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REVEALED: The richest people in Europe, 2021

Bernard Arnault

Europe’s billionaires have thrived during the pandemic year – with a net worth of roughly $192.4 billion, the French fashion tycoon Bernard Arnault is the richest person in Europe, followed by Francoise Bettencourt Meyers (No. 2, $89.6 billion), Amancio Ortega (No. 3, $88.4 billion); and François Pinault (No. 4, $57 billion).

Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr. are the fifth-richest person in Europe, with $41.5 billion. Giovanni Ferrero ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $35.9 billion, followed by Klaus-Michael Kuehne with $34.4 billion. Alain Wertheimer is placed 8th with a net worth of $34.3 billion. Gerard Wertheimer ($34.3 billion) occupied the 9th position on the top 10 richest people in Europe list, followed by Dieter Schwarz (No. 10, $33.8 billion).

The richest people in Europe, 2021

  1. Bernard Arnault: $192.4 billion (France)
  2. Francoise Bettencourt Meyers: $89.6 billion (France)
  3. Amancio Ortega: $88.4 billion (Spain)
  4. François Pinault: $57 billion (France)
  5. Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr.: $41.5 billion (Germany)
  6. Giovanni Ferrero: $35.9 billion (Italy)
  7. Klaus-Michael Kuehne: $34.4 billion (Germany)
  8. Alain Wertheimer: $34.3 billion (France)
  9. Gerard Wertheimer: $34.3 billion (France)
  10. Dieter Schwarz: $33.8 billion (Germany)
  11. Alexey Mordashov: $33.1 billion (Russia)
  12. Vladimir Potanin: $30.8 billion (Russia)
  13. Susanne Klatten: $30.2 billion (Germany)
  14. Vladimir Lisin: $29.8 billion (Russia)
  15. Dietrich Mateschitz: $28.6 billion (Austria)
  16. Leonardo Del Vecchio: $28.4 billion (Italy)
  17. Leonid Mikhelson: $25.8 billion (Russia)
  18. Stefan Quandt: $24.4 billion (Germany)
  19. Vagit Alekperov: $24.3 billion (Russia)
  20. Gennady Timchenko: $22.9 billion (Russia)
  21. Stefan Persson: $22.7 billion (Sweden)
  22. Emmanuel Besnier: $20.2 billion (France)
  23. Theo Albrecht Jr: $20 billion (Germany)
  24. Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken: $18.9 billion (Netherlands)
  25. Lakshmi Mittal: $18.8 billion (UK)
  26. Alisher Usmanov: $18.5 billion (Russia)
  27. Andrey Melnichenko: $18.4 billion (Russia)
  28. Reinhold Wuerth: $17.4 billion (Germany)
  29. Suleiman Kerimov: $17.2 billion (Russia)
  30. Pavel Durov: $17.2 billion (Russia)
  31. James Ratcliffe: $17.1 billion (UK)
  32. Thomas Struengmann: $17.1 billion (Germany)
  33. Andreas Struengmann:17.1 $ billion (Germany)
  34. Mikhail Fridman: $15.6 billion (Russia)
  35. Pallonji Mistry: $15.5 billion (Ireland)
  36. Georg Schaeffler: $15.4 billion (Germany)
  37. Roman Abramovich: $15.2 billion (UK)
  38. Hinduja brothers: $15 billion (UK)
  39. Kirsten Rausing: $14.4 billion (Sweden)
  40. Finn Rausing: $14.4 billion (Sweden)
  41. Jorn Rausing: $14.4 billion (Sweden)
  42. Anders Holch Povlsen: $13.6 billion (Denmark)
  43. Tatyana Bakalchuk: $13.2 billion (Russia)
  44. Michael Platt: $13 billion (UK)
  45. Patrick Drahi: $12.6 billion (France)
  46. Viktor Rashnikov: $12.5 billion (Russia)
  47. Alexander Otto: $12.4 billion (Germany)
  48. Melker Schorling: $12.3 billion (Sweden)
  49. Dietmar Hopp: $12.2 billion (Germany)
  50. Mikhail Prokhorov: $11.4 billion (Russia)
  51. John Fredriksen: $11 billion (Cyprus)
  52. Leonid Fedun: $10.9 billion (Russia)
Alexandra Dimitropoulou

Alexandra Dimitropoulou

VP and News Editor
Alexandra Dimitropoulou is a VP and News Editor at CEOWORLD magazine, working to build and strengthen the brand’s popular, consumer-friendly content. In addition to running the company’s website, CEOWORLD magazine, which aims to help CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, and other C-level executives get smarter about how they earn, save and spend their money, she also sits on the Board of Directors of the Global Business Policy Institute. She can be reached on email alexandra-dimitropoulou@ceoworld.biz. You can follow her on Twitter at @ceoworld.