A recognized Canadian poker, space tourist and entrepreneur, Guy Laliberte is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of earth-renowned Cirque du Soleil. As of March 2013, Guy Laliberte’s net worth is estimated to be around $1.8 billion, according to Forbes. In March 2012, he was named by Forbes as the 11th richest Canadian with his $2.6 billion net worth.
Guy Laliberte Net Worth $1.8 Billion
In 2004, he was listed as one of100 most powerful people on earth by Time Magazine. On the exact same year, he was likewise granted the greatest distinction in Canada, the Order of Canada. It was in 1997 when he received the highest distinction given by the Quebec government, the National Order of Quebec.In 2007, he became a receiver of Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for international, Canada and Quebec degrees. Yet, recent reports say that Circque du Soleil’s revenue dropped by around 10% in 2012 when it just earned $900 million. With this economic condition, the firm plans to streamline its operation by laying off 400 employees from its current 5000 workers.