2. Peter Cooper – $3 Billion
American wealth trackers are more likely to be familiar with Peter Cooper. The New Zealander built his wealth in the North American country. Born in Kaitaia, Peter did most of his growing up in New Zealand.
While he was in NZ, he began building his fortune in the country where he studied as a lawyer. He spent 11 years as a lawyer and was a partner at Russell McVeagh.