Dangote is richer than Mark Zuckerberg, Rupert Murdoch, and, Giorgio Armani – Bloomberg Report
The President and Chief Executive Officer of Dangote Group of Companies, Mr. Aliko Dangote has been rated the 62nd richest man in the world with a net worth of $13.5 billion.
According to a report by Bloomberg tagged, ‘The World’s 200 Richest People,’ Dangote is said to be richer than Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, Rupert Murdoch, CEO and founder of News Corporation, Giorgio Armani, founder of Armani designs who were stated as having net worths of $10.7 billion, $10.4 billion and $7.8 billion respectively.
In the report, Mexico’s Carlos Slim, Chairman, America Movil SAB Emeritus, emerged the richest, with a net worth of $77.5 billion, followed by the founder of Microsoft Company Bill Gates who has a net worth of $64.4 billion, while the chairman of Inditex SA, Amancio Ortega, with a net worth of $53.6 billion made the third position.
Others on the top ten list include: Warren Buffett with a net worth of $48.4 billion; Ingvar Kamprad $41.8 billion; Charles Koch, $38.6 billion; David Koch, $38.6 billion; Larry Ellison, $37.2 billion; Christy Walton, $30.5 billion, and Jim Walton with a net worth of $29.3 billion.
However the founder of Facebook Zuckerberg, is ranked 88th on the list, while the owner of Chelsea Football Club, Roman Abramovich, is ranked 51 with a Net worth of $14.7 billion and Sunil Mittal the owner of Bharti Airtel with a net worth of $6.2 billion is ranked 182nd on the list.
On the bottom list are: Walter Faria with a Net worth of $6.1 billion; Leonid Fedun, with a net worth of $6.0 billion; Terry Gou with a net worth of $6.0 billion; Richard LeFrak with a net worth of$6.0 billion; Miuccia Prada Bianchi with a net worth of $6.0 billion; Ivan Glasenberg with a net worth of $6.0 billion; Silvio Berlusconi with a net worth of $6.0 billion; Jeffery Hildebrand with a net worth of $6.0 billion; Shiv Nadar with a net worth of $5.9 billion; Steve Schwarzman with a net worth of $5.8 billion and John Sall with a net.