The List of Top-10 Richest People of Pakistan, How they emerged as the richest businessman, and achieved the status of being one of the richest in the World. Have a Look from who is the most richest in the list of 10 to the least richest in this list.
1. Shahid Khan
- Date of birth: July 18, 1950 (age 70)
- Net worth: $8.5 billion
- Occupation: businessman
General Overview: Shahid Khan is a Pakistani-born American billionaire businessman and sports tycoon. Khan is the owner of Flex-N-Gate an American automotive company and OEM which is ranked by Automotive News as the 7th largest American automotive parts supplier generating US$ 8.3 billion in revenue in 2018. In June 2020 Khan was the second richest NFL owner with a net worth of $11.8 billion after David Tepper (Carolina Panthers) who had a net worth of $12 billion. In 2019, he ranked 61st in the Forbes 400 list of richest Americans, and as of July 2020 234th richest person in the world. He is also the richest man in Pakistan.
2. Anwar Pervaiz
- Date of birth: 15 march 1935
- Net worth: $4.6 billion
- Occupation: Bestway Group – United Bank Limited
General Overview: Anwer Pervaiz started as a bus conductor and a driver. He is a British born Pakistani billionaire. He is the founder and chairman of Bestway Group. His first job was as a telephone operator in the state-owned telecommunication company PTCL. Pervez was made Officer of the order of British in 1992. He was also a knight bachelor in 1999. He was awarded Hilal-i-Pakistan by the Pakistani Government for his services to the Pakistani nation in 2000.
3. Mian Muhammad Mansha
- Date of birth: 1947 Faisalabad
- Net worth: $3.7 billion
- Occupation: Businessman
General Overview: Mian Mansha is a Pakistani business magnate and billionaire. He is the founder and CEO of the Lahore-based international conglomerate Nishat Group. He started his career as one of the most prominent industrialists of Pakistan. Nishat Textiles Mills was started in 1951 by his father and uncles. His industry benefitted greatly from the privatization drive by the government. Nishat mills also bought two thermal power plants. He also owns a cement factory in D.G Khan. The asset which played fiddle to Mansha’s master trick was the acquisition of a profitable bank MCB Ltd. Today, MCB Bank is one of the top 4 banks in the country and leads in terms of market capitalization with a massive employee base of roughly 18,000.
4. Sadruddin Hashwani
- Date of birth: 19 February 1940
- Net worth: $3.4 billion
- Occupation: Hashoo Group, PC Hotels, Marriot Hotels, Oil and Gas, Pharmaceutical
General Overview: Sadruddin Hashwani is a Pakistani business tycoon, billionaire, and author. He is the founder and chairman of Hashoo Group best known for Pearl-Continental Hotels & Resorts. Sadruddin Hashwani has become the first businessman to receive Pakistan’s top civilian award, Nishan-i- Imtiaz. He launched the Holiday Inn hotel in Karachi in 1981 and later in Islamabad. In 2014, Hashwani published his best-selling memoir Truth Always Prevails.
5. Asif Ali Zardari
- Date of birth: 26 July 1955
- Net worth: $1.8 billion
- Occupation: Diversified, Agriculture, and Real Estate
General Overview: Asif Ali Zardari is a Pakistani politician who is the president of Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians. He also served as the 11th president of Pakistan. He was also the co-chairperson Pakistan People’s party. Zardari rose to prominence after his marriage to Benazir Bhutto in 1987. Zardari served as the Federal Investment Minister and Chairperson of the Pakistan Environmental Protection Council in 1933.
6. Malik Riaz
- Date of birth: February 8, 1954
- Net worth: $1.5 billion
- Occupation: Owner Bahria Town
General Overview: Malik Riaz is popularly known as a Pakistani business tycoon who is the founder of Bahria Town, the largest privately held real estate development company in Asia. Riaz started his career as a clerk with a construction company in Rawalpindi. The milestone he achieved was when he signed a contract with Pakistan Navy’s charitable trust known as Bahria Foundation in 1995. He went on using ‘Bahria’ as his company’s name and made Bahria town Rawalpindi. He expanded his real-estate company and developed gated communities in Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad during the 2000s.
7. Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif
- Date of birth: 25 December 1949
- Net worth: $1.4 billion
- Occupation: Former prime minister of Pakistan, Sharif Group, Ittefaq Group, Real Estate
General Overview: Nawaz Shareef is a Pakistani businessman and politician who served as the prime minister of Pakistan for three non-consecutive terms. His father Muhammad Shareef is the founder of Ittefaq and Shareef groups. Most of Sharif’s wealth originates from his businesses in steel construction. He succeeded in the role of Prime Minister for Bhutto. Nawaz Sharif became the 12th Prime Minister of Pakistan on 1 November 1990.
8. M. Habibullah Khan
Net worth: $1.25 billion
9. Syed Nasir Hussain Schon
- Date of birth: 28 November, 1957.
- Net worth: $1 billion
- Occupation: Businessman
General Overview: He is the Chief Executive of Schon Group and also the Honorary Consul-General of Sierra Leone in Karachi. The peak of the Schon group was in 1995 when they owned National Fibers, Schon Bank, Schon Textiles, and Pak-China Fertilizers. Schon Properties entered the UAE real estate market in 1996. Schon Properties were declared the winners of two CNBC Arabian Property Awards 2009. Nasir H. Schon is also one of the founders of the Schon Group, manages Schon Properties in addition to other Schon enterprises.
10. Zahoor Ahmad
- Born: August 1, 1955, in Karachi, Pakistan
- Net worth: $1 billion
- Occupation: Entrepreneur, philanthropist
General Overview: He is the founder and owner of the ISTIL Group, the former publisher of the Kyiv Post, the co-founder of the Ukrainian Music Awards (YUNA). He is also known as a philanthropist. Zahoor began his career within a partnership with a Thai steelmaker and ran Metalsrussia, a Hong Kong-registered trading company. He later bought Donetsk Steel Mill. He bought other steel mills in various countries. Donetsk Steel Mill to Russian parliamentarian Vadim Varshavsky, for a sum believed to be around $1 billion.