Mar 5, 2013

2013 Forbes’ List of The World’s Richest Billionaires: Top 500

Aliko Dangote


Forbes said the ranks of the world’s billionaires reached all-time highs. The 2013 Forbes Billionaires list now boasts 1,426 names, with an aggregate net worth of $5.4 trillion, up from $4.6 trillion. The U.S., once again, leads the list with 442 billionaires, followed by Asia-Pacific (386), Europe (366), the Americas (129) and the Middle East & Africa (103).
Two Nigerian billionaires have made the Forbes’ list of the world’s richest.

Dangote Group of Companies President Aliko Dangote is number 43, moving up from 76 last year, on the list of about 1,500 billionaires. His net worth is $16.1 billion.
Globacom chief Mike Adenuga Jnr. is number 267 on the list, with a net worth of $4.7 billion.
1. Carlos Slim Helu & family
Net Worth: $73 billion
Source of wealth: Telecom
Country: Mexico
2. Bill Gates
Net worth: 67 billion
Source of wealth: Microsoft, investments
Country: United States
3. Amancio Ortega
Net worth: 57 billion
Source of wealth: Zara
Country: Spain
4. Warren Buffett
Net Worth: 53.5 billion
Source of wealth: Berkshire Hathaway
Country: United States
5. Larry Ellison
Net worth: $43 billion
Source of wealth: Oracle
Country: United States
6. Charles Koch
Net worth: $34 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: United States
6. David Koch
Net worth: $34 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: United States
8. Li Ka-shing
Net worth: $31 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: Hong Kong
9. Liliane Bettencourt
Net worth: $30 billion
Source of Wealth L’Oreal
Country: France
10. Bernard Arnault
Net worth: $29 billion
Source of wealth: LVMH
Country: France
11. Christy Walton & family
Net worth: $28.2 billion
Source of wealth: Wal-Mart
Country: United States
12. Stefan Persson
Net worth: $28 billion
Source of wealth: H&M
Country: Sweden
13. Michael Bloomberg
Net worth: $27 billion
Source of wealth: Bloomberg LP
Country: United States
14. Jim Walton
Net worth: $26.7 billion
Source of wealth: Wal-Mart
Country: United States
15., Sheldon Adelson
Net worth: $26.5 billion
Source of wealth: casinos
Country: United States
16. Alice Walton
Net worth: $26.3 billion
Source of wealth: Wal-Mart
Country: United States
17. S. Robson Walton
Net worth: $26.1 billion
Source of wealth: Wal-Mart
Country: United States
18. Karl Albrecht
Net worth: $6 billion
Source of wealth: Aldi
Country: Germany
19. Jeff Bezos
Net worth: $25.2 billion
Source of wealth: Amazon.com
Country: United States
20. Larry Page
Net worth: $23 billion
Source of wealth: Google
Country: United States
21. Sergey Brin billion
Net worth: $22.8
Source of wealth: Google
Country: United States
22. Mukesh Ambani
Net worth: $21.5 billion
Source of wealth: petrochemicals, oil & gas
Country: India
23. Michele Ferrero & family
Net worth: $20.4 billion
Source of wealth: chocolates
Country: Italy
24. Lee Shau Kee
Net worth: $20.3 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: Hong Kong
24. David Thomson & family 
Net worth: $20.3 billion
Source of wealth: media
Country: Canada
26. Carl Icahn 
Net worth: $20 billion
Source of wealth: leveraged buyouts
Country: United States
26.Thomas & Raymond Kwok & family 
Net worth: $20 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: Hong Kong
28. Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud 
Net worth: $19.6 billion
Source of wealth: investments
Country: Saudi Arabia
29.Dieter Schwarz
Net worth: $19.5 billion
Source of wealth: Returnee, retail
Country: Germany
30. George Soros
Net worth: $19.2 billion
Source of wealth: hedge funds
Country: United States
31. Theo Jr. & family Albrecht
Net worth: $18.9 billion
Source of wealth: Aldi, Trader Joe’s
Country: Germany
32. Alberto Bailleres Gonzalez & family
Net worth: $18.2 billion
Source of wealth: mining
Country: Mexico
33. Jorge Paulo Lemann
Net worth: $17.8 billion
Source of wealth: beer
Country: Brazil
34. Alisher Usmanov
Net worth: $17.6 billion
Source of wealth: steel, telecom, investments
Country: Russia
35. Iris Fontbona & family
Net worth: $17.4 billion
Source of wealth: mining
Country: Chile
36. Forrest Mars Jr
Net worth: $17 billion
Source of wealth: candy
Country: United States
36. Jacqueline Mars
Net worth: $7 billion
Source of wealth: candy
Country: United States
36. John Mars
Net worth: $17 billion
Source of wealth: candy
Country:United States
36. Georgina Rinehart
Net worth: $17 billion
Source of wealth: Mining
Country: Australia
40. German Larrea Mota Velasco & family
Net worth: $16.7 billionaire
Source of wealth: mining
Country: Mexico
41. Mikhail Fridman
Net worth: $16.5 billion
Source of wealth: oil, banking, telecom
Country: Russia
41. Lakshmi Mittal
Net worth: $16.5 billion
Source of wealth: steel
Country: India
43. Aliko Dangote
Net worth: $16.1 billion
Source of wealth: cement, sugar, flour
Country: Nigeria
44. Len Blavatnik
Net worth: $16 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: United States
44. Cheng Yu-tung 
Net worth: $16 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: Hong Kong
46. Joseph Safra
Net worth: $15.9 billion
Source of wealth: banking
Country: Brazil
47. Rinat Akhmetov
Net worth: $15.4 billion
Source of wealth: steel, coal
Country: Ukraine
47. Leonid Mikhelson
Net worth: $15.4 billion
Source of wealth: gas, chemicals
Country: Russia
49. Michael Dell
Net worth: $15.3 billion
Source of wealth: Dell
Country: United States
49. Leonardo Del Vecchio
Net worth: $15.3 billion
Source of wealth: eyeglasses
Country: Italy

51. Steve Ballmer
Net worth: $15.2 billion
Source of wealth: Microsoft
Country: United States
52. Viktor Vekselberg
Net worth: $15.1 billion
Source of wealth: oil, metals
Country: Russia
53. Paul Allen
Net worth: $5 billion
Source of wealth: Microsoft, investments
Country: United States
53. Francois Pinault & family
Net worth: $15 billion
Source of wealth: retail
Country: France
55. Vagit Alekperov
Net worth: $14.8 billion
Source of wealth: Lukoil
Country: Russia
56. Phil Knight
Net worth: $14.4 billion
Source of wealth: Nike
Country: United States
56. Andrey Melnichenko
Net worth: $14.4 billion
Source of wealth: coal, fertilizers
Country: Russia
58. Dhanin Chearavanont & family
Net worth: $14.3 billion
Source of wealth: Food
Country: Thailand
58. Susanne Klatten
Net worth: $14.3 billion
Source of wealth: BMW, pharmaceuticals
Country: Germany
58. Vladimir Potanin
Net worth: $14.3 billion
Source of wealth: metals
Country: Russia
61. Michael Otto & family
Net worth: $14.2 billion
Source of wealth: retail, real estate
Country: Germany
62. Vladimir Lisin
Net worth: $14.1 billion
Source of wealth: steel, transport
Country: Russia
62. Gennady Timchenko
Net worth: $14.1 billion
Source of wealth: oil & gas
Country: Russia
64. Luis Carlos Sarmiento
Net worth: $13.9 billion
Source of wealth: banking
Country: Colombia
65. Mohammed Al Amoudi
Net worth: $13.5 billion
Source of wealth: oil, diversified
Country: Saudi Arabia
66. Tadashi Yanai & family
Net worth: $13.3 billion
Source of wealth: retail
Country: Japan
66. Mark Zuckerberg
Net worth: $13.3 billion
Source of wealth: Facebook
Country: United States
68. Henry Sy & family
Net worth: $13.2 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: Philippines
69. Donald Bren
Net worth: $13 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: United States
69. Serge Dassault & family
Net worth: $13 billion
Source of wealth: aviation
Country: France
69. Lee Kun-Hee
Net worth: $139 billion
Source of wealth: SAMSUNG
Country: South Korea
69, Mikhail Prokhorov
Net worth: $13, Down
Source of wealth: investments
Country: Russia
73. Alexey Mordashov
Net worth: $12.89 billion
Source of wealth: steel, investments
Country: Russia
74. Antonio Ermirio de Moraes & family
Net worth: $12.79 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: Brazil
74. Abigail Johnson
Net worth: $12.79 billion
Source of wealth: money management
Country: United States
76. Ray Dalio
Net worth: $12.59 billion
Source of wealth: hedge funds
Country: United States
76. Robert Kuok
Net worth: $12.59 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: Malaysia
78. Miuccia Prada
Net worth: $12.49 billion
Source of wealth: Prada
Country: Italy
79. Ronald Perelman
Net worth: $12.29 billion
Source of wealth: leveraged buyouts
Country: United States
80. Anne Cox Chambers
Net worth: $129 billion
Source of wealth: media
Country: United States
81.Stefan Quandt
Net worth: $11.9 billion
Source of wealth: BMW
Country: Germany
82. Ananda Krishnan
Net worth: $11.7billion
Source of wealth: telecoms
Country: Malaysia
82. Alejandro Santo Domingo Davila
Net worth: $11.7 billion
Source of wealth: beer
Country: Colombia
82. James Simons
Net worth: $11.7 billion
Source of wealth: hedge funds
Country: United States
82. Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi
Net worth: $11.7 billion
Source of wealth: Drinks
Country: Thailand
86. Zong Qinghou
Net worth: $11.6 billion
Source of wealth: beverages
Country: China
87. Dirce Navarro De Camargo & family
Net worth: $11.5 billion
Source of wealth: Returnee, construction
Country: Brazil
87. John Fredriksen
Net worth: $11.5billion
Source of wealth: shipping
Country: Cyprus
89. Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor & family
Net worth: $11.4 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: United Kingdom
90. Harold Hamm
Net worth: $11.3 billion
Source of wealth: oil & gas
Country: United State
91. Rupert Murdoch
Net worth: $11.2 billion
Source of wealth: News Corp
Country: United States
91. John Paulson
Net worth: $11.2 billion
Source of wealth: hedge funds
Country: United States
91. Azim Premj
Net worth: $1.2 billion
Source of wealth: software
Country: India
94. Ernesto Bertarelli & family
Net worth: $11 billion
Source of wealth: biotech, investments
Country: Switzerland
94. Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken
Net worth: $11 billion
Source of wealth: Heineken
Country: Netherlands
94. Hans Rausing
Net worth: $11 billion
Source of wealth: packaging
Country: Sweden
94. Jack Taylor & family
Net worth: $11 billion
Source of wealth: Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Country: United States
98. Lui Che Woo
Net worth: $10.7 billion
Source of wealth: gaming
Country: Hong Kong
98. Laurene Powell Jobs & family
Net worth: $10.7 billion
Source of wealth: Apple, Disney
Country: United States
10. Eike Batista
Net worth: $10.6 billion
Source of wealth: mining, oil
Country: Brazil
100. Charles Ergen
Net worth: $10.6 billion
Source of wealth: EchoStar
Country: United States
100. Johanna Quandt
Net worth: $10.6 billion
Source of wealth: BMW
Country: Germany
103. German Khan 
Net worth: $10.5 billion
Source of wealth: oil, banking, telecom
Country: Russia
103. Pallonji Mistry 
Net worth: $10.5 billion
Source of wealth: construction
Country: Ireland
103. David & Simon Reuben 
Net worth: $10.5 billion
Source of wealth: investments, real estate
Country: United Kingdom
106. Petr Kellner 
Net worth: $10.4 billion
Source of wealth: banking, insurance
Country: Czech Republic
107. Roman Abramovich
Net worth: $10.2 billion
Source of wealth: steel, investments
Country: Russia
108. Ng Robert & Philip
Net worth: $10.1 billion
Source of wealth: Real Estate
Country: Singapore
109. Philip Anschutz 
Net worth: $10 billion
Source of wealth: investments
Country: United States
109. George Kaiser 
Net worth: $10 billion
Source of wealth: oil & gas, banking
Country: United States
111. Ricardo Salinas Pliego & family
Net worth: $9.9 billion
Source of wealth: retail, media
Country: Mexico
112. Richard Kinder 
Net worth: $9.8 billion
Source of wealth: pipelines
Country: United States
112. Tsai Eng-Meng
Net worth: $9.8 billion
Source of wealth: Up, food
Country: Taiwan
114. Horst Paulmann & family
Net worth: $9.7 billion
Source of wealth: retail
Country: Chile
115. Michael Kadoorie & family
Net worth: $9.5 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: Hong Kong
116. Dilip Shanghvi
Net worth: $9.4 billion
Source of wealth: pharmaceuticals
Country: India
117. Steve Cohen
Net worth: $9.3 billion
Source of wealth: hedge funds
Country: United States
118. Antonia Johnson
Net worth: $9.2 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: Sweden
119. Dmitry Rybolovlev
Net worth: $9.1 billion
Source of wealth: fertilizer
Country: Russia
119. Marcel Herrmann Telles
Net worth: $9.1 billion
Source of wealth: beer
Country: Brazil
121. Klaus-Michael Kuhne
Net worth: $9 billion
Source of wealth: shipping
Country: Germany
122. Hasso Plattner
Net worth: $8.9 billion
Source of wealth: software
Country: Germany
123. Iskander Makhmudov
Net worth: $8.7 billion
Source of wealth: mining, metals, machinery
Country: Russia
123. Joao Roberto Marinho
Net worth: $8.7 billion
Source of wealth: media
Country: Brazil
123. Roberto Irineu Marinho
Net worth: $8.7 billion
Source of wealth: media
Country: Brazil
123. Pierre Omidyar
Net worth: $8.7 billion
Source of wealth: Ebay
Country: United States
123. Hansjoerg Wyss
Net worth: $8.7 billion
Source of wealth: medical devices
Country: Switzerland
128. Jose Roberto Marinho
Net worth: $8.6 billion
Source of wealth: media
Country: Brazil
128. Masayoshi Son
Net worth: $8.6 billion
Source of wealth: Internet, telecom
Country: Japan
128. Wang Jianlin
Net worth: $8.6 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: China
131. Giorgio Armani
Net worth: $8.5 billion
Source of wealth: fashion
Country: Italy
131. Andrew Beal
Net worth: $ 8.5 billion
Source of wealth: banks, real estate
Country: United States
131. Oleg Deripaska
Net worth: $8.5 billion
Source of wealth: aluminum, utilities
Country: Russia
131. R. Budi Hartono
Net worth: $8.5 billion
Source of wealth: Banking, tobacco
Country: Indonesia
131. Shashi & Ravi Ruia
Net worth: $.5 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: India
136. Srichand & Gopichand Hinduja
Net worth: $8.3
Source of wealth: Diversified
Country: United Kingdom
136. Harold Simmons
Net worth: $8.3 billion
Source of wealth: investments
Country: United States
138. Sergei Galitsky
Net worth: $8.2 billion
Source of wealth: retail
Country: Russia
138. Michael Hartono
Net worth: $8.2 billion
Source of wealth: tobacco, banking
Country: Indonesia
138. Alexei Kuzmichev
Net worth: $8.2 billion
Source of wealth: oil, banking, telecom
Country: Russia
138. Eric Schmidt
Net worth: $8.2 billion
Source of wealth: Google
Country: United States
138. August von Finck
Net worth: $8.2 billion
Source of wealth: investments
Country: Germany
143. Leonard Lauder
Net worth: $8.1 billion
Source of wealth: Estee Lauder
Country: United States
143. Samuel Newhouse Jr
Net worth: $8.1 billion
Source of wealth: Conde Nast
Country: United States
145. Elaine Marshall & family
Net worth: $8 billion
Source of wealth: Inherited
Country: United States
145. Patrick Soon-Shiong
Net worth: $8 billion
Source of wealth: pharmaceuticals
Country: United States
145. Alain & Gerard Wertheimer
Net worth: $8 billion
Source of wealth: Chanel
Country: France
145. Galen Weston & family
Net worth: $8 billion
Source of wealth: retail
Country: Canada
145. Peter Woo & family
Net worth: $8 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: Hong Kong
150. Kumar Birla
Net worth: $7.9 billion
Source of wealth: commodities
Country: India
150. Carlos Alberto Sicupira
Net worth: $7.9 billion
Source of wealth: beer
Country: Brazil
150. Andrei Skoch
Net worth: $7.9 billion
Source of wealth: steel
Country: Russia
153. Tsai Wan-Tsai & family
Net worth: $7.8 billion
Source of wealth: finance
Country: Taiwan
154. James Goodnight
Net worth: $7.7 billion
Source of wealth: Software
Country: United States
155. Savitri Jindal & family
Net worth: $7.6 billion
Source of wealth: steel
Country: India
156. Klaus Tschira
Net worth: $7.5 billion
Source of wealth: SAP
Country: Germany
157. Charles Butt
Net worth: $7.4 billion
Source of wealth: supermarkets
Country: United States
158. Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen
Net worth: $7.3 billion
Source of wealth: Lego
Country: Denmark
158. Liang Wengen
Net worth: $7.3 billion
Source of wealth: manufacturing
Country: China
158. Donald Newhouse
Net worth: $7.3 billion
Source of wealth: Conde Nast
Country: United States
161. Dieter Schnabel
Net worth: $7.2 billion
Source of wealth: chemicals
Country: Germany
162. Leonid Fedun
Net worth: $7.1 billion
Source of wealth: Lukoil
Country: Russia
162. Suleiman Kerimov
Net worth: $7.1 billion
Source of wealth: investments
Country: Russia
162. Dietrich Mateschitz
Net worth: $7.1 billion
Source of wealth: Red Bull
Country: Austria
162. Ludwig Merckle
Net worth: $7.1 billion
Source of wealth: pharmaceuticals
Country: Germany
166. Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber
Net worth: $7 billion
Source of wealth: real estate, hotels
Country: Saudi Arabia
166. Edward Johnson III
Net worth: $7 billion
Source of wealth: Fidelity
Country: United States
166. Joseph Lau
Net worth: $7 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: Hong Kong
166. Ralph Lauren
Net worth: $7 billion
Source of wealth: Ralph Lauren
Country: United States
166. John Menard Jr
Net worth: $7 billion
Source of wealth: Retail
Country: United States
166. David Tepper
Net worth: $7 billion
Source of wealth: hedge funds
United States
172. Robin Li
Net worth: $6.9 billion
Source of wealth: technology
Country: China
173. Ma Huateng
Net worth: $6.8 billion
Source of wealth: internet
Country: China
173. Sunil Mittal & family
Net worth: $6.8 billion
Source of wealth: telecom
Country: India
175. Patrizio Bertelli
Net worth: $6.7 billion
Source of wealth: luxury goods
Country: Italy
175. Filaret Galchev
Net worth: $6.7 billion
Source of wealth: construction materials
Country: Russia
175. Ivan Glasenberg
Net worth: $6.7 billion
Source of wealth: Commodities
Country: Australia
175. Vladimir Yevtushenkov
Net worth: $6.7 billion
Source of wealth: telecom
Country: Russia
179. Eva Gonda Rivera and family
Net worth: $6.6 billion
Source of wealth: FEMSA
Country: Mexico
179. Xavier Niel
Net worth: $6.6 billion
Source of wealth: internet, telecom
Country: France
179. Johann Rupert & family
Net worth: $6.6 billion
Source of wealth: luxury goods
Country: South Africa
182. Dietmar Hopp
Net worth: $6.5 billion
Source of wealth: SAP
Country: Germany
182. Shiv Nadar
Net worth: $6.5 billion
Source of wealth: information technology
Country: India
182. Idan Ofer
Net worth: $6.5 billion
Source of wealth: inherited
Country: Israel
182. Nicky Oppenheimer & family
Net worth: $6.5 billion
Source of wealth: diamonds
Country: South Africa
182. Ira Rennert
Net worth: $6.5 billion
Source of wealth: investments
Country: United States
182. Nassef Sawiris
Net worth: $6.5 billion
Source of wealth: construction
Country: Egypt
182. Stephen Schwarzman
Net worth: $6.5 billion
Source of wealth: private equity
Country: United States
189. Stefano Pessina
Net worth: $6.4 billion
Source of wealth: drugstores
Country: Italy
189. Heinz Hermann Thiele & family
Net worth: $6.4 billion
Source of wealth: brakes
Country: Germany
191. Eli Broad
Net worth: $6.3 billion
Source of wealth: investments
Country: United States
191. Chung Mong-Koo
Net worth: $6.3 billion
Source of wealth: HYUNDAI motor
Country: South Korea
191. Kushal Pal Singh
Net worth: $6.3 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: India
194. Silvio Berlusconi & family
Net worth: $6.2 billion
Source of wealth: media
Country: Italy
195. Eduardo Belmont
Net worth: $6.1 billion
Source of wealth: cosmetics
Country: Peru
195. Rosalia Mera
Net worth: $6.1 billion
Source of wealth: Zara
Country: Spain
195. Paolo & Gianfelice Mario Rocca
Net worth: $6.1 billion
Source of wealth: pipes
Country: Italy
198. Sulaiman Al Rajhi & family
Net worth: $6 billion
Source of wealth: banking
Country: Saudi Arabia
198. David Geffen
Net worth: $6 billion
Source of wealth: movies, music
Country: United States
198. Jim Kennedy
Net worth: $6 billion
Source of wealth: media
Country: United States
198. Liu Yongxing
Net worth: $6 billion
Source of wealth: agribusiness
Country: China
198. Margarita Louis-Dreyfus
Net worth: $6 billion
Source of wealth: Commodities
Country: Switzerland
198. John Malone
Net worth: $6 billion
Source of wealth: cable television
Country: United States
198. Eyal Ofer
Net worth: $6 billion
Source of wealth: inherited
Country: Israel
198. James Packer
Net worth: $6 billion
Source of wealth: Gaming
Country: Australia
198. Blair Parry-Okeden
Net worth: $6 billion
Source of wealth: media
Country: United States
198. Olav Thon
Net worth: $6 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: Norway
198. Reinhold Wurth
Net worth: $6 billion
Source of wealth: fasteners
Country: Germany
209. Hui Ka Yan
Net worth: $5.9 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: China
210. Sergei Popov
Net worth: $5.8 billion
Source of wealth: banking
Country: Russia
211. Micky Arison
Net worth: $5.7 billion
Source of wealth: Carnival Cruises
Country: United States
211. Andrew Forrest
Net worth: $5.7
Source of wealth: mining
Country: Australia
211. Charles Johnson
Net worth: $5.7 billion
Source of wealth: money management
Country: United States
211. Yang Huiyan
Net worth: $5.7 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: China
215. Ray Lee Hunt
Net worth: $5.6 billion
Source of wealth: oil, real estate
Country: United States
215. Rupert Johnson Jr
Net worth: $5.6 billion
Source of wealth: money management
Country: United States
215. Hiroshi Mikitani
Net worth: $5.6 billion
Source of wealth: online retailing
Country: Japan
215. Teh Hong Piow
Net worth: $5.6 billion
Source of wealth: banking
Country: Malaysia
219. Carlos and Alejandro Bulgheroni
Net worth: $5.5 billion
Source of wealth: oil and gas
Country: Argentina
219. Charles Cadogan & family
Net worth: $5.5 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: United Kingdom
219. Jeffrey Hildebrand
Net worth: $5.5 billion
Source of wealth: oil
Country: United States
219. Jim Pattison
Net worth: $5.5 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: Canada
219. Juan Roig
Net worth: $5.5 billion
Source of wealth: supermarkets
Country: Spain
219. Thomas Schmidheiny
Net worth: $5.5 billion
Source of wealth: cement
Country: Switzerland
225. Carlos Ardila Lulle 
Net worth: $5.4 billion
Source of wealth: soft drinks, diversified
Country:  Colombia
225. Pyotr Aven
Net worth: $5.4 billion
Source of wealth: oil, banking, telecom
Country: Russia
225. Johann Graf
Net worth: $5.4 billion
Source of wealth: gambling machines
Country: Austria
225. Richard LeFrak & family
Net worth: $5.4 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: United States
229. Graeme Hart
Net worth: $5.3 billion
Source of wealth: investments
Country: New Zealand
229. Bidzina Ivanishvili
Net worth: $5.3 billion
Source of wealth: investments
Country: Georgia
229. Frank Lowy
Net worth: $5.3 billion
Source of wealth: shopping malls
Country: Australia
229. Wei Jianjun & family
Net worth: $5.3 billion
Source of wealth: automobiles
Country: China
233. Anil Ambani
Net worth: $5.2 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: India
233. Jean-Claude Decaux & family
Net worth: $5.2 billion
Source of wealth: advertising
Country: France
233. Denis O’Brien
Net worth: $5.2 billion
Source of wealth: telecom
Country: Ireland
233. Jorn Rausing
Net worth: $5.2 billion
Source of wealth: split family fortune, inherited
Country: Sweden
233. Tang Yiu & family
Net worth: $5.2 billion
Source of wealth: retail
Country:  Hong Kong
233. Dennis Washington
Net worth: $5.2 billion
Source of wealth: construction, mining
Country: United States
239. Dannine Avara
Net worth: $5.1 billion
Source of wealth: pipelines
Country: United States
239. Richard DeVos
Net worth: $5.1 billion
Source of wealth: Amway
Country: United States
239. Scott Duncan
Net worth: $5.1 billion
Source of wealth: pipelines
Country: United States
239. Milane Frantz
Net worth: $5.1 billion
Source of wealth: pipelines
Country: United States
239. Terry Gou
Net worth: $5.1 billion
Source of wealth: electronics
Country: Taiwan
239. Karl-Heinz Kipp
Net worth: $5.1 billion
Source of wealth: retail
Country: Germany
239. Finn Rausing
Net worth: $5.1 billion
Source of wealth: split family fortune, inherited
Country: Sweden
239. Kirsten Rausing
Net worth: $5.1 billion
Source of wealth: split family fortune
Country: Sweden
239. Randa Williams
Net worth: $5.1 billion
Source of wealth: pipelines
Country: United States
248. Isak Andic & family
Net worth: $5 billion
Source of wealth: Mango
Country: Spain
248. Maria Asuncion Aramburuzabala & family
Net worth: $5 billion
Source of wealth: beer
Country: Mexico
248. Philip & Cristina Green
Net worth: $5 billion
Source of wealth: retail
Country: United Kingdom
248. Stanley Kroenke
Net worth: $5 billion
Source of wealth: sports, real estate
Country: United States
248. Hank & Doug Meijer
Net worth: $5 billion
Source of wealth: supermarkets
Country: United States
248. Akira Mori & family
Net worth: $5 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: Japan
248. Augusto & Giorgio Perfetti 
Net worth: $5 billion
Source of wealth: candy
Country: Italy

248. Thomas Peterffy
Net worth: $5 billion
Source of wealth: discount brokerage
Country: United States
248. Lucio Tan & family
Net worth: $5 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: Philippines
248. Wee Cho Yaw
Net worth: $5 billion
Source of wealth: banking
Country: Singapore
258. Kunio Busujima & family
Net worth: $4.9 billion
Source of wealth: gaming
Country: Japan
258. Roberto Civita & family
Net worth: $4.9 billion
Source of wealth: publishing, TV
Country: Brazil
258. Enrique Razon Jr
Net worth: $4.9 billion
Source of wealth: ports
Country: Philippines
258. Robert Rowling
Net worth: $4.9 billion
Source of wealth: investments
Country: United States
262. David Duffield
Net worth: $4.8 billion
Source of wealth: business software
Country: United States
262. Thomas Frist Jr & family
Net worth: $4.8 billion
Source of wealth: health care
Country: United States
262. Hui Wing Mau
Net worth: $4.8 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: Hong Kong
262. Quek Leng Chan
Net worth: $4.8 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: Hong Kong
262. Karl Wlaschek
Net worth: $4.8 billion
Source of wealth: retail
Country: Austria
267. Mike Adenuga
Net worth: $4.7 billion
Source of wealth: telecom, oil
Country: Nigeria
267. Michael Herz
Net worth: $4.7 billion
Source of wealth: coffee
Country: Germany
267. Wolfgang Herz
Net worth: $4.7 billion
Source of wealth: coffee
Country: Germany
267. Patrick McGovern
Net worth: $4.7 billion
Source of wealth: media
Country: United States
267. Sumner Redstone
Net worth: $4.7 billion
Source of wealth: Viacom
Country: United States
272. Alexander Abramov
Net worth: $4.6 billion
Source of wealth: steel mining
Country: Russia
272. Richard Branson
Net worth: $4.6 billion
Source of wealth: Virgin
Country: United Kingdom
272. Walter Faria
Net worth: $4.6 billion
Source of wealth: beer
Country: Brazil
272. Kwee brothers
Net worth: $4.6 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: Singapore
276. Jin Sook & Do Won Chang
Net worth: $4.5 billion
Source of wealth: Forever 21
Country: United States
276. Paul Desmarais
Net worth: $4.5 billion
Source of wealth: finance
Country: Canada
276. David Green
Net worth: $4.5 billion
Source of wealth: retail
Country: United States
276. James & Arthur Irving
Net worth: $4.5 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: Canada
276. Henry Kravis
Net worth: $4.5 billion
Source of wealth: leveraged buyouts
Country: United States
276. Ann Walton Kroenke
Net worth: $4.5 billion
Source of wealth: Wal-Mart
Country: United States
276. Lee Shin Cheng
Net worth: $4.5 billion
Source of wealth: palm oil
Country: Malaysia
276. Trevor Rees-Jones
Net worth: $4.5 billion
Source of wealth: oil & gas
Country: United States
276. Harry Triguboff
Net worth: $4.5 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: Australia
276. Leslie Wexner
Net worth: $4.5 billion
Source of wealth: retail
Country: United States
286. Gustavo Cisneros & family
Net worth: $4.4 billion
Source of wealth: media
Country: Venezuela
286. Heinz-Horst Deichmann & family
Net worth: $4.4 billion
Source of wealth: shoes
Country: Germany
286. Francisco Ivens de Sa Dias Branco
Net worth: $4.4 billion
Source of wealth: food production
Country: Brazil
286. James Dyson
Net worth: $4.4 billion
Source of wealth: vacuums
Country: United Kingdom
286. Malcolm Glazer & family
Net worth: $4.4 billion
Source of wealth: sports teams, real estate
Country: United States
286. Erivan Haub & family
Net worth: $4.4 billion
Source of wealth: retail
Country: Germany
286. Pansy Ho
Net worth: $4.4 billion
Source of wealth: gaming
Country: Hong Kong
286. Uday Kotak
Net worth: $4.4 billion
Source of wealth: banking
Country: India
286. Stephen Ross
Net worth: $4.4 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: United States
286. Stef Wertheimer & family
Net worth: $4.4 billion
Source of wealth: tools
Country: Israel
286. Daniel Ziff
Net worth: $4.4 billion
Source of wealth: investments
Country: United States
286. Dirk Ziff
Net worth: $4.4 billion
Source of wealth: investments
Country: United States
286. Robert Ziff
Net worth: $4.4 billion
Source of wealth: investments
Country: United States
299. Emmanuel Besnier
Net worth: $4.3 billion
Source of wealth: Lactalis
Country: France
299. Leon Black
Net worth: $4.3 billion
Source of wealth: private equity
Country: United States
299. Laurence Graff
Net worth: $4.3 billion
Source of wealth: diamond jewelry
Country: United Kingdom
299. Bruce Kovner
Net worth: $4.3 billion
Source of wealth: hedge funds
Country: United States
299. Elizabeth Mohn & family
Net worth: $4.3 billion
Source of wealth: media
Country: Germany
299. Emanuele (Lino) Saputo
Net worth: $4.3 billion
Source of wealth: cheese
Country: Canada
299. Charles Schwab
Net worth: $4.3 billion
Source of wealth: discount brokerage
Country: United States
299. Takemitsu Takizaki
Net worth: $4.3 billion
Source of wealth: sensors
Country: Japan
299. Wu Yajun & family
Net worth: $4.3 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: China
308. Shari Arison
Net worth: $4.2 billion
Source of wealth: Carnival Cruises
Country: Israel
308. Anthony Bamford & family
Net worth: $4.2 billion
Source of wealth: construction equipment
Country: United Kingdom
308. S. Truett Cathy
Net worth: $4.2 billion
Source of wealth: Chick-fil-A
Country: United States
308. Bruce Halle
Net worth: $4.2 billion
Source of wealth: Discount Tire
Country: United States
308. Joe Lewis
Net worth: $4.2 billion
Source of wealth: investments
Country: United Kingdom
308. Arnon Milchan
Net worth: $4.2 billion
Source of wealth: movie making
Country: Israel
308. Viktor Rashnikov
Net worth: $4.2 billion
Source of wealth: steel
Country: Russia
308. Leonard Stern
Net worth: $4.2 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: United States
316. Americo Amorim
Net worth: $4.1 billion
Source of wealth: energy, investments
Country: Portugal
316. Pierre Bellon & family
Net worth: $4.1 billion
Source of wealth: food services
Country: France
316. Chan Laiwa & family
Net worth: $4.1 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: China
316. Barbara Carlson Gage
Net worth: $4.1 billion
Source of wealth: hotels, restaurants
Country: United States
316. Ken GriffinNet worth: $4.1 billion
Source of wealth: hedge funds
Country: United States
316. Bertil Hult
Net worth: $4.1 billion
Source of wealth: Education
Country: Sweden
316. Jay Y. Lee
Net worth: $4.1 billion
Source of wealth: SAMSUNG
Country: South Korea
316. Gordon Moore
Net worth: $4.1 billion
Source of wealth: Intel
Country: United States
316. Marilyn Carlson Nelson
Net worth: $4.1 billion
Source of wealth: hotels, restaurants
Country: United States
316. George Roberts
Net worth: $4.1 billion
Source of wealth: leveraged buyouts
Country: United States
316. Melker Schorling
Net worth: $4.1 billion
Source of wealth: investments
Country: Sweden
316. Bruno Schroder & family
Net worth: $4.1 billion
Source of wealth: banking
Country: United Kingdom
316. Beny Steinmetz
Net worth: $4.1 billion
Source of wealth: mining, diamonds, real estate
Country: Israel
329. Jeronimo Arango & family
Net worth: $4 billion
Source of wealth: retail
Country: Mexico
329. Vincent Bollore
Net worth: $4 billion
Source of wealth: investments
Country: France
329. Gayle Cook
Net worth: $4 billion
Source of wealth: medical devices
Country: United States
329. John Paul DeJoria
Net worth: $4 billion
Source of wealth: hair products, tequila
Country: United States
329. Curt Engelhorn
Net worth: $4 billion
Source of wealth: pharmaceuticals
Country: Germany
329. Andre Esteves
Net worth: $4 billion
Source of wealth: banking
Country: Brazil
329. Andrei Guriev
Net worth: $4 billion
Source of wealth: fertilizers
Country: Russia
329. Stein Erik Hagen & family
Net worth: $4 billion
Source of wealth: retail
Country: Norway
329. Micky JagtianiNet worth: $4 billion
retail
Country: India

329. William Koch
Net worth: $4 billion
Source of wealth: oil, investments
Country: United States
329. Ted Lerner
Net worth: $4 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: United States
329. Lin Rong San
Net worth: $4 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: Taiwan
329. Lu Zhiqiang
Net worth: $4 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: China
329. Lorenzo Mendoza & family
Net worth: $4 billion
Source of wealth: beverages
Country: Venezuela
329. Sun Guangxin
Net worth: $4 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: China
329. Sam Zell
Net worth: $4 billion
Source of wealth: real estate, private equity
Country: United States
345. Andrew Tan
Net worth: $3.95 billion
diversified
Country: Philippines
346. Nancy Walton Laurie
Net worth: $3.9 billion
Source of wealth: Wal-Mart
Country: United States
346. George Lucas
Net worth: $3.9 billion
Source of wealth: Star Wars
Country: United States
346. Luo Jye & family
Net worth: $3.9 billion
Source of wealth: tires
Country: Taiwan
346. Liselott Persson
Net worth: $3.9 billion
Source of wealth: H&M
Country: Sweden
346. Cyrus Poonawalla
Net worth: $3.9 billion
Source of wealth: biotech
Country: India
346. Mitchell Rales
Net worth: $3.9 billion
manufacturing
Country: United States
346. John A. Sobrato & family
Net worth: $3.9 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: United States
353. Bernard Ecclestone & family
Net worth: $3.8 billion
Source of wealth: Formula One
Country: United Kingdom
353. Aloysio de Andrade Faria
Net worth: $3.8 billion
Source of wealth: banking
Country: Brazil
353. Diane Hendricks
Net worth: $3.8 billion
Source of wealth: roofing
Country: United States
353. Samvel Karapetyan
Net worth: $3.8 billion
Source of wealth: development
Country: Russia
353. Liu Yonghao & family
Net worth: $3.8 billion
Source of wealth: agribusiness
Country: China
353. Dustin Moskovitz
Net worth: $3.8 billion
Source of wealth: Facebook
Country: United States
353. Victor Pinchuk
Net worth: $3.8 billion
Source of wealth: steel pipes, diversified
Country: Ukraine
353. Steven Rales
Net worth: $3.8 billion
Source of wealth: manufacturing
Country: United States
353. John Sall
Net worth: $3.8 billion
Source of wealth: software
Country: United States
353. Roger Wang
Net worth: $3.8 billion
Source of wealth: retail
Country: United States
363. Abilio dos Santos Diniz
Net worth: $3.7 billion
Source of wealth: retail
Country: Brazil
363. Albert Frere
Net worth: $3.7 billion
Source of wealth: investments
Country: Belgium
363. Barry Lam
Net worth: $3.7 billion
Source of wealth: computers
Country: Taiwan
363. Lars Larsen
Net worth: $3.7 billion
Source of wealth: retail
Country: Denmark
363. Bernardo Matte
Net worth: $3.7 billion
Source of wealth: Family Fortune, paper
Country: Chile
363. Eliodoro Matte
Net worth: $3.7 billion
Source of wealth: Family Fortune, paper
Country: Chile
363. Patricia Matte
Net worth: $3.7 billion
Source of wealth: Family Fortune, paper
Country: Chile
363. Edward Roski Jr
Net worth: $3.7 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: United States
363. Bernard (Barry) Sherman
Net worth: $3.7 billion
Source of wealth: pharmaceuticals
Country: Canada
363. Jeffrey Skoll
Net worth: $3.7 billion
Source of wealth: Ebay
Country: United States
363. Maria Luisa Solari Falabella & family
Net worth: $3.7
Source of wealth: Retail
Country: Chile
363. Sheldon Solow
Net worth: $3.7 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: United States
363. Samuel Yin
Net worth: $3.7 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: Taiwan
376. Majid Al Futtaim
Net worth: $3.6 billion
Source of wealth: real estate, retail
Country: United Arab Emirates
376. Adi Godrej & family
Net worth: $3.6 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: India
376. Jamshyd Godrej
Net worth: $3.6 billion
Source of wealth: diversified
Country: India
376. Barbara Piasecka Johnson
Net worth: $3.6 billion
Source of wealth: Johnson & Johnson
Country: United States
376. Paul Tudor Jones II
Net worth: $3.6 billion
Source of wealth: hedge funds
Country: United States
376. Ronald Lauder
Net worth: $3.6 billion
Source of wealth: Estee Lauder
Country: United States
376. Axel Oberwelland
Net worth: $3.6 billion
Source of wealth: candy
Country: Germany
376. Zhang Xin & family
Net worth: $3.6 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: China
384. Michael Ashley
Net worth: $3.5 billion
Source of wealth: sports retailing
Country: United Kingdom
384. John Gandel
Net worth: $3.5 billion
Source of wealth: Shopping Malls
Country: Australia
384. Daniel Gilbert
Net worth: $3.5 billion
Source of wealth: Quicken Loans
Country: United States
384. Jan Kulczyk
Net worth: $3.5 billion
Source of wealth: telecom, oil, beer
Country: Poland
384. Tom & Judy Love
Net worth: $3.5 billion
Source of wealth: retail & gas stations
Country: United States
384. Najib Mikati
Net worth: $3.5 billion
Source of wealth: telecom
Country: Lebanon
384. Taha Mikati
Net worth: $3.5 billion
Source of wealth: telecom
Country: Lebanon
384. Henry Ross Perot Sr
Net worth: $3.5 billion
Source of wealth: computer services, real estate
Country: United States
384. Lynn Schusterman
Net worth: $3.5 billion
Source of wealth: oil & gas, investments
Country: United States
384. Steven Udvar-Hazy
Net worth: $3.5 billion
Source of wealth: aircraft leasing
Country: United States
384. Christoffel Wiese
Net worth: $3.5 billion
Source of wealth: retailing
Country: South Africa
395. Anil Agarwal
Net worth: $3.4 billion
Source of wealth: mining, metals
Country: India
395. Heinz-Georg Baus
Net worth: $3.4 billion
Source of wealth: home improvement stores
Country: Germany
395. Juan Cuneo Solari & family
Net worth: $3.4 billion
Source of wealth: retail
Country:Chile
395. Pauline MacMillan Keinath
Net worth: $3.4 billion
Source of wealth: Cargill Inc.
Country: United States
395. Lin Yu-lin
Net worth: $3.4 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: Taiwan
395. Ian & Richard Livingstone
Net worth: $3.4 billion
Source of wealth: real estate
Country: United Kingdom
395. Sri Prakash Lohia
Net worth: $3.4 billion
Source of wealth: Polyester
Country: Indonesia
395. Jack Ma
Net worth: $3.4 billion
Source of wealth: internet’
Country: China
395. Whitney MacMillan
Net worth: $3.4 billion
Source of wealth: Cargill Inc.
Country: United States
395. Gwendolyn Sontheim Meyer
Net worth: $3.4 billion
Source of wealth: Cargill Inc.
Country: United States
395. Carlos Rodriguez-Pastor
Net worth: $3.4 billion
Source of wealth: Finance
Country: Peru
395. Ferit Faik Sahenk
Net worth: $3.4 billion
Source of wealth: banking, media
Country: Turkey
395. David Shaw
Net worth: $3.4 billion
Source of wealth: hedge funds
Country: United States
395. Teresa Matilde Solari Falabella & family
Net worth: $3.4 billion
Source of wealth: retail
Country: Chile
395. Andreas Strungmann
Net worth: $3.4 billion
Source of wealth: pharmaceuticals
Country: Germany
395. Thomas Strungmann
Net worth: $3.4 billion
Source of wealth: pharmaceuticals
Country: Germany
395. Chairul Tanjung,
Net worth: $3.4 billion
Source of wealth: Diversified
Country: Indonesia
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