Richest Man in World 2010

There’s always a fascination with the richest people in the world. Apparantely, according to Forbes, the richest person in the world is now a Mexican called Carlo Slim Helu. According to IMF statistics his wealth of $53.5bn is roughly equal to the GDP of both Sudan $57bn and Slovenia $54bn (ranked 69th in list of GDP by country 2008) Updated 01/01/2011

Top 10 Richest Men in the World

  1. Carlo Slim Helu – Mexico $53.5 billion, up $18.5 billion in 12 months. Shares of America Movil (oil)
  2. Bill Gates, US $53 billion who had held the title of world’s richest 14 of the past 15 years. (Microsoft)
  3. Warren Buffett – US – $47billion- ( Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffet) Warren Buffet invested wisely in Goldman Sachs during the worst parts of 2008
  4. Mukesh Ambani India $29.0
  5. Lakshmi Mittal India 59 $28.7
  6. Lawrence Ellison United States $28.0
  7. Bernard Arnault France $27.5
  8. Eike Batista Brazil $27.0
  9. Amancio Ortega Spain $74
  10. Karl Albrecht Germany $23.5

According to Forbes, these are the richest 10 men in 2010. Figures for 2011 are likely to come out in February 2011. It has been a good year for billionaires as stock markets have generally risen from the slumps of 2008 in the midst of the financial crisis.

49 Responses to Richest Man in World 2010

  1. jak_jak April 17, 2010 at 6:00 pm #

    what happened to bill gates??
    want to be one…

  2. norodin ringia April 19, 2010 at 2:28 pm #

    soon I will be the richest man in the world.. watch on 2015, dream will come true…..


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