German Larrea Mota Velasco and Family - $16.7 billion
At $15.1 billion, German Larrea and his family have prospered quite nicely from the mining industry. He owns over half of Grupo Mexico, the country’s largest mining and infrastructure company, and owns a 30 percent stake in Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, which operates airports. Since 1992, Larrea has been Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of Empresarios Industriales de Mexico, Compania Perforadeor Mexico, Mexico Compania Constructora, and Fondo Inmobiliario.
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