List of Richest Person of Nepal || Top 10 Richest Person in Nepal
1. Binod Chaudhary
Binod Chaudhary is the first businessman from the Nepal to enter the Forbes billionaire list with a net worth of USD 1.7 billion. He started his entrepreneurial journey with a nightclub called Copper Floor in Kathmandu. Now, Binod owns Nepal’s largest Company Chaudhary Group.
Chaudhary Group is now a multinational conglomerate providing consumer goods, education, hospitality services, financial services, biotech, electronics, real estate, and alternative medicine. With entrepreneurial ventures spread across 19 countries, he runs over 80 companies.
2. Shesh Ghale
Shesh Ghale is the second richest person in Nepal, with a net worth of USD 1.18 billion. Ghale riches arise from his venture at the Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia.
Gale was the former President of the Non-resident Nepalese Association and is currently the CEO and Co-founder of Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia. Gale is also known mainly for his contributions in the 2015 Earthquake in Nepal. He is the 78th richest Person in Australia.
3. Jamuna Gurung
Jamuna Gurung is the first woman in the list of richest persons in Nepal. With a net worth of USD 260 million.
She is currently the Managing Director of the Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia, which she co-founded with her husband Shesh Ghale, the second billionaire in Nepal. Gurung is the 8th richest woman in Australia.
4. Upendra Mahato
Upendra Mahato is the third richest Nepali, with a net worth estimated between USD 250 million to USD 900 million. He was previously the president of Non-Resident Nepalese Resident (NRNA), International Coordination Council (ICC). He is currently the president of the Russia-Nepal Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He is also the Honorary Consul General of Nepal in the Republic of Belarus.
His wealth raised from his work in multinational business and the television factory that he founded in Russia. He has also invested in electronics, oil and gas, real estate, heavy machinery, financial services, and Ncell-Axiata of Nepal.
5. Ajeya Sumargi
Ajay Sumagri is the 5th richest richest person in Nepal, with a net worth of USD 200 million. He is the Chairman of Muktishree Group of Companies.
Ajay is also the Executive Director of the Nepal Satellite Telecom Pvt. Ltd. And founding member of the telecommunication giant, the Ncell Pvt. Ltd. (formerly Spice Nepal Pvt. Ltd.).
6. Aditya Jha
Aditya Jha is the 6th richest richest person in Nepal, with a net worth of USD 100 million. He is a Canada-based entrepreneur, philanthropist, and social activist. Adhitya Jha is the CEO and President of his software company Osellus Inc., with offices in Toronto and Bangkok. Jha is also the owner of Karma Candy, one of the largest confectionery manufacturers in Canada.
Adhitya Jha has additionally expanded his portfolio by acquiring one of the oldest and largest tenders and consulting opportunity portals in the World- dgMarket International INc. He has also laid his hands on many other projects and philanthropic activities in Nepal and India. Aditya Jha is well-known for his philanthropic works in Nepal. He has funded the digital literacy project in Nepal by donating over 100 laptops to rural village schools.
7. Jiba Lamichhane
Jiba Lamichhane is the 7th richest richest person in Nepal, with a net worth of USD 100 million. Currently, Businessman and writer Jiba Lamichhane is the Managing Director of Techno Trust, the manufacturer of Elson Brand LCD TVs in Moscow, Russia.
Jiba is the former President of the ICC of NRNA and also one of the founders of NRNA. He is also known for his philanthropic activities. Jiba received the “Prawal Janasewshree Award,” one of the highest states of honor in Nepal, for his contribution to Nepal and Nepali Diaspora.
8. PASHUPATI SHAMSHER JANG BAHADUR RANA
Pashupati Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana is the 8th richest richest person in Nepal, with a net worth of USD 82 million. Once he was considered richer than the king of Nepal. He said, his wife was the daughter of the king of Rajasthan and got a dowry in the old days.
What most people aren’t aware of is that he is one of the wealthiest people in Nepal with stakes in many manufacturing firms. And he was also the owner of Nepal Gas, which was later sold for about 85 corers.
9. Balram Chainrai
Balram Chainrai, also called Balu, is the 9th richest richest person in Nepal, with a net worth of USD 70 million. Chainrai is one of the leading businessmen in Hong Kong and the founder of the Chainrai Group of Companies. He is also the Managing Director of Hornington Enterprises Limited.
He is also a philanthropist and involved in many charitable activities worldwide. Balram is a member of the Rotary International and several other charitable trusts.
10. Rajendra Kumar Khetan
Rajendra Kumar Khetan is the 10th richest richest person in Nepal, with a net worth of USD 62 million. He is deemed a successful industrialist with his involvement in various industries, including mining, consumer goods like beverages and foodstuff, insurance, banking/financial services, telecommunications, IT, real estate, and energy.
He is also a recipient of Honorific orders. He is the Senate Member of Kathmandu University, Honorary Consul of Portugal and President of Nepal Britain Chambers of Commerce and Industry & Alliance Française Kathmandu. Khetan was Vice President of FNCCI & Chairman of Laxmi Bank among the other 12 different identities.
11. Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah
Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah is the 11th richest richest person in Nepal, with a net worth of USD 58 million.