These Are The Six Egyptians Who Are Among The World’s Richest

These Are The Six Egyptians Who Are Among The World’s Richest


Forbes has released its latest report of the world’s wealthiest people.

Six Egyptians are among the world’s wealthiest, according to Forbes, with the top wealthiest Egyptian having a net worth of $US 4.2 billion.

1. Nassef Sawiris – $US 4.2 Billion


According to Forbes, Egyptian tycoon Nassef Sawiris is the wealthiest person in Egypt, with a net worth of $US 4.2 billion. Sawiris, who ranked 421st on the list, recently purchased a six percent stake in international sporting goods maker Adidas, making him the German brand’s top investor.

2. Naguib Sawiris – $US 3 Billion


The older brother of Nassef, Naguib Sawiris, also made the list, ranking second in Egypt with a net worth of $US 3 billion. Naguib made headlines in 2015 after offering to purchase an island that would house refugees.

3. Mohamed Mansour – $US 2.5 billion


Mohamed Mansour, the owner of a number of companies based in Egypt such as the Metro supermarket chain, ranked third in Egypt, with a net worth of $US 2.5 billion. The businessman’s Mansour Group controls nine of the country’s top Fortune 500 companies.

4. Mohamed al-Fayed – $US 1.9 billion


Perhaps one of the most well-known businessmen in the United Kingdom and Egypt, Mohamed al-Fayed ranked fourth in Egypt, with $US 1.9 billion. The former Harrods owner, who is also the father to the late Dodi al-Fayed who died in a car crash with Princess Diana, has a number of business interests including a stake in Hotel Ritz Paris.

5. Youssef and Yassin Mansour – $US 1.7 and 1.4 billion


Youssef and Yassin Mansour ranked fifth and sixth respectively in Egypt, with $US 1.7 billion and $US 1.4 billion. Youssef is the older brother of Mohamed Mansour, while Yassin is the youngest brother in the family.



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