Wednesday, 29 July 2015

2015 World's 10 Wealthiest Couples

Have you seen this list?

It will blow your mind away and if you are out of a job,you might just question your present state but hey dont worry,just read and switch on your Faith in God...

1.  Bill and Melinda Gates - Net worth: $85.7 billion
Bill and Melinda Gates are the world's wealthiest couple according to a report out today from Wealth-X. Bill Gates famously dropped out of Harvard and co-founded Microsoft (MSFT, Tech30) in 1975 with Paul Allen.

Bill and Melinda are known for their high-profile Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which supports initiatives in education, world health and population and has donated more than $28 billion to philanthropic causes.

2.  Amancio Ortega Gaona and Flora Perez Marcote  - Net worth: $70.7 billion
Spanish businessman Amancio Ortega Gaona became Europe's richest man after founding the successful global fashion chain Zara in 1975.

Zara is now part of a wider group of fashion labels under parent company, Inditex (IDEXY), along with brands Pull and Bear, Massimo Dutti and Bershka.

3.  Warren Buffett and Astrid Menks  - Net worth: $65 billion
Famed billionaire investor Warren Buffett married his second wife Astrid Menks in 2006, two years after the death of his first wife Susan Buffett.

Around the time of their nuptials, Buffett's daughter Susie Buffett reportedly told the New York Times that she was thankful they were together.B"She loves him and takes care of him. If Warren didn't have a cent, she'd be with him," she told the newspaper.

4.  David and Julia Koch - Net worth: $47.5 billion
David Koch and his brother Charles Koch made their fortune with Koch Industries, a huge oil and gas conglomerate which is among the biggest private companies in North America. David and his wife Julia met on a blind date and married in 1996. The Koch family is known for its strong political beliefs and philanthropic work.

The Koch brothers are considered some of the most powerful people in American politics because they donate a vast amount of money to support Republican candidates.
5.  Charles and Elizabeth Koch - Net worth: $47.4 billion
Charles Koch began working in the family business founded by his father in the 

1960s and then took over as chairman and CEO in 1967, after his father's death. He and his wife Elizabeth married in 1972 and have two children.

6.  Wang Jianlin and Lin Ning - Net worth: $40.7 billion
Property mogul Wang Jianlin is one of China's richest men. The self-made billionaire is chairman of Dalian Wanda, a real estate and entertainment 

conglomerate. The company owns AMC Entertainment (AMC), a range of luxury hotels, a portfolio of shopping malls and the British yacht maker Sunseeker.
7.  Jeff and Mackenzie Bezos -Net worth: $39.8 billion
Jeff Bezos founded Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) in 1994 after working on Wall Street for about eight years.

He continues to serve as the company's chairman and CEO, overseeing a corporate evolution where Amazon expanded its sales focus from books to an endless range of consumer goods.

8.  Bernard Arnault and Helene Mercier - Net worth: $38.7 billion
French businessman Bernard Arnault is chairman and CEO of the luxury goods conglomerate LVMH. The company owns well-known brands including Fendi, Givenchy, Louis Vuitton, TAG Heuer and Benefit Cosmetics.
The Arnault family own a 5.6% stake in the group, which has a market value of 85 billion euros ($92.5 billion).

9.  Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan - Net worth: $38.5 billion
Facebook (FB, Tech30) founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, 31, and Priscilla Chan, 30, are the youngest couple on this list.

They met at Harvard and were married in 2012, a day after his social media company began trading on Wall Street.

10.  Jim and Lynne Walton - Net worth: $36.2 billion
Jim Walton is the youngest son of Wal-Mart (WMT) founder Samuel Walton.

He is on the board of directors of Wal-Mart and is also chairman and CEO at Arvest Bank Group, which operates in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Jim is also chairman of a newspaper group called Community Publishers, Inc.

Culled from CNN.

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