When we talk about the wealthiest people in the world many names come to mind. Some of them are ostentatious with their riches that you can’t help but notice while others (especially old money) are too rich to fly under the radar, they don’t have to show but you know who they are. So what about those that are filthy rich but hardly make the news or tabloids? Here’s our top pick
Isabel Dos Santos. Net Worth $3.5bn
At the young age of 43 she is not only the richest woman in Angola where she is from but the whole of Africa, even richer than Oprah Winfrey.
A Kings College London alumna, she made her her fortune as an investor especially in nightclubs and beach resorts. Miami Beach Club in Luanda, Angola was her first venture in 1997 at the tender age of 24.
Aishwarya Al Alsaud. Net Worth $850m
This 37 year old Eurasian turned her alleged divorce settlement from Saudi multi millionaire Rashid Bin Turki Alsaud into business ventures that are rivaled by few. She is can be flashy at times but for the most part she steers clear of the media.
Robin Li. Net Worth $13bn
At the age of 48 he is the founder of China’s answer to Google.
Baidu is arguably the biggest search engine in asia and one of the biggest in the world, thanks to this reserved young man who is regularly mistaken for a ‘nobody’ as he walk the streets of China.
Ruth Parasol. Net Worth $1.6bn
This young and beautiful entrepreneur is the founder of PartyGaming, the parent company of the biggest online gambling site PartyPokerSite.com. I don’t need to expound on this because what is understood don’t need to be explained.
The gambling house always win, customers are the junkie.
Abigail ‘Abby’ Johnson. Net Worth $15bn
She may look like a nerd but this woman is very powerful yet down to earth. Abby is the the president and CEO of Fidelity Investments (FMR) and the chairwoman of Fidelity International (FIL) that oversees a portfolio of $2.1 trillion.
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