Every year Forbes publishes a list of rich people from many countries, so let’s have a look at the wealthiest people from Canada in 2018, TOP 7 Richest Canadians. The average age in the list is 74 years old, those seven people have more than 70 billions of dollars of wealth combined, but the richest person in the world right now, Jeff Bezos (CEO of Amazon), has estimated net worth of 138B+ as of 1/17/19.
Here are 7 people from Canada with the highest estimated net worth:
- David Thompson: Worth: $25 billion;
- Joseph Tsai: Worth: $9.7 billion;
- Galen Weston: Worth: $9.5 billion;
- James Irving: Worth: $8.3 billion;
- Jim Pattison: Worth: $6.9 billion;
- David Cheriton: Worth: $6 billion;
- Emanuele (Lino) Saputo: Worth: $5.3 billion.
Now MapleDude.Ca will quickly go thru everybody to give additional information about each person.
David Kenneth Roy Thomson is a Canadian media magnate, Chairman of the Thomson Reuters company.
Joseph Tsai was born in Taiwan Hong Kong and San Diego, but his country of citizenship is Canada. He is the co-founder and executive vice chairman of Chinese multinational conglomerate Alibaba Group.
Galen Weston is chairman of George Weston Limited, Canadian
food processing and distribution company.
James Irving have got part of the family assets which includes Brunswick News media and several other companies.
Jim Pattison is a chairman and sole owner of the Jim Pattison Group, conglomerate with interests in media, automotive dealerships, magazine distribution, food service packaging, advertising, real estate, fishing, forest, financial services and entertainment.
David Cheriton is a Canadian computer scientist, mathematician, businessman, philanthropist, and venture capitalist.
Emanuele (Lino) Saputo is a Canadian businessman with
Italian background. He created Saputo, Inc., a cheese and dairy producing company based in Montreal.