Stefan Persson is the Sweden richest person and established his fortune from the global cheap stylish fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz and he owns 28 percents stakes. He is the Chairman and was the CEO for 16 years and currently his Son Karl Johan is the CEO of the H & M. Outside the H&M; Stefan has been building a portfolio from the first class retail property across Europe. Through “Ramsbury Property” he owns real estate in some of the most attractive shopping districts in Europe, spanning Oxford Street in London to Via del Corso in Rome and the Champs-Elysee in Paris. He also owns the 8,700 acre Savernake Estate in UK and bought the Hampshire village in 2009. Stefan Persson estimated net worth is US $ 20 billion and he is ranked first in the list of top 10 richest people of Sweden.
Hans Rausing’s is the inherited billionaire and the owner of the packaging giant Tetra Laval which is established by his father in 1944. He moved to UK in the early 1980s to avoid the penalizing of Swedish taxes and sold his share to his brother Gad for an estimated worth of US $ 7 billion in 1995. He now resides in the 900 acre estate in the village of Wadhurst in East Sussex where he breeds deer and wild boar. He also owns the property in New Zealand and homes in London and Barbados, and has venture in “Ecolean” which is the producer of environmentally friendly packaging material. Hans Rausing estimated net worth is US $ 12 billion and he is ranked second in the list of top 10 richest people of Sweden.
3. Melker Schorling
Melker Schorling set the foundation for his wealth by negotiating with his associate billionaire Gustaf Douglas and receives the stakes in troubled security services giant “Securitas” in return for accepting the job of CEO in 1987. Later he established the “Melker Schorling AB” as the holding company for his investments which is now publicly traded and holds the stakes in precision and measuring tools manufacturing “Hexagon” and security device manufacturer “Assa Abloy” and counts H&M billionaires Stefan Persson and his sister Lottie Tham are the shareholders of his empire. Melker Schorling estimated net worth is US $ 6.4 billion and he is ranked third in the list of top 10 richest people of Sweden.
4. Antonia Johnson
Antonia Johnson is the Sweden’s richest woman and she is the fourth generation to run the family conglomerate and preparing her daughter Carina Berg to take over the family business in future. She is elected to the board and then becomes the chairman of the privately owned diversified trading company in 1982 and keeps both seats on the board, and all of the ownership. The family conglomerate has interests in telecom, security, energy, real estate and in industrial products. She also holds 50 percent stakes in the Axfood AB which is the largest food companies in Scandinavia. Antonia Johnson estimated net worth is US $ 5.8 billion and she is ranked at No. 4 in the list of top 10 richest people of Sweden.
5. Jorn Rausing
Jorn Rausing is the owner of the “Tetra Laval” the company behinds the packaging technology of tetra pack that makes it possible to store beverages like Juice, milk and other liquid flavors in cartons instead of glass bottles. Jorn with his two siblings Kirsten and Finn shared the family business and sit on the board of “Tetra Laval” which is the parent company established by their grandfather. He also owns the stakes in online grocery vendor “Ocado”. Jorn Rausing estimated net worth is US $ 5.5 billion and he is ranked at No. 5 in the list of top 10 richest people of Sweden.
6. Finn Rausing
Finn Rausing is sits on the board of packaging company Tetra Laval with his billionaire siblings Kirsten and Jorn which is established by their grandfather and invented the packaging technology that makes it possible to store beverages like milk and juice without refrigeration. His father Gad bought out his brother Hans shares of Tetra Laval and becomes the single owner of the tetra packing empire. Finn Rausing estimated net worth is US $ 5.5 billion and he is ranked at No. 6 in the list of top 10 richest people of Sweden.
7. Kirsten Rausing
Kristen Rausing is the third partner of the packaging company “Tetra Laval” and sits on the board with her two brothers Finn and Jorn. Their grandfather established the Tetra Laval which invented the aseptic packaging technology that makes it possible to store beverages like milk and juice in tetra pack bags instead of glass bottles. Their late father Gad runs the company for 46 years together with his brother Hans and later he bought it all in 1995. Kirsten Rausing estimated net worth is US $ 5.5 billion and she is ranked at No. 7 in the list of top 10 richest people of Sweden.
8. Bertil Hult
Bertil Hult is the dropped out college student and just after a year he starts his own business and organizing the summer trips to help Swedish students to learn English in the UK during their holiday vacations. Now his travels guide ‘EF Education” offers the cultural exchanges, language training, educational travel and degree programs in almost 53 countries. He is the official supplier of language training for several Olympic Games. He bestows money to the Swedish school that focuses on innovative approaches to educating children with the learning disability, and he is also the trustee of the Mentor Foundation, which works to prevent substance abuse. Bertil Hult estimated net worth is US $ 5 billion and he is ranked at No. 8 in the list of top 10 richest people of Sweden.
9. Frederik Paulsen
Frederick Paulsen is inherited of the small drug maker “Ferring Pharmaceuticals” which is founded by his father and when he takes charge of the business in 1983, it generated US $ 15 million in annual revenues. Today his biotech unit produces the obstetrics, infertility, gastroenterology, urology and endocrinology products and has estimated sales of more than US $ 1.75 billion. He is also structured the fecundity clinics in Russia to help reverse its drastic population decline. He also donates US $ 3 million to the kingdom of Bhutan for the big collection of textile to bolster its new Royal Textile Academy. Frederik Paulsen estimated net worth is US $ 4.1 billion and he is ranked at No. 9 in the list of top 10 richest people of Sweden.
10. Dan Olsson
Dan Olsson is the CEO and majority holder of “Stena Sphere” which is the privately held Swedish conglomerate and has interests in shipping, cruising, offshore drilling, property and metal recycling. Stena was originally founded as a trading company by her father Sten in 1939. He manages the company from 1983 and now owns 51 percents stakes of the company together with his siblings Stefan Olsson and Madeleine Olsson. The third age group of the family is getting involved; Madeleine’s son Gustav Eriksson owns 6 percents shares of the company and he is also the member of the board of Stena Metall AB which is the subsidiary of Stena Sphere. Dan Olsson estimated net worth is US $ 4 billion and he is ranked at No. 10 in the list of top 10 richest people of Sweden.