The New Top 5 Richest People in Norway.
Norway 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, 11 of them are Norwegians. Many of these elite figures belong to famously wealthy Norwegian families who have run multinational companies for generations.
Norwegians enjoy the second-highest GDP per-capita among European countries (after Luxembourg), and the sixth-highest GDP (PPP) per-capita in the world. Today, Norway ranks as the second-wealthiest country in the world in monetary value, with the largest capital reserve per capita of any nation. The standard of living in Norway is among the highest in the world
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 Norway 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 5 richest people in the Netherlands 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||John Fredriksen||$10 billion|
|#2||Olav Thon||$6 billion|
|#3||Odd Reitan||$5 Billion|
|#4||Stein Erik Hagen||$4.7 billion|
|#5||Johan H Andresen Jr||$3.2 billion|
John Fredriksen (Shipping)
He is the owner of the world’s largest oil tanker field. He also holds an interest in fish farming, deep-sea supply. He made a fortune during the Iran-Iraq wars. He has more than 70 tankers in the fleet which is the world’s largest fleet.y.
Olav Thon (Real Estate)
Olav Thon is a Real Estate developer. Thon started his promising career with a restaurant and climbed the ladder of success with now owning a large chain of restaurants and 450 properties to his name.
Odd Reitan (Grocery Sales)
Odd Reitan is the owner of the well-known Reitan Group. His grocery store REMA 1000’s success can be determined by the fact that it is present in every village of Norway.
Stein Erik Hagen (Retail)
Stein Erik Hagen is a Norwegian businessman and owns major large stakes in Steen & Strøm. HE is the founder of RIMI discount store change which he sold later to Norway ICA. He is reported to own the biggest sailboats in Europe.
Johan H Andresen Jr (Tobacco)
Johan Henrik Andresen (born 25 July 1961) is a Norwegian industrialist and investor.Since 1998, Andresen has been the owner of Ferd, one of the largest privately held companies in Norway. He served in the position of CEO from 1998 to 2012 and has been the chairman of the board since 2012. In the magazine Kapital’s list of the 400 richest Norwegians, Andresen is ranked as number five, with a net worth equaling more than USD 3.27 billion. While his father Johan H. Andresen Sr. lived, Andresen added ‘Jr.’ to his name, but ended this practice when his father died in 2011
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