Giovanni Ferrero is the richest man in Italy and the secretive billionaire behind the Ferrero Group. The Ferrero Group is the world’s second-largest chocolatier and the maker of Nutella, Ferrero Rocher, and Tic Tacs.
Ferrero is also a part-time novelist. Ferrero made $9.63 billion (R137 billion) in 2019, bringing his current net worth to $32 billion (R456 billion).