Four Greeks Make Forbes Richest People of 2022

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Four Greeks made the top Richest People of 2022

Vardis Vardinogiannis & family, $1.4 billion

Greek billionaire oil and shipping tycoon Vardis Vardinogiannis. He oversees and serves as chairman of Motor Oil Hellas and Vegas Oil and Gas, among many other shipping and business ventures.

He tops the 2,076th position on Forbes’ Richest People of 2022, having assets worth 1.4 billion dollars, mainly from Motor Oil, but also activities in Egypt, shipping and finance.

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Vardis Vardinogiannis is a Greek billionaire.

Filippos Niarchos, $2.8 billion

Filippos Niarchos is the eldest son of the Greek shipping magnate Stavros Niarchos.

He tops the 1,096th position of the list, with a fortune of 2.8 billion US dollars.

Alongside his younger brother, Spyros, Niarchos is co-president and a member of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) board. The foundation is one of the world’s largest global private philanthropies, founded over 25 years ago.

Filippos Niarchos, $2.8 billion

Aristotelis Mistakidis, $3.6 billion

Aristotelis Mistakidis is in 822nd place with a fortune of 3.6 billion dollars.

Telis, as he is widely known, for many years was the head of Glencore, one of the largest copper industries in the world. In 2018 he resigned from his position, but today he holds 3% of the shares. In 2021, the Greek billionaire acquired a stake in Piraeus Bank.

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Aristotelis Mistakidis, $3.6 billion

Vicky Safra, the world’s richest Greek 

Banker Joseph Safra's widow is Vicky Safra. The Greek woman with Jewish ancestry is ranked as the 321st richest person in the world by Forbes. When her husband passed away in December 2020, she received his wealth. She has a $7.2 billion nett worth.

Lebanese-born Joseph Safra was considered Brazil’s richest man, with a vast network of banks on three different continents.

The 60-year-old billionaire, who has Greek and Brazilian citizenship, was born in the early 1950s in Brazil. She got married in 1969 at the age of seventeen. She lives permanently in Switzerland.

Vicky heads the Vicky and Joseph Safra Philanthropic Foundation, which donates to hospitals, education and the arts.

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Vicky Safra, the world’s richest Greek