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Meet the Greek, Greek Americans in the Forbes 2019 World Billions List

Meet the Greek, Greek Americans in the Forbes 2019 World Billions List

Forbes has fallen by 2 153 billion, 55 lower than a yr ago. Of those, almost two dozen Greek Americans, Greeks and Cypriots are on the Forbes 2019 record.

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# 311 Jim Davis & Household

REAL TIME NET WORTH

$ 5.7B

2019 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH

$ 5.6B

$ 5.6B

$ 5.6B [19659003] Jim Davis bought a small Boston shoe service in 1972 and moved it to New Stability, which acquired $ four billion in 2017. Davis and his household personal roughly 95% of the personal company. New Stability manufactures garments and gear for lacrosse and soccer, however is understood for running shoes. In 2015, New Stability moved to a $ 500 million improvement in Boston, with Boston Bruins and Celtics traineeships. Davis is the chairman of New Stability and his wife Anna, who joined the firm in 1977, is vice chairman.

# 504 Tom Gores

REAL TIME NET WORTH

$ four.1B

2019 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH

$ 4B

Tom Gores controls over 25 corporations with belongings of about $ 13 billion By means of its Platinum Fairness funding company based mostly in Los Angeles. The Gores family moved from Israel to Michigan when Tom was four. In his youth, he stores cabinets in his father's small grocery retailer in Flint. His brother Alec can also be a billionaire of private capital. Tom and Alec shared their 20-year-old research events earlier than sharing in 1995. In 2011, Gores and Platinum Equity bought NBA Detroit Pistons merchandise. In August 2015, he acquired a share of Platinum, giving him 100% of his group's fairness.

(Photograph: TNH / Kostas Bej, file)

# 715 John Catsimatidis

REAL TIME NET WORTH

$ three.1B

from 3/7/19

2019 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH [19659003]

$ 3.1B

John Catsimatidis is greatest often known as the owner of the Gristedes department retailer chain in New York City. He additionally owns the oil refinery United Refining in Pennsylvania, which he bought for bankruptcy, and properties in New York and past. He and his household moved from Greece to New York when he was a toddler and grew up in his condo in Harlem. He worked in the grocery trade when he attended the University of New York, but dropped the alternative to own the piece he worked for. He opened his own grocery store in 1969 and had 10 purple Apple stores at the age of 25.

(Photograph: Eurokinissi / Tatiana Bollari)

# 804 Philip Niarchos

REAL TIME NET WORTH

$ 2.8B

2019 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH

$ 2.8B

$ 2.8B

Philip Niarchos, the eldest son of the late sailor Stavros Niarchos, inherited a lot of his father's artwork collection. The gathering was purchased in 1957 for $ 3 million from actor Edward G. Robinson and consists of a few of the world's most famous songs. It is stated to be Van Gogh's largest personal assortment, particularly the self-image of his ear, and consists of Picasso's iconic “Yo, Picasso.” Since inheritance has been inherited, Philip has added post-war and modern works, together with Andy Warhol and Maurizio Cattelan [19659031] # 838 Spiro Latsis & Household

REAL TIME NET WORTH

$ 2.9B

2019 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH

$ 2.7B

Spiro Latsis has been managing family property since his father, the Greek delivery Tycoon John S. Latsis, died in 2003. The family still has a foot in delivery by means of Latsco Delivery, though they’ve now also invested in banking, real property and oil. The Latsis family owns shares in the oil firm Hellenic Petroleum and Lamda Improvement, a trading property developer in South East Europe. Additionally they have a stake in EFG International, a personal banking group in Zurich, from which Latsis is the head of the board. Latsis has graduated 3 times from the London Faculty of Economics and the Head of the Princeton University Analysis Institute

# 916 George Argyros & Household

Chairman and CEO, Arnel & Affiliates

REAL TIME NET WORTH

$ 2.5B

2019 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH

$ 2.5B

The grandson of Greek immigrants, Argyros, worked via a high school and school in the Southern California paper and grocery store in Argyros. , established a real estate firm Arnel & Associates in Southern California in 1968 and at present serves as CEO. The corporate owns 5,500 houses in Orange County, California and almost 2 million square meters of economic real estate in Southern California. In January 2018, the Argyros Household Basis promised a $ 7.5 million USC Trojan residence to renovate the Los Angeles Coliseum

# 916 John Paul DeJoria

$ 2.6B

2019 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH

$ 2.5B

John Paul DeJoria is the founding father of the tequila producer Patrón Spirits Co and founder of the hair care company John Paul Mitchell Methods. He slept in his automotive and bought the shampoo from door to door before he began with Paul Mitchell in 1980 and moved $ 700 to John Paul Mitchell Techniques. In 1989, DeJoria and associate Martin Crowley acquired a stake in boutique tequila Maker Patron and have grown to greater than $ 800 million in gross sales. DeJorial also has benefits in numerous industries reminiscent of life sciences and telecommunications.

# 916 Maritsa Lazari & Household

REAL TIME NET WORTH

$ 2.5B

2019 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH

19659003] Maritsa Lazari is the widow of a late billionaire Christos Lazar who died in 2015, a couple of months in the past 50-year anniversary. A couple who met in London married in 1965. Christos lastly created a successful trend line referred to as Drendie Woman. The couple used the income of the firm to purchase the property. At the moment actual property company Lazari Investments owns 2.82 million square ft in London, mainly workplace area

# 962 C. Dean Metropoulos

REAL TIME NET WORTH

$ 2.5B

BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH

$ 2.4 B

Dean Metropoulos is greatest recognized for saving older Twinkies and Hostess Manufacturers merchandise. Metropoulos and the personal equity firm Apollo purchased a closed firm in 2013 and later introduced it. Via Metropoulos & Co, he has additionally rotated and bought Chef Boyard, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Bumble Bee Tuna and others. An entrepreneur born in Greece is an administrator of a national Greek museum in Chicago

# 1057 Alec Gores

$ 2.1B

2019 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH

$ 2.2B

] Alec Gores the venture capital company The Gores Group in 1987, which has acquired 110 corporations and has belongings in June 2017 of $ 2 billion. Gores and his youthful brother Tom, also billionaire, moved to America from Israel from their mother and father and 4 other siblings in 1968. The brothers labored together at the beginning of their careers, but went in alternative ways in 1995 and typically competed for bids. In 1978, Gores set up a know-how company, Government Business Techniques, and used the proceeds from the sale of this company to start out a personal fairness profession. In July 2016, he purchased a track from Hostess Brands, a producer of Twinkies, and became a companion of Dean Metropoulos.

# 1116 Aristotelis Mistakidis

REAL TIME NET WORTH

$ 2.1B

2019 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH

$ 2.1B

Aristotelis Mistakidis, often known as "Telis" stepped out of his position in Glencoren Head of Copper Enterprise at the end of 2018. In 2018, the Canadian regulators imposed fines and banned Mistakidis from appearing as director on account of irregularities. Mistakidis originated from commodities in Cargill and joined Marc Rich & Co in 1993. Later, the firm acquired administration and was renamed Glencore. He first turned a billionaire in 2011 when Glencore went public and at present has greater than 3% of the company's shares.

Pricey Vardin Vardinoyannis. (Photograph: Eurokinissi, file)

# 1349 Vardis Vardinoyannis & Household

REAL TIME NET WORTH

$ 1.7B

2019 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH

$ 1.7B

Vardis J. Vardinoyannis Engine Oil Hellas, an oil company based mostly in Greece, together with his late brother in 1970. It was revealed on the Athens Inventory Change in August 2001. Saudi Arabian Aramco was a serious investor before the sale in 2005. The eldest son of Vardis, John, is vice chairman, whereas the nephew, Nikos, additionally a serious shareholder, is on the Board of Directors. In addition to engine oil, the family also invests in delivery, finance and football teams.

Ivan Savvidis. (Photograph: Eurokinissi / Christos Doudoumis)

# 1511 Ivan Savvidis

2019 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH

$ 1.5B

The Greek-Russian businessman Ivan Savvidis is the founder of the Agrokom Group. Russian tobacco company Donskoy Tabak. In 1980, he was employed by Don State Tobacco Manufacturing unit (now Donskoy Tabak) and was elected Common Director in 1993. In 2003 he was elected as an alternate member of the State Duma, beneath Russian regulation, as a member of the United Kingdom. Russia, Putin Celebration. In 2004, Savvidis based the Agrokom Group; it also owns meat processing and packaging crops, greenhouses and a glowing wine manufacturing unit. In 2012, his Greek company Dimera bought 51% of the football workforce FC PAOK in Thessaloniki, Greece.

# 1605 George Marcus

REAL TIME NET WORTH

$ 1.5B

from 3/eight/19

] 2019 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH

$ 1.4B

San Francisco Bay Space Realtor George Marcus has been in enterprise for over 40 years. Most of its belongings are a 54% stake in Marcus & Millichap, which he founded in 1971. Marcus & Millichap specializes in business actual property in the United States and Canada. 2016. Marcus also controls a 2.4% stake in Essex Property Trust, which he established in 59,000 houses on the west coast. Marcus also has a variety of personal actual property and investment corporations, together with SummerHill Housing Group and Pacific Urban Residential.

Dr. George Yancopoulos. (Photograph: TNH / Kostas Bej, file)

# 1818 George Yancopoulos

REAL TIME NET WORTH

$ 1B

2019 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH

$ 1.2B

George Yancopoulos is Main Scientific Officer of Regeneron, a biotechnology company. He acquired a doctorate and a doctorate. Columbia University and became a professor of biology at the age of 28. Regeneron was now co-funded by billionaire Leonard Schleifer in 1988. Yancopoulos joined next yr. Yancopoulos led the invention to seven accepted medicine and know-how environments designed to provide you with extra.

FILE – Ted Leonsis, proprietor of Washington Capitals (AP Photograph / Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

# 1941 Theodore Leonsis

REAL TIME NET WORTH [19659003] $ 1.1B

19th August 1919

NET WORTH

$ 1.1B

Theodore & # 39; Ted & # 39; Leonsis is the founder, majority shareholder and CEO of Monumental Sports activities. DC's subsidiaries are NBA's Wizards, NHL's capitals, WNBA's Washington Mystics, two Area football teams and Capital One Area. Leonsis, the grandson of Greek immigrants, initially constructed AOL's senior management, the place he labored for nearly 14 years. He’s the founder and companion of Revolution Progress, a venture capital firm led by AOL founder Steve Case. In 2017, Laurene Powell Jobs introduced that she had purchased tons of of hundreds of thousands of dollars from Monumental Sports activities, making her the second largest shareholder.

# 2124 Filaret Galchev

2018 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH

$ 1B

Filaret Galchev originated from coal, but made most of his property in cement, buying crops from Stern Cement and Inteko. Her Eurocement Group is now Russia's largest cement producer. In February 2016, Galchev misplaced 6.2% of the world's largest cement producer, LafargeHolcim, resulting from a safety request. The combined manufacturing capacity of the Eurocement Group corporations is over 60 million tonnes of cement and over 11 million m3 of concrete. Galchev can also be a Greek citizen

Cypriot billionaires

# 129 John Fredriksen

Investor

REAL TIME NET WORTH

$ 11B

2019 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH

19659003] Oil Tankers in the Kingdom of Fredriksen dry bulk carriers, liquefied pure fuel drivers and deep sea drilling rigs. In the 1960s in Beirut, he obtained into the oil commerce; In the 70s he bought the first tankers; In the 80s, he ran for crude oil in Iran and the tanks had tanks. His offshore drill, Seadrill, rose from the bakery in 2018, and Fredrik helped increase about $ 1 billion in new debt and equity. His largest stake is Marine Harvest, now referred to as Mowi, which has created rivals as the world's largest fish farmer. In January 2019, Fredriksen invested $ 350 million in a Norwegian airline when the airline didn’t discover the buyer

# 568 Yakir Gabay

REAL TIME NET WORTH

$ three.6B

three/8/19. 19659003] 2019 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH

$ three.7B

Yakir Gabay owns 31 % of Frankfurt-listed German real estate company Aroundtown SA, where he serves as Vice Chairman of the Advisory Board. In the neighborhood, Europe has $ 15 billion plus a portfolio of economic properties. In the United States, Gabay invests in residential properties. Initially from Israel, Gabay previously served as Managing Director of Financial institution Leum, the largest financial institution in Israel

# 1281 Suat Gunsel

REAL TIME NET WORTH

$ 1.8

2019 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH [19659003] $ 1.8B [1965900] $ 1.8B

Suat Gunsel owns North Cyprus's largest instructional establishment, the College of the Middle East, which serves about 20,000 students. The campus, in the Nicosia metropolitan area (n. Lefkosia), is the most essential part of his property portfolio, which includes holdings in Turkey. The university has developed an electrical car firm. Gunsel, who can go 217 miles full battery, debuted in 2019. In 2013, Gunsel opened one other university in Girne (University of Kyrenia) on the northern coast of Cyprus focusing on maritime and aviation training. Gunsel can also be lively in the distribution of banking, health, tourism, property improvement and liquid fuels

# 1717 Stelios Haji-Ioannou

REAL TIME NET WORTH

$ 1.2B

3/8/19. 19659003] 2019 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH

$ 1.3B

Son of the Greek Marine Magnet of Cyprus, Stelios Haji-Ioannou receives most of his belongings from easyJet's finances airline. In 1995, Stelios based easyJet after leaving his father's company; his siblings Clelia and Polys are both heavily concerned in the airline. Stelios maintains Straightforward model ownership via its personal firm easyGroup. By means of EasyGroup, Stelios has granted a simple brand to corporations reminiscent of easyHotel, easyCar and easyCoffee. In 2018, he filed Netflix's trademark declare for "Easy" at a UK courtroom.

REAL TIME NET WORTH

$ 1.2B

2019 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH [19659003] $ 1.2B

Clelia Haji-Ioannou is the daughter of Loucas Haji-Ioannou is the Ambassador of Greek Cypriot Delivery. He’s a billionaire because of the share of the discount airline easyJet, founded by his brother Stelios. Clelia owns about $ 80 million of real estate across Europe, including properties in Monaco and Greece. He also claims to have a gallery outdoors of Athens with Picasso, Warhol and Dali.

# 1941 Polys Haji-Ioannou

REAL TIME NET WORTH

$ 1.1B

2019 BILLIONAIRES NET WORTH

$ 1.1B

Polys is the son of the Loucas Haji-Ioannou, a naval magician from Cyprus. at present owned the world's largest personal tanker. Most of his belongings are because of a big share of easyJet, a discount flight arrange by his youthful brother Stelios. Polys continues the household's inheritance with its 18-tanker. He has additionally invested closely in business and residential buildings, particularly in Cyprus, Greece and Norway.