Net Worth: $620 Million
- Source of Wealth Businessman, Mining (Tinkler Group)
- Nationality Australia
About Nathan Tinkler
Australian mining magnate and businessman, Nathan Tinkler, has a net worth of $620 million as of February 2011, according to Forbes rich list. Tinkler was an electrician in a coal mine before starting his own business by investing $1 million in a New South Wales coal mine 4 years ago. Sold his first coal investment to Macarthur Coal in 2007, taking most of his $200 million cut in shares. Later sold his Macarthur stake for $445 million in 2008 and invested most of it in coal deposit Maules Creek in 2009. Floated the operation for $1.2 billion in 2010. Born 1976 in Inverell, Australia.