When it comes to know about who is leading the world in terms of money and richness, a few names can be seen in the list that you have hardly heard before. Penned down are the top 25 richest people in the world with their net income and sources of their business:
1. Bill Gates:
The net worth of this great business magnate is 78.2 billion dollars in the record on July 2015. Currently the richest tycoon in the world. He is from the United States and the CEO of the renowned organization named as Microsoft. He can be called as a programmer, author, investor and the great philanthropist.
2. Amancio Ortega:
A great business man having a net worth equivalent to 70.7 billion dollars as according to July 2015 chart. This tycoon is owning a wide properties in different countries like Lisbon, London, Florida and in his own country Spain. He is the owner of soccer league. He got 5000 stores in 77 different countries.
3. Carlos Slim:
A great investor, business magnate and philanthropist from Mexico has an estimated net worth of about 70.5 billion dollars. He also got a record as the world wealthiest man from 2010 through 2013. He was born on 28th January 1940 in Mexico. He is the chairman of different Telecommunication industries.
4. Vladimir Putin:
Having a respectable position of the President of Russia is on the Top 5 richest people list and having a net worth of 70 billion dollars. In the past time, he was the chairman of the political party of his country. Under his administration, the country got a series of success.
5. Warren Buffett:
He is also a great American investor, philanthropist and magnificent business tycoon having a net worth of about 65.1 billion dollars. The holy art that he starts with Bill Gates “Giving Pledge” having an aim to donate his 99% of the total worth to the charity. He was the third richest man as per companies worth. He is living in his 6000 sq foot bungalow which was bought in 1958 for 32000$.
6. The Mars Family:
The World Largest Confectionary Company, Mars, which was started in 1911 when for the first time a cook named as Frank Mars began to make chocolates in his Kitchen. Now the turnover of this company is about 29 billion dollars per year. The total estimated net worth of this Mars family is about 60 billion dollars.
7. Larry Ellison:
Ellison is considered to be the highest paid executive in the United State. He is known to be a Software mogul, having a record of making 960 million dollars in previous 5 years. He is also in the top list as a landowner in the US. The estimated net worth is 50.6 billion dollars.
8. Jeff Bezos:
The Founder and CEO of the great organization Amazon.com named as Jeff Bezos, a great business magnate and having a net worth of about 41.9 billion dollars. As per history of the life cycle, he was known to the great man who is good in deviating the path. Like, he did Bachelors in Electrical Engineer and his mechanical aptitude was too strong that he converted his parents’ garage into a science lab.
9. Charles Koch:
Charles Koch is the Co-owner of the great private company known as Koch Industries has a net worth of about 42 billion dollars. He is working with his brother and running the industries in the remarkable direction as after the death of their father. This Industry is said to be 2nd largest held by its revenue, which is estimated to be more than 100 billion dollars in sales.
10. David Koch:
A great philanthropist, chemical engineer, political leader and a renowned business tycoon named as David Koch, who is the elder brother of Charles Koch sharing the business of their father. The net worth of this business magnate is about 41.8 billion dollars. He was the 2nd richest resident in 2010 from New York.
11. Mark Zuckerburg:
The Internet Entrepreneur and the great Computer programmer, has an estimated net worth of about 40 billion dollars as per July 2015 calculations. He is the founder and owner of Facebook, Watsapp.
12. Bernard Arnault:
He is the CEO of French conglomerate names as LVMH and one the richest businessman of Franch, having a net worth of about 39.2 billion dollars. He was the 4th richest person in the world of Europe.
13. Michael Bloomberg:
The greatest businessman, a philanthropist and great politician who is the 11th richest person of the America and having a total worth of about 38 billion dollars. He was the founder of Innovative marketing system which was called as Bloomberg LP in 1981.
14. Christy Walton:
Currently, the richest woman of the United State is Christy Walton, who is the Widow of the greatest business tycoon John Walton. Her total net worth is 37 billion dollars.
15. Larry Page:
Page is the greatest Internet entrepreneur and computer scientist, having a net worth of about 31 billion dollars as per record of July 2015, He is the co-founder and currently the Chief Executive officer of Google. The Company is known to be the best search engine and it is ruling in the world.
16. Bhumibol Adulyadej:
He is the King of Thailand, having a net worth of 30 billion dollars who has a reigned for more than 65 years, which is the longest reigning time span in the current time. He was the founder of multiple of Universities.
17. Shelton Adelson:
He is the greatest American casino magnate, having a net worth of about more than 30 billion dollars as per recent records. He is the 8th wealthiest man in America and known to be the 17th wealthiest tycoon in the world. He is the Chairman of the great Las Vegas Corporation of Sands. He owned a series of Hotels in his country.
18. Al-Waleed Bin Talal:
He is known as PRINCE Al-Waheed Bin Talal belongs to the royal family of Saudi Arabia and a renowned investor, having a net worth of about 28 billion dollars. By profession, he is an Electrical Engineer.
19. John Mars:
Another business tycoon from the Mars Family, the son of Forrest Mars or you can say the grandson of Frank Mars. This family has a legendary type of history as discussed above from the kitchen to the Mars industries. The net worth worth of this tycoon is 27 billion dollars.
20. George Paulo Lemann:
The great Brazilian Banker who is considered to the wealthiest banker in the list of 2010 through 2014. The net worth of this magnate is 26 billion dollars.
21. Lee Shau Kee:
The real estate business tycoon from Honkong named as Lee-Shau-Kee, the director of Henderson Land Development Company Limited. The Net worth of this magnate is 26 billion dollars.
22. Len Blavatnik:
The great investor who is known with his investments in South America, Russia, Spain, Europe and North America. He is the founder of Access Industries and the total estimated worth is 24 billion dollars.
23. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah:
Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, the head of Brunei, having an estimated net worth of 22 billion dollars. He is known to the richest man from Asia Continent.
24. Laurene Powell Jobs:
She is the widow of world’s renowned tycoon Steve Jobs who was the founder and CEO of Apple. She inherited the amount of his wealth just after the death and now the net worth is 22 billion dollars.
25. Maria Franca Fissolo:
She is the widow of a former Italian businessman or famous entrepreneur Michele Ferrero. She is the 2nd richest woman in the world right now having a net worth of more than 25 billion dollars.