1. Nassef Sawiris
Nassef Sawiris is the Egyptian billionaire businessman and ranked first in the list of top 10 richest people of Egypt with an estimated net worth of US $ 6.1 billion. He made the wide range of investments that including the petrochemical and petroleum companies, construction, mining and in agriculture. He formed a coal-based power plant in Egypt with the collaboration of Abu Dhabi’s international petroleum investment. He also established the split OCI’s construction unit for its fertilizer and chemicals business and also formed Orascom construction in UAE and in Egypt.
2. Mohamed Mansour
Mohamed Mansour is the Egyptian businessman and the former politician. He is the owner of the Mansour Group conglomerate, which holds the sole distribution rights in Egypt for Caterpillar equipment, GM vehicles and for the McDonald’s franchises and also generates the bulk of revenues from outside the country. His brothers Youssef and Yasseen and both are also billionaires and have the exclusive rights for the Caterpillar sales in six African countries and in Russia also. He also had more than US $ 500 million investments in the private equity arm that places in Africa Dubai and the USA. Mohamed Mansour estimated net worth is US $ 4 billion and he is ranked at No. 2 in the list of top 10 richest people of Egypt.
3. Naguib Sawiris
Naguib Sawiris is the Egyptian billionaire businessman and the chairman of the parent company weather investment and the Orascom media telecom and technology. He made investments in media, mobile phone and technology companies in Egypt, Pakistan and Lebanon but earlier this year he exit himself from the cell phone business in Egypt when it sold his stake in Mobinil to Orange telecom which is the conglomerate telecom firm formerly known as the France Telecom. Naguib Sawiris estimated net worth is US $ 3.1 billion and he is ranked at No. 3 in the list of top 10 richest politician of Egypt.
4. Youssef Mansour
Youssef Mansour is the Egyptian billionaire and maintains the lower profile than his billionaire brothers Mohamed and Yasseen. The three brothers hold the stakes in the Mansour Group which is the conglomerate that generated the bulk of its revenue from its Caterpillar dealerships in Russia and several African countries. Mohamed Mansour manages the Caterpillar, as well as the General Motors dealerships in Iraq and Egypt. Youssef Mansour is accountable for the consumer goods division, which includes the tobacco brands Gauloises and Davidoff and the Metro supermarket chain which is the largest market chain in Egypt. Youssef Mansour estimated net worth is US $ 2.9 billion and he is ranked at No. 4 in the list of top 10 richest people of Egypt.
5. Yasseen Mansour
Yasseen Mansour with his billionaire brothers Mohammed and Youssef runs the Mansour Group, which owns the sole rights for Caterpillar dealerships in Russia and Egypt along with several African countries and also owns the General Motors dealerships in Iraq and Egypt. The group also operates the largest supermarkets chain of McDonald’s and tobacco brands distribution. Yasseen Mansour is the chairman of the Palm Hills which is the public traded and largest real estate development firm. Yasseen Mansour estimated net worth is US $ 2.3 billion and he is ranked at No. 4 in the list of top 10 richest people of Egypt.
6. Onsi Sawiris
Onsi Sawiris is belonging to the Egyptian wealthiest family and the founder of Orascom Construction Industries. His son Nassef is also billionaire who is the heads the OCI’s company and Onsi still owns the quarter of OCI. His company won a tax evasion case that brought against it by the Egyptian government and OCI had agreed to disburse US $1 billion for five years duration. Onsi Sawiris estimated net worth is US $ 1.9 billion and he is ranked at No. 6 in the list of top 10 richest people of Egypt.
7. Samih Sawiris
Samih Sawiris is the Nassef Sawiris brother and son of the Egyptian constructions tycoon Onsi Sawiris who are also billionaire and he is ranked at No. 7 in the list of top 10 richest people of Egypt with an estimated net worth of US $ 1.1 billion. Samih is an engineer and the head of the Orascom Development that holds the operating resorts and compartments in Egypt and Switzerland. He also holds the 10 percents stakes in the OCI constructions and generate much of his wealth from the tourism.
8. Shafik Gabr
Shafik Gabr holds the ARTOC conglomerate that has interests in the prefabricated factories, steel fabrications and provides the logistical services to oil and gas companies. Political instability in Egypt spoils his business, with the reducing revenues of 20 percent in 2012 and declining the US $300 million in Gabr’s net worth. Shafik Gabr estimated net worth is US $ 720 million and he is ranked at No. 8 in the list of top 10 richest people of Egypt.
9. Ahmed Ezz
Ahmed Ezz is the Steel tycoon and politician of Egypt and served as the chairman of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s political party and was accused of corruption charges during the political rising in 2011 and three years serves in jail. He was forced to step down from his post as the chairman of Ezz Steel which is largest steel manufacturing company in the Middle East. Ezz still holds the majority shares of Ezz Group. Ahmed Ezz estimated net worth is US $ 520 million and he is ranked at No. 9 in the list of top 10 richest people of Egypt.
10. Raouf Ghabbour
Raouf Ghabbour is the CEO and Chairman of the Ghabbour Auto which is named as “GB Auto” which is the Cairo based manufacturing firm of automobiles, trucks, buses and motorcycles. He holds the 31 percent stakes of the company, which was founded by Ghabbour Brothers in 1999. GB Auto manufactures vehicle brands included the Hyundai, Mazda, Geely, Volvo, Marcopolo, Mistubishi, Bajaj, Iveco Irisbus, Lassa and Yokohama. Raouf Ghabbour estimated net worth is US $ 440 million and he is ranked at No. 10 in the list of top 10 richest people of Egypt.