Top wealthy people in the world:Many Indians in it and one Pakistani too!

dryadusingh Top wealthy people in the world:many Indians in it. Have a look. http://bit.ly/44qQ7k

Mukesh Ambani, Lakshmi Mittal and Anil Ambani are there.

Visit the list further and see which King/Queen/Prince/Head of State is in it.

Mr Asif Ali Zardari is in it too and PM Kevin Rudd is also mentioned. PM Man Mohan Singh is not there.

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This list of billionaires is based (where not otherwise noted) on an annual ranking of the world’s wealthiest people compiled and published by Forbes magazine on March 11, 2009.[1] The listed net worth represents the estimated value of assets less debt as of February 13, 2009.[2] The list does not include heads of state whose wealth is tied to their position (see List of heads of state and government by net worth).

The world’s 5 wealthiest people
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Top billionaires

The following list is the ranking of the world’s richest billionaires as of February 13, 2009, and does not reflect changes since then.

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No.  ↓ Name  ↓ Net worth (USD)  ↓ Age  ↓ Citizenship  ↓ Residence  ↓ Sources of wealth  ↓ Ref.
&0000000000000001.0000001 Gates, BillBill Gates $40.0 billion  53  United States  United States Microsoft [3]
&0000000000000002.0000002 Buffett, WarrenWarren Buffett $37.0 billion  78  United States  United States Berkshire Hathaway [3]
&0000000000000003.0000003 Helú, Carlos SlimCarlos Slim Helú $35.0 billion  69  Mexico  Mexico Telmex, América Móvil [3]
&0000000000000004.0000004 Ellison, LawrenceLawrence Ellison $22.5 billion  64  United States  United States Oracle Corporation [3]
&0000000000000005.0000005 Kamprad, IngvarIngvar Kamprad and family $22.0 billion  83  Sweden Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland IKEA [4]
&0000000000000006.0000006 Albrecht, KarlKarl Albrecht $21.5 billion  89  Germany  Germany Aldi Süd [4]
&0000000000000007.0000007 Ambani, MukeshMukesh Ambani $19.5 billion  51  India  India Reliance Industries [4]
&0000000000000008.0000008 Mittal, LakshmiLakshmi Mittal $19.3 billion  58  India  United Kingdom Arcelor Mittal [4]
&0000000000000009.0000009 Albrecht, TheoTheo Albrecht $18.8 billion  87  Germany  Germany Aldi Nord, Trader Joe’s [5]
&0000000000000010.00000010 Ortega, AmancioAmancio Ortega $18.3 billion  73  Spain  Spain Inditex Group [6]
&0000000000000011.00000011 Walton, JimJim Walton $17.8 billion  61  United States  United States Wal-Mart [7]
&0000000000000012.00000012 Walton, AliceAlice Walton $17.6 billion  59  United States  United States Wal-Mart [7]
&0000000000000012.00000012 Walton, ChristyChristy Walton $17.6 billion  54  United States  United States Wal-Mart [7]
&0000000000000012.00000012 Walton, S. RobsonS. Robson Walton $17.6 billion  65  United States  United States Wal-Mart [7]
&0000000000000015.00000015 Arnault, BernardBernard Arnault $16.5 billion  60  France  France LVMH Moët Hennessy • Louis Vuitton [8]
&0000000000000016.00000016 Ka-shing, LiLi Ka-shing $16.2 billion  80  Hong Kong  Hong Kong Cheung Kong Holdings, Hutchison Whampoa [9]
&0000000000000017.00000017 Bloomberg, MichaelMichael Bloomberg $16.0 billion  67  United States  United States Bloomberg L.P. [6]
&0000000000000018.00000018 Persson, StefanStefan Persson $14.5 billion  61  Sweden  Sweden Hennes & Mauritz  
&0000000000000019.00000019 Koch, CharlesCharles Koch $14.0 billion  73  United States  United States Koch Industries [10]
&0000000000000019.00000019 Koch, David H.David H. Koch $14.0 billion  68  United States  United States Koch Industries [10]
&0000000000000021.00000021 Bettencourt, LilianeLiliane Bettencourt $13.4 billion  86  France  France L’Oréal [3]
&0000000000000022.00000022 Alsaud, Prince Alwaleed Bin TalalPrince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud $13.3 billion  54  Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia Kingdom Holding Company, Citigroup [11]
&0000000000000023.00000023 Otto, MichaelMichael Otto and family $13.2 billion  65  Germany  Germany Otto GmbH  
&0000000000000024.00000024 Thomson, DavidDavid Thomson and family $13.0 billion  51  Canada  Canada The Thomson Corporation [12]
&0000000000000025.00000025 Dell, MichaelMichael Dell $12.3 billion  44  United States  United States Dell  
&0000000000000026.00000026 Bren, DonaldDonald Bren $12.0 billion  76  United States  United States Irvine Company  
&0000000000000026.00000026 Brin, SergeySergey Brin $12.0 billion  35  United States  United States Google [3]
&0000000000000026.00000026 Page, LarryLarry Page $12.0 billion  36  United States  United States Google [3]
&0000000000000029.00000029 Ballmer, StevenSteven Ballmer $11.0 billion  53  United States  United States Microsoft [13]
&0000000000000029.00000029 Westminster, The Duke ofThe Duke of Westminster and family $11.0 billion  57  United Kingdom  United Kingdom Grosvenor Group [14]
&0000000000000029.00000029 Soros, GeorgeGeorge Soros $11.0 billion  78  United States  United States Soros Fund Management  
&0000000000000032.00000032 Allen, PaulPaul Allen $10.5 billion  56  United States  United States Microsoft [11]
&0000000000000032.00000032 Kwok, RaymondRaymond Kwok, Thomas Kwok, and Walter Kwok $10.5 billion  57, 58, and 59  Hong Kong  Hong Kong Sun Hung Kai  
&0000000000000034.00000034 Ambani, AnilAnil Ambani $10.1 billion  49  India  India Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group [4]
&0000000000000035.00000035 Johnson, AbigailAbigail Johnson $10.0 billion  47  United States  United States Fidelity Investments  
&0000000000000035.00000035 Klatten, SusanneSusanne Klatten $10.0 billion  46  Germany  Germany BMW  
&0000000000000035.00000035 Perelman, RonaldRonald Perelman $10.0 billion  66  United States  United States Revlon  
&0000000000000035.00000035 Rausing, HansHans Rausing $10.0 billion  83  Sweden  United Kingdom Tetra Laval [14]
&0000000000000039.00000039 Rausing, BirgitBirgit Rausing and family $9.9 billion  85  Sweden Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland Tetra Laval  
&0000000000000040.00000040 Ferrero, MicheleMichele Ferrero and family $9.5 billion  82  Italy  Monaco Ferrero  
&0000000000000040.00000040 Prokhorov, MikhailMikhail Prokhorov $9.5 billion  43  Russia  Russia Interros [15]
&0000000000000040.00000040 Taylor, Jack C.Jack C. Taylor and family $9.5 billion  86  United States  United States Enterprise Rent-A-Car  
&0000000000000043.00000043 Al Amoudi, MohammedMohammed Al Amoudi $9.0 billion  63  Ethiopia/ Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia/ Ethiopia Corral Petroleum Holdings  
&0000000000000043.00000043 Chambers, Anne CoxAnne Cox Chambers $9.0 billion  89  United States  United States Cox Enterprises  
&0000000000000043.00000043 Icahn, CarlCarl Icahn $9.0 billion  73  United States  United States American Car and Foundry Company [16]
&0000000000000043.00000043 Kaiser, GeorgeGeorge Kaiser $9.0 billion  66  United States  United States BOK Financial Corporation  
&0000000000000043.00000043 Kee, Lee ShauLee Shau Kee $9.0 billion  81  Hong Kong  Hong Kong Henderson Land Development  
&0000000000000043.00000043 Mars, Jr., Forrest EdwardForrest Edward Mars, Jr. $9.0 billion  77  United States  United States Mars, Incorporated [16]
&0000000000000043.00000043 Mars, JacquelineJacqueline Mars $9.0 billion  69  United States  United States Mars, Incorporated [16]
&0000000000000043.00000043 Mars, JohnJohn Mars $9.0 billion  72  United States  United States Mars, Incorporated [16]
&0000000000000051.00000051 Abramovich, RomanRoman Abramovich $8.5 billion  42  Russia  Russia Millhouse Capital [17]
&0000000000000052.00000052 Bertarelli, ErnestoErnesto Bertarelli $8.2 billion  43 Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland Serono  
&0000000000000052.00000052 Knight, PhilipPhilip Knight $8.2 billion  71  United States  United States Nike  
&0000000000000054.00000054 Al-Kharafi, NasserNasser Al-Kharafi and family $8.1 billion  65  Kuwait  Kuwait M. A. Kharafi & Sons  
&0000000000000055.00000055 Simons, JamesJames Simons $8.0 billion  70  United States  United States Renaissance Technologies  
&0000000000000055.00000055 Wertheimer, AlainAlain Wertheimer and Gerard Wertheimer $8.0 billion  60 and 59  France  United States
Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland
Chanel  
&0000000000000057.00000057 Al Ghurair, Abdul AzizAbdul Aziz Al Ghurair & family $7.8 billion  55  United Arab Emirates  United Arab Emirates Mashreq Bank  
&0000000000000057.00000057 Alakbarov, VahidVahid Alakbarov $7.8 billion  58  Russia  Russia LUKoil  
&0000000000000059.00000059 Mittal, SunilSunil Mittal and family $7.7 billion  51  India  India Bharti Airtel  
&0000000000000060.00000060 Pinault, FrançoisFrançois Pinault and family $7.6 billion  72  France  France PPR  
&0000000000000061.00000061 Batista, EikeEike Batista $7.5 billion  51  Brazil  Brazil EBX Group  
&0000000000000062.00000062 Al Jaber, Mohamed Bin IssaMohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber $7.0 billion  50  Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia    
&0000000000000062.00000062 Al-Sanea, MaanMaan Al-Sanea $7.0 billion  54  Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia Saad Group  
&0000000000000062.00000062 Johnson, III, EdwardEdward Johnson, III $7.0 billion  78  United States  United States Fidelity Investments  
&0000000000000062.00000062 Krishnan, AnandaAnanda Krishnan $7.0 billion  70  Malaysia  Malaysia Maxis, Astro  
&0000000000000062.00000062 Kuok, RobertRobert Kuok $7.0 billion  85  Malaysia  Hong Kong Perlis Plantations Bhd  
&0000000000000062.00000062 Safra, JosephJoseph Safra $7.0 billion  70  Brazil  Brazil Safra Group  
&0000000000000068.00000068 Bezos, JeffreyJeffrey Bezos $6.8 billion  45  United States  United States Amazon.com  
&0000000000000069.00000069 von Finck, Jr., AugustAugust von Finck, Jr. $6.7 billion  79  Germany Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland Allianz  
&0000000000000070.00000070 Berlusconi, SilvioSilvio Berlusconi and family $6.5 billion  72  Italy  Italy Fininvest  
&0000000000000071.00000071 Del Vecchio, LeonardoLeonardo Del Vecchio $6.3 billion  73  Italy  Italy Luxottica  
&0000000000000071.00000071 Engelhorn, CurtCurt Engelhorn $6.3 billion  82  Germany Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland Roche  
&0000000000000071.00000071 Fridman, MikhailMikhail Fridman $6.3 billion  44  Russia  Russia Alfa Group  
&0000000000000074.00000074 Al Rajhi, SulaimanSulaiman Al Rajhi $6.2 billion  89  Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia Al-Rajhi Bank  
&0000000000000075.00000075 Goodnight, JamesJames Goodnight $6.1 billion  66  United States  United States SAS Institute  
&0000000000000076.00000076 Fontbona, IrisIris Fontbona (widow of Andronico Luksic) and family $6.0 billion     Chile  Chile Antofagasta PLC, Quiñenco  
&0000000000000076.00000076 Kellner, PetrPetr Kellner $6.0 billion  44  Czech Republic  Czech Republic PPF Group  
&0000000000000076.00000076 Kluge, JohnJohn Kluge $6.0 billion  94  United States  United States Metromedia [6]
&0000000000000076.00000076 Paulson, JohnJohn Paulson $6.0 billion  53  United States  United States    
&0000000000000076.00000076 Yanai, TadashiTadashi Yanai & family $6.0 billion  60  Japan  Japan Fast Retailing  
&0000000000000081.00000081 Duncan, DanDan Duncan $5.9 billion  76  United States  United States Enterprise Products  
&0000000000000081.00000081 Matte, EliodoroEliodoro Matte & family $5.9 billion  63  Chile  Chile Compañía Manufacturera de Papeles y Cartones  
&0000000000000083.00000083 Bailleres, AlbertoAlberto Bailleres & family $5.7 billion  76  Mexico  Mexico Grupo Bal  
&0000000000000083.00000083 Premji, AzimAzim Premji $5.7 billion  63  India  India Wipro Technologies  
&0000000000000083.00000083 Wyss, HansjorgHansjorg Wyss $5.7 billion  74 Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland  United States Synthes  
&0000000000000086.00000086 Ruia, ShashiShashi Ruia and Ravi Ruia $5.6 billion  65  India  India Essar  
&0000000000000087.00000087 Cohen, Steven A.Steven A. Cohen $5.5 billion  53  United States  United States SAC Capital Partners  
&0000000000000087.00000087 Ng Teng Fong, Ng Teng Fong $5.5 billion  80  Singapore  Singapore Sino Group  
&0000000000000087.00000087 Soon-Shiong, PatrickPatrick Soon-Shiong $5.5 billion  57  United States  United States American Pharmaceutical Partners  
&0000000000000090.00000090 Dassault, SergeSerge Dassault and family $5.4 billion  83  France  France Dassault Group  
&0000000000000090.00000090 Haub, ErivanErivan Haub & family $5.4 billion  76  Germany  Germany Tengelmann Group  
&0000000000000092.00000092 Lemann, Jorge PauloJorge Paulo Lemann $5.3 billion  69  Brazil  Brazil Investment Bank & Anheuser-Busch InBev  
&0000000000000093.00000093 Broad, EliEli Broad $5.2 billion  75  United States  United States KB Home  
&0000000000000093.00000093 Busujima, KunioKunio Busujima & family $5.2 billion  83  Japan  Japan Sankyo  
&0000000000000093.00000093 Kipp, Karl-HeinzKarl-Heinz Kipp $5.2 billion  85  Germany Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland Massa  
&0000000000000093.00000093 Lisin, VladimirVladimir Lisin $5.2 billion  52  Russia  Russia Novolipetsk Steel [15]
&0000000000000093.00000093 Wurth, ReinholdReinhold Wurth $5.2 billion  73  Germany  Germany Wurth Group  
&0000000000000098.00000098 Anschutz, PhilipPhilip Anschutz $5.0 billion  69  United States  United States The Anschutz Corporation  
&0000000000000098.00000098 Kerkorian, KirkKirk Kerkorian $5.0 billion  91  United States  United States Tracinda Corporation [16]
&0000000000000098.00000098 Oppenheimer, NickyNicky Oppenheimer & family $5.0 billion  63  South Africa  South Africa De Beers & Anglo American  
&0000000000000098.00000098 Reuben, David and SimonDavid and Simon Reuben $5.0 billion  NA  United Kingdom  United Kingdom real estate  
&0000000000000098.00000098 Singh, Kushal PalKushal Pal Singh $5.0 billion  77  India  India DLF Group [4]
&0000000000000098.00000098 Weston, GalenGalen Weston & family $5.0 billion  68  Canada  Canada George Weston Limited, Associated British Foods  
&0000000000000104.000000104 Mansha, Mian MohammadMian Mohammad Mansha $4.4 billion  NA  Pakistan  Pakistan Nishat Group, Muslim Commercial Bank [18][19]
&0000000000000106.000000106 Jobs, SteveSteve Jobs $3.4 billion  54  United States  United States Apple Inc. [20]

Yadu Singh/Sydney/10-10-09

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