Aged at 72, Carlos Slim is the richest person in the world. He is the residing chairman of Telmex and his net worth is $69 billion. The 2nd richest person is none other than the business magnate Bill Gates - the Microsoft man. His net worth is $61 billion.
Taking the 3rd spot in the top 10 richest people in the world is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Mr. Warren Buffet with a net worth of $44 billion. Bernard Arnault, the 4th richest guy with $41 billion net worth, is the chairman of the popular brand Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy.
From the year 2011, only the net worth of Bill Gates has increased from $56 billion to $61 billion. The net worth of both Carlos Slim and Warren Buffet decreased by $5 billion and $6 billion respectively from the previous year. It is Bernard Arnault whose net worth has remained the same at $41 billion.