In a dazzling display of Caribbean excellence, the Forbes list of billionaires for 2024 boasts three luminaries whose wealth transcends borders. Michael Lee Chin, Rihanna, and Myron Wentz have not only secured their positions among the global elite but have also clinched the title of the richest Caribbean nationals on this prestigious list.
Michael Lee Chin: Strategic Investor Extraordinaire
Net Worth: $1.4 billion
Jamaican-Canadian business magnate Michael Lee Chin, with a net worth of $1.4 billion, has etched his name in the annals of global wealth. As the Chairman and CEO of Portland Holdings Inc., based in Ontario, Canada, Lee Chin’s diverse investment portfolio spans finance, telecommunications, and real estate. His strategic vision has propelled him to #2096 on the Forbes Billionaire list, showcasing the immense impact of Caribbean talent on the world stage.
Rihanna: From Music Royalty to Beauty Mogul
Net Worth: $1.4 billion
Barbadian sensation Rihanna, with an estimated net worth of $1.4 billion, has not only dominated the music industry but has also conquered the business world. Renowned for her hit singles and magnetic stage presence, Rihanna’s business acumen shines through her Fenty Beauty empire. Ranked at #2084 on the Forbes list, she proves that Caribbean excellence knows no bounds, transcending genres and industries.
Myron Wentz: Health and Wellness Visionary
Net Worth: $1.3 billion
Myron Wentz, founder, chairman, and former CEO of USANA Health Sciences, has amassed a net worth of $1.3 billion. This British Virgin Islands native has not only revolutionized the health and wellness industry but has also embraced a unique twist in his personal narrative. Renouncing his American citizenship in the mid-nineties, Wentz now claims citizenship in Saint Kitts and Nevis. Ranked at #2133, his journey exemplifies the global impact of Caribbean ingenuity.
In a world often fixated on traditional centers of wealth, the Forbes Billionaire list for 2024 proudly positions these Caribbean icons among the global elite. Michael Lee Chin, Rihanna, and Myron Wentz exemplify the diversity of talent emanating from the region, showcasing that success knows no geographical bounds. As they continue to break barriers and redefine industries, the Caribbean’s influence on the world stage is unmistakably on the rise.
Source: Forbes.com. January 25, 2024