Richest People in Switzerland: Top 30 Billionaires in Switzerland 2023

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Switzerland, known for its stunning alpine landscapes, high-quality chocolate, and luxury watches, is also home to some of the wealthiest people in the world. In 2023, the richest people in Switzerland boast a combined net worth of over $100 billion.

Richest People in Switzerland 2023

At the top of the list are Gianluigi and Rafaela Aponte, with a staggering net worth of $16.1 billion. Following closely behind is commodities trader Ivan Glasenberg with a net worth of $9.0 billion, and biotech magnate Ernesto Bertarelli with a net worth of $8.6 billion. Entrepreneur Guillaume Pousaz and industrialist Magdalena Martullo-Blocher are also among the top 30 richest people in Switzerland, with net worths of $7.2 billion and $6.7 billion, respectively. These wealthy individuals have made their fortunes through a variety of industries, from shipping and commodities to biotech and finance. Whether they were born into wealth or built their empires from scratch, they stand as a testament to the incredible wealth and success that can be found in Switzerland.

Top 30 Billionaires in Switzerland 2023

RankGlobal RankNameNet WorthAgeSource
1106Gianluigi & Rafaela Aponte$16.1 B82Shipping
2215Ivan Glasenberg$9.0 B66mining
3237Ernesto Bertarelli$8.6 B57biotech, investments
4330Guillaume Pousaz$7.2 B41fintech
5378Magdalena Martullo-Blocher$6.7 B54chemicals
6379Rahel Blocher$6.7 B47chemicals
7467Thomas Schmidheiny$5.6 B77cement
8525Hansjoerg Wyss$5.2 B88medical devices
9530Thomas Straumann$5.2 B59dental implants
10540Rudolf Maag$5.1 B77medical devices
11580Martin Haefner$4.8 B69software, investments
12582Michael Pieper$4.8 B77kitchen appliances
13586Dona Bertarelli$4.7 B55biotech
14630Peter Grogg$4.5 B81biochemicals
15670Peter Spuhler$4.2 B63train cars
16837Margarita Louis-Dreyfus & family$3.5 B60commodities
17843Markus Blocher$3.5 B52chemicals
18847Hans Peter Wild$3.5 B81flavorings
19851Maja Oeri$3.4 B68pharmaceuticals
20859Martin Ebner$3.4 B77investments
21989Walter Frey$3.0 B79car dealerships
22998Eva Maria Bucher-Haefner$3.0 B66software, investments
231081Willy Michel$2.8 B76medical devices
241083Sergio Mantegazza$2.8 B95travel
251141Miriam Baumann-Blocher$2.7 B48chemicals
261185Alfred Gantner$2.6 B54private equity
271185Marcel Erni$2.6 B58private equity
281185Urs Wietlisbach$2.6 B61private equity
291260Matthias Reinhart$2.4 B63financial services
301296Georg von Opel$2.4 B56real estate, investments

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Source: Forbes