List of Iranians by net worth

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The following is a list of Iranians or people of Iranian descent by net worth who are reported by Forbes and other mainstream news outlets to have estimated net worth in excess of USD 500 million.

Forbes' billionaires list[edit]

World Rank Name Net worth (USD) Source of wealth Reference
145 Pierre Morad Omidyar 10.4 billion eBay [1]
1,394 Farhad Moshiri 1.76 billion diversified [2]
1,999 Isaac Larian 1.76 billion MGA Entertainment [3]

Previous Forbes' billionaires[edit]

Year(s) Name Peak net worth (USD) Source of wealth Reference
2014–2015 Elghanayan family 2.2 billion (2015) property [4]
2006–2009 Omid Kordestani 2.2 billion (2007) Google [5]
2014–2015 Merage family 1.8 billion (2015) microwavable snacks [6]
2007 Manny Mashouf 1.3 billion (2007) Bebe Stores [7]
2005–2013 Nasser Khalili 1.0 billion (2007) art, real estate [8]

Other reported billionaires and multi-millionaires[edit]

Name Peak net worth (USD) Source of wealth Reference
Ghermezian family 2.5 billion (2016) Triple Five Group [9]
Kamran Hakim 1.8 billion (2014) property [10]
Vincent and Robert Tchenguiz 1.67 billion (2007) property [11]
Arash Ferdowsi 1.1 billion (2018) Dropbox [12]
Ardeshir Naghshineh 0.991 billion (2008) Targetfollow [13]
Hassan Khosrowshahi 0.838 billion (2015) Future Shop [14]
David Alliance 0.791 billion (2017) N Brown Group [15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pierre Omidyar". Forbes. Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Farhad Moshiri". Forbes. Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Isaac Larian". Forbes. Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Elghanayan family". Forbes. July 2015.
  5. ^ "#204 Omid Kordestani". Forbes. 20 September 2007.
  6. ^ "Merage family". Forbes. July 2015.
  7. ^ "#754 Manny Mashouf & family". Forbes. 8 March 2007.
  8. ^ "#701 Nasser Khalili". Forbes. 11 March 2009.
  9. ^ "How Not to Build a Supermall: $5 Billion, 5 Governors, 3 Developers, and 15 Years". Bloomberg. 15 December 2016.
  10. ^ "Iran-Born Billionaire Hakim Emerges With NYC Properties". Bloomberg. 29 September 2014.
  11. ^ "Robert Tchenguiz". The Times. 17 May 2007.
  12. ^ "Dropbox Stock Pop Puts Kansas Native in Tech Billionaires Club". Bloomberg. 23 March 2018.
  13. ^ "Ardeshir Naghshineh and family". The Times. 26 April 2009.
  14. ^ "Canada's Richest People: Hassan Khosrowshahi". Canadian Business. 24 December 2015.
  15. ^ "The Sunday Times Rich List 2017: The richest in the Northwest". The Sunday Times. 5 May 2017.

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