1) Bill Gates:
Bill Gates is definitely the richest person in the world and he has held the second richest person in the world title for three years and now in 2014, he has acquired the top position in the list. He is the co-founder, CEO, chairman and Chief software architect in the Microsoft which is the world’s biggest program developing company. Bill gates have around $76 billion of worth of property, investment and shares in different companies.
2) Carlos Slim Helu:
This is the person who held the top rank in world’s richest people from 2010 to 2013 and now he has acquired the second position in this list. Carlos Slim is a Mexican businessman and he is involved in number of Mexican companies related to communication, technology, retailing and finance. Wealth of Carlos Slim is worth $68.8 billion and he also saves the title of the most donating person in the world.
3) Amancio Ortega:
This is a Spanish businessman who is one of the top retail businessmen around the world. He owns number of companies and he is the CEO of Spanish clothing company; The Inditex Fashion Group which has hundreds of shops and outlets around the world. Amancio has net worth of $63.8 billion and has acquired the 3rd richest person of the world.
4) Warren Buffett:
Warren Buffett is the fourth richest person of the world and has net worth of $63.3 billion in the year 2014. He is the co-founder and chairman of many investment companies and has the name of the most sounded investor around the world. He is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, an American multinational company that is most famous for donating its 90% income to the charity.
5) Larry Ellison:
With net worth of $49.3 billion, Larry Ellison is the fifth richest person in the world in this year of 2014. Larry is heavily involved in technology industry around the world and he is the CEO of Oracle which is one of the computer programming companies around the world. Larry was the third richest person in the world last year and now he has acquired 5th position in this list.
6) Charles Koch:
Charles Koch along with his brother is the world’s 6th and 7th richest person and they own the Koch industries which is a well known name in manufacturing industries around the world. Charles is the CEO of the company and along with their heritage Koch industry; he is also the chairman of number of other companies. His total worth is around $40.1 billion equal to his brother.
7) David Koch:
David Koch is the younger brother of Charles Koch and he is the other owner of Koch industries with his older brother the CEO of the company. The worth of David Koch is also $40.1 billion equal to his older brother.
8) Sheldon Adelson:
Sheldon Adelson is a well known name in casino business and he has $39 billion worth and the richest person involved in casino and gambling business. Most of his worth comes from the same business but he is also involved in many other investment companies.
9) Christy Walton:
Christy Walton is the world’s richest woman in 2014 and in this list, she has acquired 9th position. From the Walton family, she inherited the money after the death of his husband John Walton and currently she owns more than $37.6 billion which is $3 billion more than her brother-in-law, Jim Walton.
10) Jim Walton:
From the same Walton family, Jim is the younger brother of John Walton and he owns $35.2 billion inherited from his father. He is the son of the founder of world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart. Along with the Wal-Mart directorship; he is the owner and CEO of Arvest Bank, another business of Walton family.