list of the richest people in the world

Author: Julien  //  Category: Uncategorized

According to Bill Gates is no longer the richest man in the world (after being on top for 13 years). That honor now belongs to his friend Warren Buffett who can attribute his recent surge of Berkshire Hathaway stock to an increase of $10,000,000,000 in the last year! Warren BUffett now has an estimated fortune of $62 billion.

Meanwhie Bill Gates fortune only increased $2 Billion from one year ago so he is now worth $58 billion and is ranked third richest in the world. Bill Gates would have been as rich–or richer–than Buffett had Microsoft not made an unsolicited bid for Yahoo! in Febuary. Mexican telecom mogul Carlos Slim HelĂș has also surpassed Bill Gates fortune. Carlos is now ranked as the world’s second richest person with a net worth of $60 billion.

Here is a list of the top 25 richest people in the world. Each person is listed by Rank followed by their name, citizenship, age, net worth in billions (thats 9 zeros!) and country of residence:

1 Warren Buffett United States 77 62.0 United States
2 Carlos Slim Helu & family Mexico 68 60.0 Mexico
3 William Gates III United States 52 58.0 United States
4 Lakshmi Mittal India 57 45.0 United Kingdom
5 Mukesh Ambani India 50 43.0 India
6 Anil Ambani India 48 42.0 India
7 Ingvar Kamprad & family Sweden 81 31.0 Switzerland
8 KP Singh India 76 30.0 India
9 Oleg Deripaska Russia 40 28.0 Russia
10 Karl Albrecht Germany 88 27.0 Germany
11 Li Ka-shing Hong Kong 79 26.5 Hong Kong
12 Sheldon Adelson United States 74 26.0 United States
13 Bernard Arnault France 59 25.5 France
14 Lawrence Ellison United States 63 25.0 United States
15 Roman Abramovich Russia 41 23.5 Russia
16 Theo Albrecht Germany 85 23.0 Germany
17 Liliane Bettencourt France 85 22.9 France
18 Alexei Mordashov Russia 42 21.2 Russia
19 Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud Saudi Arabia 51 21.0 Saudi Arabia
20 Mikhail Fridman Russia 43 20.8 Russia
21 Vladimir Lisin Russia 51 20.3 Russia
22 Amancio Ortega Spain 72 20.2 Spain
23 Raymond, Thomas & Walter Kwok Hong Kong NA 19.9 Hong Kong
24 Mikhail Prokhorov Russia 42 19.5 Russia
25 Vladimir Potanin Russia 47 19.3 Russia

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