The Forbes rich list is a list of wealthy people in the world. The world’s richest as of end 2010, beginning 2011 is a Mexican man named Carlos Slim Helu, behind him with a billionaire status is the well known Bill Gates and coming in third is Warren Buffett. Although he showed the world his infidelity, Tiger Woods is top of the list when it comes to the world’s wealthiest sports personalities, followed by Oscar De La Hoya and Phil Mickelson. These guys are worth millions, even billions of Dollars; what some of them are worth alone is triple the amount the average person makes in a year.
When it comes to movie stars, although he isn’t worth the top guys on the Forbes rich list, the richest actor in the world is Will Smith, worth over $400 Million, well on his way to reaching the billionaire status we all dream of. On the rest of the list of the world’s richest movie stars at number two is Johnny Depp, followed byEddie Murphy, then Mike Myers. Also in the category of sports personalities is the richest footballer, David Beckham. The amount of money some people are worth is astonishing, from sports players to program inventors; these are some seriously wealthy people!
Being the person on top of this list is an achievement that anyone would strive to reach, and Bill Gates being that person for many years, has only recently been beaten by the Mexican Tycoon Carlos Slim Helu. However, the “world’s richest” title changes every so often so keeping their names exactly where they want them isn’t always easy. Some of them don’t ask for this to happen, but when you are so good at what you do and people love you, they will be willing to pay millions, sometimes billions to have you on their side as this pushes up their own rating too. keep checking the Forbes Rich List to see if Carlos gets beaten any time soon!