Peter Jackson, Graeme Hart: The Kiwis that featured on Forbes Billionaires list

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Sir Peter Jackson.
Picture: AFP/ ANTHONY HARVEY

New Zealanders have actually made a token look on this year’s just-released Forbes Billionaires list.

Graeme Hartas typical, stands apart without a doubt as the wealthiest New Zealander, with an approximated US$ 10.6 billion (NZ$ 17.7 b) from his big product packaging interests.

The publicity-shy Hart is ranked 1152 on the list, and has actually long held the title of New Zealand’s wealthiest guytogether with a back story of his increase from tow truck motorist to billionaire through a series of financial obligation moneyed business offers.

In 2015, Hart took shipment of a 102-metre incredibly private yacht, Ulysses, fitted out with a garage, helipad and glass staircases, amongst much else.

Graeme Hart with his daddy, as the billionaire was inducted into the New Zealand Business Hall of Fame.
Image: Provided

Tracking almost a thousand locations listed below him with US$ 2.9 b is Singapore based Richard Chandlerwith interests in Indian service financing, Vietnamese health care, and an Israeli electrical airplane maker.

The greatest profile Kiwi billionaire is movie maker Sir Peter Jacksonranked 2124, with an approximated $1.5 b, began with ticket office profits from the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings trilogies, and topped up with the $1.6 b sale of Weta Digital to United States interests in 2021.

A brand-new entrant to the abundant list is Australian-based Charles Gibbon, ranked 2601, with $1.1 b.

Informed in the South Island, Gibbon operated in the UK and Australia in financial investment banking, however his $1.1 b worth originated from a financial investment in Australian software application company, Wise Tech, which he chaired and has actually stayed a director.

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