Barbados Richest: Top 7 Multi-Millionaires from Barbados & their Net Worth

2. JP McManus

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Estimated worth: $1 Billion

Born in Limerick, McManus began his business career at his family’s construction plant hire firm, and then became an on-course bookmaker at Limerick’s Markets Field greyhound track. He later moved into horse ownership and punting and laying horses on the advice of his associate Jimmy Hayes.

In 1982, he and his wife, Noreen, a former mental health nurse, bought Martinstown Stud on over 400 acres (1.6 km2) in County Limerick from the McCalmont family. McManus’s first horse was Cill Dara, which had been owned by the late Edenderry solicitor and gambler, Tim O’Toole. McManus is now National Hunt racing’s largest owner, with over 100 horses in training. In 2006, he built a €20 million residence next to Martinstown Stud. In 2013, he completed a €150 million home in Barbados


1. Eugene Melnyk

Estimated worth: $1 Billion

Eugene Melnyk(born May 27, 1959) is a Canadianbusinessman who has resided in Barbados since February 1991. He is the current and sole owner, governor, and chairman of the Ottawa Senators professional ice hockey franchise of the National Hockey League (NHL).

He is the founder, former chairman and CEO of Biovail Corporation which was acquired by Valeant Pharmaceuticals. Canadian Business magazine ranked Melnyk 79th with a net worth of $1.21 billion on its 2017 list of Canada’s 100 wealthiest people.He is currently the richest residents of Barbados.


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