Nassef Sawiris

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Nassef Sawiris

Net Worth:$5.1 billion  – As of March 2012

Egypt’s Richest Person: #1

Source: construction, inherited and growing

Age:51 , Citizenship: Egypt , Residence: Cairo, Egypt

Nassef Sawiris is Onsi’s youngest son and is worth $5.5 billion. He is the richest person in Egypt, and the 199th richest person in the world. He took over leadership of Orascom’s construction and fertiliser division in the late nineties and sold its cement business to Lafarge in 2007, although he still owns a stake and sits on the French company’s board. He is also the largest shareholder in Texas Industries.