Friday, March 10, 2006

Ranking of World's Billionaires by Forbes

The Associated Press
Mar 09 2006

The ranking of the world's richest people as estimated by Forbes magazine. Listings include rank, name, home country or state, age where known, wealth in billions of dollars and source of the money.

1. William Gates III, Washington, 50, $50, Microsoft

2. Warren Buffett, Nebraska, 75, $42, Berkshire Hathaway

3. Carlos Slim Helu, Mexico, 66, $30, telecom

4. Ingvar Kamprad, Sweden, 79, $28, Ikea

5. Lakshmi Mittal, India, 55, $23.5, steel

6. Paul Allen, Washington, 53, $22, Microsoft, investments

7. Bernard Arnault, France, 57, $21.5, LVMH

8. Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud, Saudi Arabia, 49, $20, investments

9. Kenneth Thomson and family, Canada, 82, $19.6, publishing

10. Li Ka-shing, Hong Kong, 77, $18.8, diversified

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24 Arab Billionaires (out of 793 World Total):

8. Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud, Saudi Arabia, 49, $20, investments

29. Nasser Al-Kharafi and family, Kuwait, 62, $12.4, construction

37. Sulaiman Bin Abdul Al Rajhi, Saudi Arabia, 86, $11, banking

77. Mohammed Al Amoudi, Saudi Arabia, 60, $6.9, oil

77. Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair and family, United Arab Emirates, 52, $6.9, banking

84. Saleh Bin Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi, Saudi Arabia, 94, $6.5, banking

114. Saleh Kamel, Saudi Arabia, 64, $5, diversified

129. Onsi Sawiris, Egypt, 76, $4.8, Orascom Telecom

158. Bahaa Hariri, Switzerland, 39, $4.1, inheritance

158. Saad Hariri, Saudi Arabia, 35, $4.1, construction, investments

174. Abdullah Al Rajhi, Saudi Arabia, $3.8, banking

214. Khalid Bin Mahfouz and family, Saudi Arabia, 59, $3.2, banking

258. Ayman Hariri, Saudi Arabia, 27, $2.7, inheritance

258. Fahd Hariri, Lebanon, 25, $2.7, inheritance

278. Naguib Sawiris, Egypt, $2.6, Orascom Telecom

335. Khalaf Al Habtoor, United Arab Emirates, $2.3, construction

335. Mohammed Al Issa, Saudi Arabia, $2.3, food

365. Mohammed Al Rajhi, Saudi Arabia, $2.1, banking

451. Nazek Hariri, Lebanon, $1.7, inheritance

562. Abdulla Al Futtaim, United Arab Emirates, NA, $1.4

562. Bassam Alghanim, Kuwait, NA, $1.4

562. Kutayba Alghanim, Kuwait, 49, $1.4

562. Hind Hariri, Lebanon, 22, $1.4

746. Majid Al Futtaim, United Arab Emirates, NA $1.0

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