Top Richest People in the World of 2017

Bill Gates has been ranked as the richest man in the world by Forbes Annual World’s Billionaire list for the third time with a net worth of 81.1 billion USD. This is the third time that the founder of Microsoft has been declared to top the world’s billionaire list and the seventeenth time to top the list of the world’s richest men.

Here is the newest ranking of the richest people all around the world:

  • Top 5: Carlos Slim Helu

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Carlos Slim Helu is the chairman and chief executive of telecommunications companies Telmex and America Movil. He has been ranked as the richest man in the world from 2010 to 2013, once was the second richest person on Forbes list of billionaires with 77 billion US dollars’ net worth on November 2015.

Net Worth: $51.6 billion USD

Nationality: Mexico

Age: 76

Source of Wealth: Telmex, Grupo Carso

  • Top 4: Jeff Bezos

Amazon chief Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos is more well-known as the founder and CEO of Amazon.com than an American technology entrepreneur and investor. He has played the role of one of the major growing forces of e-commerce.

Net Worth: $59.8 billion USD

Nationality: United States

Age: 52

Source of Wealth: Amazon.com

  • Top 3: Warren Buffett

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Warren Buffett is the most successful investor in the world, he is the chairman, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He was ranked as the richest person in 2008 and the third richest person in 2015.

Net Worth: $60.8 billion USD

Nationality: United States

Age: 85

Source of Wealth: Berkshire Hathaway

  • Top 2: Amancio Ortega

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Amancio Ortega is a Spanish fashion businessman, the founder of Inditex fashion group, you’d probably heard about its chain of Zara clothing and accessories. He is the second richest person all around the world in 2017 with the net worth at $72.3 billion US dollars.

Net Worth: $72.3 billion USD

Nationality: Spanish

Age: 79

Source of Wealth: Inditex

  • Top 1: Bill Gates

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Bill Gates, the Co-founder, chairman and CEO of Microsoft, an American business magnate, entrepreneur. He has been ranked in the list of the wealthiest person in the world for 17 times and the richest man worldwide for three years in a row.

Net Worth: $81.1 billion USD

Nationality: United States

Age: 60

Source of Wealth: Microsoft

 

One Comment

  1. How impressive!!!! their names are now written in the life book and Abraham’s bossom is expecting their arrival..May be they are sooo impressive that God is sending lazarus down the pitt to give his place to one of them..

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