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NEW YORK (AFP) - Herewith the top 25 richest billionaires, with country of citizenship and main company or other source of wealth, according to Forbes magazine's 2011 list:

1. Carlos Slim Helu. Mexico. Telecom. $74 billion.

2. Bill Gates. United States. Microsoft. $56 billion.

3. Warren Buffett. United States. Berkshire Hathaway. $50 billion.

4. Bernard Arnault. France. LVMH. $41 billion.

5. Larry Ellison. United States. Oracle. $39.5 billion.

6. Lakshmi Mittal. India. Steel. $31.1 billion.

7. Amancio Ortega. Spain. Zara. $31 billion.

8. Eike Batista. Brazil. Mining, oil. $30 billion.

9. Mukesh Ambani. India. Oil and gas. $27 billion.

10. Christy Walton and family. United States. Wal-Mart. $26.5 billion.

11. Li Ka-shing. Hong Kong. Diversified. $26 billion.

12. Karl Albrecht. Germany. Aldi. $25.5 billion.

13. Stefan Persson. Sweden. H&M. $24.5 billion.

14. Vladimir Lisin. Russia. Steel. $24 billion.

15. Liliane Bettencourt. France. L'Oreal. $23.5 billion.

16. Sheldon Adelson. United States. Casinos, hotels. $23.3 billion.

17. David Thomson and family. Canada. Media. $23 billion.

18. Charles Koch. United States. Manufacturing, energy. $22 billion.

18. David Koch. United States. Manufacturing, energy. $22 billion.

20. Jim Walton. United States. Walmart. $21.3 billion.

21. Alice Walton. United States. Walmart. $21.2 billion.

22. S. Robson Walton. United States. Walmart $21 billion.

23. Kwok Thomas and Raymond and family. Hong Kong. Real estate. $20 billion.

24. Sergey Brin. United States. Google. $19.8 billion.

25. Larry Page. United States. Google. $19.8 billion.


Last Updated (Thursday, 10 March 2011 14:56)


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