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

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 for the last 5 years.

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

Name: Wang Jianlin

Net worth (USD): 31.3 billion

Sources of wealth: Real estate

Name: Jack Ma

Net worth (USD): 38.1 billion

Sources of wealth: E-commerce

Name: Ma Huateng

Net worth (USD): 24.9 billion

Sources of wealth: Internet Media

Name: William Ding

Net worth (USD): 17.3 billion

Sources of wealth: Online Games

2- The U.S.A.

Name: Bill Gates

Net worth (USD): 86.0 billion

Sources of wealth: Microsoft

Name: Warren Buffet

Net worth (USD): 75.6 billion

Sources of wealth: Berkshire Hathaway

Name: Jeff Bezos

Net worth (USD): 72.8 billion

Sources of wealth: Amazon.com

Name: Mark Zuckerber

Net worth (USD): 56.0 billion

Sources of wealth: Facebook

Name: Larry Ellison

Net worth (USD): 52.2 billion

Sources of wealth: Oracle Corporation

3- Germany

Name: Georg Schaeffler

Net worth (USD): 26.9 billion

Sources of wealth: Schaeffler Group

Name: Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr.

Net worth (USD): 21.3 billion

Sources of wealth: Aldi Süd

Name: Dieter Schwarz

Net worth (USD): 19.4 billion

Sources of wealth: Schwarz Gruppe

Name: Theo Albrecht Jr.

Net worth (USD): 19.0 billion

Sources of wealth: Aldi Nord and Trader Joe’s

Name: Michael Otto

Net worth (USD): 18.1 billion

Sources of wealth: Otto Group

4- India

Name: Mukesh Ambani

Net worth (USD): 22.7 billion

Sources of wealth: Petrochermicals, Oil & Gas

Name: Dilip Shanghvi

Net worth (USD): 16.7 billion

Sources of wealth: Pharmaceutical

Name: Azim Premji

Net worth (USD): 15.0 billion

Sources of wealth: Software Services

Name: Shiv Nadar

Net worth (USD): 11.1 billion

Sources of wealth: Software Services

Name: Lakshmi Mittal

Net worth (USD): 8.4 billion

Sources of wealth: Steel

5- The United Kingdom

Name: Hinduja Family

Net worth (USD): 15.4 billion

Sources of wealth: Diversified

Name: David and Simon Reuben

Net worth (USD): 15.3 billion

Sources of wealth: Investments, Real Estate

Name: Ian and Richard Livingstone

Net worth (USD): 5.8 billion

Sources of wealth: Real Estate

6- Switzerland

Name: Ernesto Bertarelli

Net worth (USD): 8.6 billion

Sources of wealth: Biotech, Investments

Name: Hansjoerg Wyss

Net worth (USD): 5.5 billion

Sources of wealth: Medical Devices

Name: Margarita Louis-Dreyfus

Net worth (USD): 5.3 billion

Sources of wealth: Commodities

Name: Ivan Glasenberg

Net worth (USD): 5.1 billion

Sources of wealth: Mining

7- Russia

Name: Leonid Mikhelson

Net worth (USD): 18.4 billion

Sources of wealth: Gas, Chemicals

Name: Alexey Mordashov

Net worth (USD): 17.5 billion

Sources of wealth: Steel, Investments

Name: Vladimir Lisin

Net worth (USD): 16.1 billion

Sources of wealth: Steel, Transport

Name: Gennady Timchenko

Net worth (USD): 16.0 billion

Sources of wealth: Oil, Gas

Name: Alisher Usmanov

Net worth (USD): 14.7 billion

Sources of wealth: Steel, Telecom, Invesments

8- France

Name: Liliane Bettencourt

Net worth (USD): 36.1 billion

Sources of wealth: L’Oreal

Name: Bernard Arnault

Net worth (USD): 34 billion

Sources of wealth: LVMH

Name: Serge Dassault

Net worth (USD): 14.7 billion

Sources of wealth: Dassault

Name: François Pinault

Net worth (USD): 11.5 billion

Sources of wealth: Kering

9- Brazil

Name: Jorge Paulo Lemann

Net worth (USD): 29 billion

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

Name: Joseph Safra

Net worth (USD): 20.3 billion

Sources of wealth: Safra Group

Name: Marcel Herrmann Telles

Net worth (USD): 14.6 billion

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

Name: Carlos Alberto Sicupira

Net worth (USD): 12.4 billion

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

Name: Eduardo Saverin

Net worth (USD): 8.0 billion

Sources of wealth: Facebook

10- Japan

Name: Tadashi Yanai & family

Net worth (USD): 21.1 billion

Sources of wealth: Fast Retailing

Name: Masayoshi Son

Net worth (USD): 13.9 billion

Sources of wealth: Softbank

Name: Hiroshi Mikitani

Net worth (USD): 10.5 billion

Sources of wealth: Rakuten