Vancouver's Jim Pattison is the third richest person in Canada

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Jim Pattison

East Vancouver’s very own Jim Pattison is once again ranked as Canada’s third-richest person, and 219th richest person in the world according to the annual Forbes List.

Jim Pattison and his company Pattison Group, are worth $5.5 billion, which makes him the richest man in Vancouver.

See the richest people in Vancouver list.

10 Richest people in the world 2013

1. Carlos Slim Helu

  • Net worth: $73 billion
  • Country: Mexico
  • Source of Wealth: Telecom

2. Bill Gates

  • Net worth: $67 billion
  • Source of Wealth: Microsoft
  • Country: U.S.

3.  Amancio Ortega

  • Net worth: $57 billion
  • Country: Spain
  • Source of wealth: Zara

4. Warren Buffett

  • Net worth: $53.5 billion
  • Country: U.S.
  • Source of wealth: Berkshire Hathaway

5. Larry Ellison

  • Net worth: $43 billion
  • Country: U.S.
  • Source of wealth: Oracle

6. Charles Koch

  • Net worth: $34 billion
  • Source: U.S.
  • Source of wealth: Diversified

7. David Koch

  • Net worth: $34 billion
  • Country: U.S.
  • Source of wealth: Diversified

8. Li Ka-shing

  • Net worth: $31 billion
  • Country: Hong Kong
  • Source of wealth: Diversified

9. Liliane Bettencourt & family

  • Net worth: $30 billion
  • Country: France
  • Source of wealth: L’Oreal

10.Bernard Arnault

  • Net worth: $29 billion
  • Country: France
  • Source of wealth: LVMH

Source: Forbes Magazine

Photo: Laura Leyshon Globe and Mail

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