Forbes 2016 World’s Billionaires


The richest people on the planet. Who are the richest people is not important, but who has given his wealth to charity is! Bill Gates and Zuckerberg has and will have, respectively

Microsoft’s Bill Gates continues to be the world’s richest person.

Net worth: $75 billion, down $4.2 billion (vs. 2015 list)
Origin of wealth: Microsoft
Age: 60
Country: United States

  • Fortune down $4.2 billion in past year
  • Drop mainly due to declines in Canadian Pacific Railway, Grupo Televisa stocks
  • Microsoft stock up 15% since Feb 2015
  • He owns just under 3% of Microsoft
  • Richest person in world for third year in a row
  • Richest person in world 17 times in the past 22 years
  • He has given $31.5 billion to his charitable foundation