The New Top 10 Richest People in Turkey.
Turkey is one of the most expensive countries, so it might come as no surprise that it’s home to some of the world’s mega-rich. Of the 2,755 wealthiest people on the Forbes 2021 list, 27 of them are Turkish. Many of these elite figures belong to famously wealthy Turkish families who have run multinational companies for generations.
Turkey is a newly industrialized country, with an upper-middle-income economy, which is the twentieth-largest in the world by nominal GDP, and the eleventh-largest by PPP. Turkey is one of the Emerging 7 countries.
Since the beginning of time, this great nation has been able to catapult into being the greatest in the industries that make a country grow. Impeccable individuals from Turkey have created corporations, industries, franchises, and have undertaken humanitarian purposes to capture the minds of the world.
In today’s article, we will take a look at the top 10 richest people in Turkey that have created their wealth through creating employment and rising above the challenges to be who they are now according to Forbes
Without wasting much time let’s dive in.
|Rank||Name of Personality||Estimated Net Worth|
|#1||Murat Ulker||$4.4 Billion|
|#2||Husnu Ozyegin||$2.7 Billion|
|#3||Semahat Sevim Arsel||$2.6 Billion|
|#4||Mustafa Rahmi Koc||$2.5 Billion|
|#5||Ferit Faik Sahenk||$2.5 Billion|
|#6||Erman Ilicak||$2.2 Billion|
|#7||Suna Kirac||$2.2 Billion|
|#8||Filiz Sahenk||$2.2 Billion|
|#9||Ali Agaoglu||$1.75 billion|
|#10||Rufino Vigil Gonzalez||$1.7 BILLION|
Below is a short bio on the first two richest people in Turkey
The chairperson of the biggest Turkish food firm- Yildiz Holding. The firm owns the famous Gidiva chocolates. In 2014, Ulker’s company bought UK-based biscuit company United Biscuits. The dapper business tycoon holds interests in real estate, venture funds, finance, wholesale trade & personal grooming.
A self-made billionaire Husnu is the second richest man in Turkey. The founder and owner Fiba & Fina Holding. This holding has a wide range of sectors ranging from finance, retail, energy, port services, shipbuilding & real estate.
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