21. Xavier Neil
Net Worth: $6 billion
Xavier Neil is a French businessman, who founded ‘Free’, an internet service provider. At present, he possesses a wealth of $6 billion and serves as the Chief Strategy Officer and Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Iliad. Neil is one of the richest internet entrepreneurs of the world. He is also the co-owner of Le Monde, a newspaper. He owns about 63% stake in Iliad. In 2010, Neil also launched an investment firm, called Kima Ventures.
22. Margarita Louis-Dreyfus
Net Worth: $5.1 billion
Margarita Louis-Dreyfus is a Russian businesswoman and the chairman of the Dreyfus Group with a net worth of $5.1 billion. In 2013, Forbes listed her among the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women and in the same year; she also grabbed a place in the World’s Billionaire’s List. She plans to spend around $7 billion on acquisitions. Margarita is also a major shareholder of a Belgian football club, Standard Liege and the French soccer team- Olympique de Marseille. She owns a lavish home at Zollikon, Switzerland.
23. Jean-Claude Decaux
Net Worth: $4.2 billion
Jean-Claude Decaux is a French entrepreneur, who made his fortune of $4.2 billion through advertising. He is the founder and chairman of JCDecaux, an advertising firm. In 2000, he stepped out as the CEO of the company and gave the responsibility to his two sons, Jean-Francois and Jean-Charles. Initially, Jean-Claude started the business by putting advertisements on bus shelters and public toilets. Since then, the company has expanded over to 10,300 employees in more than 50 countries with ads at subways, airports and malls all over Asia and Europe. He made a contract with the Sao Paulo city to design, produce and install the advertising faces on 1,000 digital clocks.
24. Tsai Wan-tsai
Net Worth: $5.1 billion
Having a net worth of $5.1 billion, Tsai Wan-tsai is the founder of Fubon Group. The Fubon Financial Holdings Company is an investment firm dealing in banking, insurance, and securities. According to Forbes, he is the 4th richest person in Taiwan.
25. Galen Weston, Jr.
Net Worth: $8.46 billion
Galen Weston, Jr., is a Canadian entrepreneur, who obtained his net worth of $8.46 billion as an executive chairman of the largest food retailer company of Canada, called Loblaw Companies Limited. Before acquiring the position of executive chairman in 2006, he acted as one of the Board members of the company. He also served as a director for Wittington Investments, and has appeared in numerous television and radio ads for Loblaws.