10 Richest People In The World In 2017
Money rules the world, according to the popular phrase being used by many. The world revolves around the financial
status of powerful individuals. You will recall how we wrote an article regarding the most the most handsome men in
America and most of the persons found in the list are actually humans with fat bank accounts or notable figures.
The likes of Bill Gates (Microsoft), Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) and Aliko Dangote (Dangote) have proven to the world that money indeed creates relevance to some certain extent. Entrepreneurship is one act that is seriously being encouraged in our society, considering the fact that majority of the individuals in the modernised society have decided to embrace the business strategy. In recent times, Bloomberg actually released a list of the riches people in the world and their networth in billions of dollars.
Stay put while i touch down few of these individuals.
10. Ingvar Kamprad
Ingvar Kamprad hails from Sweden as is actually a big time business magnate. He is the founder of IKEA, a retail company
specialising in furniture.
The business tycoon was born on the 30th of March 1926 and is 90 years old.
9. Lawrence Joseph
Out of ten, you must surely find one within the computer world. Lawrence Joseph prides himself in the number nine (9) spot today.Lawrence is an American businessman who is the co-founder of Oracle Corporation and was actually the chief executive officer (ceo) until the later of 2014.
The business tycoon is said to be valued around $43.4 billion dollars.
8. Mark Zuckerberg
The name “Zuckerberg” may sound a little strange to you. But what if we say the guy up there actually is the ceo of facebook? Yea. Mark actually earned the number 8 spot as the richest men on earth
He is said to have a networth of 62.4 billion USD (2017) dollars and is married to Priscilla Chan. He was born in 1984 and is also an American computer programmer and internet entrepreneur.
7. Carlos Slim
Carlos Slim is no name to be forgotten in the list of the world richest men.
Carlos Slim Helu is a Mexican business guru,investor, and philanthropist.H was ranked the richest in the world within the year 2010 to 2013.
Born on the 28th of January, 1940. He is said to have a networth of $55.4billion.
Married with kids and has about six siblings.
6. David Koch
David Koch is an American businessman and a political activist too. He is a chemical engineer. David joined the family business Koch industries, in a recent report by wikipedia, the business is said to be the second largest privately held company in the United States in 1070.
David was born on the 3rd of May 1940 and has a networth of about $48billion. He is married to Julia Flesher and has three kids.
5. Charles Koch
Charles Koch is also an American Businessman and a poltical donor. He is the brother to David Koch and serves as the executive Vice President of the company.
Charles was born on the 1st of November 1935 and has a networth of 48.6 billion.
He is married to Liz Koch.
4. Jeff Bezo
Jeff Bezos is the Chief Executive Officer of Amazon. He is an American technology and retail entrepreneur and investor. He is the founder of Amazon, one of the world’s largest online shopping website.
He was born on the 12th of January 1964 and has a networth of about 73.3 billion.
He is married to MacKenzie Bezos and has featureed in the film titled Star Trek Beyond.
3. Warren Buffett
Warren Buffet has been in the business of being rich for long and this is no new news.He is considered as one of the
most successful investors in the world and eventually became the second richest man in the world at some time.
Warren was born on the 30th of August and has a networth of 76.1 billion.
He has three children Peter,Howard Graham and Susan Alice.
2. Amancia Ortega
Amancia Ortega is the Founder and chairman of the Inditex fashion group,the company which is best known for its global brand Zara.
The Spanish business magnate is valued at $75.8 billion and is the second richest person in the world.
DOB – Born: 28 March 1936 (age 80 years).
Do i need say more? Well said. He has remained in this spot for so long and has continued to dorminate as the number one richest man in the world.
Bill Gate is the founder of Microsoft company which became the world’s largest personal computer software company.
He was born on the 28th of October 1955.
He is married to Melinda Gates and has three kids.