Top 20 Richest People In Canada

Top 20 Richest People In Canada

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  1. David Thomson

Net Worth: $32.5 billion

David Kenneth Roy Thomson is a Canadian hereditary peer and media magnate. Upon the death of his father in 2006, Thomson became the chairman of Thomson Corporation and also inherited his father’s British title, Baron Thomson of Fleet. As of July 2016, Thomson is listed as one of the wealthiest people in the Canada, with an estimated net worth of $25 billion.



  1. Joseph Tsai

Net Worth: $9.5 billion

Joseph Tsai is a Taiwanese-Canadian billionaire businessman. He is the co-founder and executive vice chairman of Alibaba Group. He is the owner of the San Diego Seals, a box lacrosse franchise with the National Lacrosse League. In October 2017, Tsai announced that he would purchase a 49% stake in the Brooklyn Nets from Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov



  1. Galen Weston

Net Worth: $8.4 billion

Galen Weston is a British-Canadian businessman and philanthropist as well as Executive Chairman of George Weston Limited, a leading food processing and distribution company. Weston is Chairman of The W. Garfield Weston Foundation, a family-based private charitable trust that has made close to $200 million in donations over the past decade.




  1. James Irving

Net Worth: $7 billion

James Irving is a Canadian billionaire businessman and the eldest son of the industrialist K.C. Irving.After death of his father in 1992, he owned responsibilities of Brunswick News and J. D. Irving Limited. In 2008, he became a Member of the Order of New Brunswick and the Canadian Business Hall of Fame.




  1. Jim Pattison

Net Worth: $6 billion

Jim Pattison is a Canadian business tycoon, investor and philanthropist. He holds the position of chief executive officer, chairman and sole owner of the Jim Pattison Group, Canada’s second largest privately-held company, with more than 45,000 employees and annual sales of $10.1 billion. He earned a degree of graduations from John Oliver Secondary School in 1947.




  1. David Cheriton

Net Worth: $5.8 billion

David Cheriton is a Canadian computer scientist, businessman, philanthropist, and venture capitalist. He is a computer science professor at Stanford University, where he founded and leads the Distributed Systems Group. He has founded and invested in technology companies including Google where he was amongst the top investors.




  1. Emanuele (Lino) Saputo

Net Worth: $5.1 billion

Emanuele is an Italian-Canadian billionaire businessman. He is the founder and chairman of the Canadian cheese manufacturer Saputo. Saputo owns a significant stake in the trucking company, TransForce, as well as extensive investments in real estate, forest products, hotels and golf courses. In 2012, he was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada (CM), per the Canada Gazette.




  1. Garrett Camp

Net Worth: $4.6 billion

Garrett Camp is a Canadian businessman, product designer and investor. He has helped build a series of companies, including founding Expa, a startup studio and launch new products. He co-foundedUber, the transportation network company andStumbleUpon, a web-discovery platform. He received a degree in electrical engineering at the University of Calgary.




  1. Mark Scheinberg

Net Worth: $4.5 billion

Mark Scheinberg is an Israeli-Canadian businessman and investor with investments in various sectors including real estate and luxury hospitality. He is the co-founder and former co-owner of the online gambling company PokerStars. During his tenure PokerStars became the world’s largest online poker business and host to the world’s largest online tournament series.




  1. Alain Bouchard

Net Worth: $3.7 billion

Alain Bouchard is a Canadian businessman. He is co-founder and chairman of Alimentation Couche-Tard, and also serves on the board of directors of Atrium Innovations. At nineteen, Bouchard worked as a stock boy in his brother’s Perrette milk store and in 1969 was hired by Perrette’s owner to scout and set up new stores.




  1. Chip Wilson

Net Worth: $3.6 billion

Chip Wilson is a Canadian billionaire businessman and investor. He has founded several retail apparel companies, most notably yoga-inspired athletic apparel company LululemonAthletica Inc. Wilson is widely considered to be the creator of the athleisure trend. In 2016, he organized his personal and business interests into the holding company Hold It All Inc.




  1. Arthur Irving

Net Worth: $3.3 billion

Arthur Irving is a Canadian billionaire businessman, the second son of industrialist K.C. Irving. Arthur, along with his brother J.K., share the ownership of the Irving Group of Companies. After their father’s death in 1992, Arthur owns responsibilities of Irving Oil, its retail stores, oil refineries, oil tankers and distribution terminals and other facilities.




  1. Daryl Katz

Net Worth: $3.1 billion

Daryl Katz is a Canadian billionaire businessman and philanthropist. Katz is founder and chairman of the Katz Group of Companies, one of Canada’s largest privately owned enterprises, with pharmacy, sports & entertainment, and real estate development businesses. He then attended the University of Alberta, graduating with an arts degree in 1982.




  1. Bob Gaglardi

Net Worth: $3 billion

Bob Gaglardi is a Canadian billionaire businessman and investor. Last year he opened the first Moxie’s restaurant outside Canada, followed by another one this year, and this past May he  announced plans to build a £20 million (about $33 million CAD) hotel in Aberdeen, Scotland.



  1. Peter Gilgan

Net Worth: $2.9 billion

Peter Gilganis a Canadian billionaire business tycoon and investor. Gilgan enrolled in a chartered accountancy program after high school. He obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in the early 1970s while working for Hilborn Ellis Grant in Toronto, Canada.




  1. Mitchell Goldhar

Net Worth: $2.7 billion

Mitchell Goldhar is a Canadian business magnate and charity donor.He owned SmartCentres, a firm that developed Walmart-anchored shopping malls in Canada, and retains a significant ownership stake in its successor firm SmartCentres REIT. He also owns the Maccabi Tel Aviv football club. He completed his bachelor’s degree at York University in Toronto.




  1. Lawrence Stroll

Net Worth: $2.6 billion

Lawrence Sheldon is a Canadian billionaire businessman,  co-owner of the Racing Point Formula 1 team and collector of vintage Ferraris. Stroll invested huge amount of money in bringing Pierre Cardin fashionwear and Ralph Lauren clothing to Canada. Stroll has a large car collection, mostly consisting of Ferraris.




  1. Jean Coutu

Net Worth: $2.4 billion

Jean Coutu is a Canadian pharmacist and businessman. He is the founder and Chairman of the Jean Coutu Group which he started in 1969. With an estimated net worth of $US 1.6 billion (as of March 2012), Coutu was ranked by Forbes as the 22nd wealthiest person in Canadian.




  1. Robert Miller

Net Worth: $2.4 billion

Robert Warren Miller is an American-born British billionaire, entrepreneur, co-founder of DFS (Duty Free Shops), and sailing champion. He is the father of Crown Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece. Miller attended Cornell University School of Hotel Administration and graduated in 1955.


  1. Murray Edwards

Net Worth: $2.3 billion

  1. Murray Edwards is a Canadian oil sands financier and a co-owner of the Calgary Flames hockey team. Edwards has launched several major Canadian companies, including Canadian Natural Resources Ltd and Ensign Energy Services Inc.Edwards earned graduation degree from University of Saskatchewan, later he obtained an LL.B from the University of Toronto in 1983.

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