The World’s Ten Richest People

NameEstimated Wealth (US$ bn)
William Gates III56.0
Warren Buffett52.0
Carlos Slim Helu49.0
Ingvar Kamprad & family33.0
Lakshmi Mittal32.0
Sheldon Adelson26.5
Bernard Arnault26.0
Amancio Ortega24.0
Li Ka-shing23.0
David Thomson & family22.0

Source: Forbes, 2007