1 in 10 people survive on less than $2 a day.Who are these 8?
The world could see its first trillionaire in just 25 years.
Seven out of 10 people live in a country that has seen a rise in inequality in the last 30 years. Between 1988 and 2011 the incomes of the poorest 10 percent increased by just $65 per person, while the incomes of the richest 1 percent grew by $11,800 per person – 182 times as much.
Bill Gates: founder of Microsoft (net worth $75 billion)
Amancio Ortega: owns the Zara fashion chain (net worth $67 billion)
Warren Buffett: largest shareholder in Berkshire Hathaway (net worth $60.8 billion)
Carlos Slim Helu: owner of Grupo Carso (net worth: $50 billion)
Jeff Bezos: founder of Amazon (net worth: $45.2 billion)
Mark Zuckerberg: co-founder of Facebook (net worth $44.6 billion)
Larry Ellison: co-founder of Oracle (net worth $43.6 billion)
Michael Bloomberg: founder of Bloomberg LP (net worth: $40 billion)