Graeme Hart has once again made Forbes magazine's rich list, and is the world's 133rd richest billionaire, New Zealand's richest person, and up 45 places on last year.
Source: 1 NEWS
The 61-year-old investor is worth $US9.5b ($NZ13.5b), $US3b richer than March 2016 when his net worth was $US6.4b.
New Zealand's second richest man is Singapore-based investor Richard Chandler, but comes in well down in 1098th place and is worth $US1.91b.
The 58-year-old's wealth dropped this year from $US2.45b in 2016.
Bill Gates topped the list again with $US86b, with Warren Buffett coming in second place with $US75.6b.