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Top 10 Richest People in the World of 2017

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Walmart associates from around globe gather during the 2011 Walmart Shareholders' Meeting. (photo by Wesley Hitt, Hitt Photography)

When it comes to money each and every one across the globe seems interested even if its not there. A person might have been a billionaire through his unseen and unnoticed hard work but still people are keen to know who are the richest people in the world. Here I bring you the top 10 richest person in the world.

Top 10 Richest People in the World:

Rank #1: Bill Gates – Richest People in the World

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Bill Gates ($79.2 bn) – world’s richest man in the world. The Microsoft founder (worlds largest pc software company) becomes world’s richest person 16th time in the past 21 years. According to Philantrophy 50 he was also a top giver in 2014 donating $9.8 billion to charity which was highly appreciated across the globe. We at social dosa puts Bill Gates in first position in our list of most richest people in the world.

Rank #2: Carlos Slim Helu – Richest People in the World

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Carlos Slim Helu ($77.1 bn)- associated with phone and construction business in Mexico. Known as ”Warren Buffet of Mexico “ and was ranked richest person of the world from 2010 to 2013. His business include telecommunications ,education, health care, food and beverages, real estate, airlines, media, mining, oil, hospitality, entertainment, technology, sports and financial services.

Rank #3: Warren Buffet – Richest People in the World

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Warren Buffet($72.7 bn) – chairman and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway , a multinational conglomerate. He believes in giving his major portion of funds to social causes. His best motivational lines were “He bought his 1st share at the age of 11 now & regrets that he started too late ” thus becoming 3rd richest person.

Rank #4: Amancio Ortega – Richest People in the World

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Amancio Ortega($64.5 bn)– born in 28 march 1936 Ortega is the richest person in Europe. Ortega is a spanish fashion executive and founding chairman of Inditex fashion group (worlds largest clothing retail chain) best known for Zara clothing and accessories.

Rank #5: Larry Ellison – Richest People in the World

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Larry Ellison ($54.3 bn) – founder and largest shareholder of Oracle , the world’s biggest database company. He is popular for donating upto 1% of his wealth to charity and has signed the Giving Pledge (campaign to encourage richest person of the world to donate to social causes).

Rank #6: Charles Koch – Richest People in the World

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Charles Koch($42.9 bn) – elder brother of david.he is co –owner, chairman of board and chief executive officer of Koch industries. The brothers each owns 42% of the company and also supports the number of organisations . In 2007 Koch book the “Science of Success” was published focussing on management philosophy refereed to as “Market- Based Management”.

Rank #7: David Koch – Richest People in the World

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: David H. Koch attends the unveiling of the David H. Koch Plaza at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/WireImage)

David Koch ($42.8 bn) – american busineess man , philanthropist, political activist and a chemical engineer. He is now Vice President of Koch Industries. Political Party is Libertarian(before1984), Republican.

Rank #8: Christy Walton – Wealthiest Women in the World

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Christy Walton ($41.7 bn)World’s richest woman in 2014 and a widow of John Walton the second son of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton.

Rank #9: Jim Walton – Richest People in the World

Walmart associates from around globe gather during the 2011 Walmart Shareholders' Meeting. (photo by Wesley Hitt, Hitt Photography)

Jim Walton ($40.6 bn)- co owner of WalMart he also oversees Arvest Bank and media company community publishers. He replaced his brother John after his death in Wal-Mart.

Rank #10: Jim Walton – Richest People in the World

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Liliane Bettencourt ( $40.1 bn) – is a french heiress, socialite, businesswomen and philanthropist. One of the principal owners of LOREAL.