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Meet the 9 Wealthiest Billionaires in the World

27/07/2016
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While taking a shot at this article, I eventually began recalling one of my most loved childhood cartoon series, ‘Richie Rich’. He was a standout amongst the most famous characters in the midst of television series and had incredible wealth and I used to surmise that how great it would have been to have such a large amount of cash, without giving an impression to the methods for earning.

Truly, experiencing this present world’s wealthiest individuals list, a thought evokes that it’s genuine that to end up rich, you must be making money amid your sleep. These are the honchos who have opened up their brains to new strategic arrangements and turned out to be uncontrollably rich inspiring generations ahead. So, it’s time to go forward trying to find out the road to riches.

1. Bill Gates, $89 billion

bill gates

William Henry Bill Gates is an American business magnate, entrepreneur, philanthropist, investor and programmer. He founded the world’s largest software business, Microsoft, with Paul Allen, and successively became one of the richest men in the world.

Age: 60
Source: Microsoft
Citizenship: United States
Education: Drop Out, Harvard University

2. Amancio Ortega, $73 billion

Amancio Ortega

Zara founder Amancio Oretga is the richest man in Europe and the wealthiest retailer in the world. He expanded his textile empire, which includes Zara, Massimo Dutti and Pull&Bear and got powered through it.
Age: 80
Source: Zara
Citizenship: Spain

3. Jeff Bezos,$65 billion

Jeff Bezos

American entrepreneur Jeff Bezos is the founder and chief executive officer of Amazon.com, an online merchant of books and later of a wide variety of products and services, most recently video streaming. Bezos’ other business interests include aerospace and newspapers, ‘Blue Origin’ and ‘The Washington Post’ respectively.
Age: 52 years
Source: Amazon.com
Citizenship: United States
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Princeton University

4. Warren Buffett,$63.8 billion

Warren Buffett

Warren Edward Buffett is an American Business Magnate, investor and philanthropist. Buffett is the chairman, CEO and largest shareholder of ‘Berkshire Hathaway’ and is known as the “Oracle of Omaha.” He is an investment guru and one of the wealthiest and most esteemed businessmen in the world.
Age: 85
Source: Berkshire Hathaway
Citizenship: United States
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of Nebraska Lincoln; Master of Science, Columbia University

5. Charles Koch, $55 billion

Charles Koch

Charles de Ganahl Koch is an American businessman, political donor and philanthropist. He is co-owner, chairman of the board, and chief executive officer of Koch Industries, a second-largest privately held company in the United States.
Age: 80
Source: Diversified
Citizenship: United States
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

6. David Koch ,$55 billion

David Koch

David Hamilton Koch is an American businessman, philanthropist, political activist, and chemical engineer. He shares control of the Koch Industries with his older brother Charles. Koch Industries has interests in oil pipelines, refineries, building materials, paper towels and Dixie cups.

Age: 76
Source: Diversified
Citizenship: United States
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

7. Carlos Slim Helu, $53 billion

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Carlos Slim Helu is a Lebanese Mexican business magnate, investor, and philanthropist and derived his fortune from his extensive holdings in a considerable number of Mexican companies through his conglomerate, Grupo Carso.
Age: 76
Source: Telecom
Citizenship: Mexico
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

8. Mark Zuckerberg, $51.2 billion

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American programmer, Internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is the chairman, chief executive officer, and co-founder of the social networking website Facebook. He launched Facebook from Harvard’s dormitory rooms together with his college roommates and fellow Harvard University students and rest became history.
Age: 32 years
Source: Facebook
Citizenship: United States
Education: Drop Out, Harvard University

9. Larry Ellison, $44 billion

Larry Ellison

Lawrence Joseph “Larry” Ellison is an American businessman who is the founder of Oracle Corporation and was CEO from its founding until September 2014. He currently serves as executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle. In addition to his work at Oracle, Ellison has had success in yachting, through Oracle Team USA.
Age: 71
Source: Oracle
Citizenship: United States
Education: Drop Out, University of Chicago; Drop Out, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

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