Billionaires are the individuals who possess a net worth of at least one billion units of a given currency like United States dollar, the euro, or the pound sterling. Currently there are over 2,000 billionaires in the world and there are at least 67 countries which are home to at least one person valued at more than a billion dollars. American business magnate and co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, is currently the richest man in the world and was the wealthiest overall from 1995 to 2014. With a net worth of $85 billion, Gates is slightly ahead of his closest competitor, Mexican Carlos Slim who boasts of a net worth of $83 billion. Slim was ranked as the richest person in the world from 2010 to 2013. Another American, Warren Buffett, with wealth valued at $76 billion is also consistently ranked among the world's wealthiest people. Buffet is considered to be the most successful investor of the 20th century and is noted for his commitment to philanthropic causes. Even though most of the world’s top billionaires are men, women are not much far behind. American philanthropist Christy Walton, widow of John T. Walton, is the world’s richest woman and the highest female philanthropist. This section provides you information about the life and works of famous billionaires from all over the world.
Elon MuskElon Musk
28 June 1971, Canadian, American, South African
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Inventor
Warren BuffettWarren Buffett
30 August 1930, American
Business Magnate, Investor, Philanthropist

Mukesh AmbaniMukesh Ambani
19 April 1957, Indian, Yemeni
Indian businessman

Larry PageLarry Page
26 March 1973, American
Co-founder of Google

Jack MaJack Ma
10 September 1964, Chinese
Chinese business magnate

Dhirubhai AmbaniDhirubhai Ambani
28 December 1932, Indian
 
Larry EllisonLarry Ellison
17 August 1944, American
Founder of Oracle

Priscilla ChanPriscilla Chan
24 February 1985, American
Wife of Mark Zuckerberg

Dodi FayedDodi Fayed
15 April 1955, Egyptian
Ex-Lover of Princess Diana
Aristotle OnassisAristotle Onassis
15 January 1906, Greek
Business magnate

Andrew CarnegieAndrew Carnegie
25 November 1835, American, Scottish
Industrialist, Businessman, Entrepreneur and a
Ross PerotRoss Perot
27 June 1930, American
Independent U.S. Presidential Candidate

Nita AmbaniNita Ambani
01 November 1963, Indian
Indian philanthropist

Carlos SlimCarlos Slim
28 January 1940, Mexican
Entrepreneur

Charles KochCharles Koch
01 November 1935, American
Co-Owner of Koch Industries

Dietrich MateschitzDietrich Mateschitz
20 May 1944, Austrian
Businessman
Hassan JameelHassan Jameel
22 October 1988, Saudi Arabian
Billionaire Businessman, Ex-Boyfriend of Rihanna

Jerry JonesJerry Jones
13 October 1942, American
Owner of NFL's Dallas Cowboys Team

Kirk KerkorianKirk Kerkorian
06 June 1917, American
Businessman

James DysonJames Dyson
02 May 1947, British
Inventor
Alisher UsmanovAlisher Usmanov
09 September 1953, Russian
Business Magnate

Pierre OmidyarPierre Omidyar
21 June 1967, American
Entrepreneur
Slavica EcclestoneSlavica Ecclestone
02 June 1958, Croatian
Model, Ex-Wife of Bernie Ecclestone

John Paul DeJoriaJohn Paul DeJoria
13 April 1944, American Samoan
Entrepreneur

Clive PalmerClive Palmer
26 March 1954, Australian
Australian Politician
Brian CheskyBrian Chesky
29 August 1981, American
Co-founder of Airbnb

Dmitry RybolovlevDmitry Rybolovlev
22 November 1966, Russian
Businessman
Gordon MooreGordon Moore
03 January 1929, American
Businessman

Mikhail ProkhorovMikhail Prokhorov
03 May 1965, Russian
Business Tycoon

Lynsi SnyderLynsi Snyder
05 May 1982, American
Heiress of the In-N-Out Burger company.
Sam WylySam Wyly
04 October 1934, American
Entrepreneur

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Jorge Paulo LemannJorge Paulo Lemann
26 August 1939, Brazilian
Banker
Steve CaseSteve Case
21 August 1958, American
Entrepreneur

Ernesto BertarelliErnesto Bertarelli
22 September 1965, Italian
Businessman

Bob McNairBob McNair
01 January 1937, American
Businessman

Kirsty BertarelliKirsty Bertarelli
30 June 1971, British
Former Miss UK, Wife of Ernesto Bertarelli
Andrey MelnichenkoAndrey Melnichenko
08 March 1972, Russian
Industrialist
Fabiana FlosiFabiana Flosi
1976 AD, British
Bernie Ecclestone's Wife

Les WexnerLes Wexner
08 September 1937, American
Businessman

Daniel EkDaniel Ek
21 February 1983, Swedish
Businessman

Stavros NiarchosStavros Niarchos
03 July 1909, Greek
Entrepreneur
Konosuke MatsushitaKōnosuke Matsushita
27 November 1894, Japanese
Industrialist

Daniel K. LudwigDaniel K. Ludwig
24 June 1897, American
Magnate

Friedrich WeyerhäuserFriedrich Weyerhäuser
21 November 1834, German, American
Business person

Alan Sainsbury, Baron SainsburyAlan Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury
13 August 1902, British
Businessman

Andrónico Luksic AbaroaAndrónico Luksic Abaroa
05 November 1926, Chilean
Businessman
Klaus Johann JacobsKlaus Johann Jacobs
03 December 1936, Swiss, German
Billionaire