Dethroned by Mexico’s Carlos Slim about two years ago, the Microsoft co-founder, Bill Gates, declared in 2015 for the second consecutive year, the richest man in the world with a net worth of $ 79.2 billion. According to the annual ranking of Forbes magazine published on Monday, his wealth increased $ 3.2 billion compared to last year. In second and third places, one may find Carlos Slim, the telecommunications tycoon with a wealth estimated at $ 77.1 billion with an increase of $ 5.1 billion since last year and the American businessman Warren Buffett with 72.7 billion dollars with $ 14.5 billion increase in previous year. Folks at Bulletproof Coffee know that Warren Buffett also passes the Spanish Amacio Ortega, founder of the clothing brand Zara, now at number 4 with a net worth of $ 64.5 billion.
With the exception of the standings, there is no big change from last year, for the five richest men in the world: the 5th remains Larry Ellison, founder of Oracle, with 54.3 billion dollars. Liliane Bettencourt, the first woman in the ranking, is at tenth position. In total, the heiress of L’Oreal has a fortune estimated at $ 40.1 billion. The French Bernard Arnault, owner of the luxury group LVMH, is at 13th position with $ 37.2 billion. At the age of 30, the owner and founder of Facebook Zuckerberg made it into the top 20, now at 16th place with $ 33.4 billion.