As of September 12, 2023, Carlos Slim Helu is the wealthiest person in the telecom industry, with a net worth of US$92.5 billion. Rocco Commisso follows in second place with $8.4 billion, while Sunil Mittal ranks third with $7.0 billion, and Xavier Niel comes in fourth with $6.3 billion.
The fifth and sixth spots on the list are occupied by Robert Hale Jr., whose net worth is $5.0 billion, and Ananda Krishnan, whose net worth is also $5.0 billion. Rakesh Mittal is placed 7th with a net worth of $4.6 billion, followed by Rajan Mittal ($4.6 billion) in the 8th position.
Richard Li ranks 9th with $4.4 billion, and Patrick Drahi completes the top 10 with a net worth of $4.2 billion. Other billionaires in the telecom industry include Yasumitsu Shigeta ($4.1 billion), Shaul Shani ($4.0 billion), Naguib Sawiris ($3.3 billion), John Caudwell ($3.0 billion), Denis O’Brien ($2.7 billion), Taha Mikati ($2.7 billion), Najib Mikati ($2.7 billion), Marcelo Claure ($2.0 billion), Craig McCaw ($2.0 billion), and Strive Masiyiwa ($1.8 billion).
These figures highlight the immense wealth of individuals within the telecom industry, showcasing the success and prosperity of those involved in this sector.
Please note that the information provided is accurate as of September 12, 2023.