10 of the most powerful people in the world

10] Carlos Slim Helu
Carlos is a 78 year old is a Mexican business magnate He made most of his money from his holdings in a considerable number of Mexican companies through his conglomerate, Grupo Carso. Carlos Slim Helu and his family control America Movil, Latin America’s largest mobile telecom firm. His net worth is 71.9 billion dollars.
9] Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is the King of Saudi Arabia and named his son Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud as the crown prince. They are making changes to the country and trying to modernise and allow more freedom to its people. According to the TeleSUR, “King Salman’s net worth is estimated at US$17.0 billion.”
8] Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos is the founder of the worlds largest online retail store Amazon. He graduated from Princeton University in 1986 with degrees in electrical engineering and computer science. He worked on Wall Street from 1986 to early 1994 and he founded Amazon in late 1994. Bezos has a net worth of $118.8 billion dollars.
7] Larry Page

Larry Page is the co-founder of Google along with Sergey Brin. He is now the the chief executive officer (CEO) of Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc. He has a Bachelor of Science in computer engineering from the University of Michigan and a Master of Science in computer science from Stanford University. His net worth is $51 billion dollars.

6] Warren Buffet
Warren Buffet (Known as the “Oracle of Omaha”) is an American business magnate who is the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is one of the most humble billionaires in the world who is smart and full of great advice. Berkshire Hathaway owns more than 60 companies, including insurer Coca Cola, battery maker Duracell and restaurant chain Dairy Queen. The son of a U.S. congressman, he first bought stock at age 11 and first filed taxes at age 13. His net worth is $84.8 billion.

5] Mark Zuckerburg

Mark Zuckerburg is the founder and Chief Executive of Facebook, the worlds largest social network. He has business success at a young age when he created a music player called the Synapse Media Player that a big company wanted to buy for a large amount of money. He attended Harvard University but dropped out when Facebook started to grow. His net worth is $66 billion dollars.

4] Bill Gates

Bill Gates was the founder of the Microsoft Corporation (founded 1975) along with Paul Allen. Microsoft created the software many people use everyday like Microsoft word and similar. He remains a board member of Microsoft till this day and he chairs the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s largest private charitable foundation. His net worth is $91 billion dollars.

3] Pope Francis

Pope Francis is the 266th and current Pope of the Catholic Church and sovereign of Vatican City. Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina became Pope Francis on March 13, 2013. Prior to his election as pope, Bergoglio served as archbishop of Buenos Aires from 1998 to 2013 (succeeding Antonio Quarracino). 

2] Donald Trump

Donald John Trump is the 45th and current President of the United States. He became the first billionaire president in U.S. history in January 2017. Most of his fortune is tied up in buildings in and around midtown Manhattan in New York City, where luxury real estate values have fallen recently. He also owns Luxury resort and golf courses around the world and has licensed his name to companies around the world. He started out with a loan from his father and built up from there. His net worth is $3.1 billion dollars.

What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.

Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.

1] Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin is the current President of the Russia and is a very powerful man. He is the world’s most powerful person for four years running, He has shown his country’s influence all around the world from Syria to the influence on U.S. presidential elections. He is involved in attempted murders of many Russian people against him all over the world like the recent incidents in the UK. His net worth is unknown but likely to be in the Billions of Dollars.

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