top 10 richest people 2016

Getting millions and setting up a good fortune the top 10 richest people 2016 are uncovered by Forbes.

Forbes has positioned the men among the top 10 richest people 2016 in accordance with their wealth. The very best 10 individuals getting the maximum net worth are outlined. They’ve challengers, plus their levels of competition are quite difficult.

Detailed List of the World Top 10 Richest People 2016

1. Bill Gates

bill gates

Primary Position: Co-Chairman Birthday: 28 October 1955
Primary Company: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Religion: Agnostic
Estimated Net Worth: At least $75 B
Nationality: United States
Source of Wealth: Self-Made; Microsoft Hometown: Seattle, Washington, United States
Age: 61 Marital Status:  Married

In the top 10 richest people 2016 Bill Gates holding first position. This person continues to be hard to beat for many years now. For the previous 17 years, he has got topped all of the richness graphs. He is a well-known philanthropist and is the owner of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

He founded Microsoft in 1975. He keeps selling his shares and from now on his only share is approximately 2.5%. It is sufficient to lead him to richest men throughout the world.

2. Amancio Ortega

Amancio Ortega

Primary Position: Founder Birthday: 28 March 1936
Primary Company: Industria de Diseno Textil (Inditex) Religion: Christian
Estimated Net Worth: At least $67 B
Nationality: Spain
Source of Wealth: Self-Made; Inditex
Hometown: Busdongo, Castilla y Leon, Spain
Age: 80 Marital Status:  Married

In the top 10 richest people 2016 Amancio Ortega Positioned second throughout the world, but he is richest in Europe.

He began his business together with his wife having a clothes brand named Zara in 1963. He is the founding father of Inditex. His effort is preferred among men and women all across the globe which tends to make him the 2nd richest person in the world.

3. Warren Buffett

Warren Buffet

Primary Position: Chairman Birthday: 30 August 1930
Primary Company: Berkshire Hathaway Religion: Agnostic
Estimated Net Worth: At least $60.8 B
Nationality: United States
Source of Wealth: Self-Made;Berkshire Hathaway
Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Age: 86 Marital Status:  Married

This man constantly tends to make it to leading 3 wealthiest individuals world. For many years he’d been ranked second. It is just this year he is positioned 3rd. He’s the owner, CEO and Chairman of Board of Berkshire Hathaway Conglomerate, he is also a philanthropist. He isn’t the only rich by bank balance, but also rich by heart as well because in fact the net worth he leads as well as simple life and is also extremely humble.

4. Carlos Slim Helu

carlos slim helu

Primary Position: Founder Birthday: 28 January 1940
Primary Company: Grupo Carso Religion: Christian (Catholic)
Estimated Net Worth: At least $50 B
Nationality: Mexico
Source of Wealth: Inheritance/Self-made Hometown: Mexico City, Mexico City, Mexico
Age: 77 Marital Status:  Widowed

He is who owns America Movil. America Movil is definitely the biggest label of telecom in Mexico. That’s the reason Carlos is definitely the wealthiest person of Mexico and maintained the fourth position in throughout the world ranking.

5. Jeffrey Preston BEZOS

Jeffrey Preston BEZOS

Primary Position: Chairman and CEO Birthday: 12 January 1964
Primary Company: Amazon Religion: Unknown
Estimated Net Worth: At least $45.2 B
Nationality: United States
Source of Wealth: Self-Made; Amazon
Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Age: 53 Marital Status:  Married

He’s the founder and CEO of the world’s largest and a lot well-known online store, Amazon.com. His journey began with selling books on the internet and so the company obtained wings. He has additionally been featured in Star Trek Beyond in 2016 as an alien.

6. Mark Zuckerberg

mark zuckerberg

Primary Position: Chairman and CEO Birthday: 14 May 1984
Primary Company: Facebook Religion: Jewish
Estimated Net Worth: At least $44.6 B
Nationality: United States
Source of Wealth: Self-Made; Facebook
Hometown: Dobbs Ferry, New York, United States
White Plains, New York, United States
Age: 32 Marital Status:  Married

The owner of the very most used and loved the social platform, Facebook; Mark achieved sixth wealthiest male of 2016. The value of Facebook stocks improved to 15%, which landed the name of Mark to leading 6 wealthiest people.

7. Lawrence Joseph ELLISON

Lawrence Joseph ELLISON

Primary Position: Executive Chairman
Birthday: 17 August 1944
Primary Company: Oracle Corporation Religion: Jewish
Estimated Net Worth: At least $43.6 B
Nationality: United States
Source of Wealth: Self-Made
Hometown: New York, United States
Age: 72 Marital Status:  Divorced

Owner and founder of Oracle been able to be the seventh wealthiest man on this planet. He started with Oracle in 1977 and now had retired from a CEO – ship of the company but remains to be the chairman and chief technology representative.

8.Michael Rubens BLOOMBERG

michael bloomberg

Primary Position: CEO and President
Birthday: 4 February 1942
Primary Company: Bloomberg Religion: Jewish
Estimated Net Worth: At least $40 B
Nationality: United States
Source of Wealth: Self-Made
Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Age: 74 Marital Status:  Divorced

He is the owner of Bloomberg L.P. It’s a privately held financial software, data and media company which generally is focused on business news online. In 1981 he found Bloomberg LP in reference to his teammates Tom Secunda, Chuck Zegar, and Duncan MacMillan. He’s even the ex-mayor of New York City. This tends to make him the eighth wealthiest person worldwide.

9th and 10th Charles Koch and David Koch

Charles Koch and David Koch

Charles de Ganahl KOCH

Primary Position: CEO and President
Birthday: 1 November 1935
Primary Company: Koch Industries Religion: Christian (Catholic)
Estimated Net Worth: At least $39.6 B
Nationality: United States
Source of Wealth: Inheritance/Self-made
Hometown: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Age: 81 Marital Status:  Married

David Hamilton KOCH

Primary Position: Executive Vice President
Birthday: 3 May 1940
Primary Company: Koch Industries Religion: Christian (Catholic)
Estimated Net Worth: At least $39.6 B
Nationality: United States
Source of Wealth: Inheritance/Self-made
Hometown: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Age: 76 Marital Status:  Married

Both of these brothers have achieved the top 10. They’ve inherited oil and refinery business in 1967 from their dad. They expanded their business and formed Koch Industries in $100 Billion in product sales volume. Koch Industries have involved the manufacturing of chemicals, pipelines and commodities buying and selling.

Resource: Forbes

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