Richest People

Canada’s Richest People: Robert Friedland

Canada’s Richest People
Robert Friedland
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Robert Friedland

Net Worth:
$1.51 billion
(▲29.1% from 2017)

Rich 100 rank: #77
Change in rank from 2017: ▲3
Major company holdings: Ivanhoe Mines
Location: Singapore

Just six years ago, Robert Friedland was No. 14 on the Rich 100, but the commodities slump hit his multiple mining interests hard—which ultimately knocked him off the ranking in 2014. Ivanhoe Mines’ stock nearly tripled over the course of 2016, however, and is up another 95% in 2017.

Updated Thursday, November 9, 2017