Top 10 richest people in Canada according to Forbes as of March 7, 2021

Mar 7, 2021

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

1. David Thomson and family —Major stakeholder of Thomson Reuters

World Rank: 32 | Net Worth: $41.8 billion | The family has a stake in telecom giant Bell Canada and owns Toronto based Globe and Mail newspaper.

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2. Joseph Tsai — Co-founder of Alibaba Group

World Rank: 191 | Net Worth: $11.6 billion | He is the owner of the Brooklyn Nets National Basketball Association team.

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3. Tobi Lutke — Founder of e-commerce firm Shopify

World Rank: 233 | Net Worth: $9.8 billion | He made the biggest donation of 1,000,001 seedlings to TeamTrees on February 27, 2021.

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4. Jim Pattison — CEO of The Jim Pattison Group

World Rank: 241 | Net Worth: $9.6 billion | He is the sole owner of The Jim Pattison Group, which is the second largest privately held company in Canada.

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5. David Cheriton — Computer Science professor at Stanford University

World Rank: 265 | Net Worth: $8.8 billion | He was one of the first investors to invest in technology companies like Google, VMware, and Arista.

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6. Huang Chulong — Head of Century Golden Resources Group

World Rank: 374 | Net Worth: $6.8 billion | He had invested in over 20 five-star hotels and 10 malls. He has also donated money to Peking University in China and other schools.

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7. Emanuele (Lino) Saputo and family — Founder of cheese manufacturer Saputo Inc.

World Rank: 474 | Net Worth: $5.7 billion | Their products are sold in more than 40 countries. The family holds a stake in Major League Soccer’s CF Montreal.

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8. Chip Wilson — Founder of Lululemon

World Rank: 568 | Net Worth: $4.9 billion | He has also made investments in Finnish sporting goods firm Amer sports and Chinese Sports apparel company Anta Sports.

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9. Mark Scheinberg — Co-founder of PokerStars

World Rank: 574 | Net Worth: $4.9 billion | He invested money to help in restoring seven historic buildings for commercial and residential use in Madrid.

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10. Anthony von Mandl — Creator of White Claw Hard Seltzer and Mike’s Hard Lemonade (alcoholic beverages)

World Rank: 635 | Net Worth: $4.4 billion | He currently owns five wineries in Canada, including Mission Hill winery in British Columbia.

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