The New Top 10 Richest People in Colombia.
Colombia 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, 3 of them are Colombians. Many of these elite figures belong to famously wealthy Colombian families who have run multinational companies for generations.
Historically an agrarian economy, Colombia urbanized rapidly in the 20th century, by the end of which just 15.8% of the workforce were employed in agriculture, generating just 6.6% of GDP; 19.6% of the workforce were employed in industry and 64.6% in services, responsible for 33.4% and 59.9% of GDP respectively
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 Colombia 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 Colombia 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||David Velez||10.1 billion|
|#2||Luis Carlos Sarmiento||9.8 billion|
|#3||Beatriz Davila de Santo Domingo||3.9 billion|
|#4||Jaime Gilinski Bacal||3.8 billion|
|#5||Carlos Ardila Lülle||2.3 billion|
|#6||Woods Staton||1.7 billion|
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