When he got married recently, he bought a cheap discount ring for his wife. Warren Buffet makes most of his money from investing. 2007 saw a particularly good year as he made good choices on the Brazilian currency.
Top 10 Rich List
1 Warren Buffett Investments $(bn) 62.0
2 Carlos Slim Helu Telecoms 60.0
3 Bill Gates Software 58.0
4 Lakshmi Mittal Steel 45.0
5 Mukesh Ambani Petrochemicals 43.0
6 Anil Ambani Diverse sources 42.0
7 Ingvar Kamprad Ikea stores 31.0
8 KP Singh Property 30.0
9 Oleg Deripaska Aluminium 28.0
10 Karl Albrecht Aldi stores 27.0
The richest Britain is the Duke of Westminster with $14bn (ranked no. 46). The richest young person is Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, currently worth $1.3bn.
According to the Forbes list, Bill Gates has been the richest person for the last 13 years
Source :: http://www.economicshelp.org/blog/business/top-10-richest-people-in-the-world/