Richest Billionaires in Telecom Industry, 2023

As of September 15, 2023, Carlos Slim Helu is the wealthiest person in the telecom industry, with a net worth of US$94.0 billion. He is followed by Rocco Commisso in second place with $8.0 billion, Sunil Mittal in third place with $7.4 billion, and Xavier Niel in fourth place with $6.4 billion.

The fifth and sixth spots on the list are occupied by Robert Hale Jr, with a net worth of $5.4 billion, and Ananda Krishnan, with a net worth of $4.9 billion. Rakesh Mittal takes the seventh position with a net worth of $4.8 billion, followed by Rajan Mittal, who also has a net worth of $4.8 billion.

Patrick Drahi and Richard Li round out the top 10, with both having a net worth of $4.4 billion.

Other billionaires in the telecom industry include Yasumitsu Shigeta with $4.1 billion, Shaul Shani with $4.0 billion, Naguib Sawiris with $3.3 billion, John Caudwell with $3.0 billion, Denis O’Brien with $2.7 billion, Taha Mikati with $2.7 billion, Najib Mikati with $2.7 billion, Marcelo Claure with $2.0 billion, Craig McCaw with $2.0 billion, and Strive Masiyiwa with $1.8 billion.

These individuals have amassed their wealth through their involvement in the telecommunications industry.

Disclaimer: The information and figures mentioned above are based on available sources and should be taken as estimates.