It’s been a very prosperous year to be a billionaire, data from the 2022 CEO World list of the wealthiest people in Mexico shows. The country’s billionaire ranks swelled by one since last year, to 14 people, while their combined net worth rose to $159.4 billion (up from $136.1 billion).
As of November 12, 2022, Carlos Slim Helu was the wealthiest man in Mexico, with an estimated net worth of 87.1 billion U.S. dollars, followed by German Larrea Mota Velasco (No. 2, with $25.7 billion), Ricardo Salinas Pliego (No. 3, with $10.5 billion); and Alejandro Bailleres Gual (No. 4, with $7.5 billion).
Maria Asuncion Aramburuzabala is the fifth-richest person in Mexico, with a whopping $6.2 billion. Juan Domingo Beckmann Legorreta ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $3.9 billion, followed by Rufino Vigil Gonzalez with $3.4 billion. Antonio Del Valle Ruiz is placed 8th with a net worth of $3.0 billion. Carlos Hank Rhon ($2.9 billion) occupied the 9th position among the top 10 wealthiest people in Mexico.
MEXICO BILLIONAIRES LIST 2022
- Carlos Slim Helu & family: $87.1 billion
- German Larrea Mota Velasco & family: $25.7 billion
- Ricardo Salinas Pliego & family: $10.5 billion
- Alejandro Bailleres Gual & Siblings: $7.5 billion
- Maria Asuncion Aramburuzabala & family: $6.2 billion
- Juan Domingo Beckmann Legorreta & family: $3.9 billion
- Rufino Vigil Gonzalez: $3.4 billion
- Antonio Del Valle Ruiz & family: $3.0 billion
- Carlos Hank Rhon: $2.9 billion
- Karen Virginia Beckmann Legoretta: $2.8 billion
- Fernando Chico Pardo: $2.1 billion
- Roberto Hernandez Ramirez: $1.8 billion
- Alfredo Harp Helu & family: $1.3 billion
- David Penaloza Alanis: $1.2 billion