Tuesday, August 14, 2012

The Top 10 Richest Billionaires

The top 10 richest billionaires in the world became super rich for a number of reasons. They had great ideas and they had the drive and determination that is needed to succeed. Let’s have a look at who these people are and what they did to become the richest billionaires in the world.

Bill Gates Net Worth: $56 Billion 2nd Richest Billionaire

Carlos Slim Helu Net Worth: $74 Billion Age: 72 Business: Telecom Country: Mexico
Carlos Slim Helu is the chairman and chief executive of telecommunications companies Telmex and América Móvil and has extensive holdings in other Mexican companies through his conglomerate, Grupo Carso SAB, as well as business interests elsewhere in the world.

Bill Gates Net Worth: $56 Billion Age: 56 Business: Microsoft Country: U.S.
Bill Gates is an American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and author. Gates is the former CEO and current chairman of Microsoft, the software company he founded with Paul Allen.

Warren Buffett Net Worth: $50 Billion Age: 81 Business: Berkshire Hathaway Country: U.S.
Warren Buffet is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is widely regarded as one of the most successful investors in the world.

Bernard Arnault Net Worth: $41 Billion Age: 62 Business: LVMH Country: France
Bernard Arnault is a French business magnate who is best known as the chairman and chief executive of luxury group LVMH.

Larry Ellison Net Worth: $39.5 Billion Age: 67 Business: Oracle Country: U.S.
Larry Ellison is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Oracle Corporation, one of the world’s leading enterprise software companies.

Lakshmi Mittal Net Worth: $31.1 Billion Age: 61 Business: Steel Country: India
Lakshmi Mittal is an Indian steel magnate. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steelmaking company.

Amancio Ortega Net Worth: $31 Billion Age: 75 Business: Fashion Country: Spain
Amancio owns a chain of fashion stores named Zara as well as owning the fashion brands Massimo and others.

Eike Batista Net Worth: $30 Billion Age: 55 Business: Oil,Mining Country: Brazil
Eike Batista is a Brazilian tycoon and owner of Brazilian conglomerate EBX Group.

Mukesh Ambani Net Worth: $27 Billion Age: 54 Business: Petrochemicals,Oil & Gas Country: India
Mukesh Ambani is an Indian business magnate. He is the chairman and managing director of Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries,the largest private sector enterprise in India listed in Fortune Global 500.

Christy Walton Net Worth: 26.5 Billion Age: 57 Business: Walmart Country: U.S.
Christy Walton is the widow of John T. Walton, one of the sons of Sam Walton, the founder of Wal-Mart. After John’s death in June 2005, she inherited his fortune of $15.7 billion. She is also the richest woman in the world!

I hope seeing this list of the top 10 richest billionaires has given you some incentive to go out and earn your first billion!

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