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Richest People In Belgium

/ January 1, 2015

The Kingdom of Belgium is a federal monarchy in Western Europe. It is a founding member of the EU. It hosts the EU’s headquarters. The nation has a strong global economy. The economy is characterized by a highly productive workforce.

Here is a brief overview of the richest people in Belgium.

Albert Blokker (Net Worth: $1.4 billion)

This 68 year old billionaire is the grandson of Jacob Blokker, the founder of Blokker Holding. Blokker holding is a collection of housewares, toy and garden stores across Europe.

Patokh Chodiev (Net Worth: $2 billion)

This 61 year old Belgium citizen is married and has three children. He built Eurasian Natural Resources Co., a metals and mining empire in Kazakhstan, in partnership with longtime friends Alijan Ibragimov and Alexander Machkevich.


Albert Frere (Net Worth: $4.9 billion)

This 88 year old billionaire bought back BNP Paribas’ 30 percent stake in Compagnie Nationale a Portefeuille (CNP) last year. He now owns 100 percent of the utilities, media and oil empire which he built from his family’s scarp metal business. He resides in Charleroi. He is married and has three children. He is a self-made billionaire who has invested his money wisely.


These gentlemen are an inspiration to many aspiring billionaires of Belgium.