Forbes has compiled a list of the World’s Richest Billionaires in 2006!
And the top 5 billionaires or the worlds richest people are William Gates (Bill Gates), Warren Buffett, Carlos Slim Helu, Ingvar Kamprad and Lakshmi Mittal.
Some excerpts from their report –
“Making a billion just isnt what it used to be. In its inaugural ranking of the world’s richest people 20 years ago FORBES uncovered some 140 billionaires. Just three years ago we found 476. This year the list is a record 793, up 102 from last year. They’re worth a combined $2.6 trillion, up 18% since last March. Their average net worth: $3.3 billion.”
They say Bill Gates retains his title as the world’s richest person for the twelfth straight year. India rising stock market created 10 new billionaires from India too. Learn the secrets to get rich quickly and make more money fast from these top Billionaires. Any trillionaires?
Update: Carlos Slim Helu Overtakes Bill Gates as World’s Richest Man