9. Soichiro Fukutake $1.4 Billion
Rich-list newcomer Soichiro Fukutake is ninth on the list with wealth of $1.4b. Fukutake is ranked in the 50 richest people in Japan according to Forbes but has called New Zealand home since 2009.
Fukutake’s wealth comes from the publicly listed Benesse Holdings – an education provider founded by his father in 1955.