Carlos Slim: The world’s richest person, two years in a row
billion the total worth of extremely rich Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim
billion the increase in the dude’s fortune THIS YEAR ALONE source
» Widening his lead: Carlos Slim has not only benefited by expanding his own personal wealth (we’re sure that New York Times investment was a huge part of all that … heh), but the two guys directly behind him – Bill Gates and Warren Buffett – have been giving away much of their wealth lately. Slim has too, but he’s kept a tighter grip on it than those two.