World’s Richest People 2015

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Another year, another set of records broken by the planet’s wealthiest. Despite some global economic turmoil, it was still a pretty good year for billionaires overall.

1. Bill Gates
Net Worth: $79.2 B
Source of wealth: Microsoft
Nationality: American
Age: 60

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2. Carlos Slim Helu & family
Net Worth: $77.1 B
Source of wealth: telecom
Nationality: Mexican / Lebanese
Age: 75

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3. Warren Buffett
Net Worth: $72.7 B
Source of wealth: Berkshire Hathaway
Nationality: American
Age: 85

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4. Amancio Ortega
Net Worth: $64.5 B
Source of wealth: Zara
Nationality: Spanish
Age: 79

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5. Larry Ellison
Net Worth: $54.3 B
Source of wealth: Oracle
Nationality: American
Age: 71

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6. Charles Koch
Net Worth: $42.9 B
Source of wealth: diversified
Nationality: American
Age: 80

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6. David Koch
Net Worth: $42.9 B
Source of wealth: diversified
Nationality: American
Age: 75

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8. Christy Walton & family
Net Worth: $41.7 B
Source of wealth: Wal-Mart
Nationality: American
Age: 60

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9. Jim Walton
Net Worth: $40.6 B
Source of wealth: Wal-Mart
Nationality: American
Age: 67

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10. Liliane Bettencourt & family
Net Worth: $40.1 B
Source of wealth: L’Oreal
Nationality: American
Age: 93

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11. Alice Walton
Net Worth: $39.4 B
Source of wealth: Wal-Mart
Nationality: American
Age: 66

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12. S. Robson Walton
Net Worth: $39.1 B
Source of wealth: Wal-Mart
Nationality: American
Age: 71

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13. Bernard Arnault & family
Net Worth: $37.2 B
Source of wealth: LVMH
Nationality: French
Age: 66

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14. Michael Bloomberg
Net Worth: $35.5 B
Source of wealth: Bloomberg LP
Nationality: American
Age: 73

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15. Jeff Bezos
Net Worth: $34.8 B
Source of wealth: amazon.com
Nationality: American
Age: 51

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16. Mark Zuckerberg
Net Worth: $33.4 B
Source of wealth: Facebook
Nationality: American
Age: 31

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17. Li Ka-shing
Net Worth: $33.3 B
Source of wealth: diversified
Nationality: Chinese
Age: 87

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18. Sheldon Adelson
Net Worth: $31.4 B
Source of wealth: casinos
Nationality: American
Age: 82

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19. Larry Page
Net Worth: $29.7 B
Source of wealth: Google
Nationality: American
Age: 42

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20. Sergey Brin
Net Worth: $29.2 B
Source of wealth: Google
Nationality: Russian
Age: 42

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Source: Forbes Magazine

 

 

 

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