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Forbes list of Billionaires

March 11, 2010

Forbes list of Billionaires was out on March 10, 2010

What is interesting this time?

Bill Gates moves to No 2 making way for Carlos Slim of Mexico (Telecom tycoon)

Larry Ellison of Oracle (6th), Google founders Sergey Brin & Larry Page (24th), Amazon founder Jeff Bezos (43rd). Apple founder Steve Jobs (136th) and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg (212th) are the IT guys who make it to the list

Two Indians make it to the “Top 10” – Mukesh Ambani (4th) and Lakshmi Mittal (5th)

Asia, South America and Eastern Europe are slowly entering this list dominated by USA and Western Europe!

USA (22), Swede (3), Germany (3), France (2), Spain (1), Canada (1), Italy (1), Hong Kong (2) and Saudi (1) represent the “old rich“; India (6), Russia (4), Brazil (2), Malaysia (1) and Mexico (1) represent the “Neo Rich” among the “Top 50

In the “Top 5″ India has 2!

Mukesh Ambani (4th), Lakshmi Mittal (5th), Premji (28th), Anil Ambani (36th), Ruias (40th) and Jindal (44th) are the Indians in “Top 50”

Interesting times indeed!