List Of Canadian Billionaires in 2019


CEOWORLD Magazine has named 41 Canadian billionaires, thus, revealing the wealthiest people in Canada for its annual Canada Rich List Index.

The Financial publication’s annual listing stated that 2019 witnessed the total wealth of the top richest Canadians reached a new peak of $96.4 billion.

According to David Thompson, chairman of Thomson Reuters, took the top spot with an estimated net worth of an astonishing $39 billion. The British-Canadian tycoon became the wealthiest man in the country after he inherited Thomson Corporation following the death of his father. Forbes states that control and a media and publishing empire founded by his grandfather Roy Thompson, also possess the Globe and Mail, including a major share in Bell Canada.

The next wealthiest person in Canada is Joseph Tsai, vice-chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group. Besides. He owns almost half of the Brooklyn Nets National Basketball Association team. The estimated net worth of Joseph Tsai is $10.2 billion.

Galen Weston is the third richest person in the country, with a net worth of $9 billion. This British-Canadian businessman is the chairman emeritus of George Weston – a huge Canadian food processing and distribution company, which represents businesses through its management of Loblaw Companies Limited and its recent acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart.

David Cheriton and James Irving made the top five wealthiest people in Canada, with $6.4 billion and $6.3 billion, accordingly. Jim Pattison appeared to be the sixth wealthiest person.

CEOWORLD magazine researched on a number of national and international media reports to bring to the light the richest people. Forbes global index provided more information about Canadian billionaires. Here are net worth figures in U.S. dollars.

The list of Canadian Billionaires

David Thomson: $39 billion

2. Joseph Tsai: $10.2 billion

3. Galen Weston: $9 billion

4. David Cheriton: $6.4 billion

5. James Irving: $6.3 billion

6. Jim Pattison: $5.7 billion

7. Huang Chulong: $5.6 billion

8. Emanuele (Lino) Saputo: $5.1 billion

9. Chip Wilson: $4.6 billion

10. Mark Scheinberg: $4.5 billion

11. Alain Bouchard: $4.1 billion

12. Peter Gilgan: $4 billion

13. Arthur Irving: $3.5 billion

14. Daryl Katz: $3.1 billion

15. Bob Gaglardi: $3 billion

16. Tobi Lutke: $2.9 billion

17. Garrett Camp: $2.7 billion

18. Robert Miller: $2.7 billion

19. Mitchell Goldhar: $2.7 billion

20. Lawrence Stroll: $2.6 billion

21. Jean Coutu: $2.5 billion

22. Michael Lee-Chin: $2.4 billion

23. Carlo Fidani: $2.3 billion

24. Serge Godin: $2.3 billion

25. Charles Bronfman: $2.3 billion

26. Jacques D’Amours: $2.1 billion

27. Pierre Karl Péladeau: $1.8 billion

28. Stephen Smith: $1.8 B $2 billion

29. Marcel Adams: $1.7 billion

30. Stephen Jarislowsky: $1.6 billion

31. Hal Jackman: $1.6 billion

32. Gerald Schwartz: $1.6 billion

33. Mark Leonard: $1.5 billion

34. N. Murray Edwards: $1.4 billion

35. Bruce Flatt: $1.4 billion

36. Brandt Louie: $1.4 billion

37. Peter Szulczewski: $1.4 billion

38. K. Rai Sahi: $1.3 billion

39. Jack Cockwell: $1.3 billion

40. Terence (Terry) Matthews: $1.2 billion

41. Guy Laliberté: $1 billion