The 20 World’s Richest Persian Entrepreneurs 2016

 The Ghermezian family is an Iranian Canadian family of Iranian Jewish origins who have developed several of the world’s largest shopping malls.The patriarch of the family, Jacob Ghermezian, (1895 – January 3, 2000) movedto Canada with his four sons in 1964. The four sons, Eskandar, Nader, Raphael and Bahman, grew the family rug business into a large real estate and construction company.Triple Five renamed the project American Dream Meadowlands and announced a major expansion and revamping of the under-construction mall, now expected to open in the summer of 2017.


4. Ghermezian Family, CEO of Triple Five Group – Net worth: $2 billion