The 50 wealthiest people in the world hold a surprising portion of the world’s economy: $1.46 trillion it’s more than the annual GDP of Spain, Australia, or Mexico.
According to the Wealth-X, who provided new data to Business Insider Wealth-X conducts the research on the super-wealthy. Wealth-X maintains a database of the dossier on more than 110,000 ultra-high-net-worth persons, by using a proprietary valuation model which takes into account each person’s assets, then adjust expected net worth to account for currency exchange rates, savings rates, local taxes, investment performance, and the other factors.
Here we have round up top 15 richest people on the earth.
15. Alice Walton:
Net worth: $33.2 billion
Source of wealth: Inheritance; Walmart