⇒ Carlos Slim Helu
Net worth $67.1 billion
Carlos Slim Helú
(born January 28, 1940) is a Mexican business magnate, engineer, investor and philanthropist. From 2010 to 2013, Slim was ranked as the richest person in the world by the Forbes business magazine.
However, he derived his fortune from his extensive holdings in a considerable number of Mexican companies through his conglomerate, Grupo
Carso. As of August 2018, he is the seventh-richest person in the world according to Forbes’ listing of The World’s Billionaires with a net worth estimated at $67.4 billion. He is the richest man in Mexico.
Slim took over the businesses after the demise of his father in 1953 and established his first insurance company known as Inversora Bursatil after he got his college degree in the early 1960s.
⇒ Charles and David Koch (tied)
Net worth $60 billion each
family is an American family engaged in business, most noted for their political activities (donating to conservative and Republican Party causes), and control of Koch Industries, the second-largest privately owned company in the United States (with 2013 revenues of $115 billion). The family business was started by Fred C. Koch, who developed a new cracking method for the refinement
of heavy crude oil into gasoline. Fred’s four sons litigated against each other over their interests in the business during the 1980s and 1990s.
Also, Charles G. Koch and David H. Koch, today commonly referred to as the Koch brothers – and the only two of Fred Koch’s four sons still with Koch Industries – are affiliated with the Koch family foundations.Charles and David Koch have built a political
network of conservative donors and the brothers funnel financial revenue into television and multi-media advertising.
⇒ Larry Ellison
Net worth $58.5 billion
Lawrence Joseph Ellison
(born August 17, 1944) is an American businessman, entrepreneur,
and philanthropist who is co-founder, executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle Corporation. As of June 2018, he was listed by Forbes magazine as the fifth-wealthiest person in the United States and as the eighth-wealthiest in the world, with a fortune of $54.5 billion.
However, Larry was the highest-paid director in the United States before in the year 2014 when he stepped down as the CEO. He has contributed millions of dollars to charity and education and intends to give away billions.
He has real estate around the world that worth millions of dollars, also in the entire island of Lanai in Hawaii.
Net worth $50 billion
Michael Rubens Bloomberg (born on February 14, 1942) is an American businessman, engineer, author, politician, and philanthropist. At June 2018, his net worth became $51.7 billion, automatically ranking 8th-richest person in the United States and the 11th richest person in the world. He has joined The Giving Pledge, whereby billionaires pledge to give away at least half of their wealth.
As a matter of fact, Bloomberg is the founder, CEO, and owner of Bloomberg L.P., a global financial services, mass media, and software company that bears his name, and is notable for its Bloomberg Terminal, a computer software system providing financial data widely used in the global
financial services industry.