How much are the Chemist Warehouse founders worth?

Newspaper lists Australia’s 250 richest people

Chemist Warehouse co-founders Jack Gance and Mario Verrocchi have joined Australia’s billionaire’s club, according to the Australian newspaper’s inaugural top-250 rich list.

Money

The pair are among 96 billionaires on the list. Mr Verrocchi’s $1.47 billion nest egg makes him Australia’s 58th richest person.

Mr Gance is not far behind in 60th place, with $1.46 billion.

Their wealth exceeds the $1.27 billion average for the 250 Australians on the rich list.

The rich-list top five:

  1. Anthony Pratt and family (manufacturing): $13.14 billion.
  2. Gina Rinehart (mining): $13.12 billion.
  3. Harry Triguboff (property): $12.31 billion.
  4. Mike Cannon-Brookes (technology): $9.01 billion.
  5. Scott Farquhar (technology): $9.01 billion.
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