8. Sir Douglas Myers
Net Worth $900 Million
Sir Douglas Myers made his wealth from being a very successful business tycoon. He used his extensive education as a graduate from both Cambridge and Harvard Business School to create an empire that earned him millions. He was MD, CEO and eventually chairman of Lion. He sold his 45% share holding to Kirin in 1998 which netted him $312 million and made Kirin Brewing Company the fourth largest brewing company in the world.