Billionaires Club: Meet South Africa's Richest Man
Billionaires Club: Meet South Africa's Richest Man

We’ve kept you updated on the world’s ballers (Billionaires), from world’s richest man, woman, Africa’s riches man and woman respectively.

Today we are bringing it home by revealing to you, South Africa’s biggest baller.

 

Johann Rupert who has more rands than anyone in South African soil, he is chairman of Richemont SA; he has held the position for the past 25 years.

 

Rupert is worth $8.2 billion (R77 billion), according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a daily ranking of the world’s richest people.

Rupert, born in Johannesburg, is the oldest son of billionaire industrialist Anton Rupert, who founded the tobacco company Rembrandt Group in 1948.

Richemont, based in Geneva, is the world’s second-biggest luxury-goods company with brands including Montblanc pens and Chloe fashion.

He is taking a one year leave to pursue his personal interests; he wants to travel the world and has a list of 50 books that he wants to read.

Life of a baller.

Bloomberg News

 

 





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