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Top 10 Richest People in the World

The world has a lot of people with a number of them dedicated to their business. It is through this dedication that these people earn wealth. The list of top 10 riches people in the world is made up of individuals who have worked for the title. These are the people who don’t have the word “quit” in their vocabulary. Let’s have a look in them and how much they are worth to become the top 10 richest people in the world.

10.Liliane Bettencourt

10.Liliane Bettencourt

Lillian henry et Charlotte schuller is a French business woman and
philanthropist . She is also on the principal shareholders Gloria and happens to be the second wealthiest woman in the world. She falls in this list due to the fact that she is estimated to be worth $39.7 billion.

She was born in Paris France and founded florio, one of the world’s largest cosmetic and beauty companies. When her father died, she took over the L’Oreal fortune and has made it a global brand.

9.Jim Walton

9.Jim Walton

Jim Walton was born in 1948 and was the youngest son of Sam Walton. He is the founder of Walmart, the world’s largest retail. With a net worth of $40.6 billion, Jim Walton becomes one of the richest people alive.
In 1975, Jim Walton moved to the family-owned Walton enterprises as president. Through his hard work, Jim has been able to make Walmart a global brand. His sister Alice Walton is the 11th riches person in the world.

8.David Koch

FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013 file photo, Americans for Prosperity Foundation Chairman David Koch speaks in Orlando, Fla. Democratic Senate candidates are gambling they can turn voters against two obscure billionaire brothers who are funding attacks on them and the president‚??s health care law. Democrats are denouncing Charles and David Koch two of world‚??s richest people. The pair‚??s political network is spending millions on TV ads hitting Democrats in North Carolina and several other states. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says the Kochs are paying huge sums to try to ‚??buy‚?ù elections and advance a self-serving agenda of low taxes and less regulation. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

David Koch is one of America’s richest man the world has ever known. He is a businessman, philanthropists, 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.

His current net worth is estimated to be $42.9 billion. He founded the company’s New York office and in 1979 he became the president of his own division. He now owns 42 percent of Koch Industries, as does his brother Charles.

7.Charles Koch

7.Charles Koch

With a net worth of $42.9 million, Charles Koch is one of the richest people in the world. He also happens to be the owner chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Koch industry.

According to a 2010 Forbes survey, Koch Industries is the second-largest privately held company by revenue in the United States. He is not only wealthy but also supports a number of free market-oriented educational organizations. The Koch family has also been behind different foundations like artistic projects and creative artists. He is a classical liberal and has formerly been identified as a libertarian.

6.Christy Walton

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 16: Producer Christy Walton attends the 28th Annual Imagen Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 16, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

With her wealth valued at $43.7 billion, Christy Walton becomes the richest woman in the whole world. Apart from the family wealth, she inherited her husband’s fortune of US$18.2 billion following his death.
She has been the world’s richest woman for 7 years in a raw with a larger portion of her wealth coming from Walmart. She owns over 50% of the company and also regarded as one of the most influential woman in America.

5.Larry Ellison

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison delivers a keynote at the Moscone Center in San Francisco during the Oracle OpenWorld 2011 on October 5, 2011 in California. AFP PHOTO / Kimihiro HOSHINO (Photo credit should read KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

He is a hardworking and a wealthy programmer and internet entrepreneur. He is the 5th richest person on the planet. He is the executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle Corporation. His net worth is estimated to be $54.3 billion which earns him a spot in this list.

Larry Ellison was born in New York City but grew up in Chicago. His company became a successful database vendor to mid- and low-range systems. His main competitors are Sybase and Microsoft SQL Serve.

4.Amancio Ortega

4.Amancio Ortega

The 4th place in this list of the world’s richest people is taken by Amancio Ortega, fashion executive Spanish chap and founding chairman of the Inditex fashion group. His company is best known for its chain of Zara clothing and accessories retail shops.

According to Forbes, he has a net worth of $64.5 billion making him an influential figure in the world. Something interesting about him is that he doesn’t like ties and prefers a simple uniform and a blazer. He is a simple businessman who works hard to grow his wealth.

3.Carlos Slim Helu

3.Carlos Slim Helu & family

He is known as the best Mexican business magnate, investor, and philanthropist who has ever lived. He is the owner of Telmex and América Móvil. He derived his fortune from his extensive holdings in a considerable number of Mexican companies through his onglomerate, Grupo Carso. He is the world ‘s 3rd richen person.

His net worth is of $77.1 billion. it is also important to understand that Slim is influential in every sector of the Mexican economy and accounts for 40% of the listings on the Mexican Stock Exchange. He is looked up to by the entire nation.

2.Warren Buffett

2.Warren Buffett

He is not only rich but also happens to be an investor and philanthropist. This business magnet is the 2nd wealthiest person in the whole world. You can call him the most successful investor of the 20th century. He is often referred to as the “Wizard of Omaha” or “Oracle of Omaha.

His wealth is estimated to value at $78.7 billion. He is active in contributing to political causes. his partnerships made him the rich man he is. He is the chairman, CEO and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway.

1.Bill Gates

1.Bill Gates

Now to our number one richest person in the whole world. Bill Gates has a net worth of $81.2 billion and fluctuates top around $82 billion. He is also referred to as an American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, and computer programmer.

Together with Paul Allen, they co-founded Microsoft, which became the world’s largest PC software company. Although critics have criticized him for his business tactics, which have been considered anti-competitive, he is still making it big every day.

That said, you now have the riches people in the world and how much they are worth. Each and every person in this list worked for the top spot and even though they have everything someone would wish for, they still work. When you research on each and every wealthy person in this list, you will notice that they all have a story of success to tell.

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