Forbes 2017 List Of World Billionaires

Rank Name Net Worth Age Source Country of Citizenship
#1 Bill Gates $86 B 61 Microsoft United States
#2 Warren Buffett $75.6 B 86 Berkshire Hathaway United States
#3 Jeff Bezos $72.8 B 53 Amazon.com United States
#4 Amancio Ortega $71.3 B 80 Zara Spain
#5 Mark Zuckerberg $56 B 32 Facebook United States
#6 Carlos Slim Helu $54.5 B 77 telecom Mexico
#7 Larry Ellison $52.2 B 72 software United States
#8 Charles Koch $48.3 B 81 diversified United States
#8 David Koch $48.3 B 76 diversified United States
#10 Michael Bloomberg $47.5 B 75 Bloomberg LP United States
#11 Bernard Arnault $41.5 B 68 LVMH France
#12 Larry Page $40.7 B 43 Google United States
#13 Sergey Brin $39.8 B 43 Google United States
#14 Liliane Bettencourt $39.5 B 94 L’Oreal France
#15 S. Robson Walton $34.1 B 72 Wal-Mart United States
#16 Jim Walton $34 B 68 Wal-Mart United States
#17 Alice Walton $33.8 B 67 Wal-Mart United States
#18 Wang Jianlin $31.3 B 62 real estate China
#19 Li Ka-shing $31.2 B 88 diversified Hong Kong
#20 Sheldon Adelson $30.4 B 83 casinos United States
#21 Steve Ballmer $30 B 60 Microsoft United States
#22 Jorge Paulo Lemann $29.2 B 77 beer Brazil
#23 Jack Ma $28.3 B 52 e-commerce China
#24 Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr. $27.2 B supermarkets Germany
#24 David Thomson $27.2 B 59 media Canada
#26 Jacqueline Mars $27 B 77 candy United States
#26 John Mars $27 B 81 candy United States
#28 Phil Knight $26.2 B 79 Nike United States
#29 Maria Franca Fissolo $25.2 B 82 Nutella, chocolates Italy
#29 George Soros $25.2 B 86 hedge funds United States
#31 Ma Huateng $24.9 B 45 internet media China
#32 Lee Shau Kee $24.4 B 89 real estate Hong Kong
#33 Mukesh Ambani $23.2 B 59 petrochemicals, oil & gas India
#34 Masayoshi Son $21.2 B 59 internet, telecom Japan
#35 Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen $21.1 B 69 Lego Denmark
#36 Georg Schaeffler $20.7 B 52 automotive Germany
#37 Joseph Safra $20.5 B 78 banking Brazil
#38 Michael Dell $20.4 B 52 Dell computers United States
#38 Susanne Klatten $20.4 B 54 BMW, pharmaceuticals Germany
#40 Len Blavatnik $20 B 59 diversified United States
#40 Laurene Powell Jobs $20 B 53 Apple, Disney United States
#42 Paul Allen $19.9 B 64 Microsoft, investments United States
#43 Stefan Persson $19.6 B 69 H&M Sweden
#44 Theo Albrecht, Jr. $18.8 B 66 Aldi, Trader Joe’s Germany
#45 Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud $18.7 B 62 investments Saudi Arabia
#46 Leonid Mikhelson $18.4 B 61 gas, chemicals Russia
#47 Charles Ergen $18.3 B 64 satellite TV United States
#47 Stefan Quandt $18.3 B 50 BMW Germany
#49 James Simons $18 B 78 hedge funds United States
#50 Leonardo Del Vecchio $17.9 B 81 eyeglasses Italy
#51 Alexey Mordashov $17.5 B 51 steel, investments Russia
#52 William Ding $17.3 B 45 online games China
#53 Dieter Schwarz $17 B 77 retail Germany
#54 Ray Dalio $16.8 B 67 hedge funds United States
#55 Carl Icahn $16.6 B 81 investments United States
#56 Lakshmi Mittal $16.4 B 66 steel India
#57 Serge Dassault $16.1 B 91 diversified France
#57 Vladimir Lisin $16.1 B 60 steel, transport Russia
#59 Gennady Timchenko $16 B 64 oil, gas Russia
#60 Wang Wei $15.9 B 46 package delivery China
#60 Tadashi Yanai $15.9 B 68 fashion retail Japan
#62 Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi $15.8 B 72 drinks, real estate Thailand
#63 Francois Pinault $15.7 B 80 luxury goods France
#64 Hinduja family $15.4 B diversified United Kingdom
#65 David & Simon Reuben $15.3 B 74 investments, real estate United Kingdom
#66 Donald Bren $15.2 B 84 real estate United States
#66 Alisher Usmanov $15.2 B 63 steel, telecom, investments Russia
#68 Lee Kun-Hee $15.1 B 75 Samsung South Korea
#69 Thomas & Raymond Kwok $15 B real estate Hong Kong
#69 Joseph Lau $15 B 65 real estate Hong Kong
#69 Gina Rinehart $15 B 63 mining Australia
#72 Azim Premji $14.9 B 71 software services India
#73 Marcel Herrmann Telles $14.8 B 67 beer Brazil
#74 Vagit Alekperov $14.5 B 66 oil Russia
#75 Mikhail Fridman $14.4 B 52 oil, banking, telecom Russia
#75 Abigail Johnson $14.4 B 55 money management United States
#77 Pallonji Mistry $14.3 B 87 construction Ireland
#77 Vladimir Potanin $14.3 B 56 metals Russia
#79 Wang Wenyin $14 B 49 mining, copper products China
#80 Elon Musk $13.9 B 45 Tesla Motors United States
#80 Stefano Pessina $13.9 B 75 drugstores Italy
#82 German Larrea Mota Velasco $13.8 B 63 mining Mexico
#82 Thomas Peterffy $13.8 B 72 discount brokerage United States
#84 Iris Fontbona $13.7 B 74 mining Chile
#84 Dilip Shanghvi $13.7 B 61 pharmaceuticals India
#86 Dietrich Mateschitz $13.4 B 72 Red Bull Austria
#87 Harold Hamm $13.3 B 71 oil & gas United States
#87 Robin Li $13.3 B 48 internet search China
#89 Andrey Melnichenko $13.2 B 45 coal, fertilizers Russia
#90 Rupert Murdoch $13.1 B 86 newspapers, TV network United States
#90 Heinz Hermann Thiele $13.1 B 75 brakes Germany
#92 Steve Cohen $13 B 60 hedge funds United States
#92 Patrick Drahi $13 B 53 telecom France
#94 Henry Sy $12.7 B 92 SM Investments Corporation Philippines
#95 Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken $12.6 B 62 Heineken Netherlands
#96 Philip Anschutz $12.5 B 77 investments United States
#96 Ronald Perelman $12.5 B 74 leveraged buyouts United States
#96 Hans Rausing $12.5 B 90 packaging Sweden
#96 Carlos Alberto Sicupira $12.5 B 69 beer Brazil
#100 Klaus-Michael Kuehne $12.4 B 79 shipping Germany
#100 Viktor Vekselberg $12.4 B 59 metals, energy Russia

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