Jan 21, 2014
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Top-15 Richest Pakistanis
List of Richest Pakistanis with their net assets worth and income sources.
Here is a list of 15 richest Pakistanis, sorted by their declared or estimated net worth. It also includes overseas Pakistanis, who are Pakistanis by birth but settled in any foreign country.
Shahid Khan (called Shad Khan in USA) is the richest person of Pakistani origin. He was born on July 18, 1952 in Lahore. He is a Pakistani-born American billionaire businessman. He is the owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL), the English Premier League team Fulham F.C., and automobile parts manufacturer Flex-N-Gate in Urbana, Illinois.
As of September 2013, Khan's net worth is over US$3.8 billion. He is ranked 122nd in the Forbes 400 list of richest Americans and is overall the 490th wealthiest person in the world.
Mian Muhammad Mansha is a prominent Pakistani industrialist and entrepreneur who is the richest man in the country and overall 2nd richest Pakistani. He was born on 01 December 1947 in Lahore to a wealthy Chinioti family. According to Forbes listings, he is the 937th richest person in the world. He is the Chairman and CEO of the Nishat Group, Adamjee Group and MCB Bank Ltd.
His net worth is 1-5 billion US Dollars.
Asif Ali Zardari is the 3rd richest Pakistani. Asif Ali Zardari was born on 26 July 1955 in Karachi. He is the only son of Hakim Ali Zardari, a tribal chief and prominent landowner of Nawabshah. He is a politician, industrialist and landlord. He served as 11th President of Pakistan. He is the husband of Ex Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto.
His net worth is about 1.8billion US$.
Sir Anwar Pervez OBE, HI, is at number 4 in the list of Richest Pakistanis with net worth of US$ 1.5billion assets. He was born in 1935 in Gujar Khan and he moved to UK at the age of 21. He is the founder and Chairman of Bestway Group, Deputy Chairman of United Bank Limited, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Bestway Foundation UK and the Patron-in-Chief of Bestway Foundation Pakistan. Bestway Cash & Carry is the largest independent wholesale group and 2nd largest wholesaler with 61 Warehouses spread all over the UK.
In 1992, Sir Anwar was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire O.B.E. and a Knight Bachelor in 1999 in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to business and charity.
Nawaz Sharif is the 5th richest Pakistani. He was born on 25 December 1949 in Lahore. He is the 18th and current Prime Minister of Pakistan. He is a politician and industrialist.
In 2005, Daily Pakistan reported that Sharif family are the fourth wealthiest family and the second wealthiest political leaders in Pakistan with an estimated net worth of US$ 1.4 billion. His family owns Ittefaq Group, a multimillionaire dollar steel conglomerate and Sharif Group, a conglomerate company with holdings in agriculture, transport and sugar mills. Steel business of the Sharif Family has expanded in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Middle East.
Saddaruddin Hashwani was born on 02 July 1940 in Karachi. His assets’ net worth is about 1.1 billion US Dollars.
Sadruddin Hashwani is the Chairman of Hashoo Group. Today, ‘Hashoo Group’ is one of the most diversified industrial groups in Pakistan with interests across tourism, travel, real-estate development, pharmaceuticals, IT, and oil and gas. Also, the Hashoo Group of Companies has in its fold, as owners and operators, the Pearl Continental Hotels and Marriott Hotels brands with presence in all major cities of Pakistan and Ocean Pakistan Limited, a prestigious Oil and Gas exploration and production company.
Nasir Schon was born on November 28, 1957 in Karachi. His net worth is US$ 1bn. He is CEO of the Schon Group. He belongs to Real Estate and Fertilizer business. He is currently working on an $830 million real estate project known as Dubai Lagoon
He is at number 8 with net worth of US$ 1 billion.
Abdul Razzak Yaqoob is a wealthy Pakistani businessman based in Dubai. He is the owner of ARY Group of Companies and head of the World Memon Organization (WMO). His current business includes Media, Real Estate and Gold and Silver trading.
Malik Riaz Hussain was born in Islamabad on February 8, 1954 in Sialkot. He is the owner of Bahria Town, which is Asia's largest private real estate company.
His net worth has been subject to several estimations; these put his assets between $2 billion and $10 billion, which make him one of Pakistan's wealthiest people.
Tariq Saigol is the 10th richest Pakistani with net worth $850 million. He belongs to Chakwal and Lahore Cities of Pakistan. He is the owner of Saigol Group, Kohinoor Industries, PEL and Failsabad Grammar School.
He is the owner of Dewan Mushtaq Group, which is one of the largest industrialist groups in Pakistan. Dewan Salman Fiber ranks 11th in the world in total production capacity. The group owns three textile units, a motorcycle manufacturing unit and the largest sugar unit of Pakistan. They possess shares of Saudi Cement and Pak Land Cement. Group is also authorized distributor of BMW Cars in Pakistan.
His assets worth is $800 million.
Sultan Ali is Joint owner of Lakson Group, CEO of Century Publications, CEO of Express Media Group (Daily Express and Express News Channel). Lakson’s brands include Colgate-Palmolive (Pakistan), Cyber.Net, Clover, Express News, McDonald’s (Pakistan) and Tetley (Pakistan).
His assets worth is $800 million.
Rafiq Habib is the owner of House of Habib (HoH), Bank Al-Habib, Habib Metropolitan Bank, Habib Bank AG Zurich and Indus Motors Company. His net assets worth is about 900 million dollars.
Seth Abid is a Real Estate Tycoon. He belongs to Lahore. His net assets worth is $780 million.
Mian Muhammad Latif is Chairman and CEO of Chenab Group and ChenOne. His net assets worth is $700 million and he is 15th richest Pakistani.
He was born on 28 August 1952 in Toba Tek Singh and later moved to Faisalabad.
Abdul Ghafoor is also one of the richest Pakistanis. He is the owner of Sitara Group of Industries.