The Richest Persian Men by net worth


11. Sam Nazarian –  SBE Entertainment Group, $ 1 billion

Sam Nazarian is an Iranian-American entrepreneur. He is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of SBE Entertainment Group.His first entrepreneurial venture was in 1998, when he founded Platinum Wireless, a telecommunications business specializing in the distribution of Nextel software. Within one year of its founding, Platinum Wireless was the number one Nextel distributor in Southern California. He then entered the world of real estate by diversifying his family’s assets into real estate holdings, beginning with the establishment of 3Wall Development in 1999. Nazarian’s SBE brand has also been featured on episodes of The Hills. Nazarian owns the Hyde Lounge at Staples Center in Los Angeles and he also owns the Hyde at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami. In 2014, SBE agreed to lease the top two floors of 5900 Wilshire in Los Angeles.


  1. very interesting

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  2. Khosro Niazi (Roy)

    simply its an honor

    • mage zaboon madarit ro azat gereftan, akhe majboori? LOL

      • Dude, the article is in English, and so are the comments. What’s your problem?

      • مگر الفبای فازسی را ازت گرفته اند؟ مگر مجبوری! اول یک سوزن به خودت بزن بعد یک جوالدوز به دیگران

  3. Khosro Niazi (Roy)

    simply this give me so proud.

    • what does it make any difference $8b or $100b , the point is what humanity or any contribute he has done to anybody.

  4. Simply its so much proud to see him did it right.

  5. where is manny khoshbin on this list?

    • Mani Khoshbin does not have money and a good business. If he did, he would not be on instagram. His maximum Net Worth is 20 Million dollars

      • do you have 20 million dollars ? if you do then good for you . if you don’t then don’t make such a comment, it looks bad on you

  6. They are all jewish

    • And what if they “all” are, as you put it. Does that mean they’re not, or can’t be, Persian?
      Perhaps you don’t know, Persian Jewish people had lived in that land a thousand years before anyone called “Reza” invited himself over.

    • Really???
      Our wonderfull Jewish countrymen were always very hard working and smart. Well done dear Iranians. We are very proud of you and your achievements.

    • No they are all educated how many time your Dad told you Bacheh joon darasata bekhoun

  7. I remember him he use to be on The Hills he was one of Heidi’s bosses

  8. You’re missing two Texas families:

    One is the Ansari family that are currently active in the international shipping industry:هوشنگ_انصاری

    The other is the sabrioon family, also based in Houston:

  9. Mobaraket bashe dadash !!

  10. wow good for him! Bravo hope he is
    Giving to medical research

  11. Totes had a crush on him the first time I saw him on “The Hills”. Yay for wealthy Iranians hehe….

  12. manish chowdhary

    this list is incomplete, Parsis businessmen in India are also persian origin and some of them are richest in the world , e.g tata group, godrej group, shapoorji Pallanji etc.

  13. Is Bijan not worthy of the list – may he rest in peace.

  14. Arash khan, Damet garm !

  15. Persian? like persian cat?somebody tells to this idiots these iranians could be arab or turk or jews and not persian

  16. hope to have those People’s in the new Iran soon. To inrich Iran and iranian society every where in the World.

  17. این است ایرانییی

  18. Un homme en plus d’une générosité et d’une intelligence rare !!

  19. خوب ثروت این ها چه ربطی به من دارد؟ امیدوارم به ثروت آ نها افزوده شود ولی چه عزت و احترامی برای من دارد؟از این فرهنگ ریا کاری و چاپلوسی دست بکشیم.آنها که هیچ افتخاری به شما نمی کنند چون نیازی به این کار ندارند و پول و ثروت آنها هم به هر حال به هر طریقی که به دست آورده اند نتیجه کار خودشان بوده،اینخا من چه کاره ام که در به در دنبال افتخارم؟