Since everyday we are seeing ups and downs in economy, there are various individuals who don’t face the blows by economy. People given below are rich and are quite successful. They have worked really hard and are quite determined. Listed below are 10 richest people of the world.
10. Alice Watson
Alice Watson lives in US who is daughter of Sam Walton is having huge share in the popular WalMArt Fortune. She is also acting as the Chairman of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. An art lover and a philanthropic person, Alice Watson has donated many collections to public. This rich lady gets involved actively in politics and has got interest towards republicans too. The net worth of Alice Watson is about 34.9 billion dollars.
Net Worth- 34.9 billion dollars
9. Jim Walton
The youngest son of Sam Walton, living in US has got the wealth from his family business by getting the ownership from the Arvest bank Group. He holds a good amount of share in the WalMArt stores which is the global retailer and is popular all over the world. The retail store has increased their fortune by about 3 billion dollars. He holds worth of about 37.2 billion dollars and has got great collection of goods that makes them highly popular everywhere.
Net Worth – 40.6 billion dollars
8. Christy Walton and Family
Based in US and a member of Sam Walton, Christy Walton inherited the fortune from her husband John Walton. John Walton was a Vietnam war medic and also Green Beret. IN the year 2005, Christy Walton inherited the wealth from her husband. She holds about 38.5 billion dollars worth. Being a widow she has played a major role to maintain the wealth and to gain the position to reach in the top ten list of richest people in the world.
Net Worth- 41.7 billion dollars
7. David Koch
David Koch, is the younger brother of Charles Koch. Residing in New York, David Koch acts as the Executive Vice President of Koch Industries which is a popular established company in US. Chemical Engineer with profession, he is playing a major role by getting involved with the business activities of Koch Industries. HE has active participation in charity ventures as well as political events. Every year he donates a huge charity to American museum of natural history and also Lincoln Center.
Net Worth- 42.9 billion dollars
6. Charles Koch
The CEO of Koch Industries who lives in Wichita of US is ranked as the sixth top richest man in the world for the year 2015. Charles Koch and his younger brother David Koch share the control of Koch industry. Petro Logistics and Flint Group are other companies that contribute to his wealth which is worth about 37.9 billion dollars.
Net Worth- 43.2 billion dollars
5. Larry Ellison
He is the CEO of Oracle, the popular company of application based products. This company is famous all across the globe. Not only he is the CEO but he has a lot of shares in companies including netsuite, quark biotechnology, Astex pharmaceuticals and sales force.
Net Worth- 56.2 billion dollars
4. Amancio Ortega
Amnacio Ortega is the Spanish businessman who has achieved to be fourth richest man in the world. He has made an establishment of Inditex Fashion group and is acting as an executive chairman of Inditex Fashion Group. He is also the owner of Zara clothing and accessories. Amancio Ortega can be described as one of the most hardworking fashion retailers that you can find in the world. Really a great and an inspiring personality, Amancio Ortega has made his fortune through his hardwork and sincerity which has made him to reach to such a high position.
Net worth- 65.6 billion dollars
3. Carlos Sim Helu and Family
Mexican by origin, Carlos is one of the prominent businessman and an amazing individual in the business world for making his awesome and amazing future. The CEO of Telmex and also the Chairman of America Movil Company, he has got shares in business that are there in various niches which includes retail technology, communication and also finance. His business has made him one of the richest person and has gained lot through it. His nature is philanthropic and he also owns a charity organization. His charity organizations deal with various issues that are associated with medical care, illiteracy as well as poverty. With his great efforts he has made his position in top list of rich people.
Net worth – 75.1 billion dollars
2. Warren Buffet
The CEO of Berkshire Hathway, Warren Buffet is the famous person when it comes to investments and financial areas. The CEO having so huge wealth is a great and philanthropic in nature. He lends his helping hand to the persons who are in need. He has vowed for giving about percent of his wealth to the poor. HE is a very humble person who considers the people around him.
Net Worth – 73.8 billion dollars
1. Bill Gates
One of the controversial story about how Bill Gates have earned so much wealth is really a history. A dropout of Harvard University has really struggle a lot to become rich. The founder of Microsoft Corporation, a popular IT Company, he across the globe has got the vision of seeing atleast one computer in all homes. His wife, Melinda and Bill Gates himself are so much into the charity world. They have established the Charity foundation namely Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, where about 50 percent of their earnings made are given to the poor people.
Net Worth- 81.1 billion dollars