Thursday, March 12, 2009

World's Billionaires 2009


Have you read the list on 2009 World's billionaires? It is said that last year there were 1,125 billionaires but the list dropped 30% this year. There are just 793 people rich enough to make the list of 2009 World's Billionaire. One thing you can lear from these billionaire, do what you're passionate about. Which means that you'll do it with all your heart, no force no pressure. Just do what you like and mean it. Here's the top 20 from Forbes.

  1. William Gates III
    Net Worth: $40 billion
    Source: Microsoft/U.S.
    Age: 53
  2. Warren Buffett
    Net Worth: $37 billion
    Source: Investments/U.S.
    Age: 78
  3. Carlos Slim Hel├║
    Net Worth: $35 billion
    Source: Telecom/Mexico
    Age: 69
  4. Lawrence Ellison
    Net Worth: $22.5 billion
    Source: Oracle/U.S.
    Age: 64
  5. Ingvar Kamprad
    Net Worth: $22 billion
    Source: Ikea/Sweden
    Age: 83
  6. Karl Albrecht
    Net Worth: $21.5 billion
    Source: Supermarkets/Germany
    Age: 89
  7. Mukesh Ambani
    Net Worth: $19.5 billion
    Source: Petrochemicals/India
    Age: 51
  8. Lakshmi Mittal
    Net Worth: $19.3 billion
    Source: Steel/India
    Age: 58
  9. Theo Albrecht
    Net Worth: $18.8 billion
    Source: Supermarkets/Germany
    Age: 87
  10. Amancio Ortega
    Net Worth: $18.3 billion
    Source: Fashion/Spain
    Age: 73
  11. Jim C. Walton
    Net Worth: $17.8 billion
    Source: Wal-Mart/U.S.
    Age: 61
  12. S. Robson Walton
    Net Worth: $17.6 billion
    Source: Wal-Mart/U.S.
    Age: 65
  13. Alice Walton
    Net Worth: $17.6 billion
    Source: Wal-Mart/U.S.
    Age: 59
  14. Christy Walton & family
    Net Worth: $17.6 billion
    Source: Wal-Mart/U.S.
    Age: 54
  15. Bernard Arnault
    Net Worth: $16.5 billion
    Source: Luxury goods/France
    Age: 60
  16. Li Ka-shing
    Net Worth: $16.2 billion
    Source: Ports, retail, energy/Hong Kong
    Age: 80
  17. Michael Bloomberg
    Net Worth: $16 billion
    Source: Bloomberg LP/U.S.
    Age: 67
  18. Stefan Persson
    Net Worth: $14.5 billion
    Source: Hennes & Mauritz/Sweden
    Age: 61
  19. Charles Koch
    Net Worth: $14 billion
    Source: Koch Industries/U.S.
    Age: 73
  20. David Koch
    Net Worth: $14 billion
    Source: Koch Industries/U.S.
    Age: 68

No comments: