Top 10 Billionaires in Switzerland and their Net Worth in 2019

3. Gianluigi & Rafaela Aponte

Net Worth: $7.9 billion

Source of Wealth: Shipping


Gianluigi Aponte met his wife Rafaela when he was a ferry ship captain. They decided to launch their own cargo shipping venture in 1970. Four decades later, MSC has become the world’s second largest container shipping company, with 445 vessels. Aponte also runs the fourth largest cruise company, MSC Cruise, while Rafaela is in charge of designing the ships’ interiors. Their children are also involved in the daily management of the company, and in a couple of years, will join the list of billionaires too.

2. Margarita Louis-Dreyfus

Net Worth: $8.4 billion

Source of Wealth: Commodities


Margarita Louis-Dreyfus is a Russian-born French billionaire, and Chairman of Louis Dreyfus. She studied Law at Moscow State University, followed by an economics degree from the Leningrad Institute of Soviet Trade. In June 2015, Forbes ranked her as the richest woman in Switzerland, having reached a net worth of $8.4 billion.

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