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    Default World biggest fortunes in 2016

    In billions of dollars (evolution since 2015) - Name, Country [Area]

    75 (-6) - Bill Gates, USA [Microsoft]
    68 (+3) - Amancio Ortega, Spain [Zara]
    63 (-4) - Warren Buffett, USA [stock trading]
    53 (-27) - Carlos Slim, Mexico [telecom]
    49 (+15) - Jeff Bezos, USA [Amazon]
    46 (+10) - Mark Zuckerberg, USA [Facebook]
    45 (-7) - Larry Ellison, USA [Oracle]
    40 (+5) - Michael Bloomberg, USA [Bloomberg]
    39 (-3) - Charles Koch, USA [diversified]
    39 (-3) - David Koch, USA [diversified]
    36 (-4) - Liliane Bettencourt, France [cosmetic]
    35 (+4) - Larry Page, USA [Google]
    35 (+4) - Sergey Brin, USA [Google]
    34 (-3) - Bernard Arnault, France [luxury]
    33 (-3) - Jim Walton, France [Wal-Mart]
    32 (-2) - Alice Walton, USA [Wal-Mart]
    32 (-2) - Robson Walton, USA [Wal-Mart]
    28 (+15) - Wang Jianlin, China [real estate]
    28 (+2) - Jorge Paulo Lemann [beer]
    28 (-5) - Li Ka-shing, China [diversified]
    25 (+4) - Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr, Germany [supermarkets]
    27 (-7) - Sheldon Adelson, USA [casinos]
    24 (0) - George Soros, USA [hedge funds]
    26 (+5) - Phil Knight, USA [Nike]
    24 (-1) - David Thomson, Canada [media]
    23 (+1) - Steve Ballmer, USA [Microsoft]
    23 (+1) - Forrest Mars, USA [candy]
    23 (-3) - Jacqueline Mars, USA [candy]
    23 (+1) - John Mars, USA [candy]
    22 (-1) - Maria Franca Fissolo, Italy [Nutella]
    21 (-4) - Lee Shau Kee, China [real estate]
    20 (-3) - Stefan Persson, Sweden [H & M]
    20 (+1) - Jack Ma, China [Alibaba]
    20 (+1) - Theo Albrecht, Jr, Germany [Aldi]
    19 (+2) - Michael Dell, USA [Dell]
    19 (-4) - Mukesh Ambani, India [petrochemicals, oil & gas]
    18 (-1) - Leonardo Del Vecchio, Italy [eye glasses]
    18 (+2) - Susanne Klatten, Germany [BMW]
    18 (-8) - Georg Schaeffler, Germany [auto]
    17 (0) - Paul Allen, USA [Microsoft]
    17 (-5) - Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud, Saudi Arabia [Investments]
    17 (-8) - Carl Icahn, USA [Investments]
    17 (0) - Joseph Safra, Brazsil [banking]
    16 (-3) - Laurene Powell Jobs, USA [Apple]
    16 (-2) - Dilip Shanghvi, India [pharmaceuticals]
    16 (0) - Ma Huateng, China [internet services]
    16 (-3) - Dieter Schwarz, Germany [retail]
    15 (0) - Ray Dalio, USA [hedge funds]
    15 (0) - Stefan Quandt, Germany [BMW]
    15 (+3) - James Simons, USA [hedge funds]
    15 (-6) - Aliko Dangote, Nigeria [cement]
    15 (-5) - Len Blavatnik, USA [diversified]
    15 (-3) - Michael Otto, Germany [retail]
    15 (0) - Donald Bren, USA [real estate]
    14 (-1) - Serge Dassault, France [aviation]
    15 (-1) - Azim Premji, India [software services]
    14 (-3) - Tadashi Yanai, Japan [retail]
    14 (-1) - Cheng Yu-tung, Hong Kong [diversified]
    14 (+1) - Hinduja, UK [Hinduja Group]
    14 (-1) - Leonid Mikhelson, Russia [gas, chemicals]

    Source : Forbes.
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    Here is the top in 5 years if the evolution remains the same (poor odds of course), in billions of dollars :

    124 - Jeff Bezos, USA [Amazon]
    103 - Wang Jianlin, China [real estate]
    96 - Mark Zuckerberg, USA [Facebook]
    83 - Amancio Ortega, Spain [Zara]
    65 - Michael Bloomberg, USA [Bloomberg]
    55 - Larry Page, USA [Google]
    55 - Sergey Brin, USA [Google]
    51 - Phil Knight, USA [Nike]
    45 - Bill Gates, USA [Microsoft]
    45 - Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr, Germany [supermarkets]
    43 - Warren Buffett, USA [stock trading]
    38 - Jorge Paulo Lemann [beer]
    30 - James Simons, USA [hedge funds]
    29 - Michael Dell, USA [Dell]
    28 - Steve Ballmer, USA [Microsoft]
    28 - Forrest Mars, USA [candy]
    28 - John Mars, USA [candy]
    28 - Susanne Klatten, Germany [BMW]
    25 - Jack Ma, China [Alibaba]
    25 - Theo Albrecht, Jr, Germany [Aldi]
    24 - Charles Koch, USA [diversified]
    24 - David Koch, USA [diversified]
    24 - George Soros, USA [hedge funds]
    22 - Alice Walton, USA [Wal-Mart]
    22 - Robson Walton, USA [Wal-Mart]
    19 - Bernard Arnault, France [luxury]
    19 - David Thomson, Canada [media]
    19 - Hinduja, UK [Hinduja Group]
    18 - Jim Walton, France [Wal-Mart]
    17 - Maria Franca Fissolo, Italy [Nutella]
    17 - Paul Allen, USA [Microsoft]
    17 - Joseph Safra, Brazsil [banking]
    16 - Liliane Bettencourt, France [cosmetic]
    16 - Ma Huateng, China [internet services]

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