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According to Forbes, these are the wealthiest fashion moguls in the world, with LVMH's Bernard Arnault claiming the top spot

Bernard Arnault, who founded luxury group LVMH that owns Louis Vuitton, Dior and Hublot, is the richest man in the fashion industry with a net worth of US$189.2 billion (and growing). Arnault is no stranger to Forbes' Richest. In May 2021, he even temporarily held the title of the richest man in the world, surpassing the likes of Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk when LVMH stocks rose in a resilient show against the pandemic.

In second place is Amancio Ortega, the founder of Spanish fast-fashion brand Zara, followed by Nike's own Phil Knight.

1. Bernard Arnault

Nationality: French

Age: 72

Company: LVMH

Net worth: US$189.2 billion 

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2. Amancio Ortega

Nationality: Spanish

Age: 85

Company: Inditex (parent company of Zara, Massimo Dutti and Pull & Bear)

Net worth: US$81.1 billion 

3. Phil Knight

Nationality: American

Age: 83

Company: Nike

Net worth: US$58 billion 

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4. François Pinault

Nationality: French

Age: 84

Company: Kering (parent company of Gucci, Saint Laurent and Alexander McQueen)

Net worth: US$55 billion 


5. Tadashi Yanai

Nationality: Japanese

Age: 72

Company: Fast Retailing (parent company of Uniqlo)

Net worth: US$36.7 billion 

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6. Alain and Gerard Wertheimer

Nationality: French

Age: 72 and 70 respectively

Company: Chanel

Net worth: US$34.5 billion 


7. Leonardo Del Vecchio

Nationality: Italian

Age: 86

Company: Luxottica (parent of Sunglass Hut, Ray-Ban, and Oakley)

Net worth: US$29.2 billion 


8. Stefan Persson

Nationality: Swedish

Age: 73

Company: Hennes & Mauritz (H&M)

Net worth: US$21.4 billion 

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9. Anders Holch Povlsen

Nationality: Danish

Age: 48

Company: Bestseller

Net worth: US$13.8 billion 


10. Heinrich Deichmann

Nationality: German

Age: 58

Company: Deichmann-Schuhe SE

Net worth: US$7.7 billion 

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