Now the World has a new name in the search engines when searching for the Richest Man of the Planet, and yes for a change it isn’t Bill Gates neither Warren Buffet. The business tycoon from telecom industry Carlos Slim, who owns Mexico’s National Telephone Company in the year 1990. He jumped in his net worth $18.5 billion in the last year. Also merged his fixed assets in the Latin America’s biggest mobile phone company, Movil. Carlos Slim Helu’s net worth is $59 billion, whereas Bill Gates is now on $53 billion and Warren Buffet who is on the third position has now a total net worth of $48 billion.
SOURCE OF WEALTH: Telecom, Self Made
RESIDENCE: Mexico City, Mexico
MARITAL STATUS: Widowed
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts/Science, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico