Who are the 62 richest people that own same wealth as half world's population? Have a look

The wealth of the richest 62 people has risen by 44 percent since 2010, while the wealth of the poorest 3.5 billion fell 41 percent.

Last Updated: Jan 19, 2016, 14:39 PM IST
Who are the 62 richest people that own same wealth as half world's population? Have a look

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: World's 62 wealthiest people own as much as half the world`s population, as per an Oxfam report.

The report, released ahead of the World Economic Forum`s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, says, the super-rich have grown richer and the poor poorer.

The wealth of the richest 62 people has risen by 44 percent since 2010, while the wealth of the poorest 3.5 billion fell 41 percent.

Almost half the super-rich individuals are from the United States, 17 from Europe, and the rest from countries including China, Brazil, Mexico, Japan and Saudi Arabia.

The report has sourced “Forbes rich list of 62 billionaires” list. Here's looking at the list of people.

Names and the net worth in Billion.

Bill Gates: $79.2 B

Carlos Slim Helu: $77.1 B

Warren Buffett: $72.7 B

Amancio Ortega: $64.5 B

Larry Ellison: $54.3 B

Charles Koch: $42.9

David Koch: $42.9

Christy Walton: $41.7 B

Jim Walton: $40.6

Liliane Bettencourt: $40.1 B

Alice Walton: $39.4 B

S. Robson Walton: $39.1 B     

Bernard Arnault: $37.2 B

Michael Bloomberg: $35.5 B

Jeff Bezos: $34.8 B

Mark Zuckerberg: $33.4 B

Li Ka-shing: $33.3 B

Sheldon Adelson: $31.4 B

Larry Page: $29.7 B

Sergey Brin: $29.2 B

Georg Schaeffler: $26.9 B

Forrest Mars, Jr.: $26.6 B

Jacqueline Mars: $26.6 B

John Mars: $26.6 B

David Thomson: $25.5 B

Jorge Paulo Lemann: $25 B

Lee Shau Kee: $24.8 B

Stefan Persson: $24.5 B

George Soros: $24.2 B

Wang Jianlin: $24.2 B

Carl Icahn: $23.5 B

Maria Franca Fissolo     $23.4 B

Jack Ma: $22.7 B

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud: $22.6 B

Steve Ballmer: $21.5 B

Phil Knight: $21.5 B

Beate Heister & Karl Albrecht Jr.: $21.3 B

Li Hejun: $21.1 B

Mukesh Ambani: $21 B

Leonardo Del Vecchio: $20.4 B

Len Blavatnik: $20.2 B

Tadashi Yanai     $20.2 B

Charles Ergen: $20.1 B

Dilip Shanghvi: $20 B

Laurene Powell Jobs: $19.5 B

Dieter Schwarz: $19.4 B

Michael Dell: $19.2 B

Azim Premji: $19.1 B

Theo Albrecht, Jr.: $19 B

Michael Otto: $18.1 B

Paul Allen: $17.5 B

Joseph Safra: $17.3 B

Anne Cox Chambers: $17 B

Susanne Klatten: $16.8 B

Pallonji Mistry: $16.3 B

Ma Huateng: $16.1 B

Patrick Drahi     $16 B

Thomas & Raymond Kwok: $15.9 B

Stefan Quandt: $15.6 B

Ray Dalio: $15.4 B

Vladimir Potanin: $15.4 B
    
Serge Dassault: $15.3 B