrero SpA, confectionery company.

9.  George Soros

  • AGE : 87yrs
  • COUNTRY : Hungary
  • NET WORTH : $26 billion
  • INDUSTRY : Founder Open Society Foundations. Investor, business magnate, philanthropist, political activist and author.

8. Stefan Quandt and Susanne Klatten

  • AGE : 50 & 54yrs
  • COUNTRY : Germany
  • NET WORTH : $26.7 billion
  • INDUSTRY : Engineer and Industrialist(heirs to the BMW fortune)

7. Stefan Persson, Lottie Tham & family

  • AGE : 69 & 67yrs
  • COUNTRY : Sweden
  • NET WORTH : $28 billion
  • INDUSTRY : Business woman, Chairman and main shareholder in fashion company retail chain H&M

6. Karl Albrecht Jr, Beate Heister & family

  • AGE : 33yrs
  • COUNTRY : Germany
  • NET WORTH : $31.1 billion
  • INDUSTRY : Co-founded discount supermarket chain

 

Top 5 Richest People In Europe

5. Liliane Bettencourt

  • AGE : 94yrs
  • COUNTRY : France
  • NET WORTH : $44.9 billion
  • INDUSTRY : Owner, 33 percent of L’Oréal

4. Sergey Brin

  • AGE : 44yrs
  • COUNTRY : Russia
  • NET WORTH : $49 billion
  • INDUSTRY : President, Alphabet Inc.

3. Ingvar Kamprad and family

  • AGE : 90yrs
  • COUNTRY : Sweden
  • NET WORTH :$58.7 billion
  • INDUSTRY : founder global furniture company IKEA.

2. Bernard Arnault

  • AGE : 68yrs
  • COUNTRY : France
  • NET WORTH : $75.1 billion
  • INDUSTRY : Retail (Chief Executive Officer of LVMH)

1. Amancio Ortega

  • AGE : 81yrs
  • COUNTRY : Spain
  • NET WORTH : $78.7 billion
  • INDUSTRY : Retail (Business tycoon), Zara.

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