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Forbes lists the world’s richest people for 2013

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Of these billionaires, 442 live in the United States, with 386 in Asia and the Pacific, 366 in Europe, and 123 in the Middle East.

Nassef Sawiris came in at 182nd in the Forbes Rich List with a total aggregate net worth of $6.5bn. The highest-ranking Arab on the list was Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal Al-Saud, with an aggregate net worth of $20bn  (DNE Photo)

Nassef Sawiris came in at 182nd in the Forbes Rich List with a total aggregate net worth of $6.5bn. The highest-ranking Arab on the list was Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal Al-Saud, with an aggregate net worth of $20bn
(DNE Photo)

Forbes’ 27th annual report of the world’s richest people of 2013 listed 1,426 billionaires, whose total assets totalled an estimated value of $5.4tn, compared to $4.6tn the year before, the result of the introduction of 200 new billionaires onto the world stage.

Of these billionaires, 442 live in the United States, with 386 in Asia and the Pacific, 366 in Europe, and 123 in the Middle East.

The average worth of those on the Forbes list was $3.8bn, with 138 of those listed being women, 34 more than in 2012. The women included Lilian Batancour, who placed 9th on the list with an estimated worth of $30bn.

Despite economic problems in Spain, Amancio Ortego, owner of the supermarket chain Zara Shahira, secured the largest increase in wealth compared to the previous year, with his total assets valued at an estimated $19.5bn.

In terms of richest Arabs, Prince Al-Walid Bin Talal came in at first place, and 26th on the list overall, with an estimated worth of $20bn, followed by Muhammad Al-Amudi of Saudi Arabia, the second richest Arab listed by Forbes, 65th on the list overall, with an estimated value of $13.5bn

 

RANK

 

NAME

 

COUNTRY

 

Aggregate Net worth

 

 

1

Carlos Slim Helu & family

Mexico

$73B

 

2

Bill Gates

United States

 

$67B

 

3

Amancio Ortega

Spain

$57B

 

4

Warren Buffet

United States

$53.5B

 

5

Larry Ellison

United States

$43B

 

20

Larry Page

United States

$23B

 

21

 

Sergey Brin

United States

$22.8B

 

26

Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal Alsaud

Saudi Arabia

$20B

 

30

 

George Soros

United States

$19.2B

 

65

 

Mohammed Al Amoudi

Saudi Arabia

$13.5B

 

66

 

Tadashi Yanai & family

Japan

$13.3B

 

69

Donald Bren

United States

$13B

 

166

Ralph Lauren

United States

$7B

 

182

Nassef Sawiris

Egypt

$6.5B

 

198

Sulaiman Al Rajhi & family

Saudi Arabia

$6B

 

376

 

Majid Al Futtaim

United Arab Emirates

$3.6B

 

384

Najib Mikati

Lebanon

$3.5B

 

384

 

Taha Mikati

Lebanon

$3.5B

 

437

 

Abdulla bin Ahmed Al Ghurair & family

United Arab Emirates

$3.1B

 

437

Othman Benjelloun

Morocco

$3.1B

 

554

Prince Sultan bin Mohammed bin Saud Al Kabeer

Saudi Arabia

$2.6B

 

589

Naguib Sawiris

Egypt

$2.5B

 

613

Bahaa Hariri

Lebanon

$2.4B

 

641

Mohammed Al Issa

Saudi Arabia

$2.3B

 

670

Abdullah Al Rajhi

Saudi Arabia

$2.2B

 

670

Mohamed Mansour

Egypt

$2.2B

 

736

Yasseen Mansour

Egypt

$2B

 

736

Onsi Sawiris

Egypt

$2B

 

785

Saleh Kamel

Saudi Arabia

$1.95B

 

785

Youssef Mansour

Egypt

$1.95B

 

922

Abdulla Al Futtaim

United Arab Emirtaes

$1.65B

 

1031

Mohamed Al Fayed

Egypt

$1.4B

 

1031

Saif Al Ghurair & family

United Arab Emirates

$1.4B

 

 


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