RICH­EST

Finweek English Edition - - IN BRIEF - Forbes

Rank­ing (out of global to­tal of 1 826)

179

201

225

810

847

894

1 226 Name & source of wealth Jo­hann Ru­pert Luxury goods Nicky Op­pen­heimer Di­a­monds Christo Wiese Re­tail Koos Bekker Me­dia Pa­trice Mot­sepe Min­ing Stephen Saad Phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal Al­lan Gray In­vest­ments Net worth 2015

$7.4bn

$6.7bn

$6.3bn

$2.3bn

$2.2bn

$2.1bn

$1.6bn The es­ti­mated net worth of Mi­crosoft founder Bill Gates, r e pre­sent­ing R934.48bn, who tops the an­nual list of bil­lion­aires for the 16th year i n the l ast 21 years. I n sec­ond place was Mex­i­can telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions mogul Car­los Slim Helu, worth an es­ti­mated $77.1bn (R909.7bn), with Gates’s cl ose f r i end, Berk­shire Hathaway founder War­ren Buf­fett in third po­si­tion with $ 72.7bn ( R857.78bn). Fa c e b o o k f o u n d e r Mark Zucker­berg, aged 30, joined the top 20 for the first time with an es­ti­mated net worth of $34.8bn (R410.66bn).

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