Top 7 Richest People. Everything about Indonesia’s richest people is amazing, from where the source of wealth that makes them have a lot of super wealth to, their assets that have reached hundreds of trillions of rupiah. What makes it more trilled is that the rupiah coffers they obtained came from various businesses that were run. The rich people even managed to dominate the different fields of business in Indonesia.
If you are curious who are the richest of them all, here are top 5 richest people in Indonesia~
1. Robert Budi & Michael Hartono – US $ 35 billion
The position of the first richest person in Indonesia is occupied by Robert Budi Hartono and Michael Budi Hartono, the two brothers who own the tobacco company of Indonesia PT Djarum.
the Hartono brothers have a fortune of up to US $ 35 billion which, if converted to, reaches Rp 503.7 trillion.
Apart from cigarettes, they are also the largest shareholder of Bank BCA. Not only that, the Hartono brothers also expanded their businesses in property such as Puri Cugni, Graha Padma Internusa, Nagaraja Lestari, and Cipta Bumi Indah, as well as the electronics business. So, amazing right?
2. Susilo Wonowidjojo – US $ 9.2 billion
Susilo Wonowidjojo is a successful businessman who built and raised a tobacco company, PT Gudang Garam Tbk.
The company, which was pioneered since 1958, delivered Susilo to be ranked second on the list of Indonesia’s richest people with assets reaching US $ 9.2 billion or equivalent to Rp 132.2 trillion.
3. Eka Tjipta Widjaja – US $ 8.6 billion
The third richest person in Indonesia according to Forbes with a fortune of up to US $ 8.6 billion, which if converted into Rp 123.7 trillion, is Eka Tjipta Widjaja. He is the founder of the Sinar Mas Group company.
He has passed away, but the figure of the entrepreneur is very inspiring. The reason is, Eka started his business from scratch and even worked odd jobs since graduating from elementary school. But thanks to his enthusiasm and hard work, He became the owner of the largest business octopus throughout Indonesia, and oil palm, banking, paper and others.
Not only that, the man who died at the age of 97 also built famoul mall in Indonesia that isITC Mangga Dua, Green View Apartment, and Ambassador in Kuningan. Having felt life is difficult, Eka also founded the Eka Tjipta Foundation (ETF) which focuses on empowerment and guidance, community economy, and environmental preservation.
4. Sri Prakash Lohia – US $ 7.2 billion
Sri Prakash Lohia, has a total wealth of US $ 7.2 billion or Rp 103.5 trillion, which is ranked 4th on the list of richest people in Indonesia.
The mountain of coffers obtained by the man who was born in Kolkata, India, July 11, 1952, was from a business he acted on. Yes, as is well known that Sri Prakash Lohia is a founder and chairman of Indorama Corporation, a petrochemical and textile company that is not only successful in Indonesia but has also become global.
5. Anthoni Salim – US $ 5.3 billion
The name Anthoni Salim still sounds familiar to many people. Because he is the owner of the most famous instant noodle brand in Indonesia, his business has become the most popular food consumption of Indonesian people.
Anthoni Salim, who is in the 5th position of a wealthy person in Indonesia, is known to have assets of US $ 5.3 billion or equivalent to Rp.77.3 trillion. He is the Managing Director of PT Indofood Sukses Makmur Tbk and PT Bogasari Flour Mills.
Besides Indomie which is very worldwide, Indofood also has other products that are selling well in Indonesia, namely Supermi, Sarimi, Indomilk, Bimoli cooking oil and others.
6. Dato’ Sri Tahir – US $ 4.4 billion
Dato ’Sri Tahir is known as a successful businessman and big-time investor. The man born in Surabaya, March 26, 1952 is the founder of Mayapada Group, a holding company that has many business units in Indonesia.
No kidding, Tahir, who is known to be very generous, owns businesses in banking, print media, pay TV, property, hospitals and duty free shopping stores.
So do not be surprised, if Tahir has a wealth of up to US $ 4.4 billion, which if converted to reach Rp 63.3 trillion. He was ranked the 6th richest person in the Indonesia.
7. Chairul Tanjung – US $ 3.9 billion
The name Chairul Tanjung entered the ranks of Indonesia’s richest people in the 7th position with total assets reaching US $ 3.9 billion or around Rp 56.1 trillio.
CT, who was once the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, the Minister of Forestry of Indonesia until he became the Coordinating Minister for the Indonesian Economy was a successful businessman who was none other than the founder of CT Corp.
The company is in charge of several subsidiaries such as Trans Corp, Bank Mega, supermarket chains, hotels and others. Not only that, also became the leader of the company Pariarti Shindutama and Investama Partners.
That’s it guys, the 7 richest people in Indonesia. Looking at them can be such an inspiration for us, someday we can hope to be like them. Just remember, nothing is impossible as long as we believe we can do it~ Thank You for reading.