Knowing about the richest people in the world can be an interesting subject to talk about ,There’s no surprise knowing that the richest people in the world got even richer in 2014 , we have been making researches to list to you the Top Ten Richest People In The World based on their wealth , so be ready to discover the ranking for the Top Ten billionaires in the world for 2014.
10- JIM WALTON – $ 35.2 BILLION
JIM WALTON is the youngest son for Sam Walton , He is the founder for the largest retailer in the world Wal Mart , The Walton’s net worth increased $3 billions than his ranking in 2013 to be $34.7 billions , WALTON is the CEO for Arvest Bank which is another owned business for the Walton family.
9-CHRISTY WALTON – $37.6 BILLION
CHRISTY WALTON is ranked as the 9th richest person in the world and she come from the same family as JIM WALTON , CHRISTY WALTON is the only woman on the list of the Top Ten Richest People In The World , CHRISTY WALTON has a net worth of $36.7 billion which is two billions more than her brother in law JIM, CHRISTY has inherited her husband John Walton after his death in 2005.
8- SHELDON ADELSON- $37.9 BILLION
SHELDON ADELSON has a net worth of $38 billion , He is the executive officer for the Las Vegas Sands Corporation and he has made most of his wealth from casino businesses , SHELDON ADELSON also owns the Israeli newspaper Israel HaYom .
7- DAVID KOCH- $40.1 BILLION
The 7th Richest Person in the world is DAVID KOCH his wealth worth $40 billion , DAVID KOCH is one of the two partners for the Koch Industries which is the 2nd largest private business in America , DAVID KOCH is ranked as the richest person in New York .
6- CHARLES KOCH – $40.1 BILLION
Comes as the 6th Richest Person in the world is CHARLES KOCH the brother of DAVID KOCH and the second partner of the Koch Industries , CHARLES KOCH wealth worth $4 billion , He is the chief executive of the Koch Industries , He is also a fond of several charitable organizations which are the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and the Institute for Human Studies.
5- LARRY ELLISON – $49.3 BILLION
LARRY ELISON wealth is worth $ 49 billion , He is the chief executive for the American computer technology corporation Oracle which is a specialized corporation for computer hardware system that is based out of California . LARRY ELISON was ranked as the 3rd richest man in the United States in 2013 .
4- WARREN BUFFET- $63.3 BILLION
Comes as the 4th richest person in the world , WARREN BUFFET ‘s wealth worth 58.2 billion BUFFET is the CEO and largest shareholder for the American multi national conglomerate holding company Berkshire Hathaway .
3- AMANCIO ORTIGA – $63.8 BILLION
AMINACO ORTIGA has a successful retail industry , Ortiga’s wealth is worth $64 billion , Ortiga is the founder of the Spanish clothing company the Inditex Fashion Group , Ortiga’s wealth has increased since 2013 by $7 billion.
2- CARLOS SLIM HELU – $68.8 BILLION
CARLOS SLIM HELU was ranked as the world’s richest person from 2010 until 2013 , the Mexican business man has dropped in the ranking in 2014 to be the second Richest Person In The World , Helu is the chief executive and chairman for the telecommunication companies Telmex and America Movil .
1- BILL GATES – $77.1 BILLION
After losing his spot in the top of the Top Ten Richest People In The World list for three years , BILL GATES succeeded to reclaim his position as richest person in the world in 2014 , BILL GATES is the founder of Microsoft , and also the CEO , chairman and chief of Microsoft before retiring , BILL GATES has donated over $26 billion to philanthropic causes through his charitable organization the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation .
Above we have presented to you the Top Ten Richest People In The World and luckily that most of theses most wealthy people in the world have donated most of their wealth to philanthropic causes to help those who are less fortunate.