In this article, you will be presented with five of the world’s richest persons as of 2013. With their skills, talents, intelligence, and wisdom, they were able to make it to the top of where they are now. Look at how each one progressed in their quest for success. They never gave up and they never say quit. As it is said, “Winners never quit, Quitters never win.” And they are certainly no quitters!
Top 5: Lakshmi Mittal
He is the richest man from Asia. He is of Indian and British nationality and is residing in London, United Kingdom. His income net worth is at approximately $16 billion US dollars. A well-known event about him was his daughter’s wedding which was said to be the most expensive wedding that ever happened in history.
Top 4: Larry Ellison
Lawrence Joseph Ellison or better known as Larry Ellison was born in New York, United States. He was one of the organizers and chief executive of Oracle Corporation. His net worth recorded as of 2012 is at $41 billion US dollars.
Top 3: Warren Buffet
Warren Edward Buffet is now 82 years old. He was born on August 30, 1930 in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Berkshire Hathaway. His net worth calculated as of 2012 is at $46 billion US dollars.
Top 2: Bill Gates
In the years 1998 to 2008, Bill Gates or William Henry Gates III was the world’s richest man. But with the rise of other business tycoons, he was placed second on the top 5 list of richest men as of 2013. He is the co-founder and chairman of Microsoft, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Chief Executive Officer of Cascade Investment, and Chairman of Corbis. His net worth as of 2012 is at $66 billion US dollars.
Top 1: Carlos Slim Helu
And finally, we have the top ranked richest man in the world as of 2013. Carlos Slim Helu is from Mexico and was born on January 28, 1940. He was known as the wealthiest person in the years 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. His net worth as of 2012 was $75.5 billion US dollars but as of 2013, it went up to $78.1 billion US dollars.
These top 5 richest men in the world have done what they can to reach the place they are in at the moment. And it is such an inspiration that things can be as possible as succeeding like them.