Top 10 Richest Man In Bangladesh - 2023

Do you know who are the top 10 richest man in Bangladesh? It is a third-world country which means a country with a weaker economy compared to other developed countries. 

Do you know how many millionaires are there in this country?  More than 100 thousands. 

Can't believe it? Natural but this is the truth. Recent statistics say that 101 thousand of people have more than a crore in their bank accounts. According to that number, if it is 1 lac millionaire then the real number will be higher, you know why right?

Since 1971, Bangladesh has developed a lot. The journey of being a developing country from an underdeveloped country wasn't easy. With the help of so many entrepreneurs, Bangladesh developed its economy to today's level. 

After the liberation war, many businessmen started building the economy of the country which helped the country to grow. 

Top 10 Richest Man In Bangladesh

And this is obvious they have also grown to a height of a sky. That is the reason of having thousands of millionares in Bangladesh. 

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We are not talking about them but today we will write about the richest 10 of the country. Let's know about the top 10 richest man in Bangladesh so far.

Top 10 Richest Man In Bangladesh

Richest means having the highest amount of money. It is not possible to get the exact value of money that someone have. But in terms of business and stats from trusted sources these are the top 10 richest man in Bangladesh. Here is the list.

  • Moosa Bin Shamsher
  • Salman F. Rahman 
  • Tarique Rahman 
  • Sajeeb Wazed Joy 
  • Syed Abul Hossain
  • Ahmed Akbar Sobhan 
  • Giasuddin Al Mamun 
  • Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir
  • Iqbal Ahmed
  • Ragib Ali

The above orders are maintained as per recent statistics which might change with time. Keeping this aside let's know about these Top 10 Richest Man of Bangladesh. What they do, how they earned this and did they earn legally? 

Top Richest Person In Bangladesh


Moosa Bin Shamsher

The Richest Man in Bangladesh who claims that he is the owner of $12 Billion where as $7 Billion are kept in Swiss Bank. Which means Mossa Bin Shamsher's net worth is 1 Lac 12 Thousands crores which is nearly equal to Bangladesh's annual budget in 2009-10 fiscal year.

Can you imagine how rich he is? What he does actually? He is the founder of DATCO group which is involved in manpower recruitment works. DATCO group recruites people from remote area, train them and send to middle east countries. 


It's like exporting human resources. Apart from this Moosa Bin claimed in 2019 that he was one of the powerful arms dealer who was working with Russia, Israel, etc. 

People thinks that all these money he earned, most of them came from illegal business though arms dealing  which might be true because gaining this amount of money is not easy in this country without doing anything illegal..

Moosa Bin Shamsher At A Glance

  • Born In 15 Oct, 1945
  • Net Worth of $12 Billion
  • Founder of DATCO Group, Arms Dealer
  • Known as "Prince Musa"

Moosa Bin Shamsher has 2 sons and his wife is Kaniz Fatema. Bobby Hajjaj is the son of Moosa. 

Let's know who is the 2nd richest person in Bangladesh.

Richest Man In Bangladesh 2023

After Moosa Bin Shamser there are 9 more richest people we will introduce you to. Most of them are growing fast and sooner anyone can be the richest of all time in Bangladesh. Here comes Beximco Bosss.

Salman F. Rahman

Who doesn't know this guy? Salman F. Rahman mostly known as Dorbesh once said by Andalib Rahman Partho. Jokes apart, he is the owner of Beximco Group. It is one of the largest pharmaceuticals which is Beximco Pharma. It is one of the many businesses by Beximco Group.

It is known that Salman F. Rahman is the shareholder of few private banks in the country. He is very popular as businessman. His net worth is $1.6 Billion. Under Beximco group there are chain of businesses that he runs smoothly. Export, IT, Agriculture, etc are the primary business module of this group

Salman F. Rahman

Salman F. Rahman has a controversy regarding stock market of Bangladesh. It is said that, He has destroyed stock market in 1996 & 2011 fraudlaent activity or money laundering. He has taken out more than 1000 crores in this fraud activity. Anyways these are so far allegation and not proved as true.

Salman F. Rahman also known as biggest defaulter of Bank loan which is not proved as well. 

Salman F. Rahman At A Glance

  • Born In 23 May, 1951
  • Net Worth of $1.6 Billion
  • Founder of Beximco Group

Salman F. Rahman has 2 son and his wife is Syeda Rubaba Rahman. 

He is the 2nd richest person in Bangladesh. Moving forward, let's know who is the 3rd richest person in Bangladesh.

Tarique Rahman

Tarique Rahman who is the son of Major Ziaur Rahman and Begum Khaleda Zia. He is a politician and currently working as acting chairman of BNP has a net worth of $1.5 Billion which is not confired. Tarique Rahman has 12 money laundering cases against him and currently out of country.

Tarique Rahman is currently leaving in London with his wife and children. He left the country in 2008 after getting accused of money laundering case in 2007. He with Mr. Giasuddin Al Mamun (his friend & business partner) did the corruption in tenure of BNP ended in 2008 by incorporating caretaker government. 

Tarique Rahman

Though people thinks that these cases were politically motivated but the amount of money he gained over the years as a politician and businessman looks odd. He wasn't even a renowned businessman of his time. 

It is being said that after Begum Zia, Tarique Zia will take over the leadership of BNP and will be elected as Prime Minister of Bangladesh if BNP wins the election.

Tarique Rahman At A Glance

  • Born In 20 Nov, 1964
  • Net Worth of $1.5 Billion
  • Politician & Businessman

Tarique Rahman has one daughter and his wife is Zubaida Rahman. Since he is not staying in the country no one actually knows the real net worth of Tarique Zia. It may be more than the amount we are estimating.

By now he is the 3rd richest person in Bangladesh. 

Sajeeb Wazed Joy

He is the only son of Sheikh Hasina. He is a core member of Bangladesh Awamileague and acting as an ICT advisor of Bangladesh Govt. His net worth is assumed $1.4 Billion which made him the 4th richest person in the country.

Sajeeb Wazed's father was a nuclear scientist named as Wazed Miah. Joy is settled in United States for last two decades. He occasionally comes to Bangladesh. He studied in India and USA and completed his Masters from Harvard University.

Sajeeb Wazed Joy

Sajeeb Wazed has business in USA and most of the money he owns are possibly came from politics. It is not sure what is the primary source of this huge amount of money.

Sajeeb Wazed At A Glance

  • Born In 27 July, 1971
  • Net Worth of $1.4 Billion
  • Politician & Businessman

Sajeeb Wazed has one daughter and his wife is Kristine Ann Overmire who is by born American. They have a daughter named as Sophia.

So far he is the 4th richest person in Bangladesh. 

Syed Abul Hossain

He is the member of Bangladesh Awami League and was a member of parliament. He was the minister of Local Govt. Rural development & co-operatives. Mr. Abul hossain is a politician and a businessman.

His net worth is assumed $1.1 Billion which is also said to be achieved through corruption.  In 2012, he was the primary suspect of Padma Brdige scandal. It is said that, he was a conspirator in the Padma bridge project. 

Syed Abul Hossain

He resigned from his post of communication minister and a case was filed against him in 2014. At last he wasn't proved guilty due to the lack of evidence against him and Bangladesh Bank also agreed that there was no corruption in this project.

Syed Abul Hossain At A Glance

  • Born In 01 Oct, 1951
  • Net Worth of $1.1 Billion
  • Politician & Businessman

Syed Abul Hossain has two daughters and his wife is Khawza Nargis Hossain. 

He is the 5th richest person in Bangladesh. 

Ahmed Akbar Sobhan

Pioneer of businessman and the founder of Bashundhara Group. He has grown up from a very poor condition and now an iconic person in the country. His net worth is $600 Million which is mostly from his business.

Bashundhara group started their operation as real state company. They have created an empior like residential area which is named as Bashundhara R/A. Inside of this area he has all the offices of different business units.

Ahmed Akbar Sobhan

Bashundhara group now introduced so many products like paper, media, steel, cement, LP gas, agro, etc. Still their primary business is land & flat sell. It is said that Mr. Sobhan has acquired so many lands over the country illegally and forcefully.

Ahmed Akbar Sobhan At A Glance

  • Born In 15 Feb, 1952
  • Net Worth of $600 Million
  • Founder of 'Bashundhara Group'

Ahmed Akbar Sobhan has four son and a daughters and his wife is Afroza Begum. 

He is the 6th richest person in Bangladesh. 

Giasuddin Al Mamun

He is a popular businessman and a friend cum business partner of Tarique Rahman. His net worth is $500 Million which was came through corruption in the tenure of BNP govt.

He was privileged as a business partner of Tarique Zia and having this advantage was the main source of his million dollar property. He was the owner of channel 1 which was closed after BNP tenure.

Giasuddin Al Mamun

Currently he is in prison since 2007. He was accused for the electricity poles corruption. During the BNP tenure he has taken lot of loans and didn't repay. He was also accused for money laundering to UK. 

Giasuddin Al Mamun At A Glance

  • Born In 19 June, 1962
  • Net Worth of $500 Million
  • Businessman

Giasuddin Al Mamun has 3 children and his wife is Shahina Yasmin. He is in imprisonment for 20 years which is expected to end by 2028.

He is the 7th richest person in Bangladesh though by corruption but numbers can't be denied.

Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir

Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir is a politician and member of Peeliment. He was a minister of Home affairs in 2011 for 3 years. He is also an economist. He was a student of Dhaka University and later achieved his PhD from Boston University. His net worth is $400 Million.

He was a faculty of the dept. of Economics in Dhaka University in 1962. He was in civil service in Pakistan period. He was deputy commissioner of Mymensingh on that time. He was in imprisonment during BNP tenure. 

Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir

He served as a minister in different ministry like Civil Aviation, Home Affairs and Science & Technology. He was in controversy while he was the chairman of The Farmers Bank Ltd. Which is now closed due to corruption, money laundering, etc.

Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir At A Glance

  • Born In 01 Mar, 1942
  • Net Worth of $400 Million
  • Politician & Businessman

Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir has one son and his wife is Sitara Alamgir. 

He is the 8th richest person in Bangladesh and the source of this money is unknown.

Iqbal Ahmed

Iqbal Ahmed is an entrepreneur born in Bangladesh. He is a British Bangladeshi businessman. His mainbusiness is importing shrimp from Bangladesh. His net worth is $300 Million which is legit and fully earned from is business.

He is one in the list who achieved this money through his business. He is the owner of 2 companies named as Seamark & Ibco. He is one of the richest businessman in United Kingdom.

Iqbal Ahmed

He and his brother founded Seamark Group and later formed Ibco which is catering trade. Seamark is a food processing company. Their main business is export import of shrimp. He has hotels, restaurants and bars in UK.

He and his 2 brothers live in United Kingdom with their family. He is an honest businessman and the most talented one which made him th 9th richest man in the country according to the number. Though he is staying in UK.

Iqbal Ahmed At A Glance

  • Born In 04 Aug, 1956
  • Net Worth of $300 Million
  • Founder of 'Seamark Group & IBCO'

Iqbal Ahmed has one son and daughter. His wife is Saira Ahmed Salma. He left the country at the age of 15 in 1971.

Ragib Ali

Ragib Ali is the pioneer on tea sector in Bangladesh. He is a Bangladeshi born British Industrialist. He was sentenced to 14 years in prison due to his corruption. Later he got bail from High court. His net worth is $280 Million. He is the founder of Sylhet Tea Company Ltd.

He studied SSC & HSC in Bangladesh and moved to UK for further study. He has 8 brothers. He is the owner of Sylhet Tea company and has real state business as well. He is also th owner of many tea states , most of which are assumed to be acquired illegally. 

Ragib Ali

He is the founder of Leading University and Ragib-Rabeya Medical College in Sylhet. He is the founder of University of Asia Pacific. He was the past chairmen of North South University foundation.

Ragib Ali At A Glance

  • Born In 10 Oct, 1936
  • Net Worth of $280 Million
  • Founder of 'Sylhet Tea Company Ltd.'

Ragib Ali has one son and daughter. His wife is Rabeya Khatun Chowdhury. He is the 10th richest man in Bangladesh while earlier he was the 9th.

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