Top 10 Richest Person in the World

You know? these people own billion dollar property, but you might be curious to know how much they earn and what is the source of their income. In this article you will get to know about top 10 richest person in the world.

Top 10 Richest Person in the World

Charles Koch

Charles Koch

Net Worth: $48.2 Billion
Source of Income: Koch Industries
Age: 81
Citizenship: United States

Charles Koch is the tenth richest person in the world. He has been chairman and CEO of Koch Industries. Koch Industries, America’s second largest private company, apart from refining oil into gasoline, it also has been $100 billion in sales from chemicals, brawny paper towels, stainmaster carpets, Dixie cup, polymers, fertilizers, etc.

Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg
Source: a.abcnews.com

Net Worth: $53.2 Billion
Source of Income: Bloomberg LP
Age: 75
Citizenship: United States

Bloomberg is the co-founder of financial information and media company Bloomberg LP. He owns the 88% stakes of the business. Bloomberg is a business magnate, politician and philanthropist. He served as the 108th mayor of New York City. Bloomberg is the ninth richest person in the world.

Bernard Arnault

Bernard-Arnault

Net Worth: $53.7 Billion
Source of Income: LVMH
Age: 68
Citizenship: France

Bernard Arnault is the eighth richest person in the world. He has billions of dollars of direct stock in LVMH. Arnault also has stocks in supermarket chain Carrefour and in Hermes. He is the richest person in France and second richest in Europe. Arnault has an empire of 70 brands under luxurious goods powerhouse, LVMH, including Louis Vuitton, Dom Perignon, Bulgari, Sephora and Tag Heuer, and 3,900 retail stores.

Larry Ellison

larry ellison

Net Worth: $61.7 Billion
Source of Income: Oracle
Age: 72
Citizenship: United States

Larry Ellison is co-founder of Oracle Corporation and was CEO until September 2014. He is still involved as chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle. Ellison is currently the seventh richest person in the world. Ellison started out his career by building databases for the CIA.

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg

Net Worth: $68.5 Billion
Source of Income: Facebook
Age: 33
Citizenship: United States

Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of Facebook, founded Facebook in 2004 at the age of 19. He is the sixth richest person in the world. Facebook has 2 billion monthly active user, largest of any social network. He was the youngest self made billionaire.

Carlos Slim Helu

carlos-slim-helu

Net Worth: $68.9 Billion
Source of Income: America Movil
Age: 77
Citizenship: Mexico

Carlos Slim Helu is the fifth richest person in the World and the richest person in Mexico. Slim and his family control the telecom company of Mexico, America Movil. He also owns construction, consumer goods, mining and real estate companies and 17% of The New York Times.

Warren Buffett

warren-buffett

Net Worth: $74.2 Billion
Source of Income: Berkshire Hathaway
Age: 86
Citizenship: United States

The most successful investor in the world, Buffett is at fourth position in the list of richest person in the world. He is also a business magnate and a philanthropist, valued at $74.2 billion. Buffett is the CEO and the largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathway. He owns more than 60 companies, including Duracell,Geico and Dairy Queen.Buffett, the fourth richest person in the list of world’s top Billionaire. Often referred to as the “Wizard of Omaha” or “Oracle of Omaha,” or the “Sage of Omaha”, is one of the greatest investors of all time.

Amancia Ortega

Amancio Ortega

Net Worth: $83.4 Billion
Source of Income: Inditex
Age: 81
Citizenship: Spain

Amancia Ortega is the founder and chairman of Zara parent Inditex. The Spanish business magnate is valued at $83.4 billion and is the third richest person in the world. He is the richest person in Europe and also the richest retailer in the world.

Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos

Net Worth: $87.8 Billion
Source of Income: Amazon.com
Age: 53
Citizenship: United States

Jeff Bezos is Amazon’s chief, also purchased Washington Post in 2013 and aerospace company Blue Origin. He is at second position in the list of richest person in the world. His blooming cloud computing unit, Amazon Web Services and also the rise in his online retailer’s stocks make him reach nearly at the top in the list of Richest person in the world.

Bill Gates

Bill-Gates

Net Worth: $90.2 Billion
Source of Income: Microsoft
Age: 61
Citizenship: United States

The No.1 position in the list of World’s top Billionaires is held by Bill Gates. Bill Gates is the co-founder of Microsoft and is an American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist. He is at No.1 position in the list of self made billionaire. He stepped down as CEO of Microsoft in 2000 and as Chairman in 2008. Gates currently works full-time at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. For four years in a row, and for 18 out of the past 23 years, Gates has held the No. 1 spot in the list of Richest Person in the world.

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