10 Richest People In The World Right Now [Infographic]

Bill Gates and Melinda Gates

While a lot of people in the world struggle with the fluctuations in economy, these men and women do not seem to flinch; they have worked their way to the top. They are brilliant, optimistic and know how to manage and compound their wealth which was built with experience and hard work; they are living examples to “non-limits to human achievements”.

With his invention of Microsoft, Bill Gates is still on top of the list as the richest American and the richest man alive with a mind blowing net worth of $78.9 billion. On March 29, 2007, Carlos Slim Helὑ surpassed American investor Warren Buffett as the world’s second richest person with an estimated net worth of $53.1 billion compared with Buffet’s $52.4 billion while revered American investor Warren Buffett took the the No. 3 spot from Spain’s Amancio Ortega (now No. 4).

These men definitely have something in common; they are Business Magnates and gurus. Check out the Infographic below to find out more about the enormous wealth these people have acquired throughout their years as business tycoons.