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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. Amancio Ortega – $80 Billion – 76 – Zara – Spain
  3. Carlos Slim Helu – $77.1 Billion – 72 – Telecom – Mexico
  4. Bill Gates – $79.2 Billion – 56 – Microsoft – United States
  5. Ingvar Kamprad – $45 Billion – IKEA – Sweden
  6. Warren Buffett – $72.7 Billion – 82 – Berkshire Hathaway – United States
  7. Charles Koch – $42.9 – diversified – United States
  8. David Koch – $42.9 – diversified – United States
  9. Bernard Arnault – $41 Billion – 63 – LVMH -France
  10. Christy Walton – $41.7 – Wal-Mart – United States
  11. Jim Walton – $40.6 – Wal-Mart – United States
  12. Liliane Bettencourt – $40.1 – L’Oréal – France
  13. Larry Ellison – $54.3 Billion -68 – Oracle – United States
  14. Jorge Paulo Lemann – $31.5 Billion – Brazil
  15. Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Al Saud – 31 – Saudi Arabia
  16. Wang Jianlin – $30.4 Billion – Entertainment, Real Estate – China
  17. Eike Batista – $30 Billion – 55 -Mining, oil – Brazil
  18. Stefan Persson – $26 Billion – 65 – H&M – Sweden
  19. Li Ka-shing – $25.5 Billion – 84 – Diversified – Hong Kong
  20. Wealthiest in Hong Kong

  21. Karl Albrecht – $25.4 Billion – 92 – Aldi – Germany
  22. Giovanni Ferrero – $24 Billion – Italy
  23. Mukesh Ambani – $22 Billion – India
  24. Dieter Schwarz – $21 Billion – Germany
  25. Yun “Jack” Ma – $19 Billion – China
  26. Tadashi Yanai – $18 Billion – Japan
  27. Robert Kuok Hock Nien – $16 Billion – Malaysia
  28. Alisher Usmanov – $16 Billion – Russia
  29. Luis Carlos Sarmiento Angulo – $16 Billion – Colombia
  30. John Fredriksen – $15 Billion – Cyprus
  31. Ernesto Bertarelli – $15 Billion – Switzerland
  32. Georgina “Gina” Hope Rinehart – $15.2 Billion – Australia
  33. Iris Fontbona – $14 Billion – Chile
  34. Alhaji Aliko Dangote – $13.1 Billion – Nigeria
  35. Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor – $13 Billion – U.K.
  36. Lee Kun-Hee – $12 Billion – South Korea
  37. Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi – $12 Billion – Thailand
  38. Rinat Akhmetov – $12 Billion – Ukraine
  39. Henry Sy Sr. – $12 Billion – Philippines
  40. Petr Kellner – $11 Billion – Czech Republic
  41. Charlene L. De Carvalho-Heineken – $10 Billion – Netherlands
  42. Tsai Eng-Meng – $9 Billion – Taiwan
  43. Dietrich Mateschitz – $9 Billion – Austria
  44. Majid Al Futtaim – $9 Billion – U.A.E.
  45. W.G. Galen Weston – $9 Billion – Canada
  46. Wee Cho Yaw – $8 Billion – Singapore
  47. Graeme Richard Hart – $8 Billion – New Zealand
  48. Johann P. Rupert – $8 Billion – South Africa
  49. Tan Siok Tijen – $8 Billion – Indonesia
  50. Kjeld Kirk Kristansen – $7 Billion – Denmark
  51. Eyal M. Ofer – $7 Billion – Israel
  52. Nassef Onsi Naguib Sawiris – $7 Billion – Egypt
  53. Bidzina Ivanishivili – $6 Billion – Georgia
  54. Olav Thon – $6 Billion – Norway
  55. Dick & Betsy DeVos – $5.1 Billion – United States
  56. 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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Winters, Jeffrey A, Wealth Defense and the Limits of Liberal Democracy (2014). APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2452419

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

  1. Washington – Bill Gates $ 85.1 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

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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