The influential US magazine Forbes on March 1st has published a rating od the biggest tycoons of the world. A list of 1810 influential personalities, whose state exceeds $ 1 billion.
10. Charles Koh, income 39.6 billion dollars
The most influential people in USA are the brothers Charles and David Koch. They finished 9th and 10th place ranking of the richest people in the world according to Forbes. They belong to the family, which roles Koch Industries, itâ€™s revenue is $ 115 billion dollars annually. Koch Industries provides pipelines, engaged in the production of construction materials, oil processing and other activities. Charles Koch is the chairman of the company and in charge of growth of business. Brothers are engaged in charity work and has donated about a billion dollars on education. Charles Koch has 39.6 billion dolats of income – exactly the same as his brother.
9. David Koh, income 39.6 billion dollars
Brother Charles David Koch, as mentioned above, is a co-owner of Koch Industries Holding Company and its vice-president. Businessman Capital equaled 39.6 billion dollars on March 2016. David Koch Charitable Foundation donated over $1 billion for various purposes. In 2014, New York Metropolitan Museum of Art named one of its squares on his honor, thereby showing their respect to one of Koch, who donated he money for its reconstruction. Compared to last year brothers suffered a loss in their personal condition, each one of them lost at 3.3 billion dollars.
8. Michael Bloomberg
American businessman Michael Bloomberg, with 40.5 billion dollars of income located in eighth place among the world’s richest people. Former New Yorkâ€™s mayor is founder and owner of the Bloomberg agency. Oligarch is considered one of the greatest philanthropists, who donated nearly $4 billion to charity. Capital of Bloomberg this year increased to 4.5 billion. In 2014 he became a multimillionaire Knight Commander and was awarded the Order of British Empire.
7. Larry Ellison, income 43.6 billion dollars
American Larry Ellison with a capital of 43, 6 billion dollars occupies the seventh place among the largest oligarchs, according to Forbes magazine. At the moment, the businessman is the director of Oracle corporation, the leading shareholder in NetSuite Inc and initial investor of American company Salesforce.com. Larry Ellison’s largest sponsor of relevant events in United States. In addition, one of the richest people are actively engaged in buying real estate. Compared to last year the impressive magnate suffered financial losses, which amounted to over 10 billion dollars.[nextpage]
6. Mark Tsukerberg, income 44.6 billion dollars
American founder of the social network Facebook and its leader Mark Zuckerberg is located on the sixth line among the world’s richest people. Status of the tycoon today at 44.6 billion dollars. Over the past 12 months, the increase of his capital was more than 11 billion. The billionaire is going to donate 99% Facebook shares for charity.
5. Jeff Bezos, income 45.2 billion dollars
American Jeff Bezos with a capital of 45.2 billion ranks fifth among the wealthiest people in the world today. Businessman’s assets grew by more than 10 billion this year. He is the owner of Blue Origin aerospace company, as well as the head of the online store Amazon. In addition, he owns a publishing house The Washington Post. The multimillionaire is one of the major investors. Bezos prefers to invest finances in the development of Twitter, AirBNB, UBER, Rethink Robotics, and other long-term projects.
4. Carlos Slim Elu, income 50 billion dollars
Mexican Carlos Slim took this year fourth place among the world’s richest people. Personal status of the oligarch is about $ 50 billion. This year brought an impressive oligarch loss, which amounted to 27 billion. This fact is associated with the fall of America Movilâ€™s shares, which are considered the main asset of the billionaire. Carlos Slim is one of the leading shareholders of The New York Times. In addition, under his control is a conglomerate Grupo Carso, Grupo Financiero Inbursa and financial structure of the Ideal.
3. Warren Baffet, income 60.8 billion dollars
Warren Buffett opens the three largest oligarchs by Forbes 2016. American investor has a capital of 60.8 billion US dollars. This year businessman suffered significant losses, which are estimated at almost 12 billion.
2. Omansio Ortega, income 67 billion dollars
Spanish businessman Omansio Ortega with a capital of 67 billion dollars occupies today the second place in Forbes ranking of the wealthiest people in the world. He is the founder and owner of Zara online stores that are known for quality clothing at low prices. Experts believe, that this fact helped the oligarch not only to stay afloat, but also multiply his revenues in times of crisis. Today the company owns about 5,000 stores in 77 countries of the world. Ortega is a major investor, most of the finances he has invested in real estate in London, Madrid, Barcelona, Florida, in gas industry, banking and tourism. In 2015, according to the Forbs he was the richest man in the world with a fortune of 79 billion dollars.
1. Bill Geyts income 75 billion dollars
American Bill Gates tops the list of richest people in the world on March 1, 2016. His personal capital is estimated at 75 billion dollars, slightly less than last year. Over the past 12 months the billionaire suffered a loss of about 4 billion. The founder of Microsoft is one of the largest investors.