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Malaysian businessman and philanthropist Ananda Krishnan is currently estimated to have a net worth of $7.7 billion, according to Forbes. Krishnan gained international recognition in the mid-1980s by helping organize the legendary Live Aid concert in collaboration with Bob Geldof. An avid collector of modern art, he spends most of his time in the South of France, occasionally returning to his homeland. He continues to maintain a media and telecommunications empire to this day, though he keeps a low profile.

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Ananda Krishnan

Location:
France; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Source of wealth:
Finance and investments

Collecting area:
modern art

Top 200 appearance:
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Fun fact:

Krishnan has a son who is a monk and lives in a forest.