10. Andrew Forrest

Andrew Forrest is the last richest person of Australia and ranked at 10 in the list of top 10 richest persons of Australia with estimated net worth is US $2.1 billion. He is the onetime stockbroker and fanatical part-time boxer and established his first mining company in 1994 as the Anaconda. He also founded the Fortescue Metals Group in 2004 which is dealing in mines and transport iron ore to China. Andrew Forrest is once the Australian richest man; his net worth stands high at $12.7 billion in 2008 when the shares of Fortescue hit all-time high.