He also gave some of his money away, in 1979 donating $5 million to New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center to help repay the cost of heart surgery performed over the years on more than 100 Greek children..
Net worth: $2.6 billion
% annual income given to charity*: 0.30%
Philip Niarchos is the son of Greek shipping magnate Stavros Niarchos. He is the Co-President and member of the Board of Directors at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation; a member of the Board of Trustees at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City; and an International Council Member of London’s Tate Gallery.