Top 10 Richest People In New Zealand

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.

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