7. Richest Man in Vietnam – Pham Nhat Vuong
- Wealth (Net Worth): $6.4 billion
- Age: 49 years old
- Source: Diversified
- World Rank: 499
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In 2015, Vuong became the richest person and also the first billionaire in Vietnam (worth approximately $1.1 billion at that time). His entrepreneurial ventures began in the 1990s, when Vuong studied in Russia and established a popular instant noodle business in the Ukraine.
He sold it to Nestle for $150 million in 2009, before returning to his homeland. Today, he chairs the Vingroup, one of Vietnam’s largest conglomerates with interests in real estate, retail, healthcare, and more.