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Top 10 Richest People in Sri Lanka 2022 [Updated]

Sri Lanka is one of the hottest topics in the current world due to its economic collapse and political instability. Sri Lankan Politicians and businessmen looting money off of various manipulative schemes have taken the country bankrupt. hence, we are bringing you the top 10 wealthiest and richest people in Sri Lanka in 2022.

The majority of the billionaires from Sri Lanka are politicians. Among them, the majority come from the Rajapaksa family. Since Rajapaksas come from a poor family, how they earned more than 20 billion dollars is still a mystery. Once, a popular figure pointed out that, Namal Rajapksa, the son of the ex-president, Mahinda Rajapksa, owned over 50 Billion Dollars worth of Cryptocurrency when crypto was at a peak. We still have no proof of that.

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Sri Lanka is considered to be one of the best countries with resources in the Asian region, located in convenient geography, the country is a paradise and a big tourist attraction. The diversity of the religions and races and how they are co-dependent make this country a gem. Yet, somehow it’s bankrupt.

Without, further ado let’s get into the list of the top 10 richest people in Sri Lanka in 2022. We have mentioned their wealth in Rupees and Dollars. LKR is the local currency.

Top 10 Richest Persons in Sri Lanka (2022)

The information for this post was taken from many resources, like Wikipedia, Forbes, the New York times, and CNN/BBC.

10. Arumugam Thondaman (Deceased)

Wealth in LKR – 7,01 Million
Wealth in USD – 1.91 Million
Profession – Politician

9. Maithripala Sirisena (Ex-President)

Maithripala Sirisena net worth 2022
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Wealth in LKR – 5,320 Million
Wealth in USD –
14 Million
Profession – Politician

8. Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara net worth  2022

Wealth in LKR – 7,770 Million
Wealth in USD – 21 Million

Profession – Cricketer

7. Arjuna Ranatunga

Arjuna Ranatunga net worth
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Wealth in LKR – 25,160 Million
Wealth in USD – 68 Million

Profession – Cricketer/Politician

6. Ashok Pathirajage

Wealth in LKR – 777,000 Million
Wealth in USD – 2,100 Million

Profession – Businessman

5. Harry Jayawardena

Wealth in LKR – 1,000,000 Million
Wealth in USD – 2,700 Million

Profession – Businessman

4. Rusi & Sohli Captain

Wealth in LKR – 1,110,000 Million
Wealth in USD – 3,000 Million

Profession – Businessmen

3. Dhammika Perera

Dhammika Perera net worth 2022
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Wealth in LKR – 1,702,000 Million
Wealth in USD – 4,600 Million

Profession – Businessman

2. Ishara Chinthaka

Wealth in LKR – 1,887,000 Million
Wealth in USD – 5,100 Million

Profession – Businessman

1. Mahinda Rajapaksa (Ex-President)

Mahinda Rajapaksa net worth in  2022,

Wealth in LKR – 6,660,000 Million
Wealth in USD – 18 Billion

Profession – Politician

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If you like this post, let us know in the comments section. Please note that the wealthiest and richest politicians in Sri Lanka that we have mentioned above may have more wealth, considering that most of the money is BLACK-MONEY.

We pray for SRI LANKA. Cheers for reading this post.