CHARLES R. BRONFMAN
Net worth: $2.6 B Nationality: Canadian Year of signing: 2012 Source of wealth: Liquor
Bronfman made his fortune when he and nephew Edgar Jr. sold their family's Seagram spirits to Vivendi for $34 billion in 2000.
“I'll never forget we four siblings knitting (yes, the two boys also) squares for blankets to be sent to the troops overseas during World War II! An inspiration from Mother! It is no surprise then, that each of us has contributed to society, each in his or her own way.”