Jean Claude Gandur Net Worth

Net Worth:$2.3 Billion
Date of Birth: February 18, 1949 (75 years old)
Profession:Businessperson and Politician

What is Jean Claude Gandur’s net worth

Jean Claude Gandur is a  French-born Swiss business tycoon who has a net worth of $2.3 billion. He is the founder and owner of Addax & Oryx Group Limited which deals basically in oil and gas production.


In Grasse, France, Jean Claude Gandur was delivered on 18 February 1949.

For his education, he obtained a degree in law and political science from the prestigious University of Lausanne, and later went further to Pantheon-Sorbonne University where he studied history as a course.

Career Life

In the 1970s, he kickstarted his career in oil trading and later took over the ownership of Addax & Oryx Group Limited where he eventually turned his Africa’s contact into oilfields in Nigeria.

In Sub-Saharan Africa, Jean Claude created a substantial network of fuel delivery and storage facilities.

The largest transaction Gandur has ever completed was the $7.3 billion sale of publicly traded Addax Petroleum to Sinopec in 2009. Jean Claude returned to the oil business shortly after founding Oryx Petroleum, an independent oil and gas production company with activities in Africa and the Middle East.

Despite having European parents, Gandur was raised in Egypt and has since amassed one of the best private collections of Egyptian artifacts in the entire world. He is also one of the select few renowned collectors of pre- and post-War European art and ancient European antiques.

Personal Life

As for his private life, Jean Claude Gandur is a divorcee with just one child.

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