In the world dollar billionaires became more than a thousand. In Russia their number has doubled, considered Forbes
The number of dollar billionaires in the world exceeded one thousand people, as the richest man in the world this year was Mexican telecoms tycoon Carlos slim, whose fortune is estimated at 53.5 billion dollars.These data were distributed in new York, the prestigious American business magazine Forbes, which annually compiles a list of the most wealthy people in the world.Slim, ranked 2009 occupied the third place, this time "shifted" from the first to the second place of the founder of Microsoft bill gates, whose fortune is estimated at $ 53 billion.American investor Warren Buffett, who last year second step "of Olympus billionaires" now received "bronze" (47 billion dollars).The experts Forbes, however, noted that the condition of the and gates, and Buffett last year increased by 13 and 10 billion respectively). Besides, if they didn't make multi-billion dollar donations to charity, the state of the gates now would exceed $ 80 billion, and the assets of Buffett, the head of the holding company Berkshire Hathaway, would be worth about 55 billion dollars.In comparison with last year has changed the composition of the first "tens" of the super rich of the world. There are two new name: the Frenchman Bernard Arnault (7-th place, the owner of Louis Vuitton, Moet & Chandon (LVMH), the state - of 27 billion dollars) and the Brazilian Eike Batista (8th line, mineral production, the state - of 27 billion dollars).The list of 2009 Arno took the 15-th position of 16.5 billion dollars, and Batista - 61-Yu (7.5 billion dollars).Remained in the "top ten" Forbes five billionaires: the head of the Indian company Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani (29 billion dollars), the owner of the world's largest steel company Indian Lakshmi Mittal (28.7 billion), the head of the American company Oracle Lawrence Ellison (22.5 billion), the owner of the Corporation for the sale of the Inditex Group clothing Spaniard Amancio Ortega (25 billion) and co-owner of the German supermarket chain Aldi, Karl Albrecht (21.5 billion).From 5th to 11th place moved the Creator of the Swedish trade network IKEA Ingvar Bergman and his family (condition - $ 23 billion), and brother Karl Albrecht and Theo dropped from 9th position on the 31st (16.7 billion).In General, the number of billionaires in the world increased by more than 200 people - from 793 in 2009 to 1011 in the present. Their total wealth increased by 50% - from 2.4 to 3.6 trillion dollars.The average size the status of each of the richest people of the Land also increased from 3 to 3.5 billion dollars, noted in Forbes. There are more women whose state is measured ten-digit number, the number of milliarder increased from 72 to 89.In Russia 62 "dollar" billionaireDuring the year the number of dollar billionaires in Russia has almost doubled, from 32 to 62. The richest Russian became the principal owner and Chairman of the Board of Directors of group "Novolipetsk steel (NLMK) Vladimir Lisin, whose fortune is estimated at 15.8 billion.In the ranking Lisin took the 32-th row, and Russia recognized European leader in the number of billionaires.The second smallest state by a resident of Russia became the President of ONEXIM group Mikhail Prokhorov (39th place, 13.4 billion dollars). "Bronze" - Mikhail Fridman, interim chief Executive officer of TNK-BP (42nd place, with 12.7 billion).Thus, the head of ONEXIM "up" one step at a prestigious ranking in comparison with the list of 2009, and Friedman has made a real breakthrough, moved up to the 42-th line from 71st last year, when his fortune was estimated at 6.3 billion dollars.The top one hundred richest people in the world came ten Russians. This is Roman Abramovich (50 place, 11.2 billion dollars), Oleg Deripaska (57, 10.7 billion), Vagit Alekperov (58, 10.6 billion), Vladimir Potanin (61, 10.3 billion), Alexey Mordashov (70, 9.9 billion), Viktor Rashnikov (71, 9.8 billion), Dmitry Rybolovlev (79, 8.6 billion), Iskander Makhmudov (80, 8.5 billion), Vladimir Yevtushenkov (93, 7.5 billion) and Alisher Usmanov (100, 7.2 billion).The only Russian among one thousand eleven billionaires in the world - President of CJSC "Inteko" Elena Baturina. She took 342-th line in the rating of the magazine, which rated the condition of the spouse of the mayor of Moscow at $ 2.9 billion.As noted in an interview with ITAR-TASS the chief editor of Forbes Steve Forbes, the increase in the number of Russian billionaires has greatly contributed to the rise in world commodity markets, which in 2009 were able to "recover" and recover from the effects of the global crisis."In addition, over the past year has significantly improved the situation on the Russian financial markets", which also helped the oligarchs from Russia to compensate for their losses, he added.In the Forbes list included nine billionaires from the former republics of the Soviet Union, five from Kazakhstan and four from Ukraine. The most wealthy of them is recognized as the richest citizen of Ukraine Rinat Akhmetov (148 place, us $ 5.2 bn).The assets of billionaires in the world the experts assessed as of 12 February of the current year.In Moscow is home to the most billionaires. After New YorkMoscow became the second after new York city in the world by living in it "dollar" billionaires. According to Forbes, in the Russian capital live 50 of 62 Russian billionaires.The largest city in the United States consider to be their home 60 American super rich. "Bronze" - in London (32). The top five most attractive to the most wealthy people of the world cities also entered Istanbul (Turkey, 28 billionaires) and the American Los Angeles (27).Experts Forbes cited a number of characteristics of the five cities that allow, at least partially, to imagine what costs there will most wealthy businessmen and financiers, which should correspond to the level of their income.So, dinner for two of the nine dishes in the restaurant Per se in new York will cost 550 dollars, in London on the prestigious "Gordon Ramsey" - in 408 dollars, and from the institutions of Moscow - "only" 300.For two nights in the hotel "the Dorchester" in the British capital will have to pay almost nine thousand dollars. However, this figure pales compared to the amount that will ask for two days of apartment Moscow the Ritz-Carlton - nearly 29 thousand dollars and even more in new York's "Four seasons" - 70 thousand dollars for two nights in the penthouse.Of course, the most wealthy people on the planet need to maintain the necessary level of comfort and luxury not only for themselves but also for their loved ones, including Pets.For example, a day in hotel for dogs new York Dog Spa & hotel" will cost $ 35 but in Los Angeles ' ze club in 62.5 per dollar. For Moscow data in this category specialists Forbes result could not.Another one of the services you may need billionaires who for some reason does not have its own security services is hiring a bodyguard. Interestingly, in all five cities mentioned in the computation Forbes, a charge for "renting" the bodyguard equal - from 800 to 1.2 thousand dollars a day.