Richest People

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Wealthiest Women
Richest Members of Congress
Wealthiest in Each U.S. State
Youngest Billionaires

 

Ten Wealthiest People in the World

50 Wealthiest People in the World

Here are the 50 Wealthiest People in the World (updated as new data is released), where they are from and the industry that made them rich:

    Name   Net Worth B   Country

  1. Carlos Slim Helu – $77.1 Billion – 72 – Telecom – Mexico
  2. Bill Gates – $79.2 Billion – 56 – Microsoft – United States
  3. Ingvar Kamprad – $45 Billion – IKEA – Sweden
  4. Warren Buffett – $72.7 Billion – 82 – Berkshire Hathaway – United States
  5. Charles Koch – $42.9 – diversified – United States
  6. David Koch – $42.9 – diversified – United States
  7. Bernard Arnault – $41 Billion – 63 – LVMH -France
  8. Christy Walton – $41.7 – Wal-Mart – United States
  9. Jim Walton – $40.6 – Wal-Mart – United States
  10. Liliane Bettencourt – $40.1 – L’Oréal – France
  11. Amancio Ortega – $64.5 Billion – 76 – Zara – Spain
  12. Larry Ellison – $54.3 Billion -68 – Oracle – United States
  13. Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Al Saud – 31 – Saudi Arabia
  14. Eike Batista – $30 Billion – 55 -Mining, oil – Brazil
  15. Stefan Persson – $26 Billion – 65 – H&M – Sweden
  16. Li Ka-shing – $25.5 Billion – 84 – Diversified – Hong Kong
  17. Wealthiest in Hong Kong

  18. Karl Albrecht – $25.4 Billion – 92 – Aldi – Germany
  19. Giovanni Ferrero – $24 Billion – Italy
  20. Jorge Paulo Lemann – $24 Billion – Brazil
  21. Alhaji Aliko Dangote – $23 Billion – Nigeria
  22. Mukesh Ambani – $22 Billion – India
  23. Dieter Schwarz – $21 Billion – Germany
  24. Yun “Jack” Ma – $19 Billion – China
  25. Tadashi Yanai – $18 Billion – Japan
  26. Robert Kuok Hock Nien – $16 Billion – Malaysia
  27. Alisher Usmanov – $16 Billion – Russia
  28. Luis Carlos Sarmiento Angulo – $16 Billion – Colombia
  29. John Fredriksen – $15 Billion – Cyprus
  30. Ernesto Bertarelli – $15 Billion – Switzerland
  31. Georgina “Gina” Hope Rinehart – $15 Billion – Australia
  32. Iris Fontbona – $14 Billion – Chile
  33. Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor – $13 Billion – U.K.
  34. Lee Kun-Hee – $12 Billion – South Korea
  35. Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi – $12 Billion – Thailand
  36. Rinat Akhmetov – $12 Billion – Ukraine
  37. Henry Sy Sr. – $12 Billion – Philippines
  38. Petr Kellner – $11 Billion – Czech Republic
  39. Charlene L. De Carvalho-Heineken – $10 Billion – Netherlands
  40. Tsai Eng-Meng – $9 Billion – Taiwan
  41. Dietrich Mateschitz – $9 Billion – Austria
  42. Majid Al Futtaim – $9 Billion – U.A.E.
  43. W.G. Galen Weston – $9 Billion – Canada
  44. Wee Cho Yaw – $8 Billion – Singapore
  45. Graeme Richard Hart – $8 Billion – New Zealand
  46. Johann P. Rupert – $8 Billion – South Africa
  47. Tan Siok Tijen – $8 Billion – Indonesia
  48. Kjeld Kirk Kristansen – $7 Billion – Denmark
  49. Eyal M. Ofer – $7 Billion – Israel
  50. Nassef Onsi Naguib Sawiris – $7 Billion – Egypt
  51. Bidzina Ivanishivili – $6 Billion – Georgia
  52. Olav Thon – $6 Billion – Norway
  53. Dick & Betsy DeVos – $5.1 Billion – United States
  54. John P. Grayken – $5 Billion – Ireland
  55.  Hoarders 1 Percent

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    Wealthiest Women

  • Lynda Resnick
  • Charley Gallay/Getty
  • Net worth: $2.4 billion
  • Country: US
  • Age: 72
  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Source of wealth: The Wonderful Company
  • Marian Ilitch
  • Net worth: $2.4 billion
  • Country: US
  • Age: 83
  • Industry: Diversified
  • Source of wealth: Little Caesars
  • Johnelle Hunt
  • Net worth: $2.5 billion
  • Country: US
  • Age: 84
  • Industry: Logistics
  • Source of wealth: J.B. Hunt Transport Services
  • Zhang Xin
  • Net worth: $2.5 billion
  • Country: China
  • Age: 50
  • Industry: Real estate
  • Source of wealth: Soho China
  • Judy Faulkner
  • Net worth: $2.5 billion
  • Country: US
  • Age: 72
  • Industry: Healthcare software
  • Source of wealth: Epic Systems
  • Giuliana Benetton
  • Net worth: $2.7 billion
  • Country: Italy
  • Age: 78
  • Industry: Fashion retail
  • Source of wealth: Benetton Group
  • Wu Yajun
  • Net worth: $2.8 billion
  • Country: China
  • Age: 51
  • Industry: Real estate
  • Source of wealth: Longfor Properties
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Net worth: $2.8 billion
  • Country: US
  • Age: 62
  • Industry: Media
  • Source of wealth: Harpo Productions
  • Jin Sook Chang
  • Net worth: $3.1 billion
  • Country: US
  • Age: 52
  • Industry: Fashion retail
  • Source of wealth: Forever 21
  • Doris Fisher
  • Net worth: $3.2 billion
  • Country: US
  • Age: 84
  • Industry: Fashion retail
  • Source of wealth: Gap
  • Elizabeth Holmes
  • Net worth: $4.5 billion
  • Country: US
  • Age: 32
  • Industry: Healthcare
  • Source of wealth: Theranos
  • Pollyanna Chu
  • Net worth: $4.9 billion
  • Country: Hong Kong
  • Age: 58
  • Industry: Finance
  • Source of wealth: Kingston Financial Group
  • Chan Laiwa
  • Net worth: $5.2 billion
  • Country: China
  • Age: 74
  • Industry: Real estate
  • Source of wealth: Fu Wah International
  • Diane Hendricks
  • Net worth: $5.6 billion
  • Country: US
  • Age: 69
  • Industry: Building materials
  • Source of wealth: ABC Supply Co.
  • Zhou Qunfei
  • Net worth: $6 billion
  • Country: China
  • Age: 46
  • Industry: Manufacturing
  • Source of wealth: Lens Technology

Richest Members of Congress, 2014

  1. Darrell Issa (R-Calif) $436,500,015.00
  2. Jared Polis (D-Colo) $387,864,231.00
  3. Mark Warner (D-Va) $242,889,630.00
  4. John K. Delaney (D-Md) $214,902,588.00
  5. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) $160,340,931.00
  6. Dave Trott (R-Mich) $113,844,576
  7. Vernon Buchanan (R-Fla) $106,912,071.00
  8. Diane Feinstein (D-WVa) $101,290,514.00
  9. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) $101,273,023.00
  10. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn) $81,745,158.00

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Here are the wealthiest people in each state of the U.S.:

  1. Washington – Bill Gates $ 81.5 billion
  2. Nebraska – Warren Buffett $ 66.9 billion
  3. California – Larry Ellison $ 47.3 billion
  4. Kansas – David Koch $ 42 billion
  5. Arkansas – Christy Walton $ 37.9 billion
  6. New York – Michael R. Bloomberg $ 33.7 billion
  7. Nevada – Sheldon Adelson $ 29 billion
  8. Virginia – Forrest Mars Jr. $ 25.9 billion
  9. Oregon – Phil Knight $ 19 billion
  10. Texas – Michael Dell $ 17.9 billion
  11. Oklahoma – Harold Hamm $ 17.6 billion
  12. Colorado – Charles Ergen $16.7 billion
  13. Massachusetts – Abigail Johnson $ 16.2 billion
  14. Connecticut – Raymond Dalio $ 14.3 billion
  15. Georgia – Ann Cox Chambers $ 12.1 billion
  16. North Carolina – James Goodnight $ 11.1 billion
  17. New Hampshire – Richard Cohen $ 10.1 billion
  18. New Jersey – David Tepper $ 10 billion
  19. Wisconsin – John Menard Jr. $9.2 billion
  20. Missouri – Jack C. Taylor $ 7.4 billion
  21. Florida – Mickey Arison $ 6.5 billion
  22. Michigan – Kenneth Dart $ 5.8 billion
  23. Montana – Dennis Washington $ 5.8 billion
  24. Illinois – Kenneth C. Griffin $5.3 billion
  25. Indiana – Gayle Cook $ 5.1 billion
  26. Ohio – Leslie Wexner $ 5.1 billion
  27. Arizona – Bruce Halle Sr. $ 4.7 billion
  28. Tennessee – Thomas Frist Jr. $ 4.3 billion
  29. Minnesota – Whitney MacMillan $ 3.8 billion
  30. Maryland – Theodore Lerner $ 3.7 billion
  31. South Carolina – Anita Drucker $ 2.7 billion
  32. Kentucky – Brad M. Kelley $ 2 billion
  33. Alabama – Marguerite Harbert $ 1.8 billion
  34. Pennsylvania – John S. Middleton $ 1.8 billion
  35. Rhode Island – Jonathan Nelson $ 1.6 billion
  36. Vermont – Robert Stiller $ 1.6 billion
  37. West Virginia – James C. Justice II $ 1.6 billion
  38. Louisiana – Thomas Benson $ 1.5 billion
  39. Iowa – Dennis Albaugh $ 1.4 billion
  40. Idaho – Frank Vandersloot $ 1.2 billion
  41. North Dakota – Gary Tharaldson $ 1 billion
  42. Utah – John M. Huntsman Sr. $ .95 billion
  43. New Mexico – Mack C. Chase $ .91 billion
  44. Mississippi – David H. Nutt $ .88 billion
  45. Maine – Leon Gorman $ .84 billion
  46. Delaware – Robert Gore $ .83 billion
  47. Hawaii – Jay Shidler $ .70 billion
  48. South Dakota – Denny T. Sanford $ .58 billion
  49. Alaska – Robert Gilliam $ .48billion
  50. Wyoming – Jonathan Ledecky $ .34 billion

Youngest Billionaires

  • Mark Zuckerberg, 32 – $55.5 billion – Facebook
  • Lukas Walton, 30 – $11.2 billion – Wal-Mart
  • Dustin Moskovitz, 32 – $10.4 billion – Facebook
  • Scott Duncan, 33 – $5.2 billionn – Pipelines
  • Andres Santo Domingo, 38 – $4.8 bil – Beer
  • Alejandro Santo Domingo, 39 – $4.8 billion – Beer
  • Nathan Blecharczyk, 33 – $3.3 billion – Airbnb
  • Brian Chesky, 35 – $3.3 billion – Airbnb
  • Joe Gebbia, 35 – $3.3 billlion – Airbnb
  • Robert Pera, 38 – $3.2 billion – Wireless equipment
  • Julio Mario Santo Domingo III, 31 – $2.4 billion – Beer
  • Sean Parker, 36 – $2.4 billion – Facebook
  • Evan SpiegeL, 26 – $2.1 billlion – Snapchat
  • Bobby Murphy, 28 – $1.8 billion – Snapchat

1% Own Half the World's Wealth by Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star Tribune

Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star Tribune

The communist nation now boasts 596 billionaires - 60 more than the U.S.

The communist nation now boasts 596 billionaires – 60 more than the U.S.- after a staggering 242 Chinese people became billionaires for the first time in just one year, according to a new survey

Billionaires-by-Country

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