Carlos Slim Helu

Carlos Slim HeluThere are some very talented and blessed people on the earth who have reached the pinnacle of success with their contribution in different field. They are blessed with unparalleled wealth that makes them the richest in the world. Below is the list of top ten richest people in the world who have acquired that place owing to their hard work and effort.

Carlos Slim Helu

The telecom magnate is the chairman and CEO of many undertakings like Samsung Mexico, America Movil and Telmex.  Carlos Slim is Mexican by birth and is the current richest person in the world with a net worth of approximately $73 billion.

Bill Gates

Bill Gates, the co founder and chairperson of Microsoft is highly popular the world over for his immense contribution in the field of technology. He is estimated to have total assets of over $56 billion.

Amancio Ortega

76 years old Amancio Ortega has a net worth of around $31 billion. The Spanish businessman is the founder of Inditex group which boasts of owning brands like Zara clothing and other clothing lines.

Warren Buffett

The 82 year old man graduated from University of Nebraska- Lincoln Columbia University. He is extremely well known for his argument and great knowledge in the field of economics, politics and other social issues. His wealth is worth of $50 billion and accrues to his diverse philanthropic ventures.

Larry Ellison

He is the CEO and co founder of Oracle Cooperation, with a net worth of $39.5 billion.

Charles Koch

Charles de Ganahl Koch , an American businessman  is co-owner, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Koch Industries with assets worth of $34 Billion. He is well known as a philanthropist and features in the list of richest in th world along with brother David Koch.

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David Koch

David Hamilton Koch like his brother Charles Koch is an American billionaire; David is revered as a philanthropist, political activist and is a qualified chemical engineer. He is the co-owner and an executive vice president of Koch Industries. It is the second-largest private company in the United States

Li Ka- shing

He is regarded as the richest person of Asia. He is the Chairman of the Board of Hutchison Whampoa Limited (HWL) and Cheung Kong Holdings and the largest operator of container terminals. He also has to its credit the tag of world’s largest health and beauty retailer with a net worth of $31 Billion.

Liliane Bettencourt

A French heiress, Liliane is the wealthiest woman in the world as the principal shareholders of L’Oréal with assets of net worth $30 Billion. She has earned her place as a socialite and businesswoman.

Bernard Arnault

With a net worth of $41 billion, Arnault originally hails from France. He is the CEO of LVMH and Chairman of Christian Dior.

 

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