Top 5 Richest People of Nepalese Origin

Richest Person of Nepal

Nepal is a small country with GDP of $19 billion but We often hear people in Nepal saying “Government here is poor not the people”. Many Nepalese have made their fortune by going abroad and investing in several business. In fact, most of the people here have now taken citizenship of foreign country. We have listed out some of the richest people who are currently Nepali and some have already thrown Nepali citizenship for foreign country.

Top 5 Richest Person in Nepal

1. Binod Chaudhary

Richest Person of Nepal

Binod Chaudhary tops the list of richest people in Nepal with net worth over $1 billion. He came into limelight after getting listed in Forbes list in 2013. He is officially the first billionaire from Nepal. He is the CEO of CG group of Nepal. Wai Wai is the most famous product of CG. He runs a blog to share his experiences and also have published his autobiography.

2. Upendra Mahato

Upendra Mahato Richest person

Upendra Mahato is another business man based on Russia. He is former president of Non Resident Nepali. His net worth is estimated somewhere between $250 million to $1 billion. He has invested in sectors like heavy machineries, real estate and also in Ncell and Sanima bank of Nepal. He also owns a famous TV factory in Russia.

3. Shesh Ghale & Jamuna Gurung

Shesh Ghale net worth

Shesh Ghale and Jamuna Gurung are two duos from Lamjung, Nepal. They are CEO and MD of famous Melbourne Institue of Technology located at Melbourne Austraila. Shesh Ghale is ranked 166th richest people of Austraila and Jamuna Gurung is ranked 11th richest women of Austraila. Their total net worth is over $265 million.

4. Aditya Jha

Aditya Jha is the richest ex-Nepali Canadian citizen with millions of dollar worth.
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Aditya Jha is Canadian software engineer with Nepali origin. He runs software company in Canada. He is also involved in one laptop one child project in Nepal. His net worth is over $100 million.

5. Balaram Chainrai

Balaram Chinrai is the CEO and entrepreneur based on Hongkong, born in Okaldunga, Nepal.

Balaram Chainrai is HongKong based businessman. He is the former owner of Portsmouth Football Club. He mainly works with electronics and real estate sector. His net worth is unknown but near to a hundred million dollars.

Did we miss any? Let us know. If you also want to get into the list, work hard and let us know when time comes . 😉




  1. Every one can do some work n they worked hard then they get half of In joy but we feel that how much they working hard then they get it’s opportunity. ….
    But I am in down but I wish I want to be make like them
    started point I need. ……….

  2. My dear who say “govt poor instead people”
    foreign people know name of nepal as a poor country not with rich people of nepal. in every country some people ve million or billion it means thats country not rich or people of these country. the people who say rich people of nepal, they live in a sphere they should come out from these circle of nepal nd see the richest people of world. bcoz reachest make themself a different characteristics at global level nd that make the country rich country.