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Top 5 Richest Business Men 2016

As the years go by the wealth of the richest is becoming absolutely enormous, bellow is the list of the top 5 richest businessmen 2016.

#1 Bill Gates $88 Billion

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About:

  • Source of Wealth: Microsoft
  • Birth Place: Seattle, Washington, U.S.
  • Height: 5′ 10″ (1.78 m)
  • Marital Status: Married (Melinda Gates)
  • Full Name: William Henry Gates III
  • Nationality: United States
  • Date of Birth: October 28, 1955
  • Ethnicity: English, German, Scots-Irish
  • Occupation: Chairman of Microsoft, Businessman, Investor
  • Education: Dropout, Harvard University
  • Children: 3 (Jennifer Katharine, Phoebe Adele, Rory John)

#2 Amancio Ortega $75.4 Billion

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About:

  • Source of Wealth: Zara, Retail
  • Birth Place: Busdongo de Arbás, León, Spain
  • Marital Status: Married (Flora Pérez)
  • Full Name: Amancio Ortega Gaona
  • Nationality: Spain
  • Date of Birth: March 28, 1936
  • Ethnicity: Spanish
  • Occupation: Fashion Executive, Businessman
  • Children: 3 (Marta, Sandra, Marcos)

Jeff Bezos $67 Billion

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About

  • Source of Wealth: Internet retailing (Amazon)
  • Birth Place: Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Marital Status: Married (Mackenzie Bezos)
  • Full Name: Jeffrey Preston “Jeff” Bezos
  • Nationality: United States
  • Date of Birth: January 12, 1964
  • Ethnicity: American
  • Occupation: Internet entrepreneur (Amazon)
  • Education: Princeton University, River Oaks Elementary School, Miami Palmetto High School

Warren Buffett $64.7 Billion

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About:

  • Source of Wealth: Berkshire Hathaway
  • Birth Place: Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
  • Height: 5′ 10″ (1.78 m)
  • Marital Status: Remarried (Astrid Menks)
  • Full Name: Warren Edward Buffett
  • Nationality: United States
  • Date of Birth: August 30, 1930
  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian
  • Occupation: Chairman & CEO of Berkshire Hathaway
  • Education: MS,Columbia Univ., BA/BS Univ. of Nebraska Lincoln
  • Children: 3 ( Susan Alice, Howard Graham, Peter Andrew)

Charles Koch $55.2 Billion

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About:

  • Source of Wealth: Koch Industries Inc.
  • Birth Place: Wichita, Kansas, United States
  • Full Name: Charles de Ganahl Koch
  • Nationality: United States
  • Date of Birth: November 1, 1935
  • Ethnicity: American
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Education: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1960), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1958), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1957)
  • Children: Chase Koch, Elizabeth Koch
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