Top 10 Richest Billionaires in the World

In the year 2016, there are as many as 1810 billionaires in the world. The combined net worth of all of them come to $6.48 trillion. Here is the list of the top ten richest people in the world for the year 2016. according to information by Forbes.

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Charles Koch

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David Koch

9. David Koch and Charles Koch – With a net worth of $39.6B, the Koch brothers command the 10th and 9th position on the list. Koch industries is the second largest held privately held company in the US.

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8. Michael Bloomberg- A media baron, politician and philanthropist rolled into one, Michael Bloomberg is the 8th richest man in the world with a net worth of $40 billion.

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7. Larry Ellison – The executive vice-chairman, chief technology officer and founder of the Oracle Corporation, Larry Ellison has a net worth of $43.6 billion.

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6. Mark Zuckerberg – With a net worth of $44.6 billion, Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder, CEO and chairman of Facebook; is the sixth richest man in the world.

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5. Jeff Bezos – With a net worth of $45.2 billion, the founder and CEO of Amazon, the largest online retailer in the world, Jeff Bezos is the fifth wealthiest man in the world.

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4. Carlos Slim Helu – The chairman and CEO of Telmex and América Móvil (the biggest mobile service provider in Latin America) has a net worth of an impressive $50 billion. The Mexico born billionaire has a hugely diverse portfolio businesses ranging from telecommunication, media, aviation, finance to hospitality, sports, food and beverages.

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3. Warren Buffett – The most successful investor in the world and the chairman of Berkshire Hathaway commands a net worth of $60.8 billion.

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2. Amancio Ortega – The founder and chairman of Zara, fashion and clothing retail business, Amancio Ortega is the second richest man in the world for 2016 with a net worth of $67 billion.

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1. Bill Gates- The man who heralded the computer revolution in the world, philanthropist, investor, computer programmer, co-founder and chairman of Windows; Bill Gates is the richest man in the world with a net worth of $75.2 billion. He has been the wealthiest man in the world according to Forbes, for the maximum number of times from 1995 to 2007 and then from 2009 to 2016.

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