Carlos Slim Net Worth: Carlos Slim Helú (born January 28, 1940) is a Mexican business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. From 2010 to 2013, Slim was ranked as the richest person in the world. He derived his fortune from his extensive holdings in a considerable number of Mexican companies through his conglomerate, Grupo Carso. As of 31 July 2016 he was #7 on Forbes list of billionaires, with a net worth estimated at US$50 billion.
Slim is the chairman and chief executive of telecommunications companies Telmex and América Móvil, Latin America’s largest mobile-phone carrier, which accounted for around $49 billion of Slim’s wealth by the end of 2010.
Slim’s conglomerate comprises a diverse portfolio of businesses from a wide array of industries that include education, health care, industrial manufacturing, transportation, real estate, media, energy, hospitality, entertainment, high-technology, retail, sports and financial services.
Slim has overseen a vast business empire that is influential in every sector of the Mexican economy and accounts for 40% of the listings on the Mexican Stock Exchange, while his net worth is equivalent to about 6 percent of Mexico’s gross domestic product.
Carlos Slim Net Worth: $50,1 Billion