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Richest Billionaires in Telecom Industry (October 17, 2023)

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As of October 17, 2023, Carlos Slim Helu has a net worth of US$88.2 billion, making him the wealthiest person in the telecom industry. Rocco Commisso follows in second place with $7.8 billion, while Sunil Mittal ranks third with $7.5 billion, and Xavier Niel comes in fourth with $6.2 billion.

The fifth and sixth spots on the list are occupied by Robert Hale Jr, whose net worth is $5.4 billion, and Rakesh Mittal, whose net worth is $4.9 billion. Rajan Mittal is placed 7th with a net worth of $4.9 billion. Ananda Krishnan ($4.8 billion) occupied the 8th position among the wealthiest people in the telecom industry, followed by Richard Li (No. 9) with $4.4 billion and Patrick Drahi (No. 10, $4.1 billion).

Richest Billionaires in Telecom Industry, 2023

  1. Carlos Slim Helu & family: $88.2 billion
  2. Rocco Commisso: $7.8 billion
  3. Sunil Mittal: $7.5 billion
  4. Xavier Niel: $6.2 billion
  5. Robert Hale Jr: $5.4 billion
  6. Rakesh Mittal: $4.9 billion
  7. Rajan Mittal: $4.9 billion
  8. Ananda Krishnan: $4.8 billion
  9. Richard Li: $4.4 billion
  10. Patrick Drahi: $4.1 billion
  11. Shaul Shani: $4.0 billion
  12. Yasumitsu Shigeta: $3.7 billion
  13. Naguib Sawiris: $3.3 billion
  14. John Caudwell: $2.9 billion
  15. Denis O’Brien: $2.7 billion
  16. Taha Mikati: $2.6 billion
  17. Najib Mikati: $2.6 billion
  18. Marcelo Claure: $2.0 billion
  19. Craig McCaw: $2.0 billion
  20. Vladimir Yevtushenkov: $1.8 billion

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