ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Richest People in the World by their occupation – Top 10 Billionaires Names

Updated on January 22, 2011

Find here top richest billionaires on the earth. They are entrepreneurs, investors, businessmen and industrialists. United States currently has the most billionaires amongst the world's top 10 but India is expected to soon overtake the United States to gain more billionaires among the world’s top 10 than any other country.

Carlos Slim Helu

According to Forbes Magazine, Carlos Slim Helu is the world's richest person. He is a Mexican business magnate, philanthropist and the chairman and CEO of Telmex, America Movil. Carlos Slim Helu beat the Microsoft boss as well as investor Warren Buffet. He has made a huge impact on the Telecommunications Industry in Mexico and Latin America. Owning a telecommunications conglomerate and two mobile network operators, Slim is now named the first wealthiest person in the world.

Net Worth: US $53.4 Billion

Age: 70

Citizenship: Mexico

Residence: Mexico

Occupation: Chairman of Telmex, America Móvil and Grupo Carso

Wealth Sources: Telmex, America Movil, Grupo Carso   

William Gates III

William H Gates III is a co-founder and chairman of Microsoft Corporation, the world's leading provider of software for personal computers.  He is an American business magnate, philanthropist and author. He is consistently ranked among the world's wealthiest people.

Net Worth: US $52 Billion

Age: 54

Citizenship: United States

Residence: United States

Occupation: Chairman of Microsoft

Wealth Sources: Microsoft

Warren Buffett

Warren Edward Buffett is an American investor, industrialist and philanthropist. He is the most respected and successful investor in history and he is admired by millions of people. Warren Buffett is one of the most successful stock market investors of all time because his long-term returns have been nothing short of incredible.

Net Worth: US $46.5 Billion

Age: 80

Citizenship: United States

Residence: United States

Occupation: Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway

Wealth Sources: Berkshire Hathaway

Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani is an Indian business magnate and the chairman and managing director of Reliance Indus tries. Mukesh Ambani is shaping his country via capitalism, with echoes of Mohandas Gandhi.  He is -one of the largest private sector conglomerates in the world.

Net Worth: US $28 Billion

Age: 53

Citizenship: India

Residence: India

Occupation: Chairman of Reliance Industries

Wealth Sources: Reliance Industries

Lakshmi Mittal

Lakshmi Mittal is the 5th wealthiest man on the planet. He is an Indian national, steel tycoon and the chairman of world’s largest steel making company ArcelorMittal. Lakshmi Narayan Mittal also known as Lakshmi Niwas Mittal is a billionaire industrialist. He is the famous businessman of India.

Net Worth: US $27.5 Billion

Age: 60

Citizenship: India

Residence: United Kingdom

Occupation: Chairman ArcelorMittal

Wealth Sources: Arcelor Mittal

Lawrence Ellison

Lawrence Ellison is an American business magnate and chief executive officer of Oracle Corporation which is one of the largest software companies in the world. He is a self-made billionaire.  He is the sixth richest person in the world with a personal wealth of US $27 billion.

Net Worth: US $27 Billion

Age: 66

Citizenship: United States

Residence: United States

Occupation: Chairman of Oracle Corporation

Wealth Sources: Oracle Corporation

Bernard Arnault

Bernard Arnault is a French businessman. Bernard Arnault made it his business to own the most attractive names across the spectrum of luxury goods, cosmetics, and beverages. He is the founder, chairman, and CEO of LVMH, a large luxury goods conglomerate consisting of over fifty luxury brands, including Louis Vuitton, Dior, and Fendi.

Net Worth: US $26.7 Billion

Age: 61

Citizenship: France

Residence: France

Occupation: Chairman of LVMH & Christian Dior SA

Wealth Sources: LVMH Moet Hennessy • Louis Vuitton

Eike Batista

Eike Batista is a Brazilian business man. He is an entrepreneur. He has founded several different companies with a concentration in the mining field. As of 2010, he is the eighth richest person in the world.

Net Worth: US $26 Billion

Age: 53                

Citizenship: Brazil

Residence: Brazil

Occupation: Chairman of EBX Group

Wealth Sources: EBX Group

Amancio Ortega

Amancio Ortega Gaona is a Spanish billionaire businessman and fashion designer.  Amancio Ortega was the founder and chairman of the Spanish company Industria de Diseno Textil (Inditex). He is a European’s 2nd richest man and the 9th richest man in the World in 2010.

Net Worth: US $25 Billion

Age: 74

Citizenship: Spain

Residence: Spain

Occupation: Businessman & CEO of Inditex

Wealth Sources: Inditex Group

Karl Albrecht

Karl Hans Albrecht is a German entrepreneur. He is a German enterpriser who established the discount supermarket chain Aldi with his brother Theo. He built Aldi into a multi-billion dollar company. Albrecht is the wealthiest man in Germany.

Net Worth: US $23 Billion

Age: 90

Citizenship: Germany

Residence: Germany

Occupation: Owner of Aldi Sud

Wealth Sources: Aldi Sud


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • celebassistant profile image

      Brian Daniel 

      4 years ago from Los Angeles

      My likability vote goes to Bill Gates because he gives his money away to people who need it most.

    • profile image

      Lawan tijjani 

      6 years ago

      I want to richest man because i am very much poor family

    • profile image

      bruc were 

      6 years ago

      wat of the chinese billioneres

    • profile image

      aman bajaj 

      6 years ago

      hard worker's of the world..

    • profile image

      Emmanuel mkpume 

      6 years ago

      Be dedicated to those who do good , not minding man's ingratitude.he who commit injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.i need your help pleace, i'm an alphan.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)