Despite the economic crisis and the plunge in the value of assets owned by many of the world's richest people, our Global Greeks still rank pretty well in the 2009 Forbes List of Billionaires!
Let's see who they are:
No 376 Michael Jaharis- USA
Source of wealth: Pharmaceutical Read More: Michael Jaharis
No 376 George Mitchell - USA
Source of wealth: Mitchell Energy Read More: George Mitchell
No 397 Mike Lazaridis - Canada.
Source of wealth: Technology Read More: Mike Lazaridis
No 430 John Catsimatidis - USA.
Source of wealth: Oil/Real Estate/Supermarkets Read More: John Catsimatidis
No 559 George Argyros - USA.
Source of wealth:Real Estate/Investments Read More: George Argyros
No 701 Alexander Spanos -USA
Source of wealth:Real Estate Read More: Alexander Spanos & Family
From Greece, although he is a resident of Switzerland, Dr Spiros Latsis remains the richest Greek on this year's list despite the fall in his net worth, and tops the list of Greeks on the list.
No 149 Spiro Latsis - Switzerland
Source of wealth: Real Estate/Energy/Banking Read More: Spiro Latsis & Family
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