1. Gilbert Ramez Chagoury

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Gilbert Ramez Chagoury is the Lebanese-Nigerian business tycoon, philanthropist and diplomat. He was born to the Lebanese immigrant family in Nigeria. He established the Chagoury Group with his brother Ronald Chagoury which is an industrial conglomerates have interests in the real estate, property development, construction, flour mills, purification and water bottling, glass manufacturing, hotels, insurance, furniture manufacturing, IT, telecommunication, catering and in international financing. He is also a great philanthropist and has private contributions in the health care and public infrastructure projects and in education. Gilbert Chagoury estimated net worth is US $ 4.2 billion and he is ranked at first in the list of top 10 richest people of Lebanon.

2. Nicolas Hayek

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Nicolas Hayek was the Swiss Lebanese entrepreneur and he is ranked at second in the list of top 10 richest people of Lebanon with an estimated net worth of US $ 3.9 billion. He was the co-founder, chairman of the board and the CEO of the Swatch Group. He started his professional career as working in the Swiss Re as an actuary.  He established his own management consultancy firm “Hayek Engineering” in 1963 and within 15 years duration his consultancy firm had more than 300 clients and 30 countries.

3. Robert Mouawad

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Robert Mouawad is the inherited billionaire businessman and has turned over the supremacy of the family eponymous large jewelry business to his sons Alain, Fred and Pascal in 2010 which is fourth generation of the family. Mouawad is the privately owned multinational timepiece and Jewelry Company which is established by his grandfather in 1980 and has almost 20 stores in the Asia, Middle East, Los Angeles and in Switzerland. Robert Mouawad estimated net worth is US $ 3.5 billion and he is ranked at third in the list of top 10 richest people of Lebanon.

4. Najib Mikati

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Najib Mikati is the Lebanese richest person and the politician and served as the Prime Minister of Lebanon twice. First he served as the Prime Minister in the caretaker government from Apr 2005 to June 2005. He was also nominated in the parliamentary consultation to serve as the Prime Minister and he gains the majority of the votes and holds the Prime Minister office from June 2011 to March 2013. He is also a businessman and established the telecommunication firm “Investcom” in 1982 with his brother Taha Mikati. Najib Mikati estimated net worth is US $ 3.3 billion and he is ranked at No. 4 in the list of top 10 richest people of Lebanon.

5. Taha Mikati

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Taha Mikati is the billionaire businessman of Lebanon and the brother of the former prime minister of Lebanon Najib Mikati who is also businessman. He established the telecom operator firm Investcom with his brother in 1980s. Later he expanded his business in the African countries before selling their stakes to MTN Group of South Africa in 2006 for cash payment of US $ 3.6 billion. Taha Mikati estimated net worth is US $ 2.5 billion and he is ranked at No. 5 in the list of top 10 richest people of Lebanon.

6. Issam Fares

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Issam Fares is the most prominent Lebanese businessman and politician. He also served as the member of the Lebanese Parliament and the former Deputy Prime Minister of the Lebanon. At the age of seventeen he left his home and find the job as the clerk in the food serving firm in 1954 in Qatar. Just after two years he leading the Abela Group finances which managing its operation in Kuwait, Iran, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. Issam Fares estimated net worth is US $ 2.3 billion and he is ranked at No. 6 in the list of top 10 richest people of Lebanon.

7. Bahaa Hariri

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Bahaa Hariri is the Lebanese businessman and the son the former Prime Minister of Lebanon Rafik Hariri and the brother of Saad Hariri who was also the Prime Minister of Lebanon. In 2008 he separates himself from the family construction business Saudi Oger to focus his own interests. He invested in Jordan and made partnership with the Jordanian government and established the Horizon Group which is real estate holding company that develops the downtown areas in the new residential and commercial areas. Bahaa Hariri estimated net worth is US $ 2.2 billion and he is ranked at No. 7 in the list of top 10 richest people of Lebanon.

8. Saad Hariri

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Saad Hariri is the Lebanese billionaire and politician and the former Prime Minister of Lebanon. His father Rafik Hariri is also the former Prime Minister of Lebanon and was assassinated in 2005. Since 2005 he is the leader of the Movement of Future party. Before entering into politics he served as the chairman of the Oger Telecom which has interest in the Middle East and in Africa. He was also the chairman of the Omnia Holdings and the member of the Oger International board. Saad Hariri estimated net worth is US $ 1.5 billion and he is ranked at No. 8 in the list of top 10 richest people of Lebanon.

9. Fahad Hariri

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Fahad Hariri is the Lebanese businessman and the property developer and the youngest son the former Prime Minister of Lebanon Rafik Hariri. As the student he started his professional career and he established the interior design studio on the outer edge of the city and start selling furniture to the Saudi Arabian clients. He mostly develops the residential properties in Beirut. He is also the president of the Har Investment Fund and the board member of the Lutetia Capital SAD advisory council in Paris. Fahd Hariri estimated net worth is US $ 1.26 billion and he is ranked at No. 9 in the list of top 10 richest people of Lebanon.

10. Ayman Hariri

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Ayman Hariri is the Lebanese businessman and billionaire and the 2nd youngest son the former Prime Minister of Lebanon Rafik Hariri. He is involved in the dealing the business of Saudi Oger which is the Saudi Arabian construction company and he is served as the deputy chairman and the CEO of the Saudi Oger. Ayman Hariri estimated net worth is US $ 1.1 billion and he is ranked at No. 10 in the list of top 10 richest people of Lebanon.

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