The New Top 10 Richest People in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka 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, 1 of them is Sinhalese. Many of these elite figures belong to famously wealthy Sinhalese families who have run multinational companies for generations.
According to the International Monetary Fund, Sri Lanka’s GDP in terms of purchasing power parity is the second-highest in the South Asian region in terms of per capita income. In the 19th and 20th centuries, Sri Lanka became a plantation economy famous for its production and export of cinnamon, rubber, and Ceylon tea, which remains a trademark national export
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 Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka 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||Ishara C Nanayakkara||$ 5 billion|
|#2||Dhammika Perera||$ 4 billion|
|#3||SE Captain||$ 3 billion|
|#4||Harry Jayawardena||$ 2 billion|
|#6||Mr. Harry Selvanathan|
|#9||Mr. Muzaffar Ali Yaseen|
|#10||Mr. YSHIK Silva|
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