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
Jack MaJack Ma
10 September 1964, Chinese
Chinese business magnate

Warren BuffettWarren Buffett
30 August 1930, American
Business Magnate, Investor, Philanthropist

Dodi FayedDodi Fayed
15 April 1955, Egyptian
Ex-Lover of Princess Diana

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

Larry PageLarry Page
26 March 1973, American
Co-founder of Google
Andrew CarnegieAndrew Carnegie
25 November 1835, American, Scottish
Industrialist, Businessman, Entrepreneur and a

Aristotle OnassisAristotle Onassis
15 January 1906, Greek
Business magnate

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

Ross PerotRoss Perot
27 June 1930, American
Independent U.S. Presidential Candidate
Carlos SlimCarlos Slim
28 January 1940, Mexican

Nita AmbaniNita Ambani
01 November 1963, Indian
Indian philanthropist

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

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

Priscilla ChanPriscilla Chan
24 February 1985, American
Wife of Mark Zuckerberg
Hassan JameelHassan Jameel
22 October 1988, Saudi Arabian
Billionaire Businessman, Ex-Boyfriend of Rihanna

James DysonJames Dyson
02 May 1947, British

Bob McNairBob McNair
01 January 1937, American

Pierre OmidyarPierre Omidyar
21 June 1967, American
Dietrich MateschitzDietrich Mateschitz
20 May 1944, Austrian

John Paul DeJoriaJohn Paul DeJoria
13 April 1944, American Samoan
Alisher UsmanovAlisher Usmanov
09 September 1953, Russian
Business Magnate

Brian CheskyBrian Chesky
29 August 1981, American
Co-founder of Airbnb

Lynsi SnyderLynsi Snyder
05 May 1982, American
Heiress of the In-N-Out Burger company.
Gordon MooreGordon Moore
03 January 1929, American

Kirk KerkorianKirk Kerkorian
06 June 1917, American
Dmitry RybolovlevDmitry Rybolovlev
22 November 1966, Russian

Mikhail ProkhorovMikhail Prokhorov
03 May 1965, Russian
Business Tycoon

MacKenzie ScottMacKenzie Scott
07 April 1970, American
Novelist, Ex-Wife of Jeff Bezos
Sam WylySam Wyly
04 October 1934, American

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Slavica EcclestoneSlavica Ecclestone
02 June 1958, Croatian
Model, Ex-Wife of Bernie Ecclestone
Ernesto BertarelliErnesto Bertarelli
22 September 1965, Italian

Clive PalmerClive Palmer
26 March 1954, Australian
Australian Politician

Steve CaseSteve Case
21 August 1958, American

Jorge Paulo LemannJorge Paulo Lemann
26 August 1939, Brazilian
Kirsty BertarelliKirsty Bertarelli
30 June 1971, British
Former Miss UK, Wife of Ernesto Bertarelli
Andrey MelnichenkoAndrey Melnichenko
08 March 1972, Russian

Fabiana FlosiFabiana Flosi
1976 AD, British
Bernie Ecclestone's Wife

Ken XieKen Xie
26 January 1963, Chinese, American

Les WexnerLes Wexner
08 September 1937, American
John W. HenryJohn W. Henry
13 September 1949, American

Daniel EkDaniel Ek
21 February 1983, Swedish

Stavros NiarchosStavros Niarchos
03 July 1909, Greek

Zygi WilfZygi Wilf
22 April 1950, German, American

Tom GoresTom Gores
31 July 1964, American
Konosuke MatsushitaKōnosuke Matsushita
27 November 1894, Japanese

Daniel K. LudwigDaniel K. Ludwig
24 June 1897, American
Andrónico Luksic AbaroaAndrónico Luksic Abaroa
05 November 1926, Chilean

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

Klaus Johann JacobsKlaus Johann Jacobs
03 December 1936, Swiss, German
Alan Sainsbury, Baron SainsburyAlan Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury
13 August 1902, British