Top 10 Richest People in Pakistan (2017)

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Top 10 Richest People in Pakistan (2017)

#10 – Rafiq Habib

Net Worth: $0.90 Billion

Rafiq Habib is the 10th richest person from Pakistan. Rafiq Habib comes from Karachi. His wealth is secured from from the House of Habib Habib Bank in AG Zurich, Makro Pakistan. He’s invested in the following industries; banking & finance, retail, construction and auto-mobiles.

#9 – Chaudhry Family

Net Worth: $0.91 Billion

The Chaudhry Family are from Bahawalpur. They are industrialists with their name under the Chaudhry Group of Industries company. The Chaudhry Family have ties into the steel industries, sugar mills, Nestle plants, chemical industries and auto car wash machinery manufacturing plants.

#8 – Nasir Schon

Net Worth: $1 Billion

Nasir Schon is a prominent business leader of Pakistan and the CEO of Schon Group. Nasir Schon is the son of Captain Ather Schon Hussain, an ex-pilot of PIA. The Schon family is one of the few striving Muhajir Urdu business families in Pakistan. Starting off in Singapore in 1982, the peek of Schon group was in 1995 when they owned National Fibres, Schon Bank, Schon Textiles and Pak-China Fertizilers. Currently, Schon Group is managed by his sons, Asher Schon and Khizer Schon who look after day-to-day affairs in their Dubai HQ. They have also launched Schon Ventures, which is the group investment vehicle which has invested in Fitness, Transportation, Real Estate, and Technology start ups.

#7 – Mian Muhammad Mansha

Net Worth: $1 Billion

The chairman and CEO of Nishat Group, MCB Bank Ltd and Adamjee Group, Mian Muhammad Mansha is currently the 2nd richest person in Pakistan. He is considered among the most powerful and influential personalities in the country. With a net worth of $1 billion, Mian Mansha has now ranked at 937th place among the richest people in the world.

#6 – Malik Riaz

Net Worth: $1.1 Billion

Malik Riaz Hussain is certainly one of the most well-known Pakistani personalities in the world. The business tycoon is the owner of Asia’s largest private real estate company, Bahria Town. His current 2017 known net worth is around $1.1 billion but according to some estimations, it is actually over $2 billion.

#5 – Sadruddin Hashwani

Net Worth: $1.1 Billion

Sadruddin Hashwani is the chairman of Hashoo Group which has large investments in the fields of pharmaceuticals, oil & gas, tourism, real estate development and IT. His net worth has moved up to $1.1 billion in 2017.

#4 – Nawaz Sharif

Net Worth: $1.4 Billion

Nawaz Sharif is the 3-time Prime Minister of Pakistan and the president of the country’s largest political party, Pakistan Muslim League (N). Along with being a very successful politician, Nawaz Sharif is also a successful industrialist. He is currently ranked 2nd among politicians and 5th among overall richest people in Pakistan.

#3 – Anwar Pervez

Net Worth: $1.67 Billion

The next name on our list is businessman Sir Anwar Pervez. The founder and chairman of Bestway Group that currently has more than 50 cash & carries in the country. The 79 year old currently has a net worth of 1.67 billion.

#2 – Asif Ali-Zardari

Net Worth: $1.8 Billion

The former president of Pakistan and the current co-chairman of one of the second largest political party in the country, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Asif Ali Zardari holds the third place among the top 10 richest people in Pakistan 2014. His net worth is estimated to be $1.8 billion but a large population in the country considers it to be a lot more than this.

#1 – Shahid Khan

Net Worth: $8.7 Billion

The Pakistani-born American billionaire made his net worth through an auto-mobile parts manufacturing business. The owner of Flex-N-Gate has a net worth of $6.8 Billion which makes him the 490th richest person in the world and is ranked first among the richest people of Pakistan.

Sources:Forbes and GoTest

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