Top Ten Billioner Countries in the World

We will be talking about the Top Ten Billioner Countries in the World and the five richest people in these countries. The Forbes billionaire list is a list compiled and published each year by Forbes magazine. It was found by estimating the wealth, assets and debts of each individual on the list. The list shows a single day of each person’s fortune because of daily fluctuations between exchange rate and stock valuations. According to Forbes, the total number of billionaires in 2017 is 2,043. The total assets of these billionaires are worth $ 7.67 trillion.

Top Ten Billioner Countries in the World
Top Ten Billioner Countries in the World

Before we share the countries and the five richest names of these countries, let us list the total number of billionaires on earth and the total wealth of these billionaires during 2012-2016.

  • 2016: 1,810 – $ 6.5 trillion
  • 2015: 1,826 – $ 7.1 trillion
  • 2014: 1,645 – $ 6.4 trillion
  • 2013: 1,426 – $ 5.4 trillion
  • 2012: 1,226 – $ 4.6 trillion

Here are the richest countries and billionaires

1- China

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DALIAN/CHINA, 12SEPT09 – Wang Jianlin, Chairman and President, Dalian Wanda Group, speaks during the Success versus Survival in a Global Downturn session at The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Dalian, China 10-12 September 2009. Copyright World Economic Forum (www.weforum.org/Natalie Behring)

Name: Wang Jianlin

Net worth (USD): 31.3 billion

Sources of wealth: Real estate

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Name: Jack Ma

Net worth (USD): 38.1 billion

Sources of wealth: E-commerce

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Name: Ma Huateng

Net worth (USD): 24.9 billion

Sources of wealth: Internet Media

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Name: William Ding

Net worth (USD): 17.3 billion

Sources of wealth: Online Games

2- The U.S.A.

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DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, 24JAN13 – William H. Gates III, Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA talks during the session ‘The Global Development Outlook’ at the Annual Meeting 2013 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 24, 2013. Copyright by World Economic Forum swiss-image.ch/Photo Sebastian Derungs

Name: Bill Gates

Net worth (USD): 86.0 billion

Sources of wealth: Microsoft

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Name: Warren Buffet

Net worth (USD): 75.6 billion

Sources of wealth: Berkshire Hathaway

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Name: Jeff Bezos

Net worth (USD): 72.8 billion

Sources of wealth: Amazon.com

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Name: Mark Zuckerber

Net worth (USD): 56.0 billion

Sources of wealth: Facebook

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Name: Larry Ellison

Net worth (USD): 52.2 billion

Sources of wealth: Oracle Corporation

3- Germany

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Name: Georg Schaeffler

Net worth (USD): 26.9 billion

Sources of wealth: Schaeffler Group

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Name: Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr.

Net worth (USD): 21.3 billion

Sources of wealth: Aldi Süd

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Name: Dieter Schwarz

Net worth (USD): 19.4 billion

Sources of wealth: Schwarz Gruppe

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Name: Theo Albrecht Jr.

Net worth (USD): 19.0 billion

Sources of wealth: Aldi Nord and Trader Joe’s

Top Ten Billioner Countries in the World 14

Name: Michael Otto

Net worth (USD): 18.1 billion

Sources of wealth: Otto Group

4- India

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Name: Mukesh Ambani

Net worth (USD): 22.7 billion

Sources of wealth: Petrochermicals, Oil & Gas

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Name: Dilip Shanghvi

Net worth (USD): 16.7 billion

Sources of wealth: Pharmaceutical

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Name: Azim Premji

Net worth (USD): 15.0 billion

Sources of wealth: Software Services

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Name: Shiv Nadar

Net worth (USD): 11.1 billion

Sources of wealth: Software Services

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Name: Lakshmi Mittal

Net worth (USD): 8.4 billion

Sources of wealth: Steel

5- The United Kingdom

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Name: Hinduja Family

Net worth (USD): 15.4 billion

Sources of wealth: Diversified

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Name: David and Simon Reuben

Net worth (USD): 15.3 billion

Sources of wealth: Investments, Real Estate

Top Ten Billioner Countries in the World 22

Name: Ian and Richard Livingstone

Net worth (USD): 5.8 billion

Sources of wealth: Real Estate

6- Switzerland

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Name: Ernesto Bertarelli

Net worth (USD): 8.6 billion

Sources of wealth: Biotech, Investments

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Name: Hansjoerg Wyss

Net worth (USD): 5.5 billion

Sources of wealth: Medical Devices

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Name: Margarita Louis-Dreyfus

Net worth (USD): 5.3 billion

Sources of wealth: Commodities

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Name: Ivan Glasenberg

Net worth (USD): 5.1 billion

Sources of wealth: Mining

7- Russia

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Name: Leonid Mikhelson

Net worth (USD): 18.4 billion

Sources of wealth: Gas, Chemicals

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Name: Alexey Mordashov

Net worth (USD): 17.5 billion

Sources of wealth: Steel, Investments

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Name: Vladimir Lisin

Net worth (USD): 16.1 billion

Sources of wealth: Steel, Transport

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Name: Gennady Timchenko

Net worth (USD): 16.0 billion

Sources of wealth: Oil, Gas

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Name: Alisher Usmanov

Net worth (USD): 14.7 billion

Sources of wealth: Steel, Telecom, Invesments

8- France

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Name: Liliane Bettencourt

Net worth (USD): 36.1 billion

Sources of wealth: L’Oreal

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Bernard Arnault “LVMH, la construction d’un leader mondial Français”

Name: Bernard Arnault

Net worth (USD): 34 billion

Sources of wealth: LVMH

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Name: Serge Dassault

Net worth (USD): 14.7 billion

Sources of wealth: Dassault

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Name: François Pinault

Net worth (USD): 11.5 billion

Sources of wealth: Kering

9- Brazil

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Name: Jorge Paulo Lemann

Net worth (USD): 29 billion

Sources of wealth: Anheuser-Busch InBey, Lojas Americanas, 3G Capital

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Name: Joseph Safra

Net worth (USD): 20.3 billion

Sources of wealth: Safra Group

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Name: Marcel Herrmann Telles

Net worth (USD): 14.6 billion

Sources of wealth: Anheuser-Busch InBey, Lojas Americanas, 3G Capital

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Name: Carlos Alberto Sicupira

Net worth (USD): 12.4 billion

Sources of wealth: Anheuser-Busch InBey, Lojas Americanas, 3G Capital

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Name: Eduardo Saverin

Net worth (USD): 8.0 billion

Sources of wealth: Facebook

10- Japan

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Name: Tadashi Yanai & family

Net worth (USD): 21.1 billion

Sources of wealth: Fast Retailing

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Name: Masayoshi Son

Net worth (USD): 13.9 billion

Sources of wealth: Softbank

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Name: Hiroshi Mikitani

Net worth (USD): 10.5 billion

Sources of wealth: Rakuten

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