Monday, 12 February 2018

Top 50 Richest People In The World : 2018


Forbes has released the current list of the Top 50 richest people in the world
and the current richest man in Africa Aliko Dangote couldn't make the list.
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Aliko Dangote dropped from a net worth of $25 billion last two  years to about $12.5 billion this year.

Bill Gates on the other hand,the founder of Microsoft is still the richest man in the world.He held this position as the world's richest person for four years in a row, and for 18 out of the past 23 years.

Forbes Top 50 Richest People In The World
  • Name
  • Net Worth 
  • Age
  • Source of Income 
  • Country
1. Bill Gates 

$86 Billion
61yrs
Microsoft
United States

2. Warren Buffett

$75.6 Billion 
87yrs
Berkshire Hathaway
United States

3. Jeff Bezos 

$72.8 Billion
53yrs
Amazon.com
United States

4. Amancio Ortega

$71.3 Billiion 
81yrs
Zara
Spain

5. Mark Zuckerberg

$56 Billion
33yrs 
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Facebook
United States

6. Carlos Slim Helu

$54.5 Billion 
77yrs
telecom
Mexico

7. Larry Ellison

$52.2 Billion
73yrs
software
United States

8. Charles Koch

$48.3 Billion
81yrs
diversified
United States

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9. David Koch

$48.3 Billion
77yrs
diversified
United States

10. Michael Bloomberg

$47.5 Billion
75yrs
Bloomberg LP
United States

11. Bernard Arnault


$41.5 Billion
68yrs
LVMH
France

12. Larry Page

$40.7 Billion
44yrs
Google
United States

13. Sergey Brin

$39.8 Billion
44yrs
Google
United States

14. Liliane Bettencourt

$39.5 Billion
94yrs
L'Oreal
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France

15. S. Robson Walton

$34.1 Billion
72yrs
Wal-Mart
United States

16. Jim Walton

$34 Billion
69yrs
Wal-Mart
United States

17. Alice Walton

$33.8 Billion
68yrs
Wal-Mart
United States

18. Wang Jianlin

$31.3 Billion
63yrs
real estate
China

19. Li Ka-shing

$31.2 Billion
89yrs
diversified
Hong Kong

20. Sheldon Adelson

$30.4 Billion
84yrs
casinos
United States

21. Steve Ballmer


$30 Billion
61yrs
Microsoft
United States

22. Jorge Paulo Lemann

$29.2 Billion
78yrs
beer
Brazil

23. Jack Ma

$28.3 Billion
53yrs
e-commerce
China

24. Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr.

$27.2 Billion
supermarkets
Germany

25. David Thomson

$27.2 Billion
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60yrs
media
Canada

26. Jacqueline Mars

$27 Billion
78yrs
candy
United States

27. John Mars

$27 Billion
82yrs
candy
United States

28. Phil Knight

$26.2 Billion
79yrs
Nike
United States

29. Maria Franca Fissolo

$25.2 Billion
82yrs
Nutella, 
chocolates
Italy

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30. George Soros

$25.2 Billion
87yrs
hedge funds
United States

31. Ma teng

$24.9 Billion
46yrs
internet media
China

32. Lee Shau Kee

$24.4 Billion
89yrs
real estate
Hong Kong

33. Mukesh Ambani

$23.2 Billion
60yrs
petrochemicals
oil & gas
India

34. Masayoshi Son

$21.2 Billion
60yrs
internet, telecom
Japan

35. Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen

$21.1 Billion
69 yrs
Lego
Denmark

36. Georg Schaeffler

$20.7 Billion
52 yrs
automotive
Germany

37. Joseph Safra

$20.5 Billion
78yrs
banking
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Brazil

38. Michael Dell

$20.4 Billion
52yrs
Dell computers
United States

39. Susanne Klatten

$20.4 Billion
55yrs
BMW 
pharmaceuticals
Germany

40. Len Blavatnik

$20 Billion
60yrs
diversified
United States

41. Laurene Powell Jobs

$20 Billion
53yrs
Apple  Disney
United States

42. Paul Allen

$19.9 Billion
64yrs
Microsoft
investments
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United States

43. Stefan Persson

$19.6 Billion
70yrs
H&M
Sweden

44. Theo Albrecht, Jr.

$18.8 Billion
66yrs
Aldi, Trader Joe's
Germany

45. Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud

$18.7 Billion
62yrs
investments
Saudi Arabia

46. Leonid Mikhelson

$18.4 Billion
62yrs
gas, chemicals
Russia

47. Charles Ergen

$18.3 Billion
64yrs
satellite TV
United States

48. Stefan Quandt

$18.3 Billion
51yrs
BMW
Germany

49. James Simons

$18 Billion
79yrs
hedge funds
United States

50. Leonardo Del Vecchio

$17.9 Billion
82yrs
eyeglasses
Italy

Source: forbes.com

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