Year after year, the English-language business magazine Forbes published the "Forbes List" of the wealthiest people in the world. Now the latest list in 2015 was announced. Worldwide, there are thus 1,826 billionaires and thus 200 more than anything, 2014.
Leading the Forbes list of the richest people in the world in 2015 by Microsoft head Bill Gates. Approximately 79.2 billion US dollars and thus about three billion more than last year, Gates is said to have in the account.
Forbes List 2015: Who is the richest person in the world?
Bill Gates as the richest person in the world is followed by the Mexican telecom entrepreneur Carlos Slim. This is to store 77.1 billion US dollars in the account. Compared to the Forbes list last year there was a change on the bronze rank. Amancio Ortego, co-founder of Spanish fashion chain Zara was ousted by Warren Buffet. Richest German is according to Forbes List Georg Schaeffler at number 21 with a fortune of 26.9 million dollars.
Also in 2015 the richest man in the world: Bill Gates
The Forbes list in 2015 is now the 29th edition of the list of the richest people in the world. Overall, the 1826 billionaires, including 197 billionaires possess, according to Forbes 7.05 trillion (6.3 trillion euros).
Forbes List: The richest people in 2015
The youngest representative at the kingdoms of this world is Evan Spiegel, in his capacity founder and managing director of the Messenger service Snapchat. The founder of Uber and Airbnb are included in the list of the richest people in the world, 2015. For the first time it has also managed to basketball legend Michael Jordan to the list.
The top 10 richest people in the world:
- Bill Gates (Microsoft)
- Carlos Slim (telecom)
- Warren Buffett (Berkshire Hathaway)
- Amancio Ortega (Zara)
- Larry Ellisoon (Oracle)
- Charles Koch
- David Koch
- Christy Walton (Wal-Mart)
- Jim Walton (Wal-Mart)
- Liliane Bettencourt (L'Oreal)
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is out in 15th place (34.8 billion), Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg at number 16 (33,4 billion). Google bosses Larry Page and Sergey Brin followed at No. 19 and 20, Dietrich Mateschitz, Red Bull boss and owner of the football club RB Leipzig RB Salzburg and New York RedBulls with a fortune of 10.8 billion to $ Place 116 of the Forbes list in 2015 out.
With 30 years already ranked 16th on the Forbes list, 2015.
On the website of the business magazine Forbes, there is the complete list of 2,015 online for retrieval.
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