Canada had 41 billionaires in 2019

Nov 19 2019, 8:23 am

Canada is home to 41 billionaires.

According to CEOWORLD Magazine’s Canada Rich List Index for 2019, this year’s total wealth of the top 10 richest Canadian hit a new record high of $96.4 billion USD.

To identify wealthiest people in Canada, CEOWORLD magazine said it reviewed numerous national and international reports, along with the Forbes global index, and all estimated net worth figures are in US dollars.

Topping this year’s list with an estimated net worth of $39 billion in 2019 is David Thomson, chairman of Thomson Reuters.

CEOWORLD named Joseph Tsai, vice-chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, as the second richest person in Canada, with a net worth of $10.2 billion.

Galen Weston is the third richest person in Canada, according to the magazine, as his net worth stands at $9 billion.

David Cheriton and James Irving take the fourth and fifth spots of the wealthiest people in Canada with $6.4 billion and $6.3 billion, respectively.

So who else is on this year’s list?

Canadian Billionaires: Richest People In Canada, 2019

  1. David Thomson: $39 billion
  2. Joseph Tsai: $10.2 billion
  3. Galen Weston: $9 billion
  4. David Cheriton: $6.4 billion
  5. James Irving: $6.3 billion
  6. Jim Pattison: $5.7 billion
  7. Huang Chulong: $5.6 billion
  8. Emanuele (Lino) Saputo: $5.1 billion
  9. Chip Wilson: $4.6 billion
  10. Mark Scheinberg: $4.5 billion
  11. Alain Bouchard: $4.1 billion
  12. Peter Gilgan: $4 billion
  13. Arthur Irving: $3.5 billion
  14. Daryl Katz: $3.1 billion
  15. Bob Gaglardi: $3 billion
  16. Tobi Lutke: $2.9 billion
  17. Garrett Camp: $2.7 billion
  18. Robert Miller: $2.7 billion
  19. Mitchell Goldhar: $2.7 billion
  20. Lawrence Stroll: $2.6 billion
  21. Jean Coutu: $2.5 billion
  22. Michael Lee-Chin: $2.4 billion
  23. Carlo Fidani: $2.3 billion
  24. Serge Godin: $2.3 billion
  25. Charles Bronfman: $2.3 billion
  26. Jacques D’Amours: $2.1 billion
  27. Pierre Karl Péladeau: $1.8 billion
  28. Stephen Smith: $1.8 B $2 billion
  29. Marcel Adams: $1.7 billion
  30. Stephen Jarislowsky: $1.6 billion
  31. Hal Jackman: $1.6 billion
  32. Gerald Schwartz: $1.6 billion
  33. Mark Leonard: $1.5 billion
  34. N. Murray Edwards: $1.4 billion
  35. Bruce Flatt: $1.4 billion
  36. Brandt Louie: $1.4 billion
  37. Peter Szulczewski: $1.4 billion
  38. K. Rai Sahi: $1.3 billion
  39. Jack Cockwell: $1.3 billion
  40. Terence (Terry) Matthews: $1.2 billion
  41. Guy Laliberté: $1 billion

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