In this article, we will look at the top 5 billionaires who belong from Pakistan.
Mian Muhammad Mansha
The leading industrialist of Pakistan, founder, and CEO of Nishat Group is the richest citizen of Pakistan. He is known as the highest tax payer in Pakistan as in 2015 he paid 100 billion tax. Other than being the owner of Nishat Group he is also the Chairman and Founder of AdamJee Group and MCB Bank Limited. One of his recent projects is the Lahore’s new and remarkable Emporium Mall
He has an estimated net worth of $2.6 Billion
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Asif Ali Zardari
The popular, smartest yet controversial politician of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari is the second richest person of Pakistan. Zardari is the co-chairperson of Pakistan People’s Party and was the president of Pakistan from years 2008 to 2013. To some, he is also known as the husband of Benazir Bhutto.
He is a clever and smart businessman. He has investments in Pakistan and in foreign nations in agriculture and real estate industry.
Zardari has an estimated net worth of $1.8 billion.
The ex-Prime Minister of Pakistan Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif is the third richest person in Pakistan. He is a businessman turned politician who served as PM of Pakistan from 1990 to 1993 and 1997 to 1999. He was appointed as the Prime Minister of Pakistan in 2013 but was disqualified in 2017 by Supreme Court of Pakistan.
The family background of Nawaz Sharif is quite strong as he is the son of Muhammad Sharif who founded Ittefaq Group and brother of Shehbaz Sharif who was appointed Chief Minister of Pakistan thrice.
The estimated net worth of Nawaz Sharif is $1.4 billion.
The dominant figure in Pakistan’s hotel business Sadruddin Hashwani is the fourth richest man in Pakistan. He is the founder and chairman of the biggest hotel chain in Pakistan, Pearl-Continental Hotel. Also, he is the owner of Hashoo Group. He developed the Hassan Ali Company in 1960 and it became the biggest cotton trading firm in Pakistan by 1970s. Furthermore, Hashwani is also the founder of Holiday Inn in Islamabad and Karachi. From investments in hotels to exporting rice, wheat, cotton, barley to spending in minerals, mines, insurance and batteries industries, the man is a complete businessman.
Currently, his estimated net worth in Pakistan is $1.1 Billion.
The most popular businessman in Pakistan and the founder of the highly famous housing society in Pakistan, Bahria Town, Malik Riaz is the fifth wealthiest person in Pakistan. Malik Riaz started his career as a clerk in Rawalpindi and then in years to follow he constructed the most amazing housing society in Rawalpindi, Lahore, and Karachi. His known net worth is $1.1 billion but as per some estimations, it is over $2 billion.
These are the top 5 billionaires of Pakistan. We didn’t include Shahid Khan as he is known as Pakistani born American billionaire, similarly, Sir Anwar Pervez is known as a Pakistani born British billionaire. Thus this list is complied of only & totally Pakistani billionaires.