Net Worth: $3.6 Billion As of March 2012
Source of Wealth: Investments, self-made
Country of Citizenship: Belgium
Residence: Charleroi, Belgium
Education: Drop Out, High School
Marital Status: Married, Children: 3, Age: 86
Belgian businessman and the richest man in Belgium, Albert, Baron Frère has a net worth of $3.6 billion as of March 2012 according to FORBES rich list. Albert Frere built the family’s scrap-metal business into a media, utilities and oil empire, Compagnie Nationale a Portefeuille. In May 2011 he and French bank BNP Paribas took CNP private; the two parties paid more than $1.9 billion for 28% of the company they didn’t own.