Christoffel Wiese

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Christoffel Wiese

Net Worth: $2.7 billion – As of March 2012

Source: Consumer retail, self-made

Age:70 , Citizenship: South Africa

Marital Status: Married, Children: 3

Christoffel, or Christo as he’s more commonly known, is the fourth-richest person in South Africa. He is worth $2.7 billion and made his money as CEO of Shoprite. He also owns a stake in Pepkor, a discount clothes, shoes and textiles store in South Africa, and is known for restoring a South African farm estate and remodelling it into a five-star hotel. Other assets include Lourensford Estate, the wine producer, and a private game reserve in the Kalahari. He is the 782nd richest person in the world.