Canada is one of the beautiful countries in the North America. This country is composed of several progressive cities such as Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Quebec, and Ottawa that happens to be the capital city of the said country. When it comes to wealth, here are the top 10 richest people in Canada in 2015:
10. Mark Scheinberg
This young entrepreneur is 41 years old and already has a net worth of $4.1 billion. His unbelievable higher income comes from the online poker company he currently owns known as PokerStars. He founded it in 2001 together with Isai Scheinberg, who happens to be his father.
9. Emanuele Saputo
This 78-year-old successful businessman is living in Quebec, Canada. His net worth reaches as much as $4.2 billion. This high income comes from the family company he is running, which is known as Saputo Inc. This company manufactures milk products and cheese.
8. Garrett Camp
This young billionaire has a net worth of $5.3 billion in his current age of 36. His wealth mainly comes from the car-hire company he cofounded. Such company is known as Uber. Currently, he’s the Uber’s chairman. Within the past months, this company is performing well in the industry.
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7. Arthur Irving
The residence of this Canadian billionaire is in Saint John, Canada. He’s 85 years of age, and his net worth reaches $5.5 billion. He’s the owner of the largest oil refinery in Canada known as Irving Oil. His assets cover 900 gas stations that operate not only in Canada, but in northeastern US as well.
6. Loretta Robinson
Loretta Anne Robinson is a billionaire, living in Toronto, Canada. She’s 76 years old, and she has a net worth of $5.8 billion. She actually becomes rich because of the big-time media company she owns known as Rogers Communications. She’s managing the company with the help of her 4 children.
5. Joseph Tsai
The residence of this 51-year-old billionaire is in Hong Kong. However, he also has a Canadian citizenship. His net worth reaches around $5.9 billion since Alibaba Group where he owns big stock shares conquered New York, as far as trading is concerned. Originally, he’s a Taiwanese.
4. James Irving
As an 87-year-old Canadian businessman, James Irving is living in Saint John. His net worth is $6.5 billion. He owns a conglomerate company known as J.D. Irving. This company is very active in transportation, shipbuilding, retailing, and in selling frozen foods. His company also involves in forestry and timber operation.
3. Jim Pattison
Living in Vancouver, Jim Pattison is 86 years old. His net worth reaches as much as $7.5 billion. He owns Jim Pattison Group, which is a conglomerate company. This company is very active in entertainment, media, agriculture, food and beverage, and even in selling cars. All in all, it has 36,000 employees.
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2. Galen Weston
With a net worth of $9.6 billion, Galen Weston is living Toronto. He’s married and has 2 children. Currently, he is 74 years old. He owns a very successful food and retail company known as George Weston. His grandfather was the one who founded this company way back in the year 1882.
1. David Thomson
This 58-year-old Canadian businessman is living in Toronto. He has a net worth of $25.5 billion. He is the Thomson Reuters’ chairman, which is a company owned by his family. This is one of the famous and big-time media and publishing companies in Canada.
These are the 10 richest people Canada has to offer in the year 2015. They are the ones who must be the standard basis of aspiring businessmen out there.