#26 Jorge Paulo Lemann – $25 Billon (Brazil)

Jorge Paulo Lemann, the wealthiest person in the world whose fortune derives from the brewing business, ranks 26th overall, and first in his native Brazil.

#87 Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi – $13.2 Billion (Thailand)

Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi is the owner of Chang, the largest brewer in Thailand. He also produces a popular rum called Sang Som. With vast real estate holdings as well, he’s second wealthiest person in Thailand.

#89 Marcel Herrmann Telles – $13 Billon (Brazil)

Marcel Herrmann Telles is one of Mr. Lemann’s partners in 3G Capital, the private equity firm that holds their stakes in Anheuser-Busch InBev.

#107 Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken – $11.6 Billion (Netherlands)

Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken, the richest person in the Netherlands, and one of the world’s wealthiest women, inherited her 25% stake in Heineken from her father.

#110 Carlos Alberto Sicupira – $11.3 Billion (Brazil)

Carlos Alberto Sicupira is one of Mr. Lemann’s partners in 3G Capital, the private equity firm that holds their stakes in Anheuser-Busch InBev.

#125 Pierre Castel – $9.9 Billion (France)

France’s Pierre Castel, along with his family, runs Groupe Castel, a beer, wine and soft-drink maker founded in Bordeaux back in 1949. Looking to the future, they have a strong presence in Africa.

#265 Maria Asuncion Aramburuzabala – $5.6 Billion (Mexico)

Maria Asuncion Aramburuzabala and her family owned a controlling stake in Grupo Modelo, the massive Mexican brewer that Anheuser-Busch Inbev took off their hands a couple of years ago for $20.1 billion.

#369 Alejandro Santo Domingo – $4.4 Billion (United States)

One of four heirs to a Colombian brewing fortune, Alejandro Santo Domingo and his relatives inherited a 15% stake in SABMiller, the world’s second largest brewer

#369 Andres Santo Domingo – $4.4 Billion (United States)

One of four heirs to a Colombian brewing fortune, Andres Santo Domingo and his relatives inherited a 15% stake in SABMiller, the world’s second largest brewer.

 

#512 Walter Faria – $3.4 Billion  (Brazil)

Walter Faria is a Brazilian beer baron. Itaipava, his beer, is the second most popular in his home country of Brazil.

 

Source: forbes.com

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