Top Ten Billionaires in the World for 2016

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Top Ten Billionaires in the World for 2016

Forbes magazine displays the top ten billionaires in the world for 2016. Their 30th annual list features 1,810 billionaires around the globe with a complete net worth of almost $6.5 trillion. This year marked the first time the common net valued at of a billionaire dropped — to $3.6 billion, down $300 million from last year. The U.S. Has 540 billionaires.

1. Bill Gates

top ten billionaires
                 Co-founder, Microsoft
Age: 60
Net worth: $75 billion

 

2. Amancio Ortega

top ten billionaires
         Co-founder, Zara
Age: 79
Net worth: $67 billion

 

3. Warren Buffett

top ten billionairesChairman and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway
Age: 85
Net worth: $60.8 billion

 

4. Carlos Slim Helu

top ten billionairesChairman and CEO, Telmex and América Móvil
Age: 76
Net worth: $50.6 billion

 

5. Jeff Bezos

top ten billionairesCEO, Amazon
Age: 52
Net worth: $45.2 billion

 

6. Mark Zuckerberg

top ten billionairesCo-founder, chairman and CEO, Facebook
Age: 31
Net worth: $44.6 billion

 

7. Larry Ellison

top ten billionairesCo-founder and CEO, Oracle
Age: 71
Net worth: $43.6 billion

 

8. Michael Bloomberg

top ten billionairesCEO, Bloomberg
Age: 74
Net worth: $40 billion

 

9. Charles Koch

top ten billionairesCEO, Koch Industries
Age: 80
Net worth: $39.7 billion

 

10. David Koch

top ten billionairesExecutive Vice President Koch Industries
Age: 75
Net worth: $39.6 billion

Author: Aliza Umer

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