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Top 20 Richest People In The World And Their Net Worth

The World’s Billionaires is a yearly ranking by documented net worth of the world’s billionaires, the stats below shows the list of the top 20 richest people in the world, their net worth, country and their various sources of income.

Before listing the names of these billionaires I would like to say that reaching the top and being super rich rarely happens overnight. It requires seconds, minutes, hours, days, months, years of hard work, determination and the drive to never give up. For a select few people, their luck changed in a matter of a few seconds. For others, they worked hard over the years to build up their empires and get on the list of the world’s wealthiest people. Having said this we look at the latest rankings of the richest people in the world; men and women who strives to achieve big and never gave up on their dreams.

Top 20 Richest People In The World

20. WANG JIANLIN

  • AGE : 69yrs
  • COUNTRY : CHINA
  • NET WORTH : $30.1 billion
  • INDUSTRY(Source Of Income) : Businessman (Chairman, Dalian Wanda Group)

19. LI KA-SHING

  • AGE : 69yrs
  • COUNTRY : Hong Kong
  • NET WORTH : $36.3 billion
  • INDUSTRY(Source Of Income) : Business magnet (Chairman, CK Hutchison Holdings)

18. SHELDON ADELSON 

  • AGE : 84yrs
  • COUNTRY : United States of America
  • NET WORTH : $39.6 billion
  • INDUSTRY(Source Of Income) : Chairman and CEO, Las Vegas Sands

17. LILIANE BETTENCOURT

  • AGE : 94yrs
  • COUNTRY : France
  • NET WORTH : $44.9 billion
  • INDUSTRY(Source Of Income) : Owner, 33 percent of L’Oréal

16. ALICE WALTON (Richest Woman In This List)

  • AGE : 69yrs
  • COUNTRY : United States of America
  • NET WORTH : $46.5 billion
  • INDUSTRY(Source Of Income) : Wal-Mart heir Chairman, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

 

Top 15 Richest People In The World

15. JIM WALTON

  • AGE : 69yrs
  • COUNTRY : United States of America
  • NET WORTH : $48.2 billion
  • INDUSTRY(Source Of Income) : Wal-Mart heir; Chairman and CEO, Arvest Bank Group, Inc

14. ROB WALTON

  • AGE : 73yrs
  • COUNTRY : United States of America
  • NET WORTH : $48.4 billion
  • INDUSTRY(Source Of Income) : Businessman (Chairman, Wal-Mart Stores)

13. SERGEY BRIN

  • AGE : 44yrs
  • COUNTRY : Russia
  • NET WORTH : $51 billion
  • INDUSTRY(Source Of Income) : President, Alphabet Inc.

11. DAVID KOCH (TIED)

  • AGE : 77yrs
  • COUNTRY : United States of America
  • NET WORTH : $52 billion
  • INDUSTRY(Source Of Income) : American businessman

11. CHARLES KOCH (TIED)

  • AGE : 81yrs
  • COUNTRY : Austria
  • NET WORTH : $52 billion
  • INDUSTRY(Source Of Income) : Chief Executive Officer of Koch Industries.

 

Top 10 Richest Men In The World

10. LARRY PAGE

  • AGE : 44yrs
  • COUNTRY : United States of America
  • NET WORTH : $52.4 billion
  • INDUSTRY(Source Of Income) : Chief Executive Office of Alphabet Inc, Googles parent Company.

9. MICHEAL BLOOMBERG

  • AGE : 75yrs
  • COUNTRY : United States of America
  • NET WORTH : $52.7 billion
  • INDUSTRY(Source Of Income) : Media (CEO of Bloomberg L.P.)

8. BERNARD ARNAULT

  • AGE : 68yrs
  • COUNTRY : France
  • NET WORTH : $53 billion
  • INDUSTRY(Source Of Income) : Retail (Chief Executive Officer of LVMH)

7. LARRY ELLISON

  • AGE : 73yrs
  • COUNTRY : New York
  • NET WORTH : $59.8 billion
  • INDUSTRY(Source Of Income) : Software (founder and largest shareholder of Oracle)

6. CARLOS SLIM HELU

  • AGE : 77yrs
  • COUNTRY : Mexico
  • NET WORTH : $68.9 billion
  • INDUSTRY(Source Of Income) : Telecommunications, banking, retail.

 

Top 5 Richest Men In The World

5. MARK ZUKERBERG

  • AGE : 33yrs
  • COUNTRY : United States of America
  • NET WORTH : $72.1 billion
  • INDUSTRY(Source Of Income) : Technology (CEO of Facebook)

4. AMANCIO ORTEGA

  • AGE : 81yrs
  • COUNTRY : Spain
  • NET WORTH : $78.7 billion
  • INDUSTRY(Source Of Income) : Retail (Business tycoon)

3. WARREN BUFFET

  • AGE : 87yrs
  • COUNTRY : United States of America
  • NET WORTH : $91.6 billion
  • INDUSTRY(Source Of Income) : Finance and investments (CEO of Berkshire Hathaway)

2. BILL GATES

  • AGE : 62yrs
  • COUNTRY : United States
  • NET WORTH : $92.4 billion
  • INDUSTRY(Source Of Income) : Technology (CEO of Microsoft)

1. JEFF BEZOS (Richest Man In This List)

  • AGE : 54yrs
  • COUNTRY : Mexico
  • NET WORTH : $110 billion
  • INDUSTRY(Source Of Income) : Technology (CEO of Amazon)

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