Richest People In Sweden

Updated on March 25 2014

Here is a list of the richest people in Sweden. Stefan Persson is currently the richest person in Sweden with a net worth of $34 Billion.

richest people in sweden

1. Stefan Persson $34 Billion 

Stefan Persson, the Swedish business magnate, is the 12th richest person in the world with an estimated net worth of $34 billion. He is a major shareholder and chairman of the fashion company, Hennes & Mauritz (popular as H&M), since 1979.

2. Hans Rausing $12 Billion

Hans Rausing, the Swedish businessman, has an estimated net worth of $12 billion. He made his fortune by co-inheriting Tetra Pak, the company which was founded by Ruben Rausing, his father.

3. Antonia Johnson $8.5 Billion

Antonia Johnson is considered to be one of the wealthiest women in Sweden and has an estimated net worth of $8.5 billion. She is the heiress of the diversified trading company, the Axel Johnson Group...

4. Jorn Rausing $5.5 Billion

Jorn Rausing is a Swedish business magnate who has an estimated net worth of $5.5 billion. He is a member of the famous Rausing family which owns and controls the Tetra Pak Company.

5. Melker Schorling $5.5 Billion

Melker Schorling is a Swedish businessman who has a net worth of $5.5 billion. He is one of the most prominent names in the business circle of Sweden.

6. Finn Rausing $5.1 Billion

Finn Rausing is a Swedish businessman who enjoys a net worth of $5.1 billion. He was born to a famous Swedish family as his grandfather, Ruben Rausing, founded the Tetra Pak Company. 

7. Kirsten Rausing $5.1 Billion 

Kirsten Rausing is one of the richest businesswoman in Sweden and she has an estimated net worth of $5.1 billion She was born to a very rich Swedish family as her father Gad Rausing...

8. Frederik Paulsen $5 Billion

Frederik Paulsen is a Swedish businessman and a philanthropist who has an estimated net worth of $5 billion. He only entered the Billionaires list when he inherited Ferring Pharmaceuticals from his father. 

9. Liselott Persson $4.5 Billion

Liselott Persson, aka Lotti, is a Swedish businesswoman who has a net worth of $4.5 billion. She acquired a major portion of her net worth from her father’s fortune which she inherited. At present, she owns more than 5% of the fashion giant, H&M.

10. Dan Olsson $4.4 Billion

Dan Olsson is a Swedish businessman who has an estimated net worth of $4.4 billion. The Swede became the CEO of Stena AB since 1983.

11. Gustaf Douglas $4.4 Billion

Swedish businessman and politician Gustaf Douglas has an estimated net worth of $4.4 billion. He is the 11th richest person in Sweden and his main source of wealth is AB Latour,

12. Bertil Hult $4.1 Billion

Bertil Hult is a Swedish businessman who has an estimated net worth of $4.1 billion. He is the founder of EF Education First, the educational & language school company. 

13. Ingvar Kamprad & family $4 Billion

Ingvar Feodor Kamprad, who hails from Sweden, is a business magnate and founder of IKEA – the world’s biggest retail company specializing in furniture. 

14. Fredrik Lundberg $3.8 Billion

Fredrik Lundberg is a Swedish businessman who has a net worth of $3.8 billion. He is the President & CEO of L.E.Lundbergforetagen AB, a construction company, which was founded by his father in 1944. 

15. Torbjorn Tornqvist $2.6 Billion

Torbjorn Tornqvist is the CEO & Co-founder of Gunvor, one of the leading oil trading company in the world. His net worth is estimated to be $2.6 billion. 

16. Stefan Olsson $2.5 Billion

Stefan Olsson is a relatively newcomer in the world billionaires list and he has an estimated net worth of $2.5 billion. He is the part owner of the Stena Sphere, a Swedish conglomerate, which was founded by his father in 1939. 

17. Madeleine Olsson Eriksson $2.5 Billion

Madeleine Olsson Eriksson is a new entrant in the billionaires list with an estimated net worth of $2.5 billion. She co-inherited the Swedish conglomerate, Stena Sphere, which was founded by his father in the 1930s. 

18. Carl Bennet $1.7 Billion

Carl Bennet is a Swedish industrialist who enjoys a net worth of $1.7 billion. He is one of those billionaires who prefer to avoid too much public scrutiny. He has generated a bulk of his wealth through the investing arm, Carl Bennet AB.

19. Thomas Sandell $1.3 Billion

Thomas Sandell is Swedish investment banker and businessman who has an estimated net worth of $1.3 billion. He is associated with Sandell Asset Management, a firm that was founded by him.

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