Richest People In Different Countries


Hear at the Infographics show, we’ve mainly
discussed what life might be like for the extremely wealthy and even discussed some
of the world’s billionaires, many of whom live in one country, the United States. But there are approximately 2,043 billionaires
worldwide, with a lot of countries having at least one billionaire. China is home to the most billionaires in
the world at 647 people, and the surprising thing is many of these people have amassed
their fortunes in a relatively short amount of time. The U.S. is second on the list with 550 billionaires,
and way behind in the low hundreds is Germany and India, followed by Russia at 96. There are also many countries that have no
billionaires, but they obviously have a richest person. Today we move all over the globe in search
of the rich, in this episode of Infographics Show, Richest people around the world. We’ll start with Belgium, and the accolade
goes to Albert Baron Frère, a 92-year-old businessman that started off in the steel
business and later invested in a whole host of industries. His worth is currently $6.3 billion. Over in France, the richest person is Bernard
Arnault. The 68-year old’s accumulated wealth at
a staggering $73.3 billion. He made his money in luxury goods, which seems
like a very frenchy way to get rich. Next up, South Africa, and the award goes
to 72-year old Nicholas F. Oppenheimer. He made most of his money in precious stones,
as the former Chairman of De Beers diamond mining company and also the Diamond Trading
Company. According to Forbes, he is worth $7.7 billion. He’s not the richest person on the continent
of Africa, though. That title goes to Nigerian Aliko Dangote,
a cement and commodities king worth $12.2 billion. Over to Asia and Pakistan. This isn’t an easy one and many sources
give very different answers. This might be because big business in the
country is often shared by entire families. Is it Malik Riaz, with a net worth of $2 billion,
or is it Shahid Khan, who owns an American football and a British soccer team. He’s actually now an American citizen, though,
but said to be the richest person of Pakistani origin and now worth around $8.7 billion. Hopefully Finland will be less confusing. It seems the accolade goes to Antti Herlin,
a 61-year old who made a lot of his $4.6 billion in elevators and escalators, but also maintenance
and manufacturing. Now the United Arab Emirates and the richest
man there. He’s Majid Al Futtaim and is said to be
the richest person in the Middle East with a net worth of $10.9 billion. But that source was probably wrong as it seems
Saudi Arabia’s Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz al Saud has a worth of $25.5
billion. Mr. Majid made his cash with the Majid Al
Futtaim Group, which builds some really impressive malls around the world. Far away in Denmark, the richest person is
70-year old Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen, a person who holds a place in all of our hearts because
he is part of the family that created Lego. He’s said to be worth $23.6 billion now,
thanks to those little colourful plastic bricks. Across the world in New Zealand the richest
geezer we could find is Graeme Richard Hart, a man who is a whizz at buying companies in
trouble and making them very profitable. The 62-year old left school at 16 and became
a panel beater. He’s now worth around 9.5 billion dollars. In Norway sources also disagree, so we went
right to a Norwegian publication written in English. According to that publication it is easily
John Fredriksen, who is worth around $13 billion. He made most of his cash as owner of the largest
oil tanker fleet. But it seems this man now lives in London,
and is a Cypriot citizen. So, it could be Odd Reitan, a supermarket
guy worth about half of what Fredriksen is worth. Now we head to Romania and meet a once top-ranking
tennis and ice hockey player. It’s said he’s now worth about one billion
dollars and made much of that money going into business after retiring from tennis. Over to Ireland, a favourite place of Apple
Inc. According to Forbes the richest person there
is Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry, an Indian born construction magnate worth $18.7 billion. He married an Irish gal, but right now the
89-year old lives in Mumbai. Over in Mexico we have one of the richest
persons in the world with 78-year old Carlos Slim Helú. Worth around 70.7 billion he’s had his hands
in just about every industry you can imagine. He’s said to be worth about 6 percent of
Mexico’s GDP. In Poland the accolade goes to Sebastian Kulczyk,
son of Jan, who used to be the richest. Their money came from Kulczyk Investments,
and it’s thought the son is now worth in the region of $3.9 billion, but this is also
shared with his sister Dominika. Not too far away in Sweden it seems there
is no doubt that the richest person is 70-year old Stefan Persson. He’s worth 18.9 billion and was fortunate
enough to take over the fashion company H&M, which his father had built. Far away in the Far East we have Indonesia. Forbes tells us the richest there are two
brothers who made their money from tobacco, electronics and banking. Together it’s said they are worth $32.3
billion. Staying in Asia we go to Singapore, a nation
that wasn’t so prosperous not long ago, relatively speaking. Again, we have two brothers, Robert & Philip
Ng. These property magnates are worth around $10.9
billion. Far away in the Netherlands the prize goes
to someone whose name you might know. That is Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken. Yes, she controls most of the beer company
Heineken and is worth about 15.4 billion. In Malaysia the winner is 94-year old Robert
Kuok, who made his dough in palm oil, shipping and property. He’s thought to be worth $13.82 billion. Staying in South East Asia we head to the
Philippines. The richest is Henry T. Sy, though at 93,
he might not be with us much longer. Mr. Sy is worth $21.7 billion. He made his money in retail and started out
working in his family’s convenience store. Far away in the colder climate of Germany
there are lots of billionaires, but the richest of them all is a brother and sister duo. They are Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr. They amassed a fortune of $31.1 billion from
selling supermarket goods at very competitive prices. That supermarket is called Aldi. Downunder, in the country of Australia, the
richest person is a ‘Sheila’ and she is called Gina Rinehart. Her worth is around $17.7 billion. She made her money in iron ore. Because the price of this commodity goes up
and down a lot, her fortune constantly fluctuates. Another former part of the British Empire,
Canada, and the richest person is the Baron David Thomson. He took over the Thompson Corporation, a once
powerful information business. You might have heard of Thompson-Reuters. The business now has long arms into other
areas of industry, and the 60-year David is said to be worth around $27.2 billion. And in the country of India, where we’ve
seen massive wealth grow for individuals in recent years, the richest person is 60-year
old business magnate Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani. Much of that money came from oil and gas,
and he’s said to be worth $41.8 billion. Now to the former home of the Empire itself
and the United Kingdom. That’s said to be the Hinduja family and
four siblings called Srichand, Gopichand, Prakash and Ashok. The family business, which is very diversified,
is said to be worth around $19.7 billion. The fab four were actually born in Karachi,
then a part of British India, now a part of Pakistan. They soon learned how to make money in trading
and exports and haven’t stopped making tons of cash since. Last on the list is the United States, and
it seems we have a new boy on the list after a fairly long run – interrupted from time
to time – from Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. Bill is officially off the number one spot
for now and the current holder of the richest person in America and the world is Amazon.com
founder Jeff Bezos. As of February 2018, the 54-year old was worth
a staggering $120.4 billion compared to Gates $91.1 billion. Bezos’ wealth has skyrocketed due to a lot
of savvy investments as well as from his Amazon shares. That’s a long list, so why not tell us what
you think about it. Should individual people be allowed to amass
that much wealth? Is it fair to the average joe? Let us know in the comments! Also, be sure to check out our other video
called What Can You Buy with a Million Dollars? Thanks for watching, and, as always, don’t
forget to like, share, and subscribe. See you next time!

100 comments on “Richest People In Different Countries”

  1. The Infographics Show says:

    The list of countries was picked in a particular order: top 25 countries from where our views come from. Starting with the 25th all the way to #1.

  2. Charanjit Singh says:

    Indian best l😘😘

  3. Alan kokos says:

    y no poland

  4. Chanchala Kumari says:

    Video featuring pakistan even for 0.1 sec?

    Instant dislike

  5. Kabir Tandon says:

    Top 2 Richest people of the world are:
    Bill Gates(Microsoft Founder)
    Jeff Bezos(Amazon Founder)

    Smash a 👍 if you agree

  6. Rajeshwari Thapa says:

    The Hinduja Family from UK tho. They live adjacent to the Royals. Talk about success

  7. K F says:

    Who is german to?
    Only me?…OK

  8. L Knight says:

    What about elon musk

  9. Nationalist Socialist Party says:

    This video is wrong. Most richest person in the world is Imran khan of Pakistan whose net worth is 3000 billion dollar and Pakistan GDP is 450000 crore dollars😍. Haters gonna hate Pakistan is richest country in the world.

  10. dimas Purba says:

    Well I don’t know who that is from indonesia but I thought hotman paris was the richest

  11. Janek Wędkarstwo says:

    4:06 Polska

  12. John Leonard says:

    Yay I live in New Zealand and my country doesn’t get talked about almost ever thank you

  13. Owen Schaber says:

    Auntie hurlin 😂😂😂😂

  14. JM Asmolo says:

    Yes! I'm $2 richer, I found a coin at walmart. I'm spending it In Aldi🤔

  15. Aaron Choudry says:

    BILLIONS!!!

    Everyone’s a trillionare in Zimbabwe

  16. arif mark007 says:

    Too many indians in this comment section 😡

  17. lewis games and vlogs says:

    I love Aldi

  18. itzishichan says:

    But in the long run Bill Gates is the richest still I'd it wasn't for him Jeff Bezos wouldn't have found it same way with apple Microsoft bought some stock worth 150 million so apple wouldn't go bankrupt

  19. Roshan Jai says:

    Singapore: it’s not ‘nig’ it’s ‘eng’ for NG

  20. Julio González de la Rubia says:

    What about AMANCIO Ortega?

  21. M O says:

    Portugal Is Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal Is My Country love you vids please do more of these

  22. MsMelz says:

    Can we give props to the narrator for saying the Saudi Arabia guys name

  23. madxmad says:

    In Italy the richest man is Giovanni Ferrero with 22,4 billions :))

  24. Jose luis Negerede says:

    That mexican dude is the was the richest person in the world for like 5 years

  25. Sabitri Sahu says:

    Where is wakanda?

  26. Planet NASH says:

    I thought jeff was mexican

  27. Daredevil 11 says:

    There are many billionaires in India who have their income in the form of undisclosed black money

  28. Anita Toijam says:

    rich man necessary

  29. babette leenhouts says:

    Me: My country wouldn't be on this list
    The person speaking: We'll start of with Belgium
    Me: Wait what?

  30. babette leenhouts says:

    2:21
    Can you repeat that please?

  31. Challenges' Hunter says:

    Great! Please make more videos of this ilk 😍

  32. Trey-Shay Mormont says:

    Rothschild family??? Where are they

  33. Juan López Redondo says:

    In Spain is Amancio Ortega that is the 6 person most richest in the world

  34. Utkarssh B says:

    I searched in Google-
    Hinduja is an Indian Conglomerate company

  35. DecaVertex says:

    7:13 Jeff Bezos' bald head looks hilarious

  36. Ben Soares says:

    This is all wrong the richest people are the corrupt politians with asset s people don't know about

  37. maria hernandez says:

    I ALREADY KNOW ABOUT ALDI I ALWAYS GO THERE

  38. Murugan Marik says:

    Pablo Escobar
    More than two time greatrer thannn
    Jhef pezos

  39. Flat Earth Is Real says:

    Anyone noticed that most of these people are men

  40. Akshay Kadam says:

    Richest person in world

    Airpod users 😜

  41. david gonzalez says:

    One of the higher ranked members of the saudi arabia oil family let out a percentage of what his net worth is and it was over 2 trillion dollars!!!! Just saying you forgot some people. Where they are from they are not obligated to release that info ao thats why people do not realize how much money the saudis actually have.

  42. KyloGamer Memes says:

    What about Spain?

  43. Observer Eye says:

    I don't see here putin

  44. Paul Hana says:

    India Pakistan Bangladesh and Afghanistan r the poorest in the world 🌍 they have no even sanitation or toilets and their currency 💴 is not recognized by the international bank 🏦 And has no value and they have no any picture of life at all or any standards

  45. Joe H says:

    The Narrator asked an important question… "Should people be allowed to amass this amount of wealth, and is it fair to the average person?" Of course it's fair to the average person. People who run companies like these create thousands if not tens of thousands of jobs, which help the average person. They also give millions and billions to charities.

  46. Swoop says:

    Ireland use euro

  47. Dying EU_ultra says:

    Putin laughs in the background

  48. Sangeeth Nandakumar says:

    Fun fact is along within India, Ireland & UK's biggest billionaires are simply Indians

  49. jeffjd1970 says:

    This information is incorrect, as of May 2019 United States has Number of billionaires: 705.

  50. jeffjd1970 says:

    Number of billionaires in USA 705
    Total wealth: $3.013 trillion

  51. jeffjd1970 says:

    Number of billionaires China 285
    Total wealth: $996 billion

  52. jeffjd1970 says:

    Number of billionaires Germany 146
    Total wealth: $442 billion

  53. Mercy Jane Nunez says:

    XD 1:27

  54. David Dutansarmiento says:

    I came here to see richest ppl in south america

  55. Felix Klenner says:

    When the richest 1% would give the half of their wealth to the poorest 50%, nobody had to starve anymore and anyone could get a basic school education. Ahh Dreams…

  56. Dipankar Pokharel says:

    where is Binod Chaudhary from Nepal??with 1.33 billion$

  57. GRIER X says:

    PUBG owner will beat some of this Billionaire.

  58. joshroblox Boy says:

    Philipines go

  59. Kian Clive M. Peralta says:

    5:14 our country yay!! 🇨🇿🇨🇿🇨🇿🇨🇿🇨🇿🇨🇿

  60. Sangeeta Yadav says:

    India

  61. Kacey Thompson says:

    5:44 HEY AMERICANS WE ARE RICH TO… ain’t we?

  62. pigdragon yt says:

    2:01 u said antti herlin wrong yes i am from finland who else is kiltti kertokaa

  63. Jona Hembrom says:

    My name is coming soon among them and I am very positive

  64. ANISH gaming says:

    INDIA IS IN 3rd thanks to mukesh ambani

  65. pastapalads says:

    2:22 (personal use.)

  66. Sanu Rawat says:

    I'm 3rd richest in my house, after my mom

  67. Alex Puerta says:

    Amancio Ortega from spain? he is worth $62 bil

  68. Bharani Morgan says:

    Will see who is richest after 3rd worldwar 😎😂😂😂

  69. Daniel דניאל says:

    Pretty much these guys got taught their whole life’s to be rich and now that they are they’re old

  70. Wilmer W13 says:

    Ingvar kamprad was the richest guy from Sweden lik 3 – 4 months before this video but sadly he past away but he was at the time of his death the 8th richest person in the world.

  71. Being Noob says:

    No you are lying Sunio is the richest guy in the world.

  72. Foxy 1234GamerBr says:

    what russia

  73. YALLL FAKE says:

    And im trying to get 1million in GTA V

  74. hype to says:

    The richest person is marcos

  75. gdlywom says:

    Most of these billionaires are old as dirt! There's hope for me yet! 😂😂😂

  76. Ángel PV says:

    Ok and where is Amancio Ortega one of the 5 most rich person in the world why everyone forgets spain Hello we exist

  77. Stefano Teppa says:

    BERLUSCONI IN ITALY

  78. SMIT SHAH says:

    China?

  79. SUPER ORANGE says:

    2:20

    I dont know why him saying this name made me laugh

  80. JackVader 10 says:

    Not watching the video beacuse ur saying it all in Australian money and i can't be asked to put dollars into pounds

  81. Tekkerz Kid says:

    We’re is the president of Russia he is worth 400.000.000.000 dollars

  82. Renate Bohm says:

    O.k. questions what is so super special about ones schwabach Germany US military 1984-86 that cost so much problem with it all too get straight up answers too and About it all. ???? It bin ask for him more ways then ones. How long now. More then should be taken get answers too about it all what in the world on and of the internet world. Make him so super special that is so much problem about it all.?????? Should be easy simple harmless question it should be easy simple harmless answers too about it all. How many bin around whats in this year's schwabach Germany US military 1984-86 Patrick Kronz knowing address whats Cheyenne Wyoming grandparents house.

  83. Ryan Young says:

    If all of those people got together they could end world hunger, bring electricity and running water to every single village, camp or hut in the world. They could build a small studio apartment for every person at an extremely low cost. They could purchase and develop every uninhabited island in the world and start new countries or territories or even just communities where people can settle. They could find the cure for every disease known to man. They could build enough solar panels and wind turbines to power the entire worlds energy for free. And they crazy part is… they would still be rich at the end and still have enough money to live lavishly for the rest of their lives generation after generation..
    It's crazy what money can do but its absolutely unfathomable to comprehend what THIS amount of money could do if all these people combined their resources.

  84. nishant yadav says:

    I am 1rich man in my house

  85. Carlos Suarez says:

    The richest person who ever lived was Augustus Caesar

  86. Vikas says:

    6:20 India

  87. Alvaro Hernaez Romalde says:

    And spain??😡

  88. mario babunski says:

    i thought Mr beast will be on this list

  89. Memes and anime For Life says:

    Henry Sy, the Sy is pronounced like C

  90. King Mo says:

    The real richest people are not on this list

  91. FleapMaster - Gameplays! says:

    Richest person in the world: indian
    Richest person in my room: me

  92. Razib Hossain says:

    Make a list of top 10 poorest people.

  93. Adam Salih says:

    The Indian billionaires made there money from there telephone scams…

  94. Nishant Jakhad says:

    Fun fact : the other Ambani, the junior one, Anil Ambani, is not a billionaire anymore. He totals at $546 mil.

  95. CrazyG7 says:

    Someone 94 next one 93 "He might not be with us much longer"

  96. Nikhil Vasanth says:

    Yes it's fair

  97. Spencer Gubitz says:

    Canada

  98. Sarah kids Tv says:

    Trying to reach 100 subscribers any help

  99. Chum Bucket says:

    Imagine if those rich Indian guys donate their money for million of toilets in India

  100. Surew Purewq says:

    Among all these richest person's list, the ethnicity represented maximum number of times is – Indian. More specifically, Hindus.

    Hindus/Jains/Sikhs are coming to the rest of the world soon to top their wealthiest list.

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