Lululemon founder Chip Wilson is now one of the 500 richest people in the world. His fortune hit $3.9 billion thanks to a 15% surge in shares of the company. He stepped down from the board in 2015, but still owns a 13% stake in the activewear brand. Wilson is known for his controversial comments. Lululemon founder Chip Wilson has been named among the 500 richest people in the world.