TOP 10 RICHEST PEOPLE OF THE WORLD

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Top 10 Richest People of 2016

On the list of billionaires in the year 2016 there are 1810 people. Together they earn $ 6.48 billion ($ 1 = € 0.908). They are mostly highly educated men (but certainly not all), who own a large million company, earning a fortune. The list of the richest 500 people includes 183 Americans from the United States, 149 Europeans, 119 Asians, 32 Americans Outside the United States and 17 from the Middle East and Africa.Here is the top 10 of this list. Between brackets is their ability.

10. David Koch ($ 39.6 billion)

David Koch - TOP 10 RICHEST PEOPLE OF THE WORLD

The American David Hamilton Koch, born May 3, 1940, is a businessman, philanthropist, political activist and chemical engineer. He was part of Koch Industries, the second largest private company in the United States, and became director of the subsidiary Koch Engeneering and later co-owner of Koch Industries (together with his brother Charles, the number 9 of this list ). He was a candidate for Vice President of the United States Libertarian Party in 1980. He founded a new political group Citizens for a Sound Economy four years later. In short, this billionaire is from many markets at home.

9. Charles Koch ($ 39.6 billion)

Charles Koch - TOP 10 RICHEST PEOPLE OF THE WORLD

TOP 10 RICHEST PEOPLE OF THE WORLD

The brother of David Koch (the number 10 of this list) is called Charles de Ganahl Koch. He was born on November 1, 1935. He is an American businessman, political donor and philanthropist. He is co-owner and general manager of Koch Industries. Charles Koch is the number 9 of this list, but Koch’s brothers are actually in this position. They deserve exactly the same amount. As a child, the brothers have learned to divide their cents honestly 😉

8. Michael Bloomberg ($ 40 billion)

Michael Bloomberg - TOP 10 RICHEST PEOPLE OF THE WORLD

The American Michael Rubens (Mike) Bloomsberg, born on February 14, 1942, is an entrepreneur. In addition, he is the founder of Bloomsberg LP, a media company focused on financial news. He is also the ex-mayor of New York (from 2002 to 2013). Bloomsberg studied electrical engineering, obtained a Master of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and was a partner at Salomon Brothers before starting his own business. In addition to his work, he wrote an autobiography (Bloomsberg at Bloomsberg), he supported Barack Obama in his campaigns and shared the democratic views on key issues such as abortion and homosexuality.

7. Larry Ellison ($ 43.6 billion)

larry elison - TOP 10 RICHEST PEOPLE OF THE WORLD

On August 17, 1944, American Larry Ellison was born. He is the co-founder of Oracle’s giant giant. He came up with the idea of ​​starting this business through his work experience at Ampex Corporation, where he designed a database for the CIA called “Oracle.” In the past Larry participated in sea races in his boat ‘Sayonara’. He even won the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race in 1998. However, because of this same race, 6 other sailors came to life through the storm, he never again participated. However, he is the leader and financier of Oracle BMW Racing. Larry is in possession of the 7th largest motor yacht in the world called ‘Rising Sun’. He also has his own island, the Hawaiian island of Lanai. In short, in addition to his work, he can enjoy himself in his spare time.

6. Mark Zuckerberg ($ 44.6 billion)

Mark Zuckerberg - TOP 10 RICHEST PEOPLE OF THE WORLD

TOP 10 RICHEST PEOPLE OF THE WORLD

The youngest man on this list is the American Mark Zuckerberg, born on May 14, 1984. He is the general director of the social networking site Facebook (the number 2 internet site, after Google). He founded the site during his studies, in 2004, along with a number of fellow students. Mark stopped his studies because he had a lot of work on the website and earned more than enough money. Mark Zuckerberg was voted “Person of the Year 2010” in 2010. And now he stands as a panty (aged 32) between the elders on the top 10 list of richest people in the world.

5. Jeff Bezos ($ 45.2 billion)

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Billionaire Jeff Bezos was born on January 12, 1964. He is an entrepreneur and investor. He founded the Amazon.com website, where he first books, but now also sells all sorts of other products. He was involved in making, the e-commerce and the CEO of the website. Amazon was under his leadership the largest dealer in the world. In 2000, he also founded the private US space company Blue Origin. He became the owner of The Washington Post newspaper in 2013, which he bought for a huge amount.Once you have a lot of money, it’s not hard to get what you want and to do the job you want

4. Carlos Slim Helu ($ 50 billion)

Carlos Slim - TOP 10 RICHEST PEOPLE OF THE WORLD

The Lebanese Mexican, Carlos Slim Helu, was born on January 28, 1940. Carlos has his fortune to his company Telmex, a telecom communications company. He graduated as an engineer, but he says he learned the business from his friend’s book Alvin Toffler, a futorologist. He bought the Telmex company from the Mexican government. He is accused of being able to do this only because he was friends with former President Carlos Salinas. Not everybody is happy with his leadership, since the quality of telecommunications has not improved since privatization and prices have increased. Carlos has played his ‘game’, however, ‘Slim’, as he now holds $ 50 billion

3. Warren Buffett ($ 60.8 billion)

Warren buffet - TOP 10 RICHEST PEOPLE OF THE WORLD

TOP 10 RICHEST PEOPLE OF THE WORLD

The oldest man on this list, the American Warren Buffett, was born on August 30, 1930. He is a businessman and investor. He graduated from Economics, worked at various companies and then founded his own investment company. But his biggest source of income is his investment. He holds 38% of Berkshire Halthaway’s shares. He also invests in many other companies with growth potential, including the famous The Coca-Cola Company and Gilette. For example, he can spend his day relaxing and (hopefully) enjoying his money too much …

2. Amancio Ortega ($ 67 billion)

Amancio Ortega - TOP 10 RICHEST PEOPLE OF THE WORLD

The only European in this top 10 is Spanish Amancio Ortega, born March 28, 1936. He is a designer, entrepreneur and chairman of the board. Although Amancio now employs 14000 employees, he started very little. He did not get his talent just poured into the pots. His father was a trainee worker, working at the age of 14 as a shopping boy for various clothing stores in the center of the Spanish textile industry, A Coruña. There he was inspired by the fashion world. Amancio founded the Inditex Group in 1963 and became co-owner (for 59.29%). This is the fashion group where (now) the top brands Zara, Zara Home, Bershka, Massimo Dutti, Oysho, Kiddy’s Class, Tempe, Pull & Bear, Often, Stradivarius and Lefties fall.

1. Bill Gates ($ 75 billion)

Bill Gates - TOP 10 RICHEST PEOPLE OF THE WORLD

The American entrepreneur and philanthropist Bill Gates, born on October 28, 1955, sticks to number 1 of this list. He is mostly known as co-founder and boyfriend of the company Microsoft. During his study, at the Lakeside Prep School in Seattle, he was unable to beat at a terminal that was connected to a timeshare computer at General Electric. A local computer company employed him to find bugs (programming errors). In return, he received unlimited computer time. Gates realized that a computer software needed and founded Microsoft in 1975.

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