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World's Richest People

Posted by Ali Al-Smadi on March 15, 2012 at 3:45 PM

A few years ago Bill Gates was to be known as the richest person in the world, this has changed, Carlos Slim Helu started to compete with Bill Gates, Carlos Slim beat him, and now is the world's richest man, he beat him by $15 billion.
Here's a list of the ten Richest people in the world and some information about each one.

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No. 1 Carlos Slim Helu


Net Worth: $74 billion - As of March 2011
Source: Telecom, Self-made, Age: 71, Citizenship: Mexico


No. 2 Bill Gates


Net Worth: $59 billion - As of September 2011
Source: Microsoft, Self-made, Age: 55, Citizenship: U.S.


No. 3 Bernard Arnault


Net Worth: $62 billion - As of September 2011
Source: LVMH, inherted and growing , Age: 62, Citizenship: France


No. 4 Warren Buffett


Net Worth: $39 billion - As of September 2011
Source: Berkshire Hathway, self-made , Age: 80, Citizenship: U.S.


No. 5 Larry Ellison


Net Worth: $33 billion - As of September 2011
Source: Oracle , self-made , Age: 66, Citizenship: U.S.


No. 6 Lakshmi Mittal


Net Worth: $31.1 billion - As of March 2011
Source: Steel , Inherited and growing , Age: 60, Citizenship: India


No. 7 Amancio Ortega


Net Worth: $31 billion - As of March 2011
Source: Zara, self-made , Age: 74, Citizenship: Spain


No. 8 Eike Batista


Net Worth: $30 billion - As of March 2011
Source: Mining, oil, self-made , Age: 54, Citizenship: Brazil

No. 9 Mukesh Ambani


Net Worth: $27 billion - As of March 2011
Source: Petrochemicals, oil & gas, inherted and growing , Age: 53, Citizenship: India

No. 10 Li Ka-shing


Net Worth: $26 billion - As of March 2011
Source: Diversified, self-made , Age: 82, Citizenship: Hong hong

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