Mexican magnate Carlos Slim is, for the third year in a row, the richest man in the world.
Forbes estimated his fortune at 69 billion dollars.
Carlos Slim, Bill Gates and Warren Buffet are the top three richest men in the world this year. Although he lost five billion dollars last year, Carlos Slim still has a considerable fortune, estimated at 69 billion dollars.
The founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, has 8 billion dollars less than Carlos Slim, while the occupant of the third position, U.S. investor Warren Buffet was a fortune of 44 billion dollars.
This year’s edition of Forbes set two records. The number of billionaires included in the top reached 1,226 their accumulated fortunes are more than 4,600 billion dollars.