John Van Lieshout was bornon 1946 in Brisbane, Australia, Australia. John Van Lieshout is #1823 in List Billionaires People In The World. Brisbane-based John Van Lieshout made his fortune from the Super A-Mart furniture chain. He sold the retailer in 2006 but retained the freehold to some stores. His wealth is now underpinned by a large property portfolio that includes shopping malls and offices, as well as housing developments from his new company, Unison Projects.
He sold Super A-Mart in 2006 for $500 million, and moved into property development
He is one of 12 children of Karel, a plasterer and his wife Anna Van Lieshout, who emigrated to Brisbane’s Wacol Migrant Camp in 1960