#30. Francois Pinault

Net worth: $27 billion Age: 82 Source of wealth: luxury goods Country of citizenship: France Wealth equal to: Mongolia ($24.2B) and Guyana ($2.5B) with $300 million left over Wealthier than 95 countries. This French billionaire founded the French luxury brands group Kering, which now owns fashion labels Yves Saint Laurent, Stella McCartney, and PUMA. Pinault’s good taste doesn’t stop with fashion—he also owns an extensive art collection, including pieces by Picasso and Koons.

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