What does it take to earn a spot on the top 10 greatest entrepreneurs in Australia 2015 list? The answer is hard work, dedication, and sacrifice. Our top 10 greatest entrepreneurs own a variety of businesses from shopping malls to trucking companies.
One of two females who made the top 10 greatest entrepreneurs in Australia 2015 list co-owns her thriving business with her spouse; Anthony Pratt and Gina Rinehart inherited their booming companies. Also, the majority of the top ten entrepreneurs currently reside in Sydney, Australia.
Here is the list of the top 10 greatest entrepreneurs in Australia 2015.
1. Gina Rinehart
Gina Rinehart is the executive chairman of Hancock Prospecting. She is 61 years old and resides in Perth, Australia. Rinehart, who has inherited her business from her father, has been nicknamed the queen of iron-ore trade. Rumor has it that she is estranged from her children because of a dispute regarding ownership of assets. According to Forbes, her net worth is 11.4 billion.
2. Harry Triguboff
Harry Triguboff, born in Dalian, China, is the founder and managing director of the Meriton Group. He is 82 years old and resides in Sydney, Australia. He holds a BA from the University of Leeds. According to Forbes, his real time net worth is 5.1 billion.
8. John Gandel
John Gandel is 82 years old and resides in Melbourne, Australia. He owns the Chadstone shopping mall and has more than 500 stores in Australia. According to Forbes, his estimated net worth is 3.5 billion.
9. Anthony Pratt
Anthony Pratt is 55 years old and resides in Melbourne, Australia. He obtained his wealth through manufacturing, and holds a BA from Monash. According to Forbes, his net worth is 3.5 billion.
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Being an entrepreneur requires long work hours and many sacrifices. Our top 10 greatest entrepreneurs in Australia 2015 show that they have what it takes to operate a successful business, and their accomplishments are commendable.
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