Have you ever wondered who the richest people in Saint Lucia are? Top Most 10 has taken it upon herself to outline the top 10 richest people in Saint Lucia for the year 2022. These are people who sit on the big table to pull the strings of the day-to-day running of the economy of Saint Lucia.
Saint Lucia is an Eastern Caribbean island nation with a pair of dramatically tapered mountains, the Pitons, on its west coast. Its coast is home to volcanic beaches, reef-diving sites, luxury resorts and fishing villages. Trails in the interior rain forest lead to waterfalls like the 15m-high Toraille, which pours over a cliff into a garden. The capital, Castries, is a popular cruise port.
Below are top 10 richest people in Saint Lucia in 2022
10. Julian Hunte
Sir Julian Robert Hunte, SLC, KCMG, OBE was the foreign minister of Saint Lucia from April 2001 to 26 October 2004, when he was succeeded by Petrus Compton.
9. Richard Frederick
Richard Frederick is a Saint Lucian lawyer and politician who was Minister for Physical Planning, Housing, Urban Renewal and Local Government. Born on 6 August 1965, he is the tenth of twelve children and the last of five boys.
8. Philip Pierre
Philip J. Pierre is a Saint Lucian politician who is the political leader of the Saint Lucia Labour Party.
He has been the parliamentary representative for the CastriesEast constituency since 1997. He became Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Port Services and Transport in 2011.
Pierre was selected as Leader of the Opposition following SLP losses at the 2016 general election. He was confirmed leader of the Labour Party on 18 June 2016.
7. Guy Joseph
Guy Eardley Joseph is a Saint Lucian politician who represents the constituency of Castries South East for the United Workers Party. Joseph won the seat at the general election held on 11 December 2006, defeating Menissa Rambally.
In the government of Prime Minister John Compton, sworn in on 19 December 2006, Joseph was appointed Minister for Communications, Works, Transport and Public Utilities.
6. Vaughan Lewis
Sir Vaughan Allen Lewis, KCSL CBE is a Saint Lucian politician and a former member of the United Workers’ Party (UWP). He served for a brief period as the fourth Prime Ministers of Saint Lucia following the resignation of John Compton. Lewis, a former director of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, assumed the office of Prime Minister on April 2, 1996.
He also served as Minister of Finance, Planning and Development, and Minister of External Affairs. In elections that followed on May 23, 1997, Lewis and the UWP suffered a huge setback, losing all but one of their seats in Parliament, forcing him to resign in favor of the leader of the Saint Lucia Labour Party, Dr. Kenny Anthony.
5. Pearlette Louisy
Dame Calliopa Pearlette Louisy GCSL, GCMG was the Governor-General of Saint Lucia from 1997 to 2017. She was the first woman to hold this office, into which she was sworn on 19 September 1997, and resigned from on 31 December 2017.
In 1999 Louisy was awarded the Honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) by the University of Bristol. On 16 July 1999 she was appointed Dame Grand Cross of the Order of St. Michael and St. George. In 2011, she received an Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLB) from the University of West Indies.
4. Stephenson King
Stephenson King was the sixth Prime Minister of Saint Lucia. He is the son of Grafton King; a renowned seaman, from Canouan, St.Vincent and Marie Bernadette Satney, a seamstress from the village of Choiseul.
He represents the constituency of Castries North for the United Workers Party (UWP) in the House of Assembly of Saint Lucia.
Although himself reelected in his constituency, his UWP party suffered defeat in the 28 November 2011 general elections.
3. Kenny Davis Anthony
Kenny Davis Anthony is a Saint Lucian politician who was Prime Minister of Saint Lucia from 1997 to 2006 and again from 2011 to 2016.
As leader of the Saint Lucia Labour Party, he was Leader of the Opposition from 2006 to 2011 and returned to office as Prime Minister on 30 November 2011 following the 2011 election.
He left office after the SLP’s defeat in the 2016 election and announced his resignation as party leader.
2. Marcelline Nelson
Ms Nelson is a self made millionaire with homes in St Lucia, Florida and England and has a business empire which is estimated to be worth US$2 billion. She has a son who is a world famous celebrity who lives in England with his glamorous family and well know Hollywood hunks, Peter and Ricardo Deveaux and Alva Nelson as family.
1. Allen Michael Chastanet
Allen Michael Chastanet is a Saint Lucian businessman and politician who has been Prime Minister of Saint Lucia since June 2016.
Previously he served from 2006-2011 as Saint Lucia’s Minister for Tourism and Civil Aviation.
Chastanet worked as vice president of marketing and sales for Air Jamaica. He is the managing director of the Coco Palm Hotel