In the ranking of the richest people in the world, published by Forbes magazine, six Peruvians have been included, which are led by businessman Carlos Rodríguez-Pastor, president of the Intercorp group (Interbank, Plaza Vea, Real Plaza, etc. .) with a fortune that increased to $ 5.3 billion this year, ranking 529 out of 2,755 registered billionaires in the world.
In second place on the list of the richest Peruvians is the founder of the Gloria Group, Vito Rodriguez Rodriguez with a fortune of 1,400 million dollars, followed by the richest woman in Peru, Ana Maria Brescia Cafferata, heiress and shareholder of the Grupo Breca (BBVA, Rimac Seguros, Hotel Westin, etc.) with US $ 1,300 million.
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Mining businessman Eduardo Hochschild, president of Hochschild mining and Cementos Pacasmayo, ranks fourth with $ 1.3 billion this year. It also peaked at 2,263 on the Forbes overall list, after missing the 2020 ranking.
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In fifth place, Eduardo Belmont Anderson, leader of the Belcorp cosmetics group, has a total fortune of US $ 1,100 million, and lastly in sixth place, Jorge Rodríguez Rodríguez, also from Grupo Gloria, closed the list of wealthiest Peruvians in the world. ranking by amassing a fortune of US $ 1 billion.
It should be noted that this year’s Forbes list is led by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, followed by Elon Musk, Bernard Arnault and Bill Gates and only considers people with a wealth of more than one billion dollars.
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