Top 20 Richest People on Earth 2014

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20.  Li Ka-Shing

       Net Worth: $31 billion (Richest man in Asia currently serves as chairman of Hutchison Whampoa)

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19. Sergey Brin

       Net Worth: $31.8 billion (Co-Founder of Google)

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18. Jeff Bezos

       Net Worth: $32 billion (Founder and CEO of e-commerce site Amazon)

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17. Larry Page

      Net Worth: $32.3 billion (Co-Founder of Google)

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16. Michael Bloomberg

      Net Worth: $33 billion (Founder and majority owner of Bloomberg LP)

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15. Bernard Arnault and Family

       Net Worth: $33.5 billion (LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton)

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14. Samuel Robson Walton

       Net Worth: 34.2 billion (A member of the founding family of Walmart, Walton has served as the head of the retail giant’s board since 1992)

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13. Alice Walton

       Net Worth: 34.3 billion (daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton)

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12. Stefan Persson

      Net Worth: 34.4 billion (chairman of H&M)

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11. Liliane Bettencourt and Family 

       Net Worth: 34.5 billion (L’Oreal)

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10. Jim C. Walton

       Net Worth: $34.7 billion (Another heir to the Walmart fortune, Jim is Chairman and CEO of the family’s Arvest Bank)

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9. Christy R. Walton and Family

    Net Worth: $36.7 billion (Christy Walton inherited her husband John Walton’s fortune when he passed away in 2005)

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8. Sheldon Adelson

     Net Worth: $38 billion (Casino Tycoon, chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corps)

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7. David Koch

     Net Worth: $40 billion (Koch Industries)

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6. Charles Koch

     Net Worth: $40 billion (Koch Industries)

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5. Larry Ellison

     Net Worth: $48 billion (Founder of Oracle)

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4. Warren Buffet

     Net Worth: $58.2 billion (CEO of Berkshire Hathaway)

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3. Amancio Ortega Gaona

    Net Worth: $64 billion (former chairman of Inditex)

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2. Carlos Slim Helu and Family 

     Net Worth: $72 billion (Telmax)

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1. Bill Gates

    Net Worth: $76 billion (Microsoft)

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