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Richest People In Switzerland For 2019: Who Are Switzerland’s Top Billionaires?

With an estimated net worth of $16.8 billion, MSC Group Chairman Gianluigi Aponte is the wealthiest person in Switzerland, that’s according to CEOWORLD magazine’s Switzerland Rich List Index For 2019. Ernesto Bertarelli is second on the list with $8.1 billion. According to the financial publication’s annual listing, 2019 saw the total wealth of the top 10 richest Swiss hit a new record high of $58.9 billion.

Hansjoerg Wyss holds the third spot with a whopping net worth of $6.2 billion, followed by Margarita Louis-Dreyfus ($5.1 billion), Magdalena Martullo-Blocher ($5.1 billion), and Rahel Blocher ($5 billion).

Dona Bertarelli, Thomas Schmidheiny, Ivan Glasenberg rounded up the top ten wealthiest people in Switzerland with $4.7 billion, $4.6 billion, $4.4 billion, and $3.8 billion, respectively.

Swiss Billionaires: Richest people in Switzerland For 2019

  1. Gianluigi Aponte: $11.6 billion
  2. Ernesto Bertarelli: $8.1 billion
  3. Hansjoerg Wyss: $6.2 billion
  4. Margarita Louis-Dreyfus: $5.4 billion
  5. Magdalena Martullo-Blocher: $5.1 billion
  6. Rahel Blocher: $5 billion
  7. Dona Bertarelli: $4.7 billion
  8. Thomas Schmidheiny: $4.6 billion
  9. Ivan Glasenberg: $4.4 billion
  10. Martin Ebner: $3.8 billion
  11. Rudolf Maag: $3.7 billion
  12. Martin Haefner: $3.5 billion
  13. Michael Pieper: $3.4 billion
  14. Thomas Straumann: $3.3 billion
  15. Hans Peter Wild: $2.9 billion
  16. Maja Oeri: $2.7 billion
  17. Alfred Gantner: $2.6 billion
  18. Marcel Erni: $2.6 billion
  19. Urs Wietlisbach: $2.6 billion
  20. Eva Maria Bucher-Haefner: $2.5 billion
  21. Sergio Mantegazza: $2.5 billion
  22. Peter Spuhler: $2.5 billion
  23. Stephan Schmidheiny: $2.3 billion
  24. Georg von Opel: $2.3 billion
  25. Karl Scheufele, III: $1.9 billion
  26. Miriam Baumann-Blocher: $1.9 billion
  27. Benjamin de Rothschild: $1.8 billion
  28. Peter Grogg: $1.8 billion
  29. Beda Diethelm: $1.8 billion
  30. Matthias Reinhart: $1.7 billion
  31. Thomas Meyer: $1.6 billion
  32. Willy Michel: $1.5 billion
  33. Gary Fegel: $1.4 billion

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Alexandra Dimitropoulou
Alexandra is an associate editor and head of special projects & analytics for CEOWORLD magazine. She is based in CEOWORLD magazine's New York office. Alexandra is responsible for driving thought leadership, using data analytics to showcase CEOWORLD magazine’s editorial imagination, and fostering knowledge sharing between magazine and readers. She has ten years of experience in research, spanning market research, data analytics, macroeconomics, and financial services. She joins CEOWORLD magazine from a leading executive research firm, where she was a senior consultant and economist. There, her assignments spanned the U.S., Asia, Europe, and Latin America. She has advised CEOs, investors, boards, and high-profile industry leaders on a wide range of issues impacting the global business landscape. She can be reached on email