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Tuesday, Jul 5, 2022, 2:43 pm


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1.Joao Roberto Marinho Net Worth

This Brazilian media mogul is worth $8.7 billion and he part owns Rede Globo along with his brothers. This is the biggest media group in Latin America hence his wealth being measured in billions rather than anything else. Their company has been performing well over the last 12 months, so he may very well be worth $10 billion soon. Wikipedia




2.Iskandar Makhmudov Net Worth

This rather elusive Russian businessman is worth an estimated $8.7 billion thanks to being involved in the mining and metals industry. He does tend to keep a rather low profile and there are few photographs of him around as he focuses more on just making money, and lots of it.



3.Hasso Plattner Net Worth

This German businessman is worth $8.9 billion and it is thanks to him being involved in the software industry. His company is called SAP and his fortune has shot up by $1.7 billion thanks to the price of shares in his company increasing over the last 12 months.





4.Klaus Michael Kuhne Net Worth

This German shipping magnate is worth $9 billion and he is the head of a company that was first started by his grandfather decades ago. Now, he owns 53% of a company that has a massive turnover and even though he lets other people run the company on a daily basis he is still heavily involved.



5.Marcel Herrmann Telles Net Worth

This Brazilian businessman has made his fortune from the beer industry and he is now worth an estimated $9.1 billion. His wealth comes from having shares in the biggest beer company in the world and with that company performing well in the last year it is easy to see why his wealth has increased over the last 12 months.





6.Dmitry Rybolovlev Net Worth

This Russian businessman has made a personal fortune of $9.1 billion thanks to being involved in the fertilizer business. He has quickly cornered a sizable chunk of the market and has seen his wealth steadily increase over the last few years making him one of the richest men in Russia.



7.Antonia Johnson Net Worth

Antonia is worth $9.2 billion and is the head of a huge trading company that she inherited from her father. This company is involved in telecoms, food, energy, industry, and real estate and it has a massive turnover every single year leading to her being such a wealthy woman.




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8.Steve Cohen Net Worth

With a personal fortune of $9.3 billion, Steve is not exactly poor. He has built up his fortune due to being involved in the hedge funds business as he owns SAC Capital Advisors, which is a massive company that is worth a lot of money. He has had a few problems in recent years, but thanks to clever investments his wealth will be pretty secure.



9.Dilip Shanghvi Net Worth

This Indian businessman has made a fortune of $9.4 billion thanks to being involved in the pharmaceuticals industry. He actually owns a large share of Sun Pharmaceuticals Industry and even if you have never heard of them you just need to know that they are massive leading to him having such a fabulous personal wealth.



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10.Michael Kadoorie Net Worth

Michael has a personal fortune of $9.5 billion thanks to being involved in a number of different industries. However, he does focus on the hotel industry especially in Asia where he has seen real growth in recent years leading to him becoming such a wealth guy.



11.Horst Paulmann Net Worth

This businessman from Chile is worth an estimated $9.7 billion and it is entirely due to his involvement in the retail industry. He owns the majority share of a company that owns supermarkets, department stores, malls, banks, and even a travel agency, so he is a very busy guy and deserves the money that he has built up as his personal fortune.





12.Tsai Eng Meng Net Worth

This businessman is based in Taiwan and he is worth an estimated $9.8 billion, He has built up this wealth thanks to being in the food industry as he is the leading player in the Chinese snack food industry. You can now really understand how he has managed to get so rich in his career as that industry on its own is massive.



13.Richard Kinder Net Worth

Richard is worth an estimated $9.8 billion and he has built up this fortune due to being involved in the pipelines industry. His company has over 82,000 miles of pipelines for natural gas as well as 180 terminals and his wealth grew by almost $1 billion last year due to a busy year for his company.



14.Ricardo Salinas Pliego Net Worth

This Mexican billionaire is worth $9.9 billion and it is all due to his involvement in both the retail and media industries. However, he was a lot richer last year, but lost a staggering $7.5 billion thanks to shares in his companies dropping for a whole host of reasons.



15.George Kaiser Net Worth

George is worth an estimated $10 billion and this is thanks to him being involved in oil, gas, and banking. He also has a share in a number of other businesses, including the stock exchange in Mumbai, but he is also known for his foundation that has given away a serious amount of money to deserving causes.



16.Philip Anschutz Net Worth

Philip is worth an estimated $10 billion and he built this fortune due to being involved in oil, telecome, and even railroads. He also now has a property empire that focuses on entertainment venues such as the O2 in London and the Staples Center in Los Angeles, so this alone is worth a lot of money.



17.Ng Robert Net Worth

This Singapore businessman is worth an estimated $10.1 billion and it is thanks to his involvement in the real estate industry. He owns over 700 hotels across Asia as well as malls and other properties and when you have such an impressive portfolio it is easy to see how he is worth so much money.



18.Roman Abramovich Net Worth

Roman initially made his money from steel, but has also built up his wealth thanks to investments in a number of industries that have led to him becoming a billionaire worth $10.2 billion. He is also the owner of Chelsea FC and is quite a quiet guy although clearly a very good businessman at the same time.



19.Petr Kellner Net Worth

This billionaire from the Czech Republic is worth an estimated $10.4 billion and that is entirely thanks to his involvement in the banking industry as well as insurance. He actually started off selling office supplies before getting into investments and that, in turn got him into insurance and led to his current wealth.



20.David & Simon Reuben Net Worth

These brothers are worth an estimated $10.5 billion thanks to being involved in investments as well as real estate. They actually made a lot of money from also trading metals as well as buying up real estate and even importing carpets into the UK. All of this has ultimately resulted in them becoming very wealthy indeed.



21.Pallonji Mistry Net Worth

He is based in Ireland and is worth an estimated $10.5 billion thanks to his involvement in the construction industry. His family is the biggest shareholder in the Indian company Tata and indeed it is this that has led to him being such a wealthy man and the richest living in Ireland at this moment in time.



22.German Khan Net Worth

This Russian tycoon has a personal fortune valued at $10.5 billion and it is all thanks to his involvement in the oil, banking, and telecom industry. He is the part owner of the biggest financial group in Russia along with other billionaires, so with some clever investments you can expect his wealth to increase even further.



23.Johanna Quandt Net Worth

Johanna is worth $10.6 billion and she is the third billionaire thanks to their involvement in BMW. She has been involved in the industry for a number of years and indeed she will only continue to get richer as more people buy a BMW and see them as being one of the best cars out there.



24.Charles Ergen Net Worth

Charles is worth an estimated $10.6 billion and that is all due to his involvement in EchoStar and Dish Network. In other words, he has made money out of the satellite dish business and indeed he has been involved in it since its earliest days, and that is how he is now one of the major players in the industry.



25.Eike Batista Net Worth

This Brazilian is worth $10.6 billion and it is due to his involvement in both mining and oil. At one stage he was the richest man in Brazil, but he has had a bad year as his investments were not performing as well as he hoped, which led to a huge part of his wealth being wiped out in a single year.



26.Laurene Powell Jobs Net Worth

As you may have guessed from the last name, she has made her money from Apple as well as having a share in Disney and is worth $10.7 billion. She did of course inherit it from her late husband Steve Jobs, but it does mean that she is one of the richest women anywhere in the world.



27.Lui Che Woo Net Worth

This Hong Kong based businessman has made a fortune valued at $10.7 billion thanks to the gaming industry. He is a major player in Macau and indeed his fortune almost doubled in the last year thanks to how well his companies were doing and it would not be a surprise if the same thing happened next year as well.



28.Jack Taylor Net Worth

Jack Taylor is worth $11 billion and it is purely down to his involvement in owning the Enterprise hire car business. This will immediately allow you to see how he has made his money and why he is so rich as his company is massive and has a presence in most of the countries around the world.



29.Hans Rausing Net Worth

Hans Rausing has a fortune valued at $11 billion and this Swedish businessman has built up that fortune due to his involvement in the packaging industry. He is not as heavily involved in the business now, but then he is almost 90, so he deserves to slow down a bit.



30.Charlene de Carvalho Heineken Net Worth

Just the last name alone should tell you everything that you need to know about how this woman has built up a fortune of $11 billion. She does of course own the Heineken brand, so clearly she has made her money out of the beer industry and thanks to its popularity she is not going to end up being poor in the near future.



31.Ernesto Bertarelli Net Worth

This guy is based in Switzerland and he is involved in the biotech investments industry and has built up a fortune valued at $11 billion. He inherited control from his father and then sold it on a few years later leading to him picking up a huge sum of money to then live happily ever after with.



32.Azim Premji Net Worth

This Indian billionaire has made a fortune of $11.2 billion thanks to him being involved in the software industry, but the most telling part about him is that he has given away billions thanks to Warren Buffet. He is one of the most generous men in the whole of Asia, but he is still worth a fortune, so he is not missing it too much.



33.John Paulson Net Worth

This US businessman has a fortune valued at $11.2 billion and he has built that up thanks to being involved in hedge funds. He has shares in a number of key companies and apparently they are performing well at this moment in time, which is why he has moved up the league table of the richest people in the world.



34.Rupert Murdoch Net Worth

This Australian businessman is involved in the media industry as he is the owner of Sky as well as News Corp. His wealth is put at $11.2 billion and he is known for being pretty ruthless and gets what he wants and that is how he has built up this wealth in what is a very competitive and deadly market.



35.Harold Hamm Net Worth

Harold Hamm has a fortune valued at $11.3 billion and it is all due to this US businessman being involved in the oil and gas industry. He owns around 70% of Continental Resources and it is this share that has played a major role in him building up this wealth thanks to our need for both of the products that he helps to produce.



36.Gerald Cavandish Grosvenor Net Worth

This UK businessman has a personal fortune of $11.4 billion and it is due to his involvement in the real estate industry. He is also known as the Duke of Westminster and he owns a number of properties in the heart of London with this alone contributing so much to his actual wealth.



37.John Fredriksen Net Worth

This businessman is worth an estimated $11.5 billion and this fortune has been built up due to him being involved in the shipping industry. He started off moving oil around the world and is now seen as the major player in the tanker trade leading to him building up such a fabulous personal wealth.



38.Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi Net Worth

This Thai businessman has built a fortune of $11.7 billion thanks to being involved in the drinks industry. He owns the biggest brewer in the whole of Thailand, but is also involved in property with him owning the most number of Marriott hotels in the whole of Asia.



39.James Simons Net Worth

This US billionaire is worth an estimated $11.7 billion and he has built up that fortune thanks to his involvement in hedge funds. He may have retired from this company, but he still keeps track of things in order to further increase his wealth, which is impressive when he could just be sitting back and enjoying it instead.



40.Alejandro Santo Domingo Davila Net Worth

This guy from Colombia has made a fortune of $11.7 billion thanks to us loving one thing, beer. He inherited the business from his father and now runs the Santo Domingo company and has involvement in the production of over 150 different brands.



41.Ananda Krishnan Net Worth

This Malaysian businessman is worth an estimated $11.7 billion and this is built up thanks to him being heavily involved in the telecoms industry. He has had stakes in companies in various parts of Asia as well as Russia and indeed in selling those stakes he has managed to build up an impressive fortune in quite a short period of time.



42.Stefan Quandt Net Worth

Stefan is worth an estimated $11.7 billion and it is entirely due to his involvement in BMW. The fact that he is the second person linked to them that appears in this list is impressive and it does show how big a company it actually is. However, he does lag behind Susanne Klatten by some distance.



43.Anne Cox Chambers Net Worth

Anne Cox Chambers has a personal fortune of $12 billion and this is thanks to her involvement in the media industry. She is the owner of the Cox empire and it has a turnover that is measured at $15 billion per year, which is why she herself is worth so much money.



44.Ronald Perelman Net Worth

This US businessman is worth an estimated $12.2 billion has shares in a number of companies due to his involvement in arranging buyouts between big firms. It does mean he has a part of the likes of Revlon, Deluxe Entertainment, and AM General and when you put together all of the different things he is involved in you ultimately reach a lot of money.



45.Miuccia Prada Net Worth

The last name should kind of give the game away as to how this Italian businesswoman has made her fortune as she does indeed own the Prada fashion house. This means she has a personal fortune that is estimated at $12.4 billion and considering how popular it remains do not expect her fortune to drop at all over the next few years.



46.Robert Kuok Net Worth

This Malaysian businessman is worth an estimated $12.5 billion and this is thanks to him being involved in a number of different industries. Basically, his main involvement is in palm oil, sugar, property, and shipping and with each part of his business doing quite well it is obvious as to why he has such a vast sum of money.



47.Ray Dalio Net Worth

Ray has built up a personal fortune of $12.5 billion thanks to hedge funds and indeed he is seen as being the absolute King of that particular industry. His company actually has assets worth an estimated $150 billion and that is one mightily impressive figure for any business and shows why he is so rich.



48.Abigail Johnson Net Worth

This US businesswoman has made a fortune of $12.7 billion thanks to her being involved in the second biggest mutual fund company in the US called Fidelity Investments. She has followed in the footsteps of her father, but has taken the company to a new level thanks to her Harvard education.



49.Antonio Ermirio de Moraes Net Worth

With a fortune of $12.7 billion, this Brazilian businessman has made his fortune out of a number of industries. Basically, his family is involved in metals, cement, pulp, energy, and even finance, so he does have some involvement in various industries with all of them doing very well.



50.Alexey Mordashov Net Worth

This Russian billionaire is worth an estimated $12.9 billion and this is due to being involved in the steel industry as well as picking out a number of key investments. He may look young, but he is almost 50 years old, but thanks to his investments expect him to continue to get even richer.



51.Mikhail Prokhorov Net Worth

Mikhail has made a fortune of $13 billion due to some clever investments, but of course to make this huge amount of money you need to have some in the first place. He has been in the metals industry, banking, media, and so many other industries that you can see how he has managed to build up his wealth in quite a short period of time.



52.Lee Kun Hee Net Worth

With a fortune of $13 billion, this South Korean businessman has built his wealth from just one single thing, Samsung. He owns this electronics giant, so you can understand why he is so rich thanks to Samsung being one of the premiere companies within this field anywhere in the world.



53.Serge Dassault Net Worth

This guy is actually based in France and he has a personal fortune estimated at $13 billion. He is involved in mainly aviation and media with his business building up an impressive portfolio leading to increased turnover every single year.



54.Donald Bren Net Worth

Donald Bren is worth an estimated $13 billion and this US businessman has managed to build up this wealth almost exclusively from real estate. This guy owns office buildings, apartments, shopping malls, hotels, and a whole host of other things leading to this fortune.



55.Henry Sy Net Worth

Henry Sy is a businessman from the Philippines who has a fortune of $13.2 billion. This fortune has been built up thanks to his business that focuses on property and investments and indeed he saw his fortune increase by almost $3 billion in just over a year.



56.Mark Zuckerburg Net Worth

Mark Zuckerburg is the founder of Facebook and this one single giant of a site has resulted in him earning a fortune of $13.3 billion. He managed to earn this in only a few years, so must be one of the fastest billionaires in the world.



57.Tadashi Yanai Net Worth

Tadashi Yanai is a Japanese businessman who has built up a fortune of $13.3 billion thanks to his retail business. His main focus is a company called Fast Retailing which is one of the biggest companies of its type in the world. This guy is the richest man in Japan.



58.Mohammad Al Amoudi Net Worth

Mohammad Al Amoudi is from Saudi Arabia and is heavily involved in the oil industry in the area. His personal wealth is now an impressive $13.5 billion but he is now diversifying his business interests to generate even more wealth.



59.Luis Carlos Sarmiento Net Worth

Luis Carlos Sarmiento is a banker from Colombia with a personal fortune of $13.9 billion. He actually has a share in four major banking companies in the area so it is no real surprise that he is now this wealthy with the money that they generate.



60.Gennady Timchenko Net Worth

Gennady Timchenko is a Russian oligarchy who focuses on oil and gas. His fortune is an estimated $14.1 billion and with Russia and becoming a major supplier his wealth is only going to increase.



61.Vladimir Lisen Net Worth

Vladimir Lisen is from Russia and is currently worth $14.1billion. This fortune is directly due to his involvement in the steel business, but he is also involved in transport on an industrial level. He has taken a bit of a hit in the last couple of years, but still has an impressive business.



62.Michael Otto Net Worth

Michael Otto is a German businessman who has built a fortune of $14.2 billion thanks to his retail and real estate empire. He is actually involved in 122 different retail companies which shows how extensive his portfolio really is.



63.Vladimir Potanin Net Worth

Vladimir Potanin is a super rich Russian businessman with a personal fortune of $14.3 billion. This personal wealth is due to him being involved in the metals business in Russia as well as taking advantage of emerging markets.



64.Susanne Klatten Net Worth

Susanne Klatten has a fortune valued at $14.3 billion thanks to her involvement in the car giant BMW. She is also involved in the pharmaceutical industry, but it is mainly due to luxury cars that she has built up such an impressive amount of money.



65.Danin Chearavanont Net Worth

Dhanin Chearavanont is a Thai businessman with a personal fortune of $14.3 billion which he has built up thanks to his 7-eleven retail stores. He has built it up to be one of the biggest companies in Thailand as well as other parts of Asia.



66.Andrey Melnichenko Net Worth

Andrew Melnichenko is a Russian billionaire with a personal fortune of $14.4 billion. His fortune is thanks to his coal and fertilizer business with it being one of the largest of its type anywhere in the world. Of course we need both things so his fortune is safe.



67.Phil Knight Net Worth

Phil Knight has made his fortune from one company and that company is called Nike. It will not exactly be a shock to discover that somebody has made billions out of this company as it is the biggest of its kind and is something that everybody knows and most people have spent money with.



68.Vagit Alekperov Net Worth

This Russian businessman has made a fortune of $14.8 billion thanks to one thing, oil. He has quickly built up this fortune from basically nothing at all, but he is nowhere near being the richest man in Russia and with that country being so competitive that is something that is going to really annoy him.



69.Francois Pinault Net Worth

This Frenchman has made his fortune in the retail industry and in particular in the fashion world. He owns a number of high end fashion lines and this has led to him making a fortune of $15 billion thanks to his love of luxury. For some reason you just expected a Frenchman to make his money out of this industry.



70.Paul Allen Net Worth

Paul Allen is another guy that has made his fortune from Microsoft and it shows how big the company is when three different people can make so much money from it and appear on the list of the richest people in the world. Paul is quite quiet, but that does not mean the does nothing as nothing could be further from the truth.



71.Viktor Vekselberg Net Worth

This Russian businessman has made $15.1 billion out of metals and oil and is one of a growing list of Russians that have become mega-wealthy since the fall of the Iron Curtain. His success is certainly impressive and of course he is in industries that we all need, so ultimately he stands to make even more money over the next decade.



72.Steve Ballmer Net Worth

Steve Ballmer has made his fortune thanks to Microsoft and this has led to him being worth $15.2 billion. Yes he may not be up there with Bill Gates, but he is hardly looking in the bargain bin for things to buy with this amount of money.



73.Michael Dell Net Worth

Michael Dell has to be one of the most well known businessmen in the world because so many people have used one of his computers. He has a fortune put at $15.3 billion and the only surprise is probably that it is not more than this as you would have expected it to be much higher due to the popularity of his products.



74.Leonardo del Vecchio Net Worth

Making $15.3 billion from eyeglasses is quite impressive and that is what this Italian businessman has managed to achieve. He is the owner of the likes of Oakley and Ray-Ban, so you can see where he has made his money from as they are brands that people love and he makes a huge sum of money every year.



75.Leonid Mikhelson Net Worth

This Russian businessman has made an impressive $15.4 billion in his native country thanks to gas and chemicals. He is a tough businessman, as you have to be in order to survive, but thanks to keeping prices down he has made a lot of money exporting his products around the world.



76.Rinat Akhmetov Net Worth

This Ukrainian has made a fortune of $15.4 billion thanks to the coal and steel industry as he is one of the major players not only in his country, but this part of the world in general. He has been finding it a bit harder just like the others in this same industry, but with this amount of money he will always personally survive.



77.Joseph Safra Net Worth

This Brazilian has made $15.9 billion thanks to being involved in banking. He focuses on small private banks and is a major player in the industry and of course we always need banks, so he stands to hold onto his fortune as long as he is not crazy with his money.



78.Cheng Yu-Tung Net Worth

This businessman is based in Hong Kong and he has built up a fortune of $16 billion thanks to being involved in investment and real estate. He has increased his fortune thanks to prices increasing in Asia after having bought land cheaply when nobody was interested with that now turning it into a huge amount of money.



79.Len Blavatnik Net Worth

This American businessman is worth $16 billion, but his fortune is increasing all of the time thanks to clever investments. He made his money in oil, but now he is investing in technology, movies, and anything he really fancies, but he is making a success of it resulting in his business growing even more.



80.Aliko Dangote Net Worth

This Nigerian businessman is worth $16.1 billion and this is all thanks to being in commodities such as sugar, cement, and flour. He knows that the world needs all of this in order to work, so he now controls a large percentage of this huge industry resulting in him being one of the richest men in the world.



81.Lakshmi Mittal Net Worth

At one point this Indian businessman was the leading producer of steel in the world, but amazingly his fortune has been cut in half by a change in the prices. However, he is still worth an estimated $16.5 billion, so he is not exactly short of money even though his businesses have been going through a rough spell.



82.Mikhail Fridman Net Worth

This Russian businessman has built up an impressive portfolio of businesses as he is involved in not only the oil industry, but also telecoms and banking. This means he has a fortune of $16.5 billion and is another example of a Russian that took advantage of changes in his country.



83.German Larrea Mota Velasco Net Worth

This Mexican mining magnate keeps a very low profile and indeed there are very few images of him doing the rounds. His personal fortune is estimated at $16.7 billion and it must be annoying you are not even the richest person in your country when you have this much money.



84.Georgina Rinehart Net Worth

This Australian woman is a mining magnet and she has done things the hard way, but has ultimately built up a fantastic company. Her fortune is put at $17 billion and that is after some of it has been wiped off due to the global downturn and financial problems, but that just shows how impressive it is when that happens and you are still worth that money.



85.Jacqueline Mars Net Worth

This is another member of the Mars family who also has a personal fortune of $17 billion thanks to our love for candy. At least she has an equal share in the family business so there are no issues with who is earning what and who is the richest.



86.Forrest Mars Jr Net Worth

You can guess from the name how this man has made a fortune of $17 billion because Mars is something that is known around the world. Of course this is the biggest candy company on the planet, and Forrest here has done exceptionally well out of our need to satisfy those cravings for chocolate of sugar.



87.Iris Fontbana Net Worth

This woman from Chile is worth an estimated $17.4 billion and she has built up her wealth from the mining industry. Her business is massive and mines on such a huge scale that it is barely possible to even comprehend what they achieve, but as like others in the industry it is getting harder for them to make as much money.



88.Alisher Usmanov Net Worth

This Russian businessman is worth $17.6 billion and it is due to his involvement in telecoms, steel, and clever investments. He was one of the first to really make a move when Russia opened up its doors and he has profited in a major way resulting in this huge wealth.



89.Jorge Paulo Lemann Net Worth

This Brazilian businessman is worth an estimated $17.8 billion and he has built up his fortune thanks to one thing, beer. He is involved in the giant company InBev and they own a number of major brands in the industry and have sales that generate crazy figures. Of course we will always love beer, so he is never going to have to worry about where his money is coming from.



90.Alberto Bailleres Gonzalez Net Worth

This Mexican has made a fortune of $18.2 billion thanks to his involvement in mining and everybody knows that if you are at the top of that industry, then you are going to be able to make a lot of money. His fortune has taken a bit of a hit lately due to the downturn in prices.



91.Theo Albrecht Jr Net Worth

This rather elusive man is worth an estimated $18.9 billion and it is thanks to his involvement in the Aldi supermarket chain. He is based in Germany, but his company is spread all over Europe now and is experiencing pretty good growth thanks to its business model and prices.



92.George Soros Net Worth

George Soros has built up a fortune of $19.2 billion thanks to his involvement in Hedge Funds. This is something that most people simply do not understand, but he has mastered what to do resulting in making this huge amount of money over the last few decades.



93.dieter Schwarz Net Worth

This German is the owner of the discount supermarket chain Lidl and this is one of the biggest companies in mainland Europe in this tough market. It does mean that he has a personal fortune of $19.5 billion and this is not too bad considering how he makes his money by cutting costs for everyday people.



94.Kwok Brothers Net Worth

The Kowk brothers are worth an estimated $20 billion and these Hong Kong based businessmen have managed to do this entirely from real estate. They have made a series of very shrewd moves in upcoming areas before they hit the big time resulting in their bank account being swollen to this extent.



95.Carl Icahn Net Worth

This American businessman is worth $20.3 billion and this is thanks to his involvement in investing in companies such as Netflix and Herbalife. All of these companies are doing pretty well at this moment in time, so his fortune is only going to grow over the next 12 months, so he may very well move up the list of the richest people in the world.



96.Prince Alwaleed Net Worth

This Saudi Arabian prince is known as one of the best investors in the world, but he has mainly made his $20 billion fortune from the hotel industry as his company controls a number of luxury hotels around the world. However, he also has shares in various other industries to help boost his bank balance.



97.David Thomson Net Worth

This Canadian media mogul has a personal fortune of $20.3 billion thanks to the vast empire that he has built up. In the media world he is one of the most influential people not only in Canada, but also the world and due to the way in which we always need them his fortune is not going to go anywhere anytime soon.



98.Lee Shau Kee Net Worth

This Hong Kong based businessman is worth an estimated $20.3 billion thanks to his involvement in the property market and basically owning a large chunk of Hong Kong. He recently had his fortune boosted by $2 billion due to the share price of his company rising thanks to a similar rise in land prices in the area.



99.Michele Fererro Net Worth

Michele Ferrero has of course made his fortune from chocolate and this has led to him being worth an estimated $20.4 billion. This does make him the richest man in Italy and thanks to us having a sweet tooth it does mean that he is not going to lose his fortune any time soon.



100.Mukesh Ambani Net Worth

Mukesh Ambani is an Indian businessman who is heavily involved in the petrochemical and oil industry in his homeland. This has led to him generating a personal fortune of $21.5 billion and you can imagine how that wealth translates into India where money can indeed go a long way. You also know his fortune is only going to get bigger.



101.Sergey Brin Net Worth

Sergey Brin is the co-founder of Google, but his fortune is put at least $22.8 billion compared to the $23 billion of Larry Page. However, this is still an impressive amount of money to have thanks to owning a search engine and he is certainly one of the major success stories of the Internet era.



102.Larry Page Net Worth

Larry Page is one of the founders of Google an he is worth a staggering $23 billion. Of course he has to be worth this much thanks to the size of this dominant search engine, but at the same time he was also very rich from quite a young age, so at least he will never have to worry about money in his life.



103.Jeff Bezos Net Worth

Jeff Bezos is of course founder of Amazon, and if you know how big that website and company actually is, then you will understand how the guy behind it is now worth $25.2 billion. This guy has built up an impressive bank balance in next to no time and with Amazon still performing well the future is rosy for Jeff.



104.Karl Albrecht Net Worth

Karl albrecht is the German owner of the supermarket chain Aldi and his fortune is an estimated $26 billion. This is impressive, but he is mainly popular in mainland Europe where his company really is one of the major players in a very competitive market.



105.S Robson Walton Net Worth

S. Robson Walton is also part of the same Wal-Mart family but his wealth is $26.1 billion. Imagine being he poor one in your family and still having this amount of money, but would that bother you when you can buy anything you want in the world anyway?



106.Alice Walton Net Worth

Alice Walton is yet another one of the Wal-Mart family to make it on the list of the richest people in the world. Her fortune is estimated at $26.3 billion and this is of course still an impressive amount of money and shows how big the company actually is. The fact she is only the third richest in her family is perhaps the most surprising part.



107.Sheldon Adelson Net Worth

Sheldon Adelson has made his fortune from casinos and that has led to him earning a fortune that is currently standing at $26.5 billion. Of course this means that in the gambling world he is the real winner and has made his money through others being less fortunate than himself.



108.Jim Walton Net Worth

Jim Walton is also part of the Wal-Mart company and his personal fortune is an estimated $26.7 billion. This does mean that he is not as rich as Christy, but at the same time he is hardly struggling for money thanks to being part of one of the richest families in the world.



109.Michael Bloomberg Net Worth

Michael Bloomberg is a US businessman with a personal fortune of $27 billion. He owns companies that specialize in financial data as well as a media company although most people know about him due to being the mayor of new York. This guy is a serious business magnate who is only going to get richer.



110.Stefan Persson Net Worth

Steven Persson is a Swedish businessman who is the owner of the clothes brand H&M. His personal fortune is put at $28 billion thanks to having stores all over the world and a turnover that is absolutely massive. His business is not hampered by people not having much money to spend as thy keep costs down.



111.Christy Walton Net Worth

Christy Walton is part of the family that owns that retail giant Wal-Mart and her wealth is put at $28.2 billion. Her company is the biggest of its kind on the planet, so it makes sense that the owner is then one of the richest people in the world and with their sales increasing it does mean she is going to get even richer.



112.Bernard Arnault Net Worth

Bernard Arnault is the owner of the Louis Vuitton brand and his wealth is put at $29 billion. This is no surprise considering he owns one of the most well known luxury brands in the world and with people being in love with the name for decades his family are only going to grow even wealthier as a result.



113.Lilliane Bettencourt Net Worth

Liliane Bettencourt is the owner of the makeup giant L'Oreal and she is worth an estimated $30 billion. She may be in her 90s, but she still keeps a firm grip on the business and of course this is a market that is never going to die, so her wealth is safe vein in times of hardship as women still want to look good.



114.Li Ka-Shing Net Worth

Li Ka-Shing is a Chinese businessman based in Hong Kong. He is worth an estimated $31 billion and is not only the biggest player in shipping containers, but also the biggest health and beauty retailer as well. He is the richest person in Asia and with strong growth his fortune will only grow.



115.David Koch Net Worth

David Koch is the brother of Charles and he is also worth $34 billion. There is nothing much left to say about him that has not already been said about his brother.



116.Charles Koch Net Worth

Charles Koch is worth an estimated $34 billion and this is due to him partly owning Koch industries which is involved in chemicals, oil and various other industries. He is also in business with his brother, so they have to be the richest brothers in history.



117.Larry Ellison Net Worth

Larry Ellison is worth $43 billion and this is entirely due to his company, Oracle. They are of course one of the premiere computer technology companies in the world , so it does mean his fortune will only continue to grow thanks to our reliance on these machines.



118.Warren Buffet Net Worth

Warren Buffet has a fortune of $53.5 billion and this is the result of being a business magnate and a series of brilliant investments. He is also well known for giving away a huge chunk of his fortune and has encouraged others to do the same.



119.Amancio Ortega Net Worth

Amancio Ortega is worth $57 billion and he is the Spanish owner of the zeta clothes chain. This 77 year old has dedicated his life to building up his business into this empire and with continued expansion plans there is no sign of his company slowing down.



120.Bill Gates Net Worth

Bill Gates is worth $67 billion and everybody knows that he is the owner of Microsoft. He has made his fortune due to Windows being the prime operating system for the vast majority of computers around the world. For years he was the richest man, but he will not be that sad at losing that crown.



121.Carlos Slim Net Worth

Carlos Slim is the richest man in the world worth an estimated $73 billion. This Mexican has made money from telecoms as he basically controls the entire country, but it is only in the last couple of years that he has become the richest man in the world thanks to his business empire expanding at a huge rate. Wikipedia



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