Top 100 Richest People in the World – 2015

Forbes came out with the list of the richest people in the world for 2015. Here is  list of the boys and girls in the Billionaire’s Club –

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Bill Gates

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1. Bill Gates
Net Worth: $79.2 B
Wealth source – Microsoft
2. Carlos Slim Helu & family
Net Worth: $77.1 B
Wealth source – telecom
3. Warren Buffett
Net Worth: $72.7 B
Wealth source – Berkshire Hathaway/Investments
4. Amancio Ortega
Net Worth: $64.5 B
Wealth source – Zara
5. Larry Ellison
Net Worth: $54.3 B
Wealth source -: Oracle
6. Charles Koch
Net Worth: $42.9 B
Wealth source –  Diversified Businesses
6. David Koch
Net Worth: $42.9 B
Wealth source –  Diversified Businesses
8. Christy Walton & family
Net Worth: $41.7 B
Wealth source – Wal-Mart
9. Jim Walton
Net Worth: $40.6 B
Wealth source – Wal-Mart
10. Liliane Bettencourt & family
Net Worth: $40.1 B
Wealth source – L’Oreal
11. Alice Walton
Net Worth: $39.4 B
Wealth source – Wal-Mart
12. S. Robson Walton
Net Worth: $39.1 B
Wealth source -Wal-Mart
13. Bernard Arnault & family
Net Worth: $37.2 B
Wealth source -LVMH
14. Michael Bloomberg
Net Worth: $35.5 B
Wealth source – Bloomberg LP
15. Jeff Bezos
Net Worth: $34.8 B
Wealth source – Amazon.com
16. Mark Zuckerberg
Net Worth: $33.4 B
Wealth source – Facebook
17. Li Ka-shing
Net Worth: $33.3 B
Wealth source -Diversified Businesses
18. Sheldon Adelson
Net Worth: $31.4 B
Wealth source -casinos
19. Larry Page
Net Worth: $29.7 B
Wealth source -Google
20. Sergey Brin
Net Worth: $29.2 B
Wealth source -: Google
21. Georg Schaeffler
Net Worth: $26.9 B
Wealth source – ball bearings
22. Forrest Mars Jr
Net Worth: $26.6 B
Wealth source -candy
22. Jacqueline Mars
Net Worth: $26.6 B
Wealth source – candy
22. John Mars
Net Worth: $26.6 B
Wealth source – candy
25. David Thomson & family
Net Worth: $25.5 B
Wealth source -media
26. Jorge Paulo Lemann
Net Worth: $25 B
Wealth source – beer
27. Lee Shau Kee
Net Worth: $24.8 B
Wealth source -real estate
28. Stefan Persson
Net Worth: $24.5 B
Wealth source – H&M
29. George Soros
Net Worth: $24.2 B
Wealth source -: hedge funds
29. Wang Jianlin
Net Worth: $24.2 B
Wealth source -real estate
31. Carl Icahn
Net Worth: $23.5 B
Wealth source – investments
32. Maria Franca Fissolo & family
Net Worth: $23.4 B
Wealth source – Nutella, chocolates
33. Jack Ma
Net Worth: $22.7 B
Wealth source – e-commerce
34. Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud
Net Worth: $22.6 B
Wealth source – investments
35. Steve Ballmer
Net Worth: $21.5 B
Wealth source – Microsoft
35. Phil Knight
Net Worth: $21.5 B
Wealth source -Nike
37. Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr.
Net Worth: $21.3 B
Wealth source -supermarkets
38. Li Hejun
Net Worth: $21.1 B
Wealth source – solar power equipment
39. Mukesh Ambani
Net Worth: $21 B
Wealth source – petrochemicals, oil & gas
40. Leonardo Del Vecchio
Net Worth: $20.4 B
Wealth source -eyeglasses
41. Len Blavatnik
Net Worth: $20.2 B
Wealth source – diversified
41. Tadashi Yanai & family
Net Worth: $20.2 B
Wealth source – retail
43. Charles Ergen
Net Worth: $20.1 B
Wealth source – Dish Network
44. Dilip Shanghvi
Net Worth: $20 B
Wealth source -pharmaceuticals
45. Laurene Powell Jobs & family
Net Worth: $19.5 B
Wealth source – Apple, Disney
46. Dieter Schwarz
Net Worth: $19.4 B
Wealth source -retail
47. Michael Dell
Net Worth: $19.2 B
Wealth source – Dell
48. Azim Premji
Net Worth: $19.1 B
Wealth source – software
49. Theo Albrecht Jr & family
Net Worth: $19 B
Wealth source -: Aldi, Trader Joe’s
50. Michael Otto & family
Net Worth: $18.1 B
Wealth source -retail, real estate
51. Paul Allen
Net Worth: $17.5 B
Wealth source – Microsoft, investments
52. Joseph Safra
Net Worth: $17.3 B
Wealth source – banking
53. Anne Cox Chambers
Net Worth: $17 B
Wealth source – media
54. Susanne Klatten
Net Worth: $16.8 B
Wealth source – BMW, pharmaceuticals
55. Pallonji Mistry
Net Worth: $16.3 B
Wealth source – construction
56. Ma Huateng
Net Worth: $16.1 B
Wealth source – internet media
57. Patrick Drahi
Net Worth: $16 B
Wealth source -Telecom
58. Thomas & Raymond Kwok
Net Worth: $15.9 B
Wealth source – real estate
59. Stefan Quandt
Net Worth: $15.6 B
Wealth source – BMW
60. Ray Dalio
Net Worth: $15.4 B
Wealth source – hedge funds
60. Vladimir Potanin
Net Worth: $15.4 B
Wealth source – metals
62. Serge Dassault & family
Net Worth: $15.3 B
Wealth source – aviation
62. Robin Li
Net Worth: $15.3 B
Wealth source -internet search
64. Donald Bren
Net Worth: $15.2 B
Wealth source – real estate
65. Francois Pinault & family
Net Worth: $14.9 B
Wealth source – retail
66. Shiv Nadar
Net Worth: $14.8 B
Wealth source – information technology
67. Aliko Dangote
Net Worth: $14.7 B
Wealth source – cement, sugar, flour
68. Mikhail Fridman
Net Worth: $14.6 B
Wealth source – oil, banking, telecom
69. Hinduja Brothers
Net Worth: $14.5 B
Wealth source -diversified businesses
69. Ronald Perelman
Net Worth: $14.5 B
Wealth source – leveraged buyouts
71. Cheng Yu-tung
Net Worth: $14.4 B
Wealth source – diversified
71. Alisher Usmanov
Net Worth: $14.4 B
Wealth source -steel & mining, telecom, investments
73. Henry Sy & family
Net Worth: $14.2 B
Wealth source -diversified businesses
73. Viktor Vekselberg
Net Worth: $14.2 B
Wealth source -metals, energy
75. Masayoshi Son
Net Worth: $14.1 B
Wealth source -internet, telecom
76. James Simons
Net Worth: $14 B
Wealth source -hedge funds
77. German Larrea Mota Velasco & family
Net Worth: $13.9 B
Wealth source – mining
77. Rupert Murdoch & family
Net Worth: $13.9 B
Wealth source – media
77. Johanna Quandt
Net Worth: $13.9 B
Wealth source – BMW
80. David & Simon Reuben
Net Worth: $13.7 B
Wealth source – investments, real estate
81. Dhanin Chearavanont
Net Worth: $13.6 B
Wealth source – food
82. Iris Fontbona & family
Net Worth: $13.5 B
Wealth source -mining
82. Lui Che Woo
Net Worth: $13.5 B
Wealth source – casinos
82. Lakshmi Mittal
Net Worth: $13.5 B
Wealth source – steel
85. Abigail Johnson
Net Worth: $13.4 B
Wealth source – money management
85. Luis Carlos Sarmiento
Net Worth: – $13.4 B
Wealth source – banking
87. Lei Jun
Net Worth: -$13.2 B
Wealth source – smartphones
87. Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi
Net Worth: $13.2 B
Wealth source – beverages
89. Alexey Mordashov
Net Worth: $13 B
Wealth source – steel, investments
89. Marcel Herrmann Telles
Net Worth: $13 B
Wealth source – beer
91. Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor & family
Net Worth: $12.6 B
Wealth source -real estate
92. Hans Rausing
Net Worth: $12.5 B
Wealth source – packaging
92. Jack Taylor & family
Net Worth: $12.5 B
Wealth source -Enterprise Rent-A-Car
94. Charles Butt & family
Net Worth: $12.3 B
Wealth source -supermarkets
94. Gina Rinehart
Net Worth: $12.3 B
Wealth source -mining
96. Vagit Alekperov
Net Worth: $12.2 B
Source of wealth: Lukoil
96. Harold Hamm
Net Worth: $12.2 B
Wealth source -oil & gas
96. Patrick Soon-Shiong
Net Worth: $12.2 B
Wealth source – pharmaceuticals
99. Stefano Pessina
Net Worth: $12.1 B
Wealth source -: drugstores
100. Richard Kinder
Net Worth: $12 B
Wealth source -pipelines

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