Published On: Fri, Mar 11th, 2011

Forbes 2011 – Top 20 Richest People in the World

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Carlos Slim from Mexico is the world’s richest man based on the study of Forbes. The previous richest man grabs the 2nd place. However, the gap is quite large.

 

Top 20 Richest Man in the World

1. Carlos Slim (Mexico) – $74 billion, telecommunications

2. Bill Gates (USA) – $56 billion, Microsoft

3. Warren Buffett (USA) – $50 billion, Berkshire Hathaway

4. Bernard Arnault (France) – $41 billion, LVMH

5. Larry Ellison (USA) – $39.5 billion, Oracle Corp

6. Lakshmi Mittal (India) – $31.1 billion, steel

7. Armancio Ortega (Spain) – $31 billion, retail

8. Eike Batista (Brazil) – $30 billion, mining, oil

9. Mukesh Ambani (India) – $27 billion, petrochemicals, oil and gas

10. Christy Walton (USA) – $26.5 billion, Wal-Mart

11. Li Ka-Shing (China) – $26 billion

12. Karl Albrecht (Germany) – $25.5 billion

13. Stefan Persson (Sweden) – $24.5 billion

14. Vladmir Lisin (Russia) – $24 billion

15. Lilian Bettencourt (France) – $23.5 billion

16. Sheldon Adelson (United States) – $23.3 billion

17. David Thomson (Canada) – $23 billion

18. Charles Koch (United States) – $22 billion

19. David Koch (United States) – $22 billion

20. Jim Walton (United States) – $21.3 billion

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Forbes 2011 – Top 20 Richest People in the World