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Top 10 richest people in the world

So the wait is over and here is another stunning post in our top ten series. This time we are going to gather top 10 richest people in the world. Carlos Slim is on top since last three years. Among all these billionaires, Bill Gates is the one who is in limelight since many years.

Carlos Slim

Carlos Slim

Image credit: Flickr United Nations – Geneva

Net worth: 69 billion USD
From: Mexico
Wealth sources:

  • Telmex (Telecommunication)
  • América Móvil (Telecommunication)
  • Grupo Carso (A combination of several companies)

Bill Gates

Bill Gates

Image credit: Flickr ehavir

Net worth: 61 billion USD
From: United States
Wealth source:

  • Microsoft (Computer Software and Products)

Warren Buffett

Warrenn Buffett

Image credit: Flickr trackrecord

Net worth: 44 billion USD
From: United States
Wealth source:

  • Berkshire Hathaway (A group of companies)

Bernard Arnault

Bernard Arnault

Net worth: 41 billion USD
From: France
Wealth source:

  • LVMH (Fashion accessories company)

Amancio Ortega

Amancio Ortega

Net worth: 37.5 billion USD
From: Spain
Wealth source:

  • Inditex Group (World’s largest fashion group dealing in design, production and distribution of textile)

Lawrence Ellison(Larry Ellison)

Larry Ellison

Image credit: Flickr Oracle_Photos_Screenshots

Net worth: 36 billion USD
From: United States
Wealth source:

  • Oracle Corporation (Computer software and database management systems)

Eike Batista

Eike Batista

Image credit: Flickr Governo de Minas Gerais

Net worth: 30 billion USD
From: Brazil
Wealth Source:

  • EBX Group (Production of iron ore)

Stefan Persson

Stefan Persson

Net worth: 26 billion USD
From: Sweden
Wealth source:

  • H&M (Clothing company)

Li Ka-shing

Li Ka-shing

Net worth: 25.5 billion USD
From: Hong Kong
Wealth sources:

  • Cheung Kong Holdings (A combination of many multi-national companies)
  • Hutchison Whampoa Limited (Property development, telecommunication operations and many other companies)

Karl Albrecht

Karl Albrecht

Net worth: 25.4 billion USD
From: Germany
Wealth source:

  • ALDI (SuperMarket Chain)

Source: Forbes