The European Union ranks Switzerland as Europe’s most innovative country, while World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report ranks its economy as the most competitive in the world. Switzerland has a stable, prosperous and high-tech economy and the citizens enjoy great wealth. In 2007, the gross median household income in Switzerland was an estimated 137,094 USD at Purchasing power parity while the median income was 95,824 USD.
Also, Switzerland is known to have one of the world’s largest account balances as a percentage of GDP. All these achievements were made possible by reputable Swiss billionaires. These billionaires among others in the country, are ranked the top twenty-five richest by Forbes for 2015.
Take a look at the Richest People in Switzerland, their Sources of Wealth and their Net Worth in 2019
10. Magdalena Martullo-Blocher
Net Worth: $3.4 billion
Source of Wealth: Chemicals
Magdalena Martullo-Blocher is a Swiss businesswoman, the CEO of Ems-Chemie and the daughter of former Swiss Federal Councillor, industrialist and Politician, Christoph Blocher. She took over the business from her father in 2004. She is married with three children and lives in Feldmeilen, Switzerland with her family.