List of the Richest People in Fashion

The FashionUnited List of Richest people in Fashion is a list of the world’s richest people who have earned their wealth and assets in fashion. Estimated in US dollars, their capital varies from 1 billion up to 71.3 billion.

Name Company 2015 2016 2017
1 Amancio Ortega Inditex $64.50 b $73.40 b $71.30 b
2 Bernard Arnault LVMH $37.20 b $33.90 b $41.50 b
3 The Brenninkmeijer family C&A $34.00 b $25.00 b $30.00 b
4 Betrand Puech & family Hermès International $27.00 b $27.40 b $28.60 b
5 Phil Knight Nike $24.40 b $23.50 b $26.20 b
6 Alain & Gerard Wertheimer & family Chanel $18.50 b $18.75 b $23.60 b
7 Stefan Persson Hennes & Mauritz $24.50 b $20.90 b $19.60 b
8 Leonardo Del Vecchio Luxottica $20.40 b $18.30 b $17.90 b
9 Michael Otto & family Otto Group $18.10 b $17.50 b $17.90 b
10 Tadashi Yanai & family Fast Retailing, Uniqlo $21.10 b $14.40 b $17.40 b
11 Francois Pinault & family Kering $14.90 b $12.20 b $15.70 b
12 Galen Weston & family Selfridges Group $9.60 b $10.50 b $9.50 b
13 Leonard Lauder Estée Lauder $8.40 b $9.50 b $8.90 b
14 Heinrich Deichmann Deichmann-Schuhe GmbH $4.60 b $6.00 b $7.70 b
15 Sandra Ortega Mera Inditex $6.30 b $6.40 b $6.70 b
16 Giorgio Armani Armani $7.60 b $6.30 b $6.60 b
17 Leslie Wexner Limited Brands $7.70 b $6.70 b $6.40 b
18 The family Holch Povlsen Bestseller $5.30 b $4.00 b $6.30 b
19 Johann Rupert & family Compagnie Financiere Richemont $7.40 b $5.50 b $6.10 b
20 Sir David and Sir Frederick Barclay Shop Direct $5.20 b $5.40 b $5.90 b
21 Ralph Lauren Ralph Lauren $6.20 b $5.70 b $5.50 b
22 Philip & Cristina Green Arcadia Group, Topshop $5.10 b $6.10 b $4.80 b
23 Jim Davis & family New Balance $3.60 b $4.70 b $4.70 b
24 Micky Jagtiani Landmark International $5.20 b $5.30 b $4.50 b
25 Milliken family Milliken & Co. unknown $4.40 b $4.40 b
26 Michel Leclercq & family Decathlon $2.60 b $3.60 b $4.20 b
27 Ma Jianrong & family Shenzhou International Group $2.80 b $3.30 b $4.10 b
28 The Reimann family JAB Holding Company $4.00 b $4.60 b $4.00 b
29 James Jannard Oakley $3.70 b $4.40 b $4.00 b
30 Roger Wang Golden Eagle Retail Group $3.20 b $3.10 b $3.70 b
31 Zhou Jianping Heilan Home, apparel manufacturing $4.80 b $4.20 b $3.60 b
32 Masahiro Miki ABC Mart $3.30 b $3.90 b $3.60 b
33 Qiu Guanghe & family Zhejiang Semir Garment $3.80 b $3.80 b $3.30 b
34 Miguel Fluxá Rosselló Camper $1.10 b $1.15 b $3.30 b
35 Lottie Tham Hennes & Mauritz $4.30 b $3.60 b $3.20 b
36 Ronald Lauder Estée Lauder $3.90 b $3.50 b $3.20 b
37 Miuccia Prada Prada $4.10 b $2.70 b $3.10 b
38 Patrizio Bertelli Prada $4.10 b $2.70 b $3.10 b
39 Guerlain family Christian Dior $3.80 b $3.90 b $3.00 b
40 Renzo Rosso Diesel $3.20 b $3.40 b $3.00 b
41 Ginette Moulin & family Galeries Lafayette $2.80 b $2.85 b $3.00 b
42 Jacky Xu Trendy Global $1.20 b $1.10 b $3.00 b
43 Herbert Hainer Adidas $2.10 b $2.90 b $2.90 b
44 Benetton family Benetton $2.90 b $2.90 b $2.90 b
45 Jin Sook & Do Won Chang Forever 21 $5.90 b $4.00 b $2.80 b
46 Heidi Horten Horten (Galeria Kaufhof) $2.70 b $2.80 b $2.80 b
47 Harro Uwe Cloppenburg and family Peek & Cloppenburg $2.90 b $2.85 b $2.75 b
48 Silas Chou Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors $2.50 b $2.70 b $2.70 b
49 Michael Ashley JD Sports $4.90 b $3.50 b $2.60 b
50 Hanni Toosbuy Kasprzak Ecco $2.70 b $2.70 b $2.60 b
51 Lawrence Stroll Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors $2.40 b $2.40 b $2.60 b
52 Doris Fisher Gap $3.20 b $2.50 b $2.50 b
53 Nicolas Puech Hermès International $2.00 b $2.40 b $2.50 b
54 Shen Guojun Intime Department Store $2.10 b $2.30 b $2.40 b
55 Tang Yiu & family Belle International $3.10 b $2.20 b $2.40 b
56 Chip Wilson Lululemon, Kit and Ace $2.20 b $2.30 b $2.30 b
57 Bernard Lewis & family River Island $2.00 b $1.80 b $2.30 b
58 Isak Andic & family Mango $4.80 b $3.60 b $2.20 b
59 John Fisher Gap $2.90 b $2.00 b $2.20 b
60 Karl-Johan & Thomas Persson Hennes & Mauritz $3.00 b $2.40 b $2.10 b
61 Zhou Chengjian Metersbonwe Group $1.65 b $1.90 b $2.10 b
62 Christina Ong & family Club 21 $1.75 b $1.80 b $2.10 b
63 Ding Shizhong & family Anta Sports $1.35 b $1.75 b $2.10 b
64 Gilles Hennessy & family Hennessy, Moët & Chandon LVMH $2.35 b $2.40 b $2.09 b
65 Michael Ying Esprit $2.80 b $2.40 b $2.00 b
66 Juan Abello Gallo Pepe Jeans unknown $2.00 b $2.00 b
67 Kevin Plank Under Armour $3.10 b $1.85 b $2.00 b
68 Horst Wortmann Wortmann-Group $1.30 b $1.25 b $2.00 b
69 Stephen Rubin Pentland Group $3.00 b $2.00 b $1.90 b
70 Bernd Freier S.Oliver $2.30 b $2.50 b $1.80 b
71 Mohamed Al Fayed Harrod’s, Cocosa $2.00 b $1.95 b $1.80 b
72 Michel Chalhoub & family Chalhoub Group $2.20 b $1.95 b $1.80 b
73 Manuel Jove Capellan Caramelo $2.00 b $1.90 b $1.80 b
74 Esther Grether & family Swatch $2.10 b $1.75 b $1.80 b
75 Aras Agalarov Retail business $1.90 b $1.30 b $1.70 b
76 John Hargreaves Matalan $1.10 b $1.45 b $1.68 b
77 Mario Moretti Polegato Geox $1.85 b $1.90 b $1.60 b
78 Diego Della Valle Tod’s Group, Saks $1.75 b $1.50 b $1.60 b
79 William Fung Li & Fung Group, sourcing $2.20 b $1.50 b $1.50 b
80 Marcel Boekhoorn McGregor, Suitsupply $1.45 b $1.45 b $1.50 b
81 William & Robert Fisher Gap $2.00 b $1.20 b $1.50 b
82 Lord Alliance & family N Brown $1.00 b $945.00 m $1.50 b
83 Victor Fung Li & Fung Group, sourcing $2.20 b $1.45 b $1.40 b
84 Nobutoshi Shimamura & family Shimamura $1.05 b $1.40 b $1.40 b
85 Friedrich Knapp New Yorker $1.90 b $1.20 b $1.40 b
86 Alberto & Marina Prada Prada $1.80 b $1.15 b $1.40 b
87 Remo Ruffini Moncler $1.15 b $1.10 b $1.40 b
88 Sidney Kimmel Jones Group $1.30 b $1.30 b $1.30 b
89 Paolo Bulgari & family Bulgari, LVMH $1.35 b $1.30 b $1.30 b
90 Lee Myung-Hee Shinsegae International $1.40 b $1.20 b $1.30 b
91 Nevaldo Rocha & family Guararapes Confeccoes $1.40 b $1.00 b $1.30 b
92 Pier Luigi Loro Piana Loro Piana $1.35 b $1.40 b $1.30 b
93 Christopher Descours and family Kookaï, Naf-Naf $1.50 b $1.15 b $1.24 b
94 Philippe Cassegrain & family Longchamp $1.10 b $1.15 b $1.24 b
95 Domenico Dolce & Stefano Gabbana Dolce & Gabbana $1.65 b $1.40 b $1.20 b
96 Richard Hayne Urban Outfitters $1.55 b $1.30 b $1.20 b
97 Solomon Lew Just Group $1.00 b $1.10 b $1.20 b
98 Sefik Yilmaz Dizdar LC Waikiki unknown $1.20 b $1.20 b
99 Li Rucheng & Family Youngor Group $1.11 b $1.21 b $1.20 b
100 Edward Stack Dick’s Sporting Goods $1.50 b unknown $1.20 b
101 Thomas Meyer Desigual $2.50 b $1.95 b $1.10 b
102 Andrea Della Valle Tod’s Group, Saks $1.30 b $1.10 b $1.10 b
103 Gao Dekang & family Bosideng $1.25 b $1.05 b $1.10 b
104 Sara Blakely Spanx $1.15 b $1.00 b $1.10 b
105 Philip Day Edinburgh Woollen Mill $1.15 b $1.10 b $1.00 b
106 Huang Maoru & family Maoye International $990.00 m $990.00 m $1.00 b
107 Aldo Bensadoun Aldo, Shoes $1.70 b $1.10 b $1.00 b
108 Yvon Chouinard Patagonia unknown unknown $1.00 b
109 Paul Fireman Reebok $1.00 b $1.00 b $1.00 b
110 Brunello Cucinelli Brunello Cucinelli $1.05 b $1.00 b $1.00 b

Source: Berlingske Nyhedsmagasin, Challenges, el Mundo, Forbes, Manager Magazin, Quote, The Sunday Times, Veckans Affäre

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