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Ireland’s Billionaires: Richest People In Ireland, 2020

With an estimated net worth of $15.6 billion, chairman of Shapoorji Pallonji Group, Pallonji Mistry is the wealthiest person in Ireland for 2020, that’s according to CEOWORLD magazine’s Rich List Index For 2020. The number two spot for Ireland was occupied by private equity boss John Grayken with a net worth of $6.9 billion.

Denis O’Brien is the third richest person in the country; his net worth stands at $4.2 billion. According to the financial publication’s annual listing, 2019 saw the total wealth of the top 9 richest people in Ireland hits a new record high of $38.6 billion.

In other words, the wealth of the top nice richest people in Ireland accounts for 11.54% of Ireland’s GDP ($333.7 billion).

John Dorrance III and John Collison rounded up the top five wealthiest people in Ireland with $2.6 billion and $2.2 billion, respectively. Who are Ireland’s top billionaires?

  1. Pallonji Mistry, $15.6 billion
  2. John Grayken, $6.9 billion
  3. Denis O’Brien, $4.2 billion
  4. John Dorrance III, $2.6 billion
  5. John Collison, $2.2 billion
  6. Patrick Collison, $2.1 billion
  7. Eugene Murtagh, $1.9 billion
  8. Dermot Desmond, $1.8 billion
  9. John Armitage, $1.3 billion

Patrick Collison holds the 6th spot with a whopping net worth of $2.1 billion. Eugene Murtagh, Dermot Desmond, and John Armitage rounded up the top nine wealthiest people in IRELAND with $1.9 billion, $1.8 billion, and $1.3 billion, respectively.

Ireland’s Billionaires: Richest People In Ireland, 2020

To identify the wealthiest people in Ireland, CEOWORLD magazine reviewed numerous national and international media reports. Additional information about the billionaires came from Forbes global index, Bloomberg Billionaires Index, CEOWORLD magazine’s rich list index, Hurun rich list, and all estimated net worth figures are in U.S. dollars. CEOWORLD magazine’s Rich list was compiled using shareholding and financial information obtained from the media reports and individuals, analysts, stock exchanges, and regulatory agencies. This list encompasses family fortunes, including those shared among extended families of multiple generations. The minimum to make the list was $1 billion.

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Mindy Wright
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