The 10 richest people in South Africa

Business Times has released its latest Rich List, revealing the wealthiest people in South Africa.

“The wealth table for the Rich List reflects the disclosed holdings of JSE-listed companies’ directors as at November 30 2016,” stated the Sunday Times.

The Rich List research was compiled by Who Owns Whom.

At number one was Christo Wiese, worth R81.26 billion.

“For the second year in a row he leads the Rich List, after unseating Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg in 2014.”

“Wiese is also the biggest loser after the value of his shareholdings in Brait, Shoprite, and Steinhoff International, to name a few, fell R23.5 billion from a year ago.”

The top 10 list is shown below.


1 Christo Wiese – R81.26 billion

Wiese


2 Ivan Glasenberg – R59.98 billion

Glasenberg


3 Stephen Saad – R16.04 billion

Stephen-Saad


4 John Whittaker – R15.87 billion

Whittaker


5 Laurie Dippenaar – R12.86 billion

Dippenaar


6 Bruno Steinhoff – R12.56 billion

Bruno-Steinhoff


7 Atul Gupta – R10.69 billion

Gupta-2


8 Rupert Family – R10.61 billion


9 Jannie Mouton – R9.7 billion

Jannie-Mouton


10 Koos Bekker – R9.63 billion

Koos Bekker


Top 10 Rich List
Rank Person Wealth
1 Christo Wiese R81.26 billion
2 Ivan Glasenberg R59.98 billion
3 Stephen Saad R16.04 billion
4 John Whittaker R15.87 billion
5 Laurie Dippenaar R12.86 billion
6 Bruno Steinhoff R12.56 billion
7 Atul Gupta R10.69 billion
8 Rupert Family R10.61 billion
9 Jannie Mouton R9.7 billion
10 Koos Bekker R9.63 billion

The full report is in the Sunday Times of 11 December 2016.

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