One of South Africa’s richest men Johann Rupert was spotted at the 2023 Rugby World Cup final in France supporting the Springboks.
JOHANN RUPERT SUPPORTS SPRINGBOKS IN FRANCE
Following a narrow win against the All Blacks, Ruppert was spotted hugging Rassie Erasmus to celebrate.Tennis great Roger Federer, who was spotted wearing a Springbok scarf in the stands, joined the South African team post-match and posed for selfies.
He also chatted to scrumhalf Faf de Klerk who was wearing his now customary Speedo.
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HERE’S WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE BUSINESSMAN
The 73-year-old was born into a prosperous family and is the son of Anton Rupert, the founder of a Rembrandt Group tobacco company.
His family is the source of the wealth he represents across many companies.
According to Daily Investor, Ruppert owns 46.6% of Mediclinic International and 31.7% of Distell. On top of that, he also has 80.3% of RCL Foods and 100% of Wispeco Aluminum, Siqalo Foods, Wispeco, Stelllenbosch Academy of Sports, and Stellenbosch Football Club.