5. Joseph John Issa
Joseph John Issa or Joey Issa was born on 1 December 1965. He is a Jamaican businessman and philanthropist. Joey is the founder of the well-known Cool Group, which encompasses over 50 companies. At the age of 30, his first business venture was Cool Oasis, a petrol station which gradually became the Jamaica’s largest local operator of petrol stations.
In the year 2003, Joey also set up Cool Card, a telephone card distributing business. He then later extended it by including automotive and household products under the Cool brand. With the passage of time, the Cool brand rapidly grew into a group of fifty different varieties of companies which earn him an estimated net worth of 15 billion dollars.