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10 WORLD RICHEST PEOPLE – FORBES 2016 LIST


2016 released its list of richest billionaires in the world, with Bill Gates topped the list for 17th time in 22 years. And Facebook Mark Zuckerberg breaking the top ten list. Forbes pointed out that there 1810 Billionaires in the world down from last year’s record of 1,826. The aggregate net worth of the billionaires was $6.48trillion, $570billion less than 2015.

The average net worth of a billionaire dropped for the first time since 2010 and sits at $3.6billion, down $300million from 2015.

Here are top 10 Richest People in the World 2016.

1. Bill Gates.richest people - Bill Gates - www.tonyinspirationaltalk.com

With a net worth of $75billion, Microsoft head Bill Gates hit the top spot on Forbes’ 2016 World Billionaires list for the third year in a row

2.Amancio Ortega.richest people - charles - www.tonyinspirationaltalk.com

Founding chairman of the Inditex fashion group best known for fashion company Zara, came in second on Forbes’ list of billionaires, with a net worth of $67billion. He is from Spain.

3. Warren Buffet.richest people - warren Buffett - www.tonyinspirationaltalk.com

Aged 85, of Berkshire Hathaway came in third on the billionaires list, with a net worth of $60.8billion.

4.Carlos Slim Helu.richest people - Carlos Slim Helu- www.tonyinspirationaltalk.com

Mexico’s Carlos Slim Helu came in fourth on the list with $50billion,

5. Jeff Bezos.richest people - Jeff Bezos - www.tonyinspirationaltalk.com

Amazon.com’s Jeff Bezos took the fifth spot on the billionaires list with $45.2billion

6. Mark Zuckerberg.richest people - Mark Zuckerberg - www.tonyinspirationaltalk.comFacebook’s Mark Zuckerberg broke the list’s top ten this year, moving up from number 16 to number six on the list. He is worth $44.6 billion.

7. Larry Ellison.richest people - Larry Ellison - www.tonyinspirationaltalk.com

Founder of Oracle Company he has a net worth of $43.6billion.

8. Michael Bloombergrichest people - Michael Bloomberg - www.tonyinspirationaltalk.com

Founder of Bloomberg LP, Michael is not far behind in eighth, with a net worth of $40billion.

richest people - charles - www.tonyinspirationaltalk.comrichest people - david - www.tonyinspirationaltalk.com
Brothers Charles (left) and David (right) Koch round out the top ten of Forbes’ billionaires list, each having a net worth of $39.6billion.

Other Richest People on the Forbes 2016 list included.

11. Liliane Bettencourt of L’Oreal Company, worth $36.1billion

12. Larry Page of Google Company, worth $35.2billion

13. Sergey Brin of Google Company, worth $34.4billion

14. Bernard Arnault of LVMH, worth $34billion

15. Jim Walton of Wal-Mart Company, worth $33.6billion

16. Alice Walton of Wal-Mart Company,$32.3billion

17. S Robson Walton of Wal-Mart Company, $31.9billion

18. Wang Jianlin from Real Estate Industry worth $28.7billion

19. Jorge Paulo Lemann Beer industry worth $27.8billion

20. Li Ka-shing, worth $27.1billion

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