Forbes.Com announced the richest man in world and this time it is not Bill Gates. But it is Carlos Slim Helu who is into Telecom industry. Carlos lives in Mexico and he had the third richest man’s place last year. Having shown a Net worth of $ 53.5 Billion, Carlos has increased $18.5 Billion in a year. Carlos swooped on the privatization of Mexico’s national telephone service during the last decade and now has achieved the world’s first richest man.
Following Carlos, in the second position is Bill Gates with the Nett worth of $53 Billion. As Bill Gates requires no great introduction, lets move on to the next place. The third place is occupied by Warren Buffett followed by Mukesh Ambani and Lakshmi Mittal in fourth and fifth places respectively.
The top 20 names of world’s richest people, their occupation and the Nett worth that they hold are
|S.No||Name||Nett Worth (in $ Billion)||Source of Income|
|1||Carlos Slim Helu||53.5||Telecom|
|4||Mukesh Ambani||29||Petrochemical, Oil and Gas|
|7||Bernard Arnault||27.5||Luxury Goods|
|8||Eike Batista||27||Mining, Oil|
|9||Amancio Ortega||25||Fashion, Retail|
|11||Ingvar Kamprad and Family||23||IKEA|
|12||Christy Walton and Family||22.5||Wal-Mart|
|13||Stefan Persson||22.4||H & M|
|15||Jim C. Walton||20.7||Wal-Mart|
|18||S. Robson Walton||19.8||Wal-Mart|
|19||Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Alsaud||19.4||Diversified|
|20||David Thomson and Family||19||Thomson Reuters|