Richest People in The World to Know

The world has gone to a very prosperous age with the advancement of Technology, especially the computer. This is undeniable that Microsoft company has played huge role in the computer software development. Because it is such a terrific solution to the workplace, it has become an enormous business opportunity that makes Bill Gate the richest person in the world. And, that is not surprising. Everyone would have known that. But, have you wonder who comes second? Let’s explore the list of the top 10 richest people in the world down here.

1. Bill Gates

Bill Gates

Being the founder and now a chairman of Microsoft, the world, in every corner, has appreciated Bill Gates for his advancement and innovation to invent the software. This is incredibly a demand for the workplace around the world. That is why Microsoft has made a huge amount of money selling its licence software products to the world. This makes Bill Gates the richest according to his accumulated wealth of over $ 78 billion.

2. Carlos Slim Helu

Carlos Slim Helu

Coming second is Mr. Carlos SLim Helu. He is the Mexican businessman who has owned about 45%  share of a public trading company in Mexico. That alone is a huge amount of asset. In addition, he is also owning the Grupo Carso Industrial and a retail company. Totally, he is estimated to have had a wealth of $ 62 billion.

3. Warren Buffet

warren buffet

Another one of the richest people is Warren Buffet. He is an interesting figure who have been named very often by the media and social network. He is such a great philosophical businessman which his words have been shared as an advice by millions of people. His wealth is said to be $ 58 billion. The major source of this wealth is from his textile company. He is also seen to be a very generous businessman. He has donated a lot of his money for the charity cause.

4. Amancio Ortega

Amancio Ortega

Comparing to the rest in the world, Amacio Ortega is the 4th richest person. However, with his net worth of $ 55 billion, he is the richest person in Spain. He has had incredible success with his Inditex, the clothing retail company in Spain. He owns about 59% of the world share of the company.

5. Ingvar Kamprad

Ingvar Kamprad

At at the age of 87 years, Ingva Kamprad is a Sweden businessman and founder of IKEA. IKEA is internationally very famous for its furniture products. With the company success, his net worth have risen to about $ 49 billion. That makes him the 5th in our list of the richest people in the world. As his IKEA is improving so quick, his wealth is expected to have gained more soon.

6. Charles Koch

Charles Koch

 Charles Koch is a brother with David Koch. They are the founder of Koch industry. And, throughout their years in the business career, it has been a huge success. Specifically for Charles Koch, he is said to have owned over $45 billion as his wealth. Currently, he owns 42% share of this company. Besides, he has been a very popular and generous businessman in the United States. Many US people have appreciated him greatly for his donation to the charity.

7. David Koch

David Koch

With the accumulated wealth of about $44 billion, David Koch is next to his brother in the list of the richest people here. He and his brother simply have struggled and get across with countless tough times and difficult till they could find such a incredible success for their Koch industry as what it looks like these days. He is also very kind-hearten person. He is seen to have dedicated his life so much for the charity purpose.

8. Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison

I bet you must have know Oracle. That is a very successful company computer software and hardware technology, and the guy behind its founding is Larry Ellison. Currently at the age of 69, he is still playing the CEO role in this company. So far with his success, financially, he has collected over $39 billion. That made him the 8th richest person.

9. Christy Walton

Christy Walton

Our 9th candidate in the list of the richest people in the world is Christy Walton. She is often called the Wall-Mart Window. She has had 12% of the share in this huge retail company. That is equivalent to $35 billion in wealth she owns. So far, she is the only lady who could manage to appear in our list in this article.

10. Jim Walton

 Being a brother-in-law to Christy Walton, Jim Walton is also among the richest list. He is reported to also have some share in the Wall-Mart. Additionally, he is also a CEO and Chairman of Arvest Bank Group and Benton Country Daily. However, totally, he is said to have owned a wealth of about $34.3 billion.

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