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Wealthiest People in Australia (December 6, 2022)

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As of December 6, 2022, Gina Rinehart was the wealthiest man in Australia, with an estimated net worth of 28.0 billion U.S. dollars, followed by Andrew Forrest (No. 2, $18.4 billion), Harry Triguboff (No. 3, $10.3 billion); and Anthony Pratt (No. 4, $9.9  billion).

Mike Cannon-Brookes is the fifth-richest person in Australia, with a whopping $9.0 billion. Scott Farquhar ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $8.8 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: $28.0 billion
  2. Andrew Forrest: $18.4 billion
  3. Harry Triguboff: $10.3 billion
  4. Anthony Pratt: $9.9 billion
  5. Mike Cannon-Brookes: $9.0 billion
  6. Scott Farquhar: $8.8 billion
  7. Frank Lowy: $6.8 billion
  8. Cliff Obrecht: $6.5 billion
  9. Melanie Perkins: $6.5 billion
  10. Richard White: $4.9 billion
  11. John,Alan & Bruce wilson: $4.7 billion
  12. Kerrry Stokes: $3.7 billion
  13. James Packer: $3.6 billion
  14. Cameron Adams: $3.2 billion
  15. Michael Hintze: $3.2 billion
  16. John Gandel: $3.2 billion
  17. Vivek Chaand Sehgal: $3.2 billion
  18. Jack Cowin: $2.7 billion
  19. Fiona Geminder: $2.4 billion
  20. Brett Blundy: $2.1 billion
  21. John Hancock: $2.1 billion
  22. Solomon Lew: $2.0 billion
  23. Ginia Rinehart: $2.0 billion

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