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TOP10Richest Mining Billionairesin 2020 Forbes

The following ten billionaires are the legends who have made a great value in the mining industry. Let's meet the top 10 entrepreneurs who are booming with business in global mining areas.

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Vladimir Potanin

Nationality: Russia

Age: 59

Worth: $24.1B

Marital status: married

No.41
in 2020 Forbes

Net Worth Over Time:

  • 2011$178 B
  • 2012$145 B
  • 2013$143 B
  • 2014$126 B
  • 2015$154 B
  • 2016$121 B
  • 2017$143 B
  • 2018$159 B
  • 2019$181 B
  • 2020$197 B
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Norilsk Nickel mainly produces cobalt, rhodium, silver, gold, iridium, ruthenium, selenium, tellurium, sulfur and other metals, and is involved in the prediction, exploration, mining, refining and mineral smelting of base and precious metals.
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Gina Rinehart

Nationality: Australia

Age: 66

Worth: $14.1B

Marital status: widowed

No.85
in 2020 Forbes

Net Worth Over Time:

  • 2011$90 B
  • 2012$180 B
  • 2013$170 B
  • 2014$177 B
  • 2015$123 B
  • 2016$88 B
  • 2017$150 B
  • 2018$174 B
  • 2019$152 B
  • 2020$131 B
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Hancock Prospecting Pty Limited explores and develops mineral resources. The Company extracts iron ore, uranium, zinc, gold, diamonds, and petroleum.
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Iris Fontbona & family

Nationality: Chile

Age: 77

Worth: $12.5B

Marital status: widowed

No.124
in 2020 Forbes

Net Worth Over Time:

  • 2011$192 B
  • 2012$178 B
  • 2013$174 B
  • 2014$155 B
  • 2015$135 B
  • 2016$101 B
  • 2017$137 B
  • 2018$163 B
  • 2019$154 B
  • 2020$108 B
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Antofagasta plc is a copper mining company. It operates four copper mines in Chile, two of which produce by-products, and has a transport division providing rail and road cargo services in northern Chile predominantly to mining customers, which include the company's own operations.
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Viktor Vekselberg

Nationality: Russia

Age: 63

Worth: $ 11.2B

Marital status: married

No.127
in 2020 Forbes

Net Worth Over Time:

  • 2011$130 B
  • 2012$124 B
  • 2013$151 B
  • 2014$172 B
  • 2015$142 B
  • 2016$105 B
  • 2017$124 B
  • 2018$144 B
  • 2019$115 B
  • 2020$105 B
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RENOVA is an independent renewable energy developer and power producer. It develops, owns, and operates solar PV, biomass, wind, and geothermal power plants.
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Wang Wenyin

Nationality: China

Age: 52

Worth: $8.1B

Marital status: married

No.179
in 2020 Forbes

Net Worth Over Time:

  • 2014$42 B
  • 2015$99 B
  • 2016$72 B
  • 2017$140 B
  • 2018$117 B
  • 2019$110 B
  • 2020$79 B
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Amer International Group Ltd owns more than 20 mines with a total value of more than 141 billion dollars. At present, Amer International Group is one of the largest enterprises with the most complete copper industry chain in the world.
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Iskander Makhmudov

Nationality: Russia

Age: 56

Worth: $9.7B

Marital status: married

No.205
in 2020 Forbes

Net Worth Over Time:

  • 2011$99 B
  • 2012$82 B
  • 2013$87 B
  • 2014$61 B
  • 2015$35 B
  • 2016$40 B
  • 2017$65 B
  • 2018$73 B
  • 2019$66 B
  • 2020$72 B
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UMMC (UGMK) is one of the largest metallurgical holding companies in Russia and the second largest copper producer in Russia and owns more than 40 mining and metallurgical enterprises.
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Andrew Forrest

Nationality: Russia

Age: 58

Worth: $8.1B

Marital status: married

No.221
in 2020 Forbes

Net Worth Over Time:

  • 2011$67 B
  • 2012$58 B
  • 2013$57 B
  • 2014$52 B
  • 2015$22 B
  • 2016$13 B
  • 2017$57 B
  • 2018$44 B
  • 2019$54 B
  • 2020$67 B
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FMG is an Australian iron ore company and the fourth largest iron ore producer in the world after BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, and Vale. It has holdings of more than 87,000 km² in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
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Dang Yanbao

Nationality: China

Age: 47

Worth: $6.9B

Marital status: married

No.224
in 2020 Forbes

Net Worth Over Time:

  • 2018$11 B
  • 2019$12 B
  • 2020$66 B
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Ningxia Baofeng Energy Group Co., Ltd. manufactures and distributes chemical products. And it is engaged in coal mining, coal washing, refined coal coking, coal chemical industry and other green energy recycling industries.
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Alberto Bailleres Gonzalez & family

Nationality: Mexico

Age: 88

Worth: $6.4B

Marital status: married

No.237
in 2020 Forbes

Net Worth Over Time:

  • 2011$119 B
  • 2012$165 B
  • 2013$182 B
  • 2014$124 B
  • 2015$104 B
  • 2016$69 B
  • 2017$108 B
  • 2018$107 B
  • 2019$74 B
  • 2020$64 B
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Industrias Penoles, S.A.B. de C.V. is a mining group with integrated operations in smelting and refining non-ferrous metals, and producing chemicals. The Company produces refined silver, metallic bismuth, sodium sulfate, gold, lead, and zinc.
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Vladimir Kim

Nationality: Kazakhstan

Age: 59

Worth: $3.9B

Marital status: married

No.494
in 2020 Forbes

Net Worth Over Time:

  • 2011$47 B
  • 2012$35 B
  • 2013$23 B
  • 2014$17 B
  • 2015$18 B
  • 2016$15 B
  • 2017$21 B
  • 2018$31 B
  • 2019$45 B
  • 2020$37 B
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KAZ Minerals is a copper company focused on large scale, low cost open pit mining in Kazakhstan, and sells significant quantities of zinc, silver and gold as by-products.
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