The Top Three Richest People in the World
Ever wonder who the richest people in the world are? Do you want to know how much money these three men are worth. These three men are influential, and an inspiration to all who hope to be on day billionaires. This article gives a description of the mens ways of making their money, how much money they make, and what they have accomplished.
Warren E. Buffet
Warren E. Buffet is the richest man in the world in 2008. He is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is probably the most renown stock market investor ever. His net worth is 61 billion and is still rising today. In 2003 he donated most of his fortune . Almost all of it went to Bill gates Foundation. He was listed as on of the most 100 most Influential People in the World.
Carlos Slim Hel ú
Carlos Slim Hehi is the second richest man in the world in 2008. He was the richest man in the world for most of 2007 until Warren E. Buffet passed him up. He passed up bill gates in early 2007. He is a Mexican business man and is a big man in the telecommunications industry. He has a net worth of over 60 billion dollars, and is still rising to day. He controls many different telecommunications companies within Mexico, and Latin America. He is the vice-president of the Mexican Stock Exchange, and president of the Mexican Association of Brokerage Houses .
William H. Gates III
He is the owner, and founder of Microsoft. His net worth is 40.7 billion dollars. He is going to receive and extra 100 million dollars from his first shareholder dividend. He was the world ‘ s richest person in the years 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2007. Bill and his wife annually donate millions to their foundation to help the fight for global education and health care. He also donates a sum of his money for the finding of the cure for AIDS, and the prevention of Polio. He also diversifies his wealth by investing in many stocks.