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Top 10 Richest People in the World – Richest Billionaires – Forbes List 2017

The most common question in today's world, who are the richest people in the world? All are men, most are American and the majority has the tech sector to thank for their riches. Using the calculations from the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, here is a list of the top 10 richest people in the world. Govtrojgaar updates its data at the close of every trading day in New York; the list is based on the latest data available for the year 2017.

 
 

 

1. Jeff Bezos

 

Net worth: $98.4 billion

Age: 53

Citizenship: United States

Industry: Technology

Source of wealth: Self-made; Amazon

 

2. Bill Gates

 

Net worth: $89.4 billion

Age: 62

Citizenship: United States

Industry: Technology

Source of wealth: Self-made; Microsoft

 

3. Warren Buffet

 

Net worth: $81.7 billion

Age: 87

Citizenship: United States

Industry: Diversified

Source of wealth: Self-made; Berkshire Hathaway

 

4. Amancio Ortego

 

Net worth: $75.9 billion

Age: 81

Citizenship: Spain

Industry: Retail

Source of wealth: Self-made; Inditex

 

5. Mark Zuckerberg

 

Net worth: $72.3 billion

Age: 33

Citizenship: United States

Industry: Technology

Source of wealth: Self-made; Facebook

 

6. Carlos Slim

 

Net worth: $63.5 billion

Age: 77

Citizenship: Mexico

Industry: Diversified

Source of wealth: Self-made; Grupo Carso

 

7. Bernard Arnault

 

Net worth: $61.5 billion

Age: 68

Citizenship: France

Industry: Consumer

Source of wealth: Self-made/Inheritance; LVMH

 

8. Larry Ellison

 

Net worth: $53.9 billion

Age: 73

Citizenship: United States

Industry: Technology

Source of wealth: Self-made; Oracle

 

9. Larry Page


Net worth: $51.5 billion

Age: 44

Citizenship: United States

Industry: Technology

Source of wealth: Self-made; Google

 

10. Ingvar Kamprad

 

Net worth: $50.7 billion

Age: 91

Citizenship: Sweden

Industry: Retail

Source of wealth: Self-made; IKEA

 

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