These Are Officially Fashion's Richest Billionaires

Erin Fitzpatrick

Today, Forbes released its newest list of the world's billionaires. Of course, the rankings include all the usual suspects like Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Mark Zuckerberg. But we combed through the list to find out which billionaires came out on top in the fashion industry specifically, and the answers may surprise you. 

See below for a ranking of the richest people in the fashion industry, according to Forbes!

1. Amancio Ortega
Source of wealthZara 
Net worth: $67 billion 

2. Bernard Arnault
Source of wealth: LVMH (owns Fendi, Givenchy, Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, and more) 
Net worth: $34 billion 

3. Phil Knight
Source of wealth: Nike
Net worth: $24.4 billion

4. Stefan Persson
Source of wealth: H&M
Net worth: $20.8 billion

5. Leonardo Del Vecchio
Source of wealth: Luxottica (owns Sunglass Hut, Ray-Ban, Oakley, and more)
Net worth: $18.7 billion

6. Tadashi Yanai
Source of wealth: Fast Retailing (owns Uniqlo
Net worth: $14.6 billion 

7. Francois Pinault
Source of wealth: Owning Gucci, Stella McCartney, and more
Net worth: $11.5 billion 

8. Alain Wertheimer
Source of wealth: Chanel
Net worth: $11 billion 

9. Gerard Wertheimer
Source of wealth: Chanel
Net worth: $11 billion

10. Les Wexner
Source of wealth: L Brands (owns Victoria's Secret, Express, Abercrombie & Fitch, and more) 
Net worth: $7.1 billion 

Were you surprised by anyone on the list? Tell us in the comments below! 

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