10 World’s Wealthiest People in 2014

There are so many businessmen and the owner of company that live in the world. Some of them are very rich and considered as the richest men in the world. However, the list of the richest men in the world might change from time to time since some of these richest men will become less rich due to various factors. In 2014, there are new list that show ten wealthiest people in the world. These people came from various countries and run various types of business.

# The first man who is considered as one of the richest men in the world is Bill Gates. Bill Gates is the owner of Microsoft, one of the biggest software companies in the world. In 2014, the wealth of Bill Gates reaches US$ 76 billion in total. Gates is no strange for this rank. This year is like a comes back for him as he has been in top of the rank for years before Carlos Slim took it over in 2010-2013. Gates isn’t only famous for his wealth but also for its philanthropic activities.

# The next man who is considered as one of the richest men in the world is Carlos Slim Helu. He is known as the owner of telecommunication business which is also considered as one of the biggest companies in the world. The wealth of Carlos Slim Helu reaches US$ 72 billion in 2014. This year, he must give up the rank to Gates after 4 years on top.

# Armancio Ortega is also known as one of the richest men in the world. In 2014, the total of Armancio Ortega’s wealth reaches US$ 64 billion. The source of his wealth is retail business with ZARA as his flagship brand and his biggest goldmine. His book titled From Zero to Zara is also very successful. This year, he maintains in the third rank of top wealthiest people just like 2013.

# The next man who is considered as one of the richest men in the world is Warren Buffett. It is no secret that his name is on the list. Buffest has been on the list for many years and even he ever crowned as world’s wealthiest people in 2008. Warren Buffett is the owner of a company named Berkshire Hathaway. From his business, Warren Buffett collect US$ 58.2 billion in 2014. He isn’t only known as the most successful investor in 20th century but his business philosophy inspires many people to follow his lead.

# Larry Ellison is other man who is considered as one of the richest men in the world. In 2014, the wealth of Larry Ellison reaches US$ 48 billion which he achieved from his company, Oracle.

# Charles Koch is the next man who is considered as one of the richest men in the world. He run investment business and gain US$ 40 billion total wealth from the business.

# David Koch, other businessman who runs investment business also has the same wealth with Charles Koch.

# Sheldon Adelson is other man who is considered as one of the richest men in the world. In 2014, his wealth which came from casino business reaches US$ 38 billion in total.

# Christy Walton is also considered as one of the richest men in the world with US$ 36.7 billion in total which is achieved from Wal-Mart. Her wealth is also coming from her shares in First Solar. Walton is also famous for her philanthropic initiatives.

# Last man on this list is Jim Walton with total US$ 34.7 billion in 2014. You must be very familiar with Wal Mart and even often shop there. This one is the man who owns Wal Mart and also the one behinds its great success. This year’s ranking is slightly down from 7th rank in 2013.

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