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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. Vladimir Putin – $200 Billion – 64 – Kleptocracy – Russia
  2. Jeff Bezos – $104.1 Billion – Amazon – United States
  3. Bill Gates – $91.8 Billion – 56 – Microsoft – United States
  4. Mark Zuckerberg, 32 – $75.3 billion – Facebook
  5. Amancio Ortega – $75.2 Billion – 76 – Zara – Spain
  6. Ingvar Kamprad – $45 Billion – IKEA – Sweden
  7. Warren Buffett – $87.6 Billion – 82 – Berkshire Hathaway – United States
  8. Carlos Slim Helu – $67.1 Billion – 72 – Telecom – Mexico
  9. Bernard Arnault – $64.8 Billion – 63 – LVMH -France
  10. Larry Ellison – $59.7 Billion -68 – Oracle – United States
  11. Charles Koch – $42.9 – diversified – United States
  12. David Koch – $42.9 – diversified – United States
  13. Christy Walton – $41.7 – Wal-Mart – United States
  14. Jim Walton – $40.6 – Wal-Mart – United States
  15. Liliane Bettencourt – $40.1 – L’Oréal – France
  16. Jorge Paulo Lemann – $31.5 Billion – Brazil
  17. Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Al Saud – 31 – Saudi Arabia
  18. Wang Jianlin – $30.4 Billion – Entertainment, Real Estate – China
  19. Eike Batista – $30 Billion – 55 -Mining, oil – Brazil
  20. Stefan Persson – $26 Billion – 65 – H&M – Sweden
  21. Li Ka-shing – $25.5 Billion – 84 – Diversified – Hong Kong
  22. Wealthiest in Hong Kong

  23. Karl Albrecht – $25.4 Billion – 92 – Aldi – Germany
  24. Giovanni Ferrero – $24 Billion – Italy
  25. Mukesh Ambani – $22 Billion – India
  26. Dieter Schwarz – $21 Billion – Germany
  27. Yun “Jack” Ma – $19 Billion – China
  28. Tadashi Yanai – $18 Billion – Japan
  29. Robert Kuok Hock Nien – $16 Billion – Malaysia
  30. Alisher Usmanov – $16 Billion – Russia
  31. Luis Carlos Sarmiento Angulo – $16 Billion – Colombia
  32. John Fredriksen – $15 Billion – Cyprus
  33. Ernesto Bertarelli – $15 Billion – Switzerland
  34. Georgina “Gina” Hope Rinehart – $15.2 Billion – Australia
  35. Iris Fontbona – $14 Billion – Chile
  36. Alhaji Aliko Dangote – $13.1 Billion – Nigeria
  37. Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor – $13 Billion – U.K.
  38. Lee Kun-Hee – $12 Billion – South Korea
  39. Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi – $12 Billion – Thailand
  40. Rinat Akhmetov – $12 Billion – Ukraine
  41. Henry Sy Sr. – $12 Billion – Philippines
  42. Petr Kellner – $11 Billion – Czech Republic
  43. Charlene L. De Carvalho-Heineken – $10 Billion – Netherlands
  44. Tsai Eng-Meng – $9 Billion – Taiwan
  45. Dietrich Mateschitz – $9 Billion – Austria
  46. Majid Al Futtaim – $9 Billion – U.A.E.
  47. W.G. Galen Weston – $9 Billion – Canada
  48. Wee Cho Yaw – $8 Billion – Singapore
  49. Graeme Richard Hart – $8 Billion – New Zealand
  50. Johann P. Rupert – $8 Billion – South Africa
  51. Tan Siok Tijen – $8 Billion – Indonesia
  52. Kjeld Kirk Kristansen – $7 Billion – Denmark
  53. Eyal M. Ofer – $7 Billion – Israel
  54. Nassef Onsi Naguib Sawiris – $7 Billion – Egypt
  55. Bidzina Ivanishivili – $6 Billion – Georgia
  56. Olav Thon – $6 Billion – Norway
  57. Dick & Betsy DeVos – $5.1 Billion – United States
  58. John P. Grayken – $5 Billion – Ireland
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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 – Jeff Bezos – $104.1 Billion
  2. Nebraska – Warren Buffett $ 66.9 billion
  3. New York – Michael R. Bloomberg $ 51.4 billion
  4. California – Larry Ellison $ 47.3 billion
  5. Kansas – David Koch $ 42 billion
  6. Arkansas – Christy Walton $ 37.9 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

  • 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

Richest Britains 2017

The 2017 Sunday Times Rich List (U.K.):

  1. Sri and Gopi Hinduja (Industry, Finance) £16.2bn
  2. Len Blavatnik (Investment, Music, Media) £15.9bn
  3. David and Simon Reuben (Property, Internet) £14bn
  4. Lakshmi Mittal and family (Steel) £13.2bn
  5. Alisher Usmanov (Mining, Investment) £11.8bn
  6. Ernesto and Kirsty Bertarelli (Pharmaceuticals) £11.5bn
  7. Guy, George and Galen Jr Weston and family (Retailing) £10.5bn
  8. Kirsten and Jorn Rausing (Inheritance, Investment) £9.6bn
  9. The Duke of Westminster and the Grosvenor family (Property) £9.5bn
  10. Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken and Michel de Carvalho (Inheritance, Brewing, Banking) £9.3bn
  11. Hans Rausing and family (Packaging) £9.25bn
  12. John Fredriksen and family (Shipping, Oil services) £8bn
  13. Roman Abramovich (Industry, Oil) £8bn
  14. Sir James Dyson and family (Household goods, Technology) £7.8bn
  15. Sir David and Sir Frederick Barclay (Property, Media, Internet retailing) £7.2bn
  16. Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber and family (Hotels, Food, Industry) £6.7bn
  17. Earl Cadogan and family (Property) £6.5bn
  18. Jim Ratcliffe (Chemicals) £5.75bn
  19. Nicky Oppenheimer and family (Mining, Diamonds) £5.5bn
  20. Carrie and Francois Perrodo and family (Oil, Gas, Wine) £5.17bn

That list totals £658bn ($851bn USD as of May 2017) of wealth in total for the above list of 20 richest in Britain.


Trump Cabinet
Estimated Net Worth of Trump Cabinet Appointees

  • Mike Pence $800,000 Government
  • Alex Acosta $1,300,000 Lawyer
  • Ryan Zinke $1,900,000 Rental Property
  • Sonny Perdue $2,000,000 Trucking
  • Rick Perry $2,000,000 Oil
  • John Kelly $5,000,000 Government
  • Jeff Sessions $6,000,000 Real Estate
  • James Mattis $7,000,000 Military
  • Tom Price $10,000,000 Medicine
  • David Shulkin $17,000,000 Medicine
  • Elaine Chao $22,000,000 Inheritance
  • Ben Carson $22,000,000 Medicine
  • Rex Tillerson $300,000,000 Oil
  • Stephen Mnuchin $385,000,000 Goldman Sachs
  • Betsy DeVos $1,000,000,000 Inheritance
  • Wilbur Ross $2,500,000,000 Finance

Billionaires’ League by Gocompare

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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