#1 Carlos Slim Helu & family

  • Real Time Net Worth
  • $80.4 Billion
    • Honorary Chairman, América Móvil
    Age: 74
    Source Of Wealth: telecom, Self Made
    Mexico City, Mexico


His four-year run as world’s richest person has come to an end, primarily because shares of Minera Frisco, his mining company, have fallen more than 50% in the past year as the price of gold and copper plummeted. That plus a dip in the value of his largest asset, pan-Latin American telecom firm America Movil, combined to knock $1 billion off his net worth, making him the only billionaire among the world’s 10 richest to get poorer in the past year.