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Top 10 Billionaires In The Liquor Industry

on 08/04/14 at 11:30 am

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F201404011347562231015643Forbes magazine releases the lists of the world’s billionaires, including those who have made their money in the liquor industry. These super-rich tycoons tend to enjoy topnotch wines and other alcoholic beverages to celebrate their success.

Jorge Paulo Lemann, who used to be a banker, found fortune in the alcohol business. He is now the richest person in the world’s liquor industry, boasting a personal wealth of US$19.7 billion. On this top 10 list, four hail from Brazil, while others come from Columbia, The Netherlands, Thailand, France, Mexico and Italy.


Net worth: US$3.5 billion

Age: 80

Source of wealth: Spirits

Company: Gruppo Campari

Residence: Milan, Italy

Country of citizenship: Italy

Forbes word’s billionaires ranking in 2014: No. 446