Clive Palmer: a flamboyant resource investor and former member of the Australian Parliament, became a billionaire in 2019.
Clive Palmer Biography
After a court ordered the flow of iron-ore royalties to his company, Mineralogy, to resume, his income surged.
Mineralogy was founded in 1984, and it now includes a portfolio of iron ore, thermal coal, and hydrocarbon assets.
He also controlled Queensland Nickel, which ran a nickel and cobalt refinery until it went bankrupt in 2016.