Stefan Persson[table border=”0″]Net Worth, $28 Billion,,,
Source of Wealth, Chairman and main shareholder of H&M ,,,
After taking over control of the Swedish fashion company H&M from his father, the founder, in 1982, Stefan Persson expanded the brand into numerous international markets. Along with a large stake in the Swedish technology company, Hexagon AB, his personal wealth has put him high on the List of Billionaires and has made him the richest man in his home country of Sweden.
In 1998, Persson left his position as H&M’s CEO, he is still the primary shareholder and chairman.
Persson owns numerous properties both domestic and abroad, including a 21-cottage village named Linkenholt in Hampshire, England.