Forbes 400 Billionaires List and Richest People in the World 2014



Forbes has released its annual list of world’s billionaires and richest people on Monday, February 3, 2014.

There were 268 new billionaire’s in the Forbes list that include an additional 42 new women billionaires that raised the total women billionaires to 172 from last year’s 138.

The net worth of billionaires in the top 20 list for 2014 also increased from $23 billion to $31 billion.

Forbes 2014 list has now 1,645 billionaires with a combined net worth of $6.4 trillion, up from $5.4 trillion in 2013.

Check out below the Top 10 list of billionaires according to Forbes.

  1. Bill Gates ($76 billion) – Microsoft
  2. Carlos Slim Helu & family ($72 billion) – Telecommunication
  3. Amancio Ortega ($64 billion) – Fashion retail
  4. Warren Buffett ($58.2 billion) – Berkshire Hathaway
  5. Larry Ellison ($48 billion) – Oracle
  6. Charles Koch ($40 B)
  7. David Koch ($40 B)
  8. Sheldon Adelson ($38 B)
  9. Christy Walton & family ($36.7 B)
  10. Jim Walton ($34.7 B)

source: Forbes

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  1. […] View the complete list of Forbes 400 richest people by clicking here. Taking the number two spot is telecom mogul Carlos Slim Helu of Mexico. At number three is Amancio Ortega , a Spanish clothing retailer of the popular fashion chain Zara. Warren Buffett is in fourth place. […]

  2. Arthur White says:

    Show Forbes 400 list

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