World Richest Ranking Analysis 2016 – Billionaire List Chat

World Richest Ranking Analysis

World Richest Ranking Analysis 2016 – Billionaire List Chat

World Richest Ranking Analysis – According to Forbes’ annual ranking of billionaires, India has the fourth largest number of billionaires at 84, of which four figure in top 100 richest in the world: Mukesh Ambani ($19.3 billion), Dilip Shanghvi ($16.7 billion), Aziz Premji ($15 billion) and Shiv Nadar ($11.1 billion).

The year 2016 has seen Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (R) making their debut in Forbes’s top 10 list of billionaires. Recently, Bezos, who was at number five in the 2016 ranking, has moved to the third position based on his real time net worth. Let’s take a look at the top 30 billionaires, their real time net worth and 2016 net worth.

1. Bill Gates (USA)

Real Time Net Worth: $78.3 billion

2016 Net Worth: $75 billion

Source of wealth: Microsoft

Country of Citizenship: United States

2. Amancio Ortega (Brazil)

Real Time Net Worth: $74.6 billion

2016 Net Worth: $67 billion

Source of wealth: Zara

Country of Citizenship: Spain

3. Jeff Bezos (USA)

Real Time Net Worth: $65.8 billion

2016 Net Worth: $45.2 billion

Source of wealth: Amazon.com

Country of Citizenship: United States

4. Warren Buffet (USA)

Real Time Net Worth: $64.7 billion

2016 Net Worth: $60.8 billion

Source of wealth: Berkshire Hathaway

Country of Citizenship: United States

5. Mark Zuckerberg (USA)

Real Time Net Worth: $53.5 billion

2016 Net Worth: $44.6 billion

Source of wealth: Facebook

Country of Citizenship: United States

6. Larry Ellison (USA)

Real Time Net Worth: $51.6 billion

2016 Net Worth: $43.6 billion

Source of wealth: Oracle

Country of Citizenship: United States

7. Carlos Slim Helu (Mexico)

Real Time Net Worth: $50 billion

2016 Net Worth: $50 billion

Source of wealth: Telecom

Country of Citizenship: Mexico

 

 

 

8. Michael Bloomberg (USA)

Real Time Net Worth: $48.3 billion

2016 Net Worth: $40 billion

Source of wealth: Bloomberg LP

Country of Citizenship: United States

9. Charles Koch (USA)

Real Time Net Worth: $44.2 billion

2016 Net Worth: $39.6 billion

Source of wealth: Diversified

Country of Citizenship: United States

9. David Koch (USA)

Real Time Net Worth: $44.2 billion

2016 Net Worth: $39.6 billion

Source of wealth: Diversified

Country of Citizenship: United States

10. Liliane Bettencourt (France)

Real Time Net Worth: $40.1 billion

2016 Net Worth: $36.1 billion

Source of wealth: L’Oreal

Country of Citizenship: France

12. Larry Page (USA)

Real Time Net Worth: $38.4 billion

2016 Net Worth: $35.2 billion

Source of wealth: Google

Country of Citizenship: United States

 

World Richest Ranking Analysis 2016

So from the above “Top 12 Richest in The World” you will see that USA remains home to the most billionaires at 540, compared to 536 last year. There are 489 in Europe.

The Forbes list is dominated by men. Out of 1,810 billionaires, just 190 are women. The figure was 197 in 2015.

Billionaire List of Biggest Loser

The biggest loser in 2015 was Carlos Slim, the Mexican telecom tycoon who saw his fortune drop from $77.1 billion to $50 billion in a year.

Billionaire List of Biggest Gainer

The biggest gainer was Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook boss whose wealth rose by $11.2 billion to give him a total net worth of $44.6 billion.

Zuckerberg is the sixth richest person in the world, behind Jeff Bezos, the Amazon founder, Slim, investor Warren Buffett, Amancio Ortega, the businessman behind the Zara fashion empire, and Gates.

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