Top 10 Wealthy People Of The World In 2014
Not everyone is born richest in the world. Those who struggle in life, deserves everything in return. And sometimes, a question arises in our minds that who are the richest people in the world, and here is the list of top 10 wealthy people of the world in 2014. Take a look!
1. Carlos Slim Helu
Net Worth: $73 Billion
A 73 years old man who is the resident of Mexico deserves to be on the 1st spot in the list of top 10 wealthy people in the world. He was nothing at the age of 14 when he left his home, but now, following the guidance of his father on the financial responsibilities, he has developed himself and become the billionaire of the world. His biggest source of being rich is Telecom, but he also owns some mining companies.
2. Bill Gates
Net Worth: $67 Billion
He is the 57 years old person who is the resident of USA, and the owner of biggest software company Microsoft. His big source of earning is through his own software company, and also through investments. Bill Gates also donated more than $20 Billion to Bill and Melinda foundation to wipe out diseases like Malaria and Polio. With that donation, he has the prayers of Millions of people around the world.
3. Amancio Ortega
Net Worth: $57 Billion
He is 77 years old man who lives in Spain, owns the biggest fashion group known as 'ZARA'. The main source of his earning is Fashion Designs. He has become the world's 3rd most wealthy person for the first time. Last year 2013 becomes very lucky for him as his fortune moved up by $19.5 Billion. His company has more than 5,500 stores in more than 80 countries of the world.
4. Warren Buffett
Net Worth: $53 Billion
He is the 82 years old person lives in USA, and worth the $53 Billion. He is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway which is his biggest source of earnings. He is well known as Oracle Of Omaha because of his great skills and techniques in Investments. With the addition of $9.5 Billion in his fortune, he deserves the 4th spot in this list of Billionaires.
5. Larry Ellison
Net Worth: $50 Billion
He is 69 years old living in USA, CEO and Founder of Oracle. The biggest source of his earnings is from Software industry. As the stock of Oracle increased up to 20%, he becomes $7 Billion wealthier than before and deserves the fifth spot in the list of Billionaires of the World.
6. Charles Koch
Net Worth: $34 Billion
He is 77 years old living in USA, Chairman and CEO of Koch Industries which is his biggest source of earnings. He owns almost 80% of the company and one of the two richest brothers in the world. The sales of his company jumped up to $115 Billion annually from $100 Billion.
7. David Koch
Net Worth: $ 34 Billion
The other Koch brother who is 77 years old too, is the Executive Vice President of Koch Industry. He looks more active than his brother, and he is running the chemical technology side of his industry.
8. Liliane Bettencourt
Net Worth: $33 Billion
She is 91 years old French women and one of the wealthier womens in the world. She is the daughter of the founder of L'Oreal, Eugene Schueller. She got lucky because of the recent major increase of profits in the L'Oreal stock and deserves to be in the list.
9. Li Ka-Shing
Net Worth: $31 Billion
He is 85 years old living in Hong Kong is the world's largest operator of container terminals and the being the largest beauty and health retailer. He is also known as the richest person in Asia and deserves to be in the list of richest people in the world.
10. Bernard Arnault
Net Worth: $29 Billion
He is 64 years old man, living in France, is the CEO and Chairman of LVMH. He is known as the world's top luxury goods giant, who is now going to bring Franky Gehry designed museum to his life which was his dream. Though, his children are taking over the companies now.
Hope you now have better knowledge of World's top 10 richest people in 2014.
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