Friday, September 14, 2012

The top 10 richest people on the planet

Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim retained his position atop Forbes magazines annual list of the world's billionaires with an estimated worth of $69bn.


No.1: Carlos Slim Helu & family $69bn Age: 72 Industry/ Company: Telecom Country: Mexico Source: Forbes ‘The World’s Billionaire’s List, March 2012




No.2: Bill Gates $61bn Age: 56 Industry/ Company: Microsoft Country: United States Source: Forbes ‘The World’s Billionaire’s List, March 2012


No.3: Warren Buffett $44bn Age: 81 Industry/ Company: Berkshire Hathaway Country: United States Source: Forbes ‘The World’s Billionaire’s List, March 2012


No.4: Bernard Arnault $41bn Age: 63 Industry/ Company: LVMH Country: France Source: Forbes ‘The World’s Billionaire’s List, March 2012


No.5: Amancio Ortega $37.5bn Age: 75 Industry/ Company: Zara Country: Spain Source: Forbes ‘The World’s Billionaire’s List, March 2012


No.6: Larry Ellison $36bn Age: 67 Industry/ Company: Oracle Country: United States Source: Forbes ‘The World’s Billionaire’s List, March 2012


No.7: Eike Batista $30bn Age: 55 Industry/ Company: mining, oil Country: Brazil Source: Forbes ‘The World’s Billionaire’s List, March 2012


No.8: Stefan Persson $26bn Age: 64 Industry/ Company: H&M Country: Sweden Source: Forbes ‘The World’s Billionaire’s List, March 2012


No.9: Li Ka-shing $25.5bn Age: 83 Industry/ Company: diversified Country: Hong Kong Source: Forbes The World’s Billionaires List, March 2012


No.10: Karl Albrecht $25.4bn Age: 92 Industry/ Company: Aldi Country: Germany Source: Forbes The World’s Billionaires List, March 2012


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