20 people who are richer than countries

20 people who are richer than countries

Most countries in the poorer half of the world like Cameroon, Paraguay and Libya usually have an average GDP of $30 billion dollars; which is lower than the net-worth of some individuals. Below are 20 billionaires (according to Forbes list) who are apparently richer than whole countries and worth over $30 billion.

Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of giant international retailer – Amazon and is currently worth $34.8 billion.

20 people who are richer than countries:- Jeff Bezos

20 people who are richer than countries:- Jeff Bezos

Li Ka-Shing

Li Ka-Shing

Li Ka-Shing

The richest man in Hong Kong; Li Ka-Shing is a real estate and telecommunications investor worth $33.3 billion. His individual net-worth currently surpasses the GDP of some poorer countries.

Igvrad Kampar

Igvrad Kampar is a Swedish business magnate and the founder of IKEA. He is currently worth $44 billion

Igvrad Kampar

Igvrad Kampar

Sheldon Andelson

The CEO of Las Vegas stands reportedly has an individual net-worth of $31.4 billion.

Sheldon Andelson

Sheldon Andelson

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg is just 31 years old and is already worth $33.4 billion; a very impressive individual net-worth.

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg

Michael Bloomberg

Businessman and former Mayor of New York City is personally worth over $35 billion. That is over Paraguay’s GDP of $29.1 billion.

Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg

Liliane Bettencourt

Liliane Bettencourt

Liliane Bettencourt

Liliane Bettencourt is a French L’Oreal heiress and is worth a massive $40.1 billion making her personally richer than some countries.

The Koch Brothers

Charles and David Koch both earned their massive fortune from their family business. Individually they are worth $42.9 billion, and combined; a staggering $85.8 billion.

The Koch Brothers

The Koch Brothers

Larry Ellison

Founder of giant tech company – Oracle, Larry Ellison has an individual worth of $54.3 billion.

Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison

Larry Page

Larry Page is the CEO of Internet giant; Google and is currently worth $29.7 billion

Larry Page

Larry Page

Amancio Ortega

Amancio Ortega is the founder of international retail giant – Zara. The Spaniard is reportedly worth $64.5 billion.

Amancio Ortega

Amancio Ortega

Sergey Brin

Co-founder of Google and president of Alphabet, Sergey Brin is currently among the 20 richest people in the world with a net-worth of $29.2 billion.

Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin

S. Robson Walton

S. Robson Walton

S. Robson Walton

Robson Walton is the eldest son of Walmart founders; Helen and Sam Walton. Robson has a net worth of $39.1 billion. 

Alice Walton

Even though she does not play an active role in the family business, Most of Alice Watson’s $39.4 billion is attributed to the family wealth.

Alice Walton

Alice Walton

Jim Walton

Member of the Walmart board and CEO of Arvest bank, Jim Watson is the youngest of the Walton siblings and is reportedly worth $40.6 billion.

Jim Walton

Jim Walton

Christy Walton

Christy Walton is the widow of late John Walton; another Walton sibling. However, Christy inherited most of her husband’s fortune and now has a massive $41.7 billion.

Christy Walton

Christy Walton

Bernard Arnault

Bernard Arnault

Bernard Arnault

Bernard is the CEO of LVMH; which owns luxury brands like Louis Vuitton, Dom Perignon and Fendi. Bernard Arnault is currently worth $37.2 billion.

Bill Gates

Founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates is currently the richest man in the world with an astounding $79.2 billion.

Bill Gates

Bill Gates

Carlos Slim Helu

Carlos Slim Helu is a Mexican businessman and philanthropist. Carlos is currently worth over $77 billion.

Carlos Slim Helu

Carlos Slim Helu

Warren Buffett

Waren Buffett is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway and has a net-worth of $72.7 billion.

Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett

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