#4 Amancio Ortega
Worlds richest persons number #4

  • Real Time Net Worth
  • $56.4 Billion
    Age: 78
    Source Of Wealth: retail, Self Made
    La Coruna, SpainWorld’s richest retailer Ortega added $7 billion to his fortune this past year, expanding the gap between him and number four, Warren Buffett. He is up a total of $26.5 billion in the past two years. Though he stepped down as chairman of Inditex (best known for its Zara brand) in 2011, he still owns nearly 60% of its shares. He also has a growing real estate portfolio, estimated to be worth nearly $5 billion, much of it acquired at bargain prices during the financial downturn.