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The World’s 50 Oldest Billionaires by Forbes

The top 50 oldest billionaire in the world have a combined estimated net-worth of more than USD 208.5 billion, in the latest 2017 Billionaire Report by Forbes.

David Rockefeller, Sr. (Standard Oil), is the oldest billionaire with $3.3 billion at age 101.  Chang Yun Chung (Pacific International Lines) with $1.7 billion is the 2nd oldest billionaire at age 98. The 3rd oldest billionaire, also at age 98 is Henry Hillman (Investments) with $2.6 billion.

On 4th and 5th respectively are Marcel Adams (Iberville Development) and Aloysio de Andrade Faria (Banca Alfa) with $1.5 billion and $2.4 billion respectively.  Both are 96 years old.

 

Top 5 Oldest Billionaires:

Rank Name Net Worth USD Source of Wealth Company
1 David Rockefeller, Sr. $3.3 B Real estate, investments Standard Oil
2 Chang Yun Chung $1.7 B Shipping Pacific International Lines
3 Henry Hillman $2.6 B Investments KRR, Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers
4 Marcel Adams $1.5 B Real estate Iberville Development Ltd
5 Aloysio de Andrade Faria $2.4 B Banking Banco Alfa

 

Top 50 Oldest Billionaires Fast Facts:

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The Richest: Liliane Bettencourt (Age 94) with $39.5 Billion, L’ Oreal

The Top 50 Total Net Worth: USD 208.5 Billion

The Average: 92.1 Years Old

The Oldest Age: 101 Years Old (David Rockefeller, Sr. with $3.3 Billion, L’Oreal)

The Youngest Age: 89 Years Old (Arnold Clark with $1.1 Billion, Arnold Clark Automobiles)

 

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Top 50 Oldest Billionaires List:

Rank Name Net Worth USD Age Source of Wealth
1 David Rockefeller, Sr. $3.3 B 101 Real estate, investments
2 Chang Yun Chung $1.7 B 98 Shipping
3 Henry Hillman $2.6 B 98 Investments
4 Marcel Adams $1.5 B 96 Real estate
5 Aloysio de Andrade Faria $2.4 B 96 Banking
6 George Joseph $1.6 B 95 Insurance
7 David Consunji $3.1 B 95 Construction
8 Stanley Perron $1.9 B 94 Property, retail
9 Liliane Bettencourt $39.5 B 94 Cosmetics
10 Len Ainsworth $1.1 B 93 Betting machines
11 Tang Hsiang-chien $1.5 B 93 Textiles, electronics
12 Charles Munger $1.5 B 93 Financial Services
13 Saif Al Ghurair $2.1 B 93 Diversified
14 Alexander Spanos $2.4 B 93 Real estate, Sports Team
15 David Murdock $2.7 B 93 Real estate
16 Karl-Heinz Kipp $4.5 B 93 Retail
17 Sumner Redstone $5.4 B 93 Media
18 Robert Kuok $11.4 B 93 Palm oil, shipping, property
19 Ana Maria Brescia Cafferata $1.4 B 92 Mining, banking
20 S. Daniel Abraham $2.1 B 92 Weight management
21 Fong Yun Wah $2.4 B 92 Real estate
22 Mohammed Al Issa $2.6 B 92 Investments
23 Masatoshi Ito $3.6 B 92 Retail
24 Henry Sy $12.7 B 92 Investments
25 Samprada Singh $1.1 B 91 Pharmaceuticals
26 John Farber $1.2 B 91 Chemicals
27 Stephen Jarislowsky $1.3 B 91 Money management
28 Nobutoshi Shimamura $1.4 B 91 Retail
29 Martha Ford $1.5 B 91 Automobiles
30 Maurice Alter $1.7 B 91 Real estate
31 Bernard Lewis $2.3 B 91 Fashion retailer
32 Stephen Bechtel, Jr. $3.1 B 91 Engineering, construction
33 Luo Jye $3.9 B 91 Tires
34 Jeronimo Arango $4.2 B 91 Retail
35 Albert Frere $4.9 B 91 Investments
36 Ted Lerner $5.3 B 91 Real estate
37 Richard DeVos $5.6 B 91 Marketing
38 Serge Dassault $16.1 B 91 Diversified
39 O. Bruton Smith $1 B 90 Racetracks
40 Harjo Sutanto $1.2 B 90 Consumer goods
41 David Gottesman $1.8 B 90 Investments
42 Alberto Roemmers $2 B 90 Pharmaceuticals
43 Peter Peterson $2.1 B 90 Investments
44 Charles Dolan $4.6 B 90 Cable television
45 Stef Wertheimer $5.6 B 90 Metalworking tools
46 John Gokongwei, Jr. $5.8 B 90 Diversified
47 Hans Rausing $12.5 B 90 Packaging
48 Shoji Uehara $1.1 B 89 Pharmaceuticals
49 Daisy Igel $1.1 B 89 Gas, petrochemicals
50 Arnold Clark $1.1 B 89 Automobiles

 

Source: Forbes

Methodology

The Forbes Billionaires list is a snapshot of wealth taken on February 17, 2017; using stock prices and exchange rates from around the world to calculate net worths.



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