The World’s Billionaires 2016 – Forbes

Rank Name Net Worth Age Source Country of Citizenship

 

#1 Bill Gates $75 B 61 Microsoft United States
#2 Amancio Ortega $67 B 80 Zara Spain
#3 Warren Buffett $60.8 B 86 Berkshire Hathaway United States
#4 Carlos Slim Helu $50 B 76 telecom Mexico
#5 Jeff Bezos $45.2 B 52 Amazon.com United States
#6 Mark Zuckerberg $44.6 B 32 Facebook United States
#7 Larry Ellison $43.6 B 72 Oracle United States
#8 Michael Bloomberg $40 B 74 Bloomberg LP United States
#9 Charles Koch $39.6 B 81 diversified United States
#9 David Koch $39.6 B 76 diversified United States

#11 Liliane Bettencourt $36.1 B 94 L’Oreal France
#12 Larry Page $35.2 B 43 Google United States
#13 Sergey Brin $34.4 B 43 Google United States
#14 Bernard Arnault $34 B 67 LVMH France
#15 Jim Walton $33.6 B 68 Wal-Mart United States
#16 Alice Walton $32.3 B 67 Wal-Mart United States
#17 S. Robson Walton $31.9 B 72 Wal-Mart United States
#18 Wang Jianlin $28.7 B 62 real estate China
#19 Jorge Paulo Lemann $27.8 B 77 beer Brazil
#20 Li Ka-shing $27.1 B 88 diversified Hong Kong

#21 Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr. $25.9 B – supermarkets Germany
#22 Sheldon Adelson $25.2 B 83 casinos United States
#23 George Soros $24.9 B 86 hedge funds United States
#24 Phil Knight $24.4 B 78 Nike United States
#25 David Thomson $23.8 B 59 media Canada
#26 Steve Ballmer $23.5 B 60 Microsoft United States
#27 Forrest Mars, Jr. $23.4 B 85 candy United States
#27 Jacqueline Mars $23.4 B 77 candy United States
#27 John Mars $23.4 B 81 candy United States
#30 Maria Franca Fissolo $22.1 B 98 Nutella, Chocolates Italy

#31 Lee Shau Kee $21.5 B 88 real estate Hong Kong
#32 Stefan Persson $20.8 B 69 H&M Sweden
#33 Jack Ma $20.5 B 52 e-commerce China
#34 Theo Albrecht, Jr. $20.3 B 65 Aldi, Trader Joe’s Germany
#35 Michael Dell $19.8 B 51 Dell United States
#36 Mukesh Ambani $19.3 B 59 petrochemicals, oil & gas India
#37 Leonardo Del Vecchio $18.7 B 81 eyeglasses Italy
#38 Susanne Klatten $18.5 B 54 BMW, pharmaceuticals Germany
#39 Georg Schaeffler $18.1 B 52 automotive Germany
#40 Paul Allen $17.5 B 63 Microsoft, investments United States

#41 Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud $17.3 B 61 investments Saudi Arabia
#42 Joseph Safra $17.2 B 77 banking Brazil
#43 Carl Icahn $17 B 80 investments United States
#44 Laurene Powell Jobs $16.7 B 53 Apple, Disney United States
#44 Dilip Shanghvi $16.7 B 61 pharmaceuticals India
#46 Ma Huateng $16.6 B 45 internet services China
#47 Dieter Schwarz $16.4 B 77 retail Germany
#48 Ray Dalio $15.6 B 67 hedge funds United States
#48 Stefan Quandt $15.6 B 50 BMW Germany
#50 James Simons $15.5 B 78 hedge funds United States

#51 Aliko Dangote $15.4 B 59 cement, sugar, flour Nigeria
#51 Michael Otto $15.4 B 73 retail, real estate Germany
#53 Len Blavatnik $15.3 B 59 diversified United States
#54 Donald Bren $15.1 B 84 real estate United States
#55 Azim Premji $15 B 71 software services India
#56 Serge Dassault $14.7 B 91 aviation France
#57 Tadashi Yanai $14.6 B 67 retail Japan
#58 Cheng Yu-tung $14.5 B 91 diversified Hong Kong
#58 Hinduja family $14.5 B – Hinduja Group United Kingdom
#60 Leonid Mikhelson $14.4 B 61 gas, chemicals Russia

#60 David & Simon Reuben $14.4 B 73 investments, real estate United Kingdom
#62 Stefano Pessina $13.4 B 75 drugstores Italy
#63 Mikhail Fridman $13.3 B 52 oil, banking, telecom Russia
#64 Dietrich Mateschitz $13.2 B 72 Red Bull Austria
#65 Abigail Johnson $13.1 B 54 money management United States
#65 Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen $13.1 B 68 Lego Denmark
#65 Joseph Lau $13.1 B 65 real estate Hong Kong
#68 Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor $13 B 64 real estate United Kingdom
#68 Thomas & Raymond Kwok $13 B – real estate Hong Kong
#68 Marcel Herrmann Telles $13 B 66 beer Brazil

#71 Henry Sy $12.9 B 92 SM Investments Corporation Philippines
#72 Steve Cohen $12.7 B 60 hedge funds United States
#73 Pallonji Mistry $12.5 B 87 construction Ireland
#73 Hans Rausing $12.5 B 90 packaging Sweden
#73 Alisher Usmanov $12.5 B 63 steel, telecom, investments Russia
#76 Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken $12.3 B 62 Heineken Netherlands
#77 Charles Ergen $12.2 B 63 satellite TV United States
#78 Ronald Perelman $12.1 B 73 leveraged buyouts United States
#78 Vladimir Potanin $12.1 B 55 metals Russia
#80 Stephen Ross $12 B 76 real estate United States

#81 Patrick Soon-Shiong $11.9 B 64 pharmaceuticals United States
#82 Masayoshi Son $11.7 B 59 internet, telecom Japan
#82 Heinz Hermann Thiele $11.7 B 75 brakes Germany
#84 Francois Pinault $11.5 B 80 retail France
#85 David Tepper $11.4 B 59 hedge funds United States
#85 Gennady Timchenko $11.4 B 64 oil & gas Russia
#87 Carlos Alberto Sicupira $11.3 B 68 beer Brazil
#88 Shiv Nadar $11.1 B 71 software services India
#88 Thomas Peterffy $11.1 B 72 discount brokerage United States
#90 Robin Li $11 B 48 internet search China

#90 Alain Wertheimer $11 B 68 Chanel France
#90 Gerard Wertheimer $11 B 65 Chanel France
#93 Alexey Mordashov $10.9 B 51 steel, investments Russia
#94 Elon Musk $10.7 B 45 Tesla Motors United States
#94 Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi $10.7 B 72 beverages Thailand
#96 Petr Kellner $10.6 B 52 banking, insurance Czech Republic
#96 Rupert Murdoch $10.6 B 85 media United States
#98 Viktor Vekselberg $10.5 B 59 metals, energy Russia
#99 Lukas Walton $10.4 B 30 Wal-Mart United States
#100 Eric Schmidt $10.2 B 61 Google United States

#101 Iris Fontbona $10.1 B 73 mining Chile
#101 Massimiliana Landini Aleotti $10.1 B 73 pharmaceuticals Italy
#103 Mike Adenuga $10 B 63 telecom, oil Nigeria
#103 Klaus-Michael Kuehne $10 B 79 shipping Germany
#103 Robert Kuok $10 B 93 palm oil/shipping/real estate Malaysia
#103 Samuel Newhouse, Jr. $10 B 89 media United States
#107 Lei Jun $9.8 B 46 smartphones China
#108 Philip Anschutz $9.7 B 76 investments United States
#108 Jim Kennedy $9.7 B 69 media United States
#108 Blair Parry-Okeden $9.7 B 66 media United States

#108 John Paulson $9.7 B 60 hedge funds United States
#112 Lee Kun-Hee $9.6 B 74 Samsung South Korea
#113 Hasso Plattner $9.5 B 72 software Germany
#113 Stephen Schwarzman $9.5 B 69 investments United States
#115 Andrew Beal $9.4 B 64 banks, real estate United States
#116 Vladimir Lisin $9.3 B 60 steel, transport Russia
#116 John Menard, Jr. $9.3 B 76 retail United States
#116 Donald Newhouse $9.3 B 86 media United States
#116 Udo & Harald Tschira $9.3 B – Software Germany
#116 Galen Weston $9.3 B 76 retail Canada

#121 German Larrea Mota Velasco $9.2 B 63 mining Mexico
#122 He Xiangjian $9 B 74 home appliances China
#122 Leonard Lauder $9 B 79 Estee Lauder United States
#124 Vagit Alekperov $8.9 B 66 oil Russia
#124 Dustin Moskovitz $8.9 B 32 Facebook United States
#124 Luis Carlos Sarmiento $8.9 B 83 banking Colombia
#127 Gina Rinehart $8.8 B 62 mining Australia
#128 German Khan $8.7 B 55 oil, banking, telecom Russia
#129 Ernesto Bertarelli $8.6 B 51 biotech, investments Switzerland
#129 Hui Ka Yan $8.6 B 58 real estate China

#129 Jan Koum $8.6 B 40 WhatsApp United States
#129 Xavier Niel $8.6 B 49 internet, telecom France
#133 John Fredriksen $8.5 B 71 shipping Cyprus
#133 Cyrus Poonawalla $8.5 B 75 vaccines India
#135 Gianluigi & Rafaela Aponte $8.4 B – shipping Switzerland
#135 Lakshmi Mittal $8.4 B 66 steel India
#135 Eyal Ofer $8.4 B 66 real estate, shipping Israel
#138 Mohammed Al Amoudi $8.3 B 70 oil, diversified Saudi Arabia
#139 Hank & Doug Meijer $8.2 B – supermarkets United States
#139 Andrey Melnichenko $8.2 B 44 coal, fertilizers Russia

#141 William Ding $8.1 B 45 online games China
#141 R. Budi Hartono $8.1 B 75 banking, tobacco Indonesia
#141 Reinhold Wuerth $8.1 B 81 fasteners Germany
#144 James Goodnight $8 B 73 software United States
#144 Johann Graf $8 B 69 gambling Austria
#146 Michael Hartono $7.9 B 77 tobacco, banking Indonesia
#146 Dietmar Hopp $7.9 B 76 software Germany
#148 Stanley Kroenke $7.7 B 69 sports, real estate United States
#148 Dmitry Rybolovlev $7.7 B 50 fertilizer Russia
#148 Suh Kyung-Bae $7.7 B 53 cosmetics South Korea

#151 Roman Abramovich $7.6 B 50 steel, investments Russia
#151 Emmanuel Besnier $7.6 B 46 cheese France
#151 Lui Che Woo $7.6 B 87 casinos Hong Kong
#151 Robert & Philip Ng $7.6 B – real estate Singapore
#151 Mikhail Prokhorov $7.6 B 51 investments Russia
#151 August von Finck $7.6 B 86 investments Germany
#157 Ken Griffin $7.5 B 48 hedge funds United States
#158 Ananda Krishnan $7.4 B 78 telecom Malaysia
#159 Eli Broad $7.3 B 83 investments United States
#159 Thomas Frist, Jr. $7.3 B 78 health care United States

#159 Herbert Kohler, Jr. $7.3 B 77 plumbing fixtures United States
#159 Harry Triguboff $7.3 B 83 property Australia
#163 Edward Johnson, III. $7.2 B 86 money management United States
#163 Pierre Omidyar $7.2 B 49 eBay United States
#163 Takemitsu Takizaki $7.2 B 71 sensors Japan
#163 Wang Wenyin $7.2 B 48 mining, copper products China
#167 Micky Arison $7.1 B 67 Carnival Cruises United States
#167 George Kaiser $7.1 B 74 oil & gas, banking United States
#167 Les Wexner $7.1 B 79 retail United States
#170 Alberto Bailleres Gonzalez $6.9 B 85 mining Mexico

#171 Dhanin Chearavanont $6.8 B 77 diversified Thailand
#171 Margarita Louis-Dreyfus $6.8 B 54 commodities Switzerland
#173 Alexei Kuzmichev $6.7 B 54 oil, banking, telecom Russia
#174 Nicky Oppenheimer $6.6 B 71 diamonds South Africa
#174 Peter Woo $6.6 B 70 real estate Hong Kong
#176 Jean-Claude Decaux $6.5 B 78 advertising France
#176 David Geffen $6.5 B 73 entertainment United States
#178 James Chambers $6.4 B 59 Media United States
#178 Walter Droege $6.4 B 64 Consulting Germany
#178 Graeme Hart $6.4 B 61 investments New Zealand

#178 Sandra Ortega Mera $6.4 B 48 Zara Spain
#178 Katharine Rayner $6.4 B 71 media United States
#178 Margaretta Taylor $6.4 B 74 media United States
#184 John Grayken $6.3 B 60 private equity Ireland
#184 Uday Kotak $6.3 B 57 banking India
#184 Liu Qiangdong $6.3 B 42 e-commerce China
#184 John Malone $6.3 B 75 cable television United States
#188 Silvio Berlusconi $6.2 B 80 media Italy
#188 Garrett Camp $6.2 B 38 Uber Technologies Canada
#188 Curt Engelhorn $6.2 B 90 pharmaceuticals Germany

#188 Travis Kalanick $6.2 B 40 Uber Technologies United States
#188 Walter Kwok $6.2 B 66 real estate Hong Kong
#188 Eduardo Saverin $6.2 B 34 Facebook Brazil
#188 Xu Shihui $6.2 B 58 snacks, beverages China
#188 Zong Qinghou $6.2 B 71 beverages China
#196 Giorgio Armani $6.1 B 82 Armani Italy
#196 Kumar Birla $6.1 B 49 commodities India
#196 Eva Gonda de Rivera $6.1 B – beverages Mexico
#196 Wolfgang Marguerre $6.1 B 75 pharmaceuticals Germany
#196 Hansjoerg Wyss $6.1 B 81 medical devices Switzerland

#201 Jay Y. Lee $6 B 48 Samsung South Korea
#201 Gordon Moore $6 B 87 Intel United States
#201 Frederik Paulsen $6 B 66 health care Sweden
#201 Tsai Eng-Meng $6 B 59 food, beverages Taiwan
#205 Patrick Drahi $5.9 B 52 telecom France
#205 Philip & Cristina Green $5.9 B 64 fashion retail United Kingdom
#205 Mikhail Gutseriev $5.9 B 58 oil, real estate Russia
#205 Shahid Khan $5.9 B 66 auto parts United States
#205 Richard LeFrak $5.9 B 71 real estate United States
#205 Tom & Judy Love $5.9 B 79 retail & gas stations United States

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