The world’s 100 richest people earned a stunning total of $240 billion in 2012 – enough money to end extreme poverty worldwide four times over, Oxfam has revealed, adding that the global economic crisis is further enriching the super-rich.
For example, the luxury goods market has seen double-digit growth every year since the crisis hit, the report stated. And while the world’s 100 richest people earned $240 billion last year, people in “extreme poverty” lived on less than $1.25 a day.
We present the list of top 100 in the world in tabular format. The list shows the name of the men along with their , fortune (net worth) as well as country of citizenship. These 100 richest people have which is valued in billions of dollars. All of them are multi-billionaires. The majority of them belong to the country of America (USA) while some belong to Russia, India, China, Germany, France, Italy, Brazil, Hong Kong and Europe. The net worth of the people whose names are given in this article are as estimated by the popular financial Forbes Magazine for the year 2013.
Forbes released an article that presents the top 100 richest people in the world. And, Henry Sy made it to 97th rank. Last year, he was on the 68th rank.