Turkey is one of the founding members of the OECD and the G-20 major economies. It has a large automotive industry, which produces more than a million motor vehicles every year. Banking, pharmaceuticals, electronics, food, construction, mining, iron and steel, textiles, home appliances and oil refining are other key sectors of the Turkish economy. Turkey has produced many billionaires. Here is a brief overview of the top 10 billionaires of Turkey, ranked according to their Forbes net worth.
Top 10 Richest People in Turkey as of 2014:
10) Bulent Eczacibasi – Net worth: $1.7 Billion
This 64 year old billionaire is the president of Eczacibasi Holding, which has interests in building materials, consumer products, health, IT, finance, mining and real estate development.
9) Filiz Sahenk – Net worth: $2.3 Billion
This 47 year old billionaire manages the branded clothing and tourism business of her family’s company Dogus Holding.
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