Feb
6
2011

Top 10 richest people in this world

10. Karl Albrecht

Karl Albrecht

Age: 90
Net worth: $23.5 bil
Source: Aldi
Nationality: Germany
Residence: Mulheim an der Ruhr
Education: NA

9. Amancio Ortega

Amancio Ortega

Age: 74
Net worth: $25 bil
Source: Zara
Nationality: Spain
Residence: La Coruna
Education: NA

8. Eike Batista

Eike Batista

Age: 53
Net worth: $27 bil
Source: mining, oil
Nationality: Brazil
Residence: Rio de Janeiro
Education: RWTH Aachen University, Drop Out

7. Bernard Arnault

Bernard Arnault

Age: 61
Net worth: $27.5 bil
Source: LVMH
Nationality: France
Residence: Paris
Education: Ecole Polytechnique, Bachelor of Arts / Science

6. Lawrence Ellison

Lawrence Ellison

Age: 65
Net worth: $28 bil
Source: Oracle
Nationality: United States
Residence: Redwood City, California
Education: University of Chicago, Drop Out

5. Lakshmi Mittal

Lakshmi Mittal

Age: 59
Net worth: $28.7 bil
Source: steel
Nationality: India
Residence: London
Education: St Xavier C Calcutta, Bachelor of Arts / Science

4. Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani

Age: 52
Net worth: $29 bil
Source: petrochemicals, oil & gas
Nationality: India
Residence: Mumbai
Education: Stanford U, Drop Out; U Bombay, Bachelor of Arts / Science


3. Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett

Age: 79
Net worth: $47 bil
Source: Berkshire Hathaway
Nationality: United States
Residence: Omaha, Nebraska
Education: Columbia U, Master of Science; U of Nebraska Lincoln, Bachelor of Arts / Science

2. William Gates III

William Gates

Age: 54
Net worth: $53 bil
Source: Microsoft
Nationality: United States
Residence: Medina, Washington
Education: Harvard U, Drop Out

1. Carlos Slim Helu & family

Carlos Slim Helu and Family

Age: 70
Net worth: $53.5 bil
Source: telecom
Nationality: Mexico
Residence: Mexico City
Education: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Bachelor of Arts / Science

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11. Ingvar Kamprad & family

Ingvar Kamprad & family

Age: 83
Net worth: $23 bil
Source: Ikea
Nationality: Sweden
Residence: Lausanne
Education: NA

12. Christy Walton & family

Christy Walton & family

Age: 55
Net worth: $22.5 bil
Source: Walmart
Nationality: United States
Residence: Jackson, Wyoming
Education: NA

13. Stefan Persson

Stefan Persson

Age: 62
Net worth: $22.4 bil
Source: Hennes & Mauritz
Nationality: Sweden
Residence: Stockholm
Education: U of Stockholm, Associate in Arts / Science

14. Li Ka-shing

Li Ka-shing

Age: 81
Net worth: $21 bil
Source: diversified
Nationality: Hong Kong
Residence: Hong Kong
Education: High School, Drop Out

15. Jim Walton

Jim Walton

Age: 62
Net worth: $20.7 bil
Source: Walmart
Nationality: United States
Residence: Bentonville, Arkansas
Education: U of Arkansas, Bachelor of Arts / Science

16. Alice Walton

Alice Walton

Age: 60
Net worth: $20.6 bil
Source: Walmart
Nationality: United States
Residence: Fort Worth, Texas
Education: Trinity U, Bachelor of Arts / Science

17. Liliane Bettencourt

Liliane Bettencourt

Age: 87
Net worth: $20 bil
Source: L’Oreal
Nationality: France
Residence: Paris
Education: NA

18. S. Robson Walton

S. Robson Walton

Age: 66
Net worth: $19.8 bil
Source: Walmart
Nationality: United States
Residence: Bentonville, Arkansas
Education: Columbia U, Doctor of Jurisprudence; U of Arkansas, Bachelor of Arts / Science

19. Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud

Age: 55
Net worth: $19.4 bil
Source: investments
Nationality: Saudi Arabia
Residence: Riyadh
Education: Menlo C, Bachelor of Arts / Science,  Syracuse U, Master of Science

20. David Thomson & family

David Thomson

Age: 52
Net worth: $19 bil
Source: inheritance
Nationality: Canada
Residence: Toronto
Education: Selwyn College, Master of Art


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