Net Worth:$5.1 billion – As of March 2012
Egypt’s Richest Person: #1
Source: construction, inherited and growing
Age:51 , Citizenship: Egypt , Residence: Cairo, Egypt
Nassef Sawiris is Onsi’s youngest son and is worth $5.5 billion. He is the richest person in Egypt, and the 199th richest person in the world. He took over leadership of Orascom’s construction and fertiliser division in the late nineties and sold its cement business to Lafarge in 2007, although he still owns a stake and sits on the French company’s board. He is also the largest shareholder in Texas Industries.