The following Forbes list of Irish billionaires is based on an annual assessment of wealth and assets compiled and published by Forbes magazine in 2017
Money quoted in this article is in US Dollars.
Starting from the bottom, we bring you Top 8 Richest Individuals In Ireland And Their Net-worth 2017.
8. Patrick Collison
Patrick Collison (born 9 September 1988), is an Irish entrepreneur from County Limerick. He is the co-founder and CEO of Stripe, which he started with his younger brother, John, in 2010. He won the 41st Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in 2005 at the age of sixteen. He lives in San Francisco, California.
The brothers are now worth at least $1.1 billion each after San Francisco-based Stripe raised $150 million from CapitalG, an investment division of Google parent company Alphabet, and General Catalyst Partners.
7. John Collison
John Collison (born 1990) is an Irish entrepreneur. He is best known for having co-founded Stripe with his brother, Patrick. The brothers are worth at least $1.1 billion each, after San Francisco-based Stripe raised $150 million from CapitalG, an investment division of Google parent company Alphabet, and General Catalyst Partners.