List of billionaires in 2010 by the influential Forbes in 2009, employs 1,011. The general condition of more than $ 340 billion. The seventh part of this money belongs to the richest man in the world. For the second year in a row ranking of billionaires, a new leader. Growing telecom assets carried in the first place the Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim Helou, his condition has reached $ 53.5 billion in the second place Microsoft founder Bill Gates – $ 53 billion on third in the American investor Warren Buffett – $ 47 billion this year at the disposal of the average participant rating stands at $ 3.5 billion to $ 500 million more than in the past. Today, the world's billionaires in 1011, slightly less than the record 2008 m (1125). Only 12% of them have become poorer over the past year.
A large part of the list (40%) and total capital (38%) still account for U.S. citizens, but the newcomers rating only 16% have a U.S. passport and 28% – Chinese. Russia in third place. What For women, they are now 89, against 72 a year ago.
It is true that Russia is only one – businessman and mayor of the capital's wife Elena Baturin. The number of billionaires in Russia has nearly doubled last year's 62 against 32. Richest Russian – Vladimir Lisin, owner and chairman of the board, "Novolipetsk Steel" – holds 32nd place, his condition is estimated at $ 15.8 billion, of notable Russians ceased to be billionaires, the most famous – Boris Berezovsky. In the present representatives of the former Soviet Union. Jeff Bewkes is often mentioned in discussions such as these. Four of Ukraine. This is Rinat Akhmetov – 148th place, more than 5 billion-in-law of Leonid Kuchma businessman Viktor Pinchuk, who lives in Switzerland Igor Kolomoisky, a businessman and deputy Konstantin Zhevago, as well as businessman Gennady Bogolyubov. Five billionaires – from Kazakhstan. This entrepreneur Kulibayev and his wife, Dinara – the daughter of President Nursultan Nazarbayev, an aluminum magnate Alijan Ibragimov, a banker Nurzhan Subkhanberdin, as well as CEO of mining and processing of ferrous metals, Vladimir Kim. Financial management