May 27, 2022

Just Released: Lists and Rankings: World's Billionaires 2011

World’s Billionaires Homepage on

This year’s list broke records in size (1,210 billionaires) and total net worth ($4.5 trillion). China doubled its number of 10-figure fortunes, and Moscow now has more billionaires than any other city. Mexico’s Carlos Slim widened his lead at No. 1

Direct to Complete List
You can filter the list by industry, country, and U.S. State. A brief profile is provided by clicking on a name.

Top 5 Billionaires
1. Carlos Slim Helu & Family (Estimated Net Worth: $74 Billion)
2. Bill Gates (Estimated Net Worth: $56 Billion)
3. Warren Buffett (Estimated Net Worth: $50 Billion)
4. Bernard Arnault (Estimated Net Worth: $41 Billion)
5. Larry Ellison (Estimated Net Worth: 39.5 Billion)

A Few Other List Members

“Facebook Mints Six Billionaires. Zynga And Groupon Make Two” by Steve Bertoni

+ Dustin Moskovitz
Facebook (Mark Zuckerberg’s Roommate at Harvard) . He is also the youngest billionaire; Estimated Net Worth $2.6 Billion
26 years old

+ Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook Founder; Estimated Net Worth $13.5 Billion
26 years old

+ Eduardo Saverin
Mark Zuckerberg’s Former Best Friend; Estimated Net Worth $13.5 Billion
29 years old

+ Sean Parker
Former Facebook President & Co-Founder of Napster; Estimated Worth $1.6 Billion
30 years old

+ Peter Thiel
Facebook Investor and Co-Founder of PayPal; Estimated Net Worth $1.5 Billion

+ Yuri Milner
Facebook Investor; Estimated Net Worth: $1.0 Billion
Milner also has investments in Groupon and Zynga

+ Sergey Brin
Google Co-Founder
Estimated Worth $19.8 Billion
37 years old

+ Larry Page
Google Co-Founder
Estimated Worth $19.8 Billion
37 years old

Additional Articles and Lists Include:

Billionaire Drop-Offs: Who Didn’t Make The Cut
by Clare O’Connor

World’s Youngest Billionaires
by Keren Blankfeld

The Most Notable Newcomers
by Clare O’Connor

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