Spain, as we all know is a country with stable economy and high income nation. Many billionaire names of the world come out of the land of Spain most of which belong to business and are self-made icons. The Spanish fashion tycoon Amancio Ortega recently became world’s richest person for four hours passing Bill Gates, when he got successful in the stock market on that very morning. Lets have a look and find out the billionaires of Spain in 2016:
10. Florentino Perez
Florentino Perez is a very famous name belonging to Spain. He is a former politician, current president of Real Madrid and Grupo ACS. His team makes it to be one of the most valuable one in the world. He has got an estimated net worth of $2.1 billion.
9. Helena Revoredo
The next on the list is a smart lady who chairs a Spanish private security company Prosegur. Yes, she is none other than Helena Revoredo whose late husband Herberto Gut founded the company in 1976. She has now got an estimated net worth of $2.1 billion.
8. Juan Abello
The son of a famous former pharmacist, Juan Abello Pascal, made his fortune by making large investments after selling his family’s pharmaceutical company in 1985 which included his stake in Prestige motor holdings, Aston Martin automobiles and Grupo Imagina. His net worth is $2.3 billion.
7. Manuel Jove
The self-made Manuel Jove started off in 1980 with his property company named as Fadesa Inmobiliaria which has now become a leading company of Spain. His current net worth has been estimated to $2.3 billion.
6. Daniel Mate
One of the shareholders in Glencore, a multinational commodity trading and mining company, Daniel Mate came to the list of richest soon after when Glencore went public in 2011. He has now an estimated net worth of $2.6 Billion.
5. Rafael Del Pino Y Calvo-Sotelo
The executive chairman of Ferrovial, largest infrastructure construction and management company in Spain, Rafael Del Pino Calvo-Sotelo makes it to be the fifth wealthiest person in Spain. He go his neth worth raise by $1 billion in 2015 which made it to reach $3.3 billion.
4. Juan Roig
Juan Roig Alfanso is a famous name when it comes to the supermarket business of Spain. He is the president of Mercadona which is the largest Spanish supermarket chain, he has got 55% shares in this venture that makes his fortune worth $4.3 billion.
3. Isak Andic and Family
Originating from Turkey, this self-made businessman is the third richest man of Spain in 2016. He is the founder and the largest shareholder of Mango (the famous clothing retailers) of Spain. He also has got shares in Banco Sabadell, a large banking group of Spain. His estimated net worth is $5.2 billion.
2. Sandra Ortega Mera and Family
The daughter of forth richest person of the world and the richest of Spain, Amancio Ortega, Sandra Ortega Mera is the second richest Spanish on the list. She inherited her wealth from her late mother Rosalia Mera in the form of 7 % stake in Inditex. Her estimated net worth is $5.8 billion.
1. Amancio Ortega
The name that aces the list of richest people of Spain is none other than Amancio Ortega. Not only Spain but he is the richest man of Europe as well. This Spanish business magnate masters his field in fashion and owns 60 percent shares in Inditex Fashion Group. Zara clothing and accessories is the benchmark in fashion ventures owned by Ortega. His estimated net worth is $60.6 billion which according to forbes passed Bill Gates worth in 2015, for four hours.