Have you ever wondered who the 2022 richest people in Guyana are? Sit back and relax as Top Most 10 outlines the 2022 top 10 richest people in Guyana and their net worth. The richest people in Guyana was unveiled by diving deep into the pocket and finances of the people of Guyana to rank them according to their net worth. These richest people in Guyana are made up of well known celebrities, athletes, business tycoons and politicians.
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Here are the 2022 top 10 Richest People in Guyana and their net worth
10. Sir Clive Hubert Lloyd
Sir Clive Hubert Lloydis a Guyanese-British former cricketer who played for the West Indies cricket team. As a boy he went to Chatham High School in Georgetown. At the age of 14 he was captain of his school cricket team in the Chin Cup inter-school competition.
One of his childhood memories is of sitting in a tree outside the ground overlooking the sightscreen watching Garry Sobers score two centuries for West Indies v Pakistan.
9. Rupert Roopnaraine
Rupert Roopnaraine, born 31 January 1943, is a Guyanese cricketer, writer, and politician. Roopnaraine served as Minister of Education of Guyana between 2015 and 2017. Rupert Roopnaraine was a co-leader of the Working People’s Alliance in Guyana, a group he joined in 1979.
He served as a member of Parliament from 1995 to 2000 and on the Constitutional Reform Commission in 1998. He also was a member of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, special select committees on the Integrity Bill and on the Trade Union Bill, and the Public Accounts Committee.
He also was a member of the Commonwealth Observer Missions for elections in Uganda, Zimbabwe and Zanzibar. At the time of this interview, he was program director of the Guyana Citizens’ Initiative. He received his doctorate in comparative literature from Cornell University, and he taught at the University of Guyana, Cornell, and Columbia University in various capacities.
He has a net worth of $5 million.
8. Shridath Ramphal
Sir Shridath Surendranath Ramphalborn 3 October 1928, often known as Sir Sonny Ramphal, is a Guyanese politician who was the second Commonwealth Secretary-General, holding the position from 1975 to 1990. He was also the foreign minister of Guyana from 1972 to 1975, and assistant attorney general of the West Indies Federation from 1958 to 1962.
Shridath Ramphal is an Earth Charter International Commission member. In 2002, Rampal was awarded the Indira Gandhi Peace Prize.
He has a net worth of $8 million.
7. David Dabydeen
David Dabydeen, born 9 December 1955i, s a Guyanese-born broadcaster, novelist, poet and academic. He was formerly Guyana’s Ambassador to UNESCO (United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organisation) from 1997 to 2010 and the youngest Member of the UNESCO Executive Board (1993–1997), elected by the General Council of all Member States of UNESCO.
He was appointed Guyana’s Ambassador Plenipotentiary and Extraordinaire to China, from 2010 to 2015. He is one of the longest serving diplomats in the history of Guyana, most of his work done in a voluntary unpaid capacity. He is kown for the following notable awards;
- 2008: Anthony Sabga Award for Caribbean Excellence. The largest recognition prize in the region and commonly called the “Caribbean Nobel”
- Four other Guyana Literature Prizes for his novels A Harlot’s Progress; Our Lady of Demerara; Molly and the Muslim Stick and Johnson’s Dictionary.
- 1984: Commonwealth Poetry Prize – Slave Song
- 1978: Quiller-Couch Prize (Cambridge) – Slave Song
- 1991: Guyana Prize for Literature – The Intended
- 1998: Shortlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award for the best book of fiction published in the previous two years worldwide.
- 1999: James Tait Black Memorial Prize (for fiction), shortlist – A Harlot’s Progress
- 2004: Raja Rao Award for Literature (India)
- 2007: Hind Rattan (Jewel of India) Award
He has a net worth of $10 million.
6. Ram John Holder
John Wesley Holder, known professionally as Ram John Holder, is a Guyanese-British actor and musician, who began his professional career as a singer in New York City, before moving to England in 1962. He has performed on stage, in both film and television and, is best known for playing Augustus “Porkpie” Grant in the British television series Desmond’s.
He has also appeared as ‘Flying’ Freddie Mercer in episodes of the BBC Television children’s programme The Story of Tracy Beaker. In May 2008 he appeared in an episode of the BBC drama The Invisibles. He is seen in an ensemble part in Song for Marion, a feature film from Paul Andrew Williams, the director of London to Brighton, starring Vanessa Redgrave and Terence Stamp.
He has a net worth of about $20 million and he is the ninth on the 2022 richest people in Guyana.
5. Donald Ramotar
Donald Rabindranauth Ramotar, born 22 October 1950, is a Guyanese politician who was President of Guyana from 2011 to 2015. He was also the General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) from 1997 to 2013.
Donald Ramotar and the PPP lost the 11 May 2015 general election to the opposition APNU – AFC coalition led by David A. Granger, which won by a slim margin. President Ramotar left office on 16 May 2015, when Granger was sworn in. Ramotar was not included in the list of the PPP’s 32 MPs in July 2015.
He has a net worth of about $20 million and he is the fourth on the list of 2022 richest people in Guyana.
4. David Grangar
David Arthur Granger, born 15 July 1945, is a retired military officer who served as the 9th President of Guyana from May 2015 to August 2020. He served for a time as Commander of the Guyana Defence Force and subsequently as National Security Adviser from 1990 to 1992. He was Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly of Guyana from 2012 to 2015.
Granger stood as the opposition coalition’s presidential candidate in the November 2011 general election but was defeated. He was elected as President in the May 2015 general election. He lost a vote of confidence on 21 December 2018 that led to a snap election.
3. Bharrat Jagdeo
Bharrat Jagdeo, born 23 January 1964, is a Guyanese politician who has been serving as Vice President of Guyana since 2020, in the administration of President Irfaan Ali. He had previously also held the office from 1997 until 1999, during the presidency of Janet Jagan. Jagdeo subsequently served as the President of Guyana from 11 August 1999 to 3 December 2011. He also holds a number of global leadership positions in the areas of sustainable development, green growth and climate change.
Jagdeo, a member of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C), served as Minister of Finance from 1995 to 1999, becoming president in 1999 after Janet Jagan resigned for health reasons. Subsequently, he won two elections, in 2001 and 2006. He was the first President of Guyana to relinquish office in accordance with term limits he signed into the Guyanese Constitution.
He is fourth richest in Guyana with a net worth of $22 million.
2. Azruddin Mohamed
Azruddin Mohamed is a billionaire entrepreneur, philanthropist & a sports enthusiast from Guyana. Azruddin has spent the last 25 years building many successful businesses that cover multiple sectors, such as real estate, construction, foreign exchange, and gold.
These successful businesses have made him one of the richest men in Guyana, giving him heavyweight authority and influence. Azruddin attributes his success to his willingness to work hard and learn new things. To him, success is not measured by the yardstick of wealth. It is all about enhancing your knowledge and skills throughout your life, and that’s how you grow. In the coming years, Azruddin wants to introduce more innovative business ventures in Guyana, which will not only help scale his businesses but also contribute to his country’s development.
Azruddin is one of the 2022 richest people in Guyana. He is the first from Guyana to appear in Forbes Magazine. He is also the first to own Lamborghini in Guyana. His worth is almost a million dollars.
1. Nazar ‘Shell’ Mohammed
Nazar Mohammed is a Guyanese business tycoon and the richest person in Guyana. Coming from humble beginnings, Mohamed was born on March 27, 1953 to parents Mariam and Mohamed Yusuff of Johanna Cecelia on the Essequibo Coast. He is the father of the Guyanese young entrepreneur and business mogul Azruddin Mohamed.
He makes his money from a lot of businesses in Guyana. These include quarrying business, gold dealing, oil and gas business. He has a net worth over $1.5 billion and he is the number one on the list of 2022 richest people in Guyana.