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|Bill Gate| World richest man of 2016 and Nine other billionaires

Top 10 world richest people

Richest people who have added value to the world with their business ventures and how they have done pretty well this year, we give you the estimated money they have made in (billion of dollars). By reading this article i hope you are inspired and maybe you could be the next Bill gate or mark of facebook.

Bill Gates

Net Worth
(USD) - $75.0 billion
Age - 60
Source(s) of Wealth - Microsoft
Nationality - American
Title - Technology Advisor of Microsoft
Co-Chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
CEO of Cascade Investment & Chairman of Corbis
Board member of Microsoft & Berkshire Hathaway
Spouse Melinda Gates (m. 1994) &Children 3

William Henry "Bill" Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, entrepreneur, philanthropist, investor, and programmer. In 1975, Gates and Paul Allen co-founded Microsoft, which became the world's largest PC software company. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, CEO and chief software architect, and was the largest individual shareholder until May 2014.
Gates was included in the Forbes list of the world's wealthiest peopleand was the wealthiest from 1995 to 2007, again in 2009, and has been since 2014. Between 2009 and 2014, his wealth doubled from US$40 billion to more than US$82 billion. Between 2013 and 2014, his wealth increased by US$15 billion.[10] Gates is currently the wealthiest person in the world with a net Gates is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the personal computer revolution. Gates has been criticized for his business tactics, which have been considered anti-competitive, an opinion that has in some cases been upheld by numerous court rulings.[12][13] Later in his career Gates pursued a number of philanthropic endeavors, donating large amounts of money to various charitable organizations and scientific research programs through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, established in 2000.worth of US$76.4 billion.

Amancio Ortega

Net Worth - $67.0 billion
Source(s) of Wealth - chairman of the Inditex fashion group
Nationality - Spanish

Amancio Ortega Gaona (Spanish pronunciation born 28 March 1936) is a Spanish business magnate. He is the founder and chairman of the Inditex fashion group, best known for its chain of Zara clothing and accessories retail shops. He is currently the second richest man in the world with a total net worth of about $67 billion.He resides with his second wife in an apartment building in Galicia, Spain.

Warren Buffett

Net Worth - $60.8 billion
Age - 85
Source(s) of Wealth - Chairman & CEO of Berkshire Hathaway
Salary - US$100,000
Nationality - American

Warren Edward Buffett born August 30, 1930 is an American business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He is the most successful investor in the world. Buffett is the chairman, CEO and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway and is consistently ranked among the world's wealthiest people. He was ranked as the world's wealthiest person in 2008and as the third wealthiest in 2015.In 2012 Time named Buffett one of the world's most influential people.
Buffett is often referred to as the "Wizard of Omaha" or "Oracle of Omaha or the "Sage of Omaha and is noted for his adherence to value investing and for his personal frugality despite his immense wealth. Buffett is a notable philanthrwas diagnosed opist, having pledged to give away 99 percent of his fortune to philanthropic causes, primarily via the Gates Foundation. On April 11, 2012, he with prostate cancer for which he successfully completed treatment in September 2012.

Carlos Slim

Net Worth - $50.0 billion
- 76
Source(s) of Wealth - Chairman & CEO of Telmex, América Móvil, Samsung Mexico and Grupo Carso.
Nationality - Mexico

Carlos Slim Helú (Spanish pronunciation: born January 28, 1940) is a Lebanese Mexican business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. From 2010 to 2013, Slim was ranked as the richest person in the world. Known as the "Warren Buffett of Mexico"he derived his fortune from his extensive holdings in a considerable number of Mexican companies through his conglomerate, Grupo Carso. As of 4 July 2016 he was #4 on Forbes list of billionaires, with net worth estimated at US$52.2 billion.
Slim is the chairman and chief executive of telecommunications companies Telmex and América Móvil, Latin America's largest mobile-phone carrier, which accounted for around $49 billion of Slim's wealth by the end of 2010.

Jeff Bezos

Net Worth - $45.2 billion
Age - 52
Source(s) of Wealth - Founder, Chairman & CEO of
Salary - $80,000
Nationality - American

Jeffrey Preston "Jeff" Bezos born January 12, 1964) is an American technology entrepreneur and investor. He has played a role in the growth of e-commerce as the founder and CEO of, an online merchant of books and later of a wide variety of products and services, most recently video streaming. became the largest retailer on the World Wide Web and a model for Internet sales.
Bezos' other business interests include aerospace and newspapers. He is the founder and owner of the privately-funded aerospace developer and manufacturer Blue Origin, founded in 2000, with test flights to space beginning in 2015, and plans for commercial suborbital human spaceflight beginning in 2018. In 2013, Bezos purchased The Washington Post newspaper. A number of other business investments are managed through Bezos Expeditions.
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Mark Zuckerberg

Net Worth - $44.6 billion
Age - 31
Source(s) of Wealth - Co-Founder of Facebook
Salary - One-dollar salary
Nationality - American

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (born May 14, 1984) is an American programmer, Internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is the chairman, chief executive, and co-founder of the social networking website Facebook.His net worth is estimated to be US$51.2 billion, as of June 2016, ranking him as the 6th richest person in the world.
Together with his college roommates and fellow Harvard University students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes, he launched Facebook from Harvard's dormitory rooms. The group then introduced Facebook to other campuses. Facebook expanded rapidly, with one billion users by 2012. Zuckerberg was involved in various legal disputes that were initiated by others in the group, who claimed a share of the company based upon their involvement during the development phase of Facebook.

In December 2012, Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan announced they would give the majority of their wealth over the course of their lives to "advancing human potential and promoting equality" in the spirit of The Giving Pledge. On December 1, 2015, they announced they would give 99% of their Facebook shares (worth about $45 billion at the time) to the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.

Larry Ellison

Net Worth - $43.6 billion
Age - 71
Source(s) of Wealth - Executive Chairman and CTO of Oracle Corporation[1]
Salary - US$63.6 million (2015)
Nationality - American

Lawrence Joseph "Larry" Ellison (born August 17, 1944) is an American businessman who is co-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 2014, he was listed by Forbes magazine as the third-wealthiest person in America and as the fifth-wealthiest person in the world, with a fortune of US$56.2 billion.
Ellison was born in New York City but grew up in Chicago. He studied at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champagne and the University of Chicago without graduating before moving to California in 1966. While working at Ampex in the early 1970s, he became influenced by Edgar F. Codd's research on relational database design, which led in 1977 to the formation of what became Oracle. Oracle became a successful database vendor to mid- and low-range systems, competing with Sybase and Microsoft SQL Server, which led to Ellison being listed by Forbes as one of the richest men in the world.
Ellison has donated up to 1% of his wealth to charity and has signed The Giving Pledge. In addition to his work at Oracle, Ellison has had success in yachting, through Oracle Team USA. He is a licensed aircraft pilot who owns two military jets.

Michael Bloomberg

Net Worth - $40.0 billion
- 74
Source(s) of Wealth - 1st & 4th CEO of Bloomberg L.P.
Incumbent & Assumed office 2014
Nationality - American

Michael Rubens Bloomberg (born February 14, 1942) is an American business magnate, politician, and philanthropist. With a net worth of $44.3 billion, Bloomberg is the 6th richest person in the United States and the 8th richest in the world.
Bloomberg is the founder, CEO, and owner of Bloomberg L.P. the global financial data and media company that bears his name, and is notable for its Bloomberg Terminal, which is widely used by investment professionals around the world. Bloomberg began his career at the securities brokerage Salomon Brothers, before forming his own company in 1981 and spending the next twenty years as its Chairman and CEO. Bloomberg also served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees at his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University, from 1996 to 2002.
Bloomberg served as the 108th Mayor of New York City, holding office for three consecutive terms, beginning with his first election in 2001. A Democrat before seeking elective office, Bloomberg switched his party registration in 2001 to run for Mayor as a Republican. Bloomberg defeated opponent Mark Green in a close election held just weeks after the September 11 terrorist attacks. Bloomberg won a second term in 2005, and left the Republican Party two years later. Bloomberg campaigned to change the city's term limits law, and was elected to his third term in 2009 as an Independent candidate on the Republican ballot line.

Charles Koch

Net Worth - $39.6 billion
Age - 80
Source(s) of Wealth -Chairman and CEO of Koch Industries
Nationality - American

Charles de Ganahl Koch born November 1, 1935) is an American businessman, political donor and philanthropist. He is co-owner, chairman of the board, and chief executive officer of Koch Industries, while his brother David H. Koch serves as Executive Vice President. Charles and David each own 42% of the conglomerate. The brothers inherited the business from their father, Fred C. Koch, then expanded the business. Originally involved exclusively in oil refining and chemicals, Koch Industries now includes process and pollution control equipment and technologies; polymers and fibers; minerals; fertilizers; commodity trading and services; forest and consumer products; and ranching. The businesses produce a wide variety of well-known brands, such as Stainmaster carpet, the Lycra brand of spandex fiber, Quilted Northern tissue and Dixie Cup.
Koch Industries is the second-largest privately held company by revenue in the United States according to a 2010 Forbes survey In February 2014, Koch was ranked 9th richest person in the world by Hurun Report with an estimated net worth of $36 billion. Previously, in October 2012 he was ranked the 6th richest person in the world with an estimated net worth of $34 billion—according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index—and was ranked 18th on Forbes World's Billionaires list of 2011 (and 4th on the Forbes 400), with an estimated net worth of $25 billion, deriving from his 42% stake in Koch Industries. Koch has published two books detailing his business philosophy, The Science of Successand Good Profit.

David Koch

Net Worth - $39.6 billion
Age - 75
Source(s) of Wealth -Chairman and CEO of Koch Industries
Nationality - American
David Hamilton Koch (born May 3, 1940) is an American businessman, philanthropist, political activist, and chemical engineer. He joined the family business Koch Industries, a conglomerate that is the second-largest privately held company in the United States, in 1970. He became president of the subsidiary Koch Engineering in 1979, and became a co-owner of Koch Industries, with older brother Charles, in 1983.
He is now an executive vice president. Koch is an influential libertarian. He was the 1980 candidate for Vice President of the United States from the United States Libertarian Party and helped finance the campaign. He founded Citizens for a Sound Economy. He and his brother Charles have donated to political advocacy groups and to political campaigns, almost entirely Republican.
Condé Nast Portfolio described him as "one of the most generous but low-key philanthropists in America". Koch has contributed to several charities including Lincoln Center, Sloan Kettering, New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the Dinosaur Wing at the American Museum of Natural History. The New York State Theater at Lincoln Center, home of the New York City Ballet was renamed the David H. Koch Theater in 2008 following a gift of 100 million dollars for the renovation of the theater. Koch is the fourth richest person in America as of 2012, and the wealthiest resident of New York City as of 2013. He is the ninth-wealthiest person in the world, as of 2014.He is a survivor of the USAir Flight 1493 crash in 1991.

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