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Wealthiest People in Australia (July 28, 2022)

As of July 28, 2022, Gina Rinehart was the wealthiest man in Australia, with an estimated net worth of 28.7 billion U.S. dollars, followed by Andrew Forrest (No. 2, $17.3 billion), Mike Cannon-Brookes (No. 3, $12.5 billion); and Scott Farquhar (No. 4, $12.4 billion).

Anthony Pratt is the fifth-richest person in Australia, with a whopping $10.7 billion. Harry Triguboff ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $10.6 billion, followed by Frank Lowy with $6.8 billion.  Cliff Obrecht is placed 8th with a net worth of $6.5 billion. Melanie Perkins ($6.5 billion) occupied the 9th position among the top 10 wealthiest people in Australia

  1. Gina Rinehart: $28.7 billion
  2. Andrew Forrest: $17.3 billion
  3. Mike Cannon-Brookes : $12.5 billion
  4. Scott Farquhar: $12.4 billion
  5. Anthony Pratt: $10.7 billion
  6. Harry Triguboff: $10.6 billion
  7. Frank Lowy: $6.8 billion
  8. Cliff Obrecht: $6.5 billion
  9. Melanie Perkins: $6.5 billion
  10. John Alan & Bruce Wilson: $4.5 billion
  11. Richard White: $4.5 billion
  12. James Packer: $3.7 billion
  13. Kerry Stokes: $3.3 billion
  14. John Gandel: $3.3 billion
  15. Cameron Adams: $3.2 billion
  16. Michael Hintze: $3.2 billion
  17. Fiona Geminder: $2.9 billion
  18. Jack Cowin: $2.8 billion 
  19. Vivek Chaand Sehgal: $2.5 billion
  20. John Hancock: $2.1 billion

Detailed findings & methodology: CEOWORLD magazine put together a panel of experts to go over data points culled from virtually every reputable wealth tracking media outlet, including Bloomberg, The Richest, Money Inc, Cheat Sheet, GOBankingRates, Celebrity Net Worth, Wealthy Gorilla, Forbes, and more. Based on a consensus from these sources, the final decision for ranking was judged editorially. All data is for the most recent period available. Some were not included in the official statistics for various reasons, primarily due to the lack of necessary data. Just remember, these values and fluctuations are estimations based on a host of variables and publicly available documents. The margin of sampling error for the full data sample is plus or minus 1.2 percentage points. In addition to sampling error, one should bear in mind that, as in all survey research, there are possible sources of error—such as coverage, nonresponse, and measurement error——that could affect the results. All figures are in US dollars.


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