Top 10 Richest Persons of the World – 2012

May 11, 2012 Naster Rawal 0 Comments

10. Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani full name is Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani. He is 53 years old. Mukesh is an Indian business magnate. He is the chairman and managing director of Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries. Reliance is India’s most valuable company by market value and second-largest Indian company by turnover. Anil Ambani is his younger brother. Ambanis are the richest family in India and one of the richest in the world. Mukesh Ambani’s net worth is US$ 22.6 billion.

9. Christy Walton

Christy Walton is an American and world richest women. Her age is 56 years. She is a widow with 1 kid. Her husband John Walton died in air plan accident then Christy inherited her wealth. Her late husband’s investment in First Solar also boosts her total net worth by nearly $2.7 billion. Her estimated net worth is now $24.5 billion.

8. Eike Batista

Eike Batista full name is Eike Fuhrken Batista da Silva. He is 53 years old. Eike Batista is a Brazilian tycoon and owner of Brazilian conglomerate EBX Group and he is also the president of EBX group. His childhood was in Brazil, Batista and his family moved to Europe when he was a teenager, due to his father’s occupation. When he was 18 years old, his parents returned to Brazil. There was time when Batista selling insurance policies door-to-door to make his living. But now his net worth is US$ 30 billion.

7. Amancio Ortega Gaona

Amancio Ortega Gaona is a Spanish Businessman. He is 74 years old. He is Spaniard fashion entrepreneur and the chairman of the Inditex Group. He is richest man in Spain. He is second richest man in Europe and seventh richest man in this world. His estimated net worth is US$31 billion.

6. Lakshmi Mittal

Lakshimi Mittal’s full name is Lakshmi Niwas Mittal. He is 60 years old. Lakshimi is an Indian Steel magnate. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of world largest steel company ArcelorMitta. He is the richest man in India, Asia and the United Kingdome. He ranked at 2nd in Europe. He is the 44th ‘most powerful person ‘of the world. His daughter Vanisha Mittal’s wedding is the most expensive in the recorded history of the world. His net worth is US$ 19.2 billion.

5. Larry Ellison

His full name is Lawrence Joseph “Larry” Ellison. He is an American business man. He is 66 years old. Lawrence is co-founder and chief executive officer of Oracle Corporation. He is ranked third American wealthiest citizen. His ethnicity is Jewish but his nationality is American. His estimated net worth is $33 billion.

4. Bernard Arnault

Bernard Arnault is a French business man. His age is 62 years. He is the chairman and chief executive of luxury group LVMH. Bernard Arnault is the world’s 4th and Europe’s richest person. He is also famous as the Fashion Person of 2011. His estimated net worth of US$41 billion.

3. Warren Edward Buffett

Warren Edward Buffett is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is 81 years old. He is the world most successful investor of the world. That is why it is called legendary investor. He is the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is also called the “Wizard of Omaha”, “Oracle of Omaha”, or the “Sage of Omaha. His net worth is US$ 39 billion.

2. Bill Gates

His full name is William Henry “Bill” Gates III. He is 56 years old. Bill Gates is an American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and author. He is the former CEO and current chairman of Microsoft, the software company. He is ranked among the world richest people. Gates has authored and co-authored several books. He is the founder of personal computer revolution. His nationality is American. His estimated earning is $56.0 billion.

1. Carlos Slim

Carlos Slim is the Mexican Business man. He is 71 years old. He is the richest person in this world. Carlos Slim is the chairman and chief executive of telecommunications companies Telmex and America Móvil and has hold on different other Mexican companies. His corporate holdings as of September 2011 have been estimated at US$63.3 billion. His Ethnicity is Lebanese.

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