Wealth is the yarkstick of counting someone’s success or failure in any business. Here is the list of top ten 10 wealthiest or richest people in the world. These are the most successful business men in the world.

Carlos Slim Helu:- Carlos Slim Helu is the first richest person in the world with a net worth of around US $ 53.5 billion according to the Forbes business magazine. He is a businessman involved in various group of companies that include telecommunications, retail, banking and auto parts manufacturing. Slim was born on the 28th of January, 1940 in Mexico City and studied engineering at the Universidad National Autonoma de Mexico. He owns the largest internet service provider in Mexico and had one of the largest in the United States of America with his acquisition of Prodigy (online Service).
Bill Gates:- Bill Gates is consistently ranked second among the world’s wealthiest people with US $ 53 billion. Gates was born in seattle, Washington (USA) on the 28th of October, 1955. He is an American businessman and chairman of Microsoft Company. He is also author or co-author of  several books. Gates is one of the most popular people in the world as he brought a revolution in personal computers.
Warren Buffet:- Warren Buffet currently ranks third in the list of the world’s richest people with $ 47.0 billion. Buffet was born on the 30th of August, 1930 in Omaha, Nebraska (USA). He is one of the most successful investor in the world and he is also a notable philanthropist, having pledged to give away 85% of his fortune to the Gates foundation.
Mukesh Ambani:- His wealth is valued at $ 29.0 Billion by Forbes Magazine, making him the world’s 4th richest person and Asia’s wealthiest person. He was born on April 19, 1957 in Aden (Yemen). New he is an Indian business tycoon and he is the chairman and managing Director of Reliance Industries. Mukesh Ambani directed and led the creation of the world’s largest grassroots petroleum refinery at Jamnagar (India).
Lakshmi Mittal:- Lakshmi Mittal is the fifth richest man in the world with a net worth of around US $ 28.7 billion. He is an Indian steel magnate and is the CEO and founder of Arcelor Miltal. Mittal is presently the vice chairman of the world steel Association. He was born on 15th of June, 1950 in Sadulpur (India).
Lawrence Ellison (USA):- He is the sixth richest man in the world having a net worth of $28 billion. Larry Ellison was born in New York City on 17th August, 1944. Ellison is the second largest financier of BMW oracle Racing. He is also the third richest American by net worth.
Bernard Arnault (France):- Bernard Arnault ranked seventh among the world’s richest person with net worth of $ 27.5 billion. He is a French businessman, born on 5th of March 1949, he is the founder, chairman, and CEO of LVMH, a large luxury goods manufacturing company. Unique among the world’s leading CEO’s Arnault had the ability to relate to both the creative and financial aspects of running a business.
Eike Batista (Brazil):- He lived in Germany from 1969 to 1980, and studied engineering there. Recently, he became the 8th richest person in the world, with an estimated fortune of US $ 27.0 billion. Batista is a Brazilian entrepreneur, considered to be a famous businessman, he has founded companies in different business sectors mainly in mining. He was born on November 3, 1957 in Brazil. He was married to the famous Brazilian actress and carnival queen Luma de oliveira before divorcing in 2004.
Amancio Ortega (Spain):- His wealth is valued at $ 25 billion, making him the world’s ninth most richest or wealthiest person. He was born on March 28, 1936 in Spain. Ortega is also known for being a down-to-earth boss.
Karl Albrecht (Germany):- Karl Albrecht currently sits tenth on the list of the world’s richest people with $ 23.5 billion. He was born on 20 February, 1920 in Germany. He is a Germany entrepreneur who funded the discount supermarket chain Aldi with his brother in 1994, he removed himself from the daily operations of Aldi sud and took the position of chairman of the board.
March 16, 2010 | Mohsin Ali | 3 Comments | 707 views