Forbes’ Top 10 Richest People in Nepal in 2020


Money has always been an indicator of success, high class and status in any society in the world. There are some Nepalese who through their hard work, determination and persistence made a big fortune over time and are entitled the Richest People.

10. Gyanendra Shah – $58million

Gyanendra Shah, born Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, ruled as a King of Nepal from 2001 to 2008. Gyanendra Shah and his family have shares in 17 enterprises and companies. Shah is one of the richest people in Nepal.

These are the richest personalities of Nepal. Some of them were lucky to be born in a rich family and some of them worked sweat and blood to achieve the highest level of success in their life.

9. Rajendra Khetan – $62million

Khetan family started business in Nepal more than a century ago. Rajendra Khetan the eldest son of Khetan family leads the Khetan Group which owns almost 13 organizations in Nepal. Mr. Khetan is one of the most successful businessmen of Nepal and also the youngest. He’s also the chairman of Laxmi Bank and Prime Life Insurance.


8. Balram Chainrai – $70million

Balram Chainrai, the Hong Kong based businessman of Nepal, has business of real estate and electronics. Besides, he’s also the leading personality of South Asian Society in Hong Kong. He was born in Okhaldhunga, Nepal and then shifted to Hong Kong along with his British Army father and the family.

7.  Pashupati Shamsher – $84million

Pashupati Shamsher Jung Bahadur Rana was once termed as the richest person in Nepal and considered even richer than the King. Once in an interview he told that his wife, the princess of then Indian Kingdom, brought dowry that is valued 25000 million rupees in the present days.

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