Australia is one of the strongest economies in the world. The country is known for diverse nature, booming Industries, and stable financial conditions. Many rich people have resulted from the heavy industrialization and emergence of strong and economy friendly policies. There are many multi-billionaires listed in Australia and here are the top 10 richest people in Australia.
10. Andrew Forrest
The mining tycoon, Andrew Forest is a self-made billionaire. He started his own mining company as Anaconda Nickel in 1994. The company is now known as Minera Resources. He also founded Fortescue Metals Group. His current net worth is $1.64 billion.
9. Kerr Neilson
He is the co-founder of Platinum Asset management. He is often compared with Warren Buffett. The multi billionaire still holds more than 55% of the company’s stake and is currently having $2.7 billion of net worth.
8. Lindsay Fox
He is the owner of Linfox, a logistic company which is country’s biggest privately held logistic company as well. The presence of his company is seen in 10 countries. He is however not involved in the day to day operations. His net worth as of now is $3 billion.
7. Anthony Pratt
He is an inspiration for many businessmen around the world. His grandfather Leon started the Packaging and Recycling business back in 1948. However, since he has taken up the responsibility from his father in 2009, the company has raised thrice in just 6 years. His current net worth is $3.5 billion.
6. John Gandel
Son of Polish immigrants’ parents, John now owns largest shopping malls in Australia. The Chandstone which is present in Melbourne is one of the biggest shopping places in the world. He currently has $3.6 billion net worth.