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Top 10 richest man in the world

Top 10 richest man in the world

10.Karl Albrecht

 

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Karl Hans Albrecht was a German entrepreneur who founded the discount supermarket chain Aldi with his brother Theo. He was for many years the richest person in Germany.

Born:            February 20, 1920, Essen, Germany
Died:             July 16, 2014
Spouse:        Maria Albrecht (m. ?–2014)
Siblings:      Theo Albrecht
Children:     Beate Albrecht, Karl Albrecht Jr.
Nephews:    Berthold Albrecht, Theo Albrecht, Jr.

9.Li Ka-Shing

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Sir Ka-shing Li, GBM, KBE, JP is a Hong Kong business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, as of 16 April 2014 he is the richest person in Asia, with a net worth of $31.9 billion.
Born:               July 29, 1928 (age 87), Chaozhou, China
Net worth:     26.6 billion USD (2015) Forbes 
Spouse:          Chong Yuet Ming (m. 1963–1990)
Children:       Richard Li, Victor Li Tzar-kuoi
Organizations founded:   Cheung Kong Holdings, more
Grandchildren:     Ethan Li Cheung Tsz, N. Li, H. Li

8.Stefan Persson

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Carl Stefan Erling Persson is a Swedish business magnate. In March 2013, Forbes reported Persson’s net worth as $28 billion making him the richest of Sweden’s 12 billionaires and the 17th richest person in the world.
Born:               October 4, 1947 (age 68), Stockholm, Sweden
Parents:          Erling Persson
Net worth:      23.9 billion USD (2015) Forbes 
Spouse:           Carolyn Denise Persson
Children:         Karl-Johan Persson, Tom Persson, Charlotte Söderström
Education:      Stockholm University, Lund University

7.Eike Batista

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Eike Fuhrken Batista da Silva is a Brazilian business magnate who made and lost a fortune in mining and oil and gas exploration. Presently, he is the chairman of Brazilian conglomerate EBX Group.
Born:               November 3, 1956 (age 59), Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Spouse:           Luma de Oliveira (m. 1991–2004)
Education:     RWTH Aachen University
Children:       Olin Batista, Thor Batista
Organizations founded:    EBX Group, MMX Mineração, OSX Brasil S.A.
Parents:         Jutta Fuhrken, Eliezer Batista

6.Larry Ellison

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Lawrence Joseph “Larry” Ellison is an American internet entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist.
Born:          August 17, 1944 (age 71), Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Height:       1.91 m
Net worth: 49.3 billion USD (2015) Forbes 
Children:    Megan Ellison, David Ellison
Organizations founded: Oracle Corporation, Ellison Medical Foundation
Spouse:       Melanie Craft (m. 2003–2010)

5.Amancio Ortega

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Amancio Ortega Gaona is a Spanish fashion businessman and founding chairman of the Inditex fashion group, best known for its chain of Zara clothing and accessories retail shops.
Born:            March 28, 1936 (age 79)
Net worth:  70.7 billion USD (2015) Forbes 
Board member of:   Inditex
Organizations founded:   Zara, Inditex, Confecciones Goa, Fundación Amancio Ortega
Spouse:       Flora Pérez (m. 2001), Rosalía Mera (m. 1966–1986)
Children:     Sandra Ortega Mera, Marta Ortega Perez, Marcos Ortega Mera

4.Bernard Arnault

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Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault is a French business magnate, investor, philanthropist and art collector. He is the chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LVMH since 1989.
Born:             March 5, 1949 (age 66), Roubaix, France
Net worth:   38 billion USD (2015) Forbes 
Parents:       Jean Arnault
Children:     Antoine Arnault, Delphine Arnault, Frederic Arnault, Alexandre Arnault
Organizations founded:   LVMH
Spouse:       Hélène Mercier (m. 1991), Anne Dewavrin (m. 1973–1990)

3.Warren Buffett

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Warren Edward Buffett is an American business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He is the most successful investor in the world.
Born:            August 30, 1930 (age 85), Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Net worth:   66.7 billion USD (2015) Forbes 
Spouse:        Astrid Menks (m. 2006), Susan Buffett (m. 1952–2004)
Children:     Howard Graham Buffett, Peter Buffett, Susan Alice Buffett

2.Bill Gates

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William Henry “Bill” Gates III is an American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, computer programmer, and inventor. In 1975, Gates and Paul Allen co-founded Microsoft, which became the world’s largest PC software company.
Born:            October 28, 1955 (age 60), Seattle, Washington, United States
Net worth:   79.2 billion USD (2015) Forbes 
Spouse:        Melinda Gates (m. 1994)
Children:     Jennifer Katharine Gates, Phoebe Adele Gates, Rory John Gates
Organizations founded:    Microsoft Corporation

1.Carlos slim

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Carlos Slim Helú is a Mexican business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. From 2010 to 2013, Slim was ranked as the richest person in the world.
Born:              January 28, 1940 (age 75), Mexico City, Mexico
Net worth:     72.9 billion USD (2015) Forbes 
Spouse:           Soumaya Domit Gemayel (m. 1967–1999)
Children:        Carlos Slim Domit, Johanna Slim Domit, more
Parents:          Julián Slim Haddad, Linda Helú Atta
Grandchildren:   Carlos Slim Torruco, Emiliano Slim Torruco

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