In 2015, most billionaires were self-made. The total net worth of the ten richest billionaires worldwide was estimated to be at over 505 billion U.S. dollars in 2016. Bill Gates, the richest man in the world, had a fortune of 75 billion dollars. Second on the list that year was Amancio Ortega, founder of Spanish clothing chain Zara. Ortega’s net worth amounted to 67 billion U.S. dollars in 2016. American business magnate and investor, Warren Buffett, worth about 61 billion dollars, ranked third.
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