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2. Galen Weston
Total Net Worth: $13.67 billion
Change from last year: ▲ 20%
Galen Weston may no longer have an active role in the day-to-day operations of the family business, but he isn’t ready to retire, either. The industrious 74-year-old continues to chair George Weston Ltd., the food-processing and distribution company founded by his grandfather in 1882. He also owns a portfolio of high-end department stores, which includes Selfridges and Holt Renfrew. Weston has been well-served over the years, but his company faces new competition from Nordstrom, as the U.S. retailer slowly expands into Canada.